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Investigators Identify Key Component in COVID-19, Kidney Injury Link

September 24, 2020

The highest suPAR tertile was linked to a 9.15-fold increase in the odds of an acute kidney injury.

House Dust Mites and Grass Allergens Are Common Triggers for Atopic Dermatitis

September 24, 2020

D. farinae and D. pteronyssinus positive skin prick test results were much more frequent in patients >18 years.

COVID-19 Lockdown Linked to Decline in Acute Myocardial Infarction Hospitalizations

September 23, 2020

This decrease in hospital admissions had no association with regional prevalence of COVID-19.

Infliximab Effective Improving Biomarkers for Pediatric Crohn's Disease

September 23, 2020

The cut points for LCT and nCD64 in Crohn’s disease were not previously known.

Positive Effects of Fecal Material Transplantation for IBD Management

September 23, 2020

Fecal material transplantation for the management of patients with IBD demonstrates a response rate of 53.8% with a complete remission of 37%.

How a COVID-19 Procedure Helps the Case for Better Lung Transplant Use

September 23, 2020

Low annual donor use and high mortality rates could be correlatively improved with greater embrace of opportunities.

Unclear Whether Nocturnal Oxygen Positively Affects COPD Patients

September 22, 2020

The trial did not reach full enrollment.

Prenatal Opioid Exposure Associated with Development of Asthma in Children

September 22, 2020

About 2/3 of children with asthma had been exposed to opioids prior to birth, according to a new retrospective study.

Sleep Duration Linked to Cognitive Decline for Geriatric Individuals

September 22, 2020

Those who slept more than 10 hours or less than 4 hours per night declined faster than those who slept about 7 hours per night.

Challenges Remain for Gene Therapies Targeting Hemoglobinopathies

September 22, 2020

Gene addition and editing strategies have potential of curing sickle cell disease and transfusion-dependent thalassemia, but there are still many obstacles that must be overcome.