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What an infectious disease doctor thinks of Mass. accelerating its reopening timeline

The epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center said COVID-19 data in Massachusetts supports having the rules relaxed. Read more on Boston.com.

Source: Boston.com
Published: 18 May 2021

Infectious Diseases Society of America: ‘CDC recommendations should not send the message that the pandemic is over’

Less than half of the U.S. population is fully immunized. Increased vaccinations will be necessary to control and finally end the pandemic.’

Source: MarketWatch on MSN.com
Published: 18 May 2021

New model for infectious disease could better predict future pandemics

In the midst of a devastating global pandemic of wildlife origin and with future spillovers imminent as humans continue to come into closer contact with wildlife, infectious-disease models that consider the full ecological and anthropological contexts of disease transmission are critical to the health of all life.

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 18 May 2021

Molecular lab’ll tackle COVID-19, deadly diseases –UNIMED VC

Adesegun Fatusi, has stated that the newly established molecular biology laboratory in the state will facilitate the diagnosis of COVID-19, Lassa fever and several other deadly infections. It was gathered that the laboratory was established from the money realised by the COVID-19 Support Fund Committee of the state government.

Source: The Punch Newspapers
Published: 18 May 2021

This Infectious Disease Expert Explains Why He’s Vaccinating His Kids Against Covid

Dr. Stephen Thomas, an infectious disease expert who led a clinical trial of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine, explains why it’s important for children to be vaccinated.

Source: Forbes
Published: 15 May 2021

Scientists link genetic makeup of bacteria in the human gut to several human diseases

We are truly never alone, not even within our own bodies. Human beings play host to trillions of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microorganisms that make up the human microbiome. In recent years,

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 18 May 2021

Moderna leveraging its 'AI factory' to revolutionise the way diseases are treated

The biotech firm was built in the cloud and, as a result, it's been able to speed up every step of the process required to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. It now has plans to take its learnings further to revolutionise the way diseases are treated.

Source: ZDNet on MSN.com
Published: 18 May 2021

Gene-level metagenomic architectures across diseases yield high-resolution microbiome diagnostic indicators

Here, combing the massive gene-universe of the gut microbiome to identify strain-specific, cross-disease, associations across seven human diseases, the authors introduce the concept of microbiome architecture,

Source: Nature
Published: 18 May 2021

Infectious disease specialist discusses vaccine hesitancy

Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. David Dodson talks about people who are hesitant to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

Source: WPTV
Published: 16 May 2021

Should My Child Get COVID-19 Vaccine? 7 Questions Answered By Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert

Some of the concerns parents may have about their teen or preteen getting the COVID-19 vaccine have been addressed.

Source: International Business Times
Published: 17 May 2021

Sapience Therapeutics Awarded SBIR Phase I Grant from National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Sapience Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of peptide therapeutics to address difficult

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 18 May 2021

Towards an ecosystem model of infectious disease

This Perspective examines how systems ecology models that incorporate pathogens can transform our understanding of ecosystem functioning, disease ecology, and the detection and control of zoonoses.

Source: Nature
Published: 17 May 2021

Researchers link “genetic signatures” of bacteria in the human gut to multiple diseases

We are truly never alone, not even within our own bodies. Human beings play host to trillions of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microorganisms that make up the human microbiome.

Source: News Medical
Published: 18 May 2021

Move over, COVID: Tick diseases running rampant in NJ

Jersey residents testing negative for COVID should consider getting tested for Lyme disease, according to the head of the Lyme Disease Association

Source: WKXW
Published: 17 May 2021

‘Game-changer’: How mRNA COVID-19 vaccine technology could help fight other diseases

The mRNA vaccines being used to fight COVID-19 could be just the start of a new wave of vaccines against other diseases, including cancer, experts say.

Source: Global News on MSN.com
Published: 18 May 2021

Researchers identify promising new biologics for obesity-related diseases

The research teams at the University of Hong Kong led by Professor Xuechen Li from the Research Division for Chemistry and Department of Chemistry, and Professor Yu Wang from the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy,

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 18 May 2021

HOTH Therapeutics (NASDAQ: HOTH): Developing Life-Changing Drugs for Rare Cancers and Diseases

HOTH Therapeutics was one of the sponsors for the Benzinga Biotech Small Cap Conference that took place on March 24-25, 2021. The information contained in this article in no

Source: Benzinga.com
Published: 18 May 2021

GI and Liver Diseases Linked to Alcohol Spiked During Pandemic

Researchers compared the rates of liver and GI diseases related to drinking alcohol during and before the COVID-19 pandemic, with surprising results.

Source: Medscape
Published: 17 May 2021

Neurodegenerative Diseases Drugs Market | Share, Growth Insights with Global Forecast To 2026

The global neurodegenerative diseases drugs market size growth is expected to derive growth from the rising prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases especially among the aging population. Fortune Business Insights in a report, titled ...

Source: Medgadget
Published: 17 May 2021

A Look at the Potential of Precision Medicine for Pediatric Respiratory Diseases

Genome-wide association studies are building the potential for precision medicine for children with respiratory diseases, but the progress also comes with challenges related to cost and issues with early screening,

Source: The American Journal of Managed Care
Published: 16 May 2021

Infectious disease doctors at UVA Health react to new CDC (un)masking guidance

Both doctors say they hope the glimpse of a maskless future will encourage more people to get the safe and effective vaccine.

Source: NBC29
Published: 14 May 2021

Mitochondria Inherited from Mother Can Influence Offspring’s Risk of Common Diseases

Researchers say findings could help inform drug discovery, but also have implications for the success of mitochondrial transfer therapy.

Source: GEN
Published: 17 May 2021

Hepatitis C accounts for 0.9% share of global Infectious Disease clinical trial activity in 2020

Hepatitis C accounted for a 0.9% share of the global clinical trials within the Infectious Disease therapy area in 2020, registering a decrease of 10.4% when compared with the last ten-year average of 11.

Source: Clinical Trials Arena
Published: 18 May 2021

These NJ towns had alarming increase in sexually transmitted diseases

Planned Parenthood is encouraging people in New Jersey to take charge of their sexual health by getting tested and talking to their partners about safer sex.

Source: WKXW
Published: 16 May 2021

New York Codifies Workplace Standards Designed to Reduce the Spread of Airborne Infectious Diseases

As states across the country begin to ease workplace restrictions responding to COVID-19, New York will require employers to take steps, almost immediately, to avert another pandemic. The New York leg

Source: The National Law Review
Published: 17 May 2021

2021 Insights Across Retinal Diseases, Viral & Non-Viral Vector Platforms for Gene Therapies, Allogeneic Cell Therapy, and More

The "2021 Growth Opportunities in Cell & Gene Therapies, Retinal Diseases, Drug Delivery Platforms, Plant-based Drugs,

Source: Benzinga.com
Published: 18 May 2021

Strides by Medical Enzyme Technology Market to Open New Vistas in Human Diseases Diagnosis, Valuation to Touch ~US$ 6.8 Bn by 2030: TMR

Growing sources of enzymes and ceaseless advances in the processing technologies continue to open breakthroughs in biotechnology. Strides by medical enzyme technology market

Source: WFMZ-TV
Published: 17 May 2021

HKU researchers identify promising new biologics for obesity-related diseases

The research teams at the University of Hong Kong led by Professor Xuechen LI from the Research Division for Chemistry and Department of Chemistry, and Professor Yu WANG from the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy,

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 17 May 2021

Bayer (BAYRY) Inks Deal to Develop Therapies for Eye Diseases

Bayer Aktiengesellschaft ’s BAYRY wholly-owned subsidiary, BlueRock Therapeutics LP, FUJIFILM Cellular Dynamics, Inc. and Opsis Therapeutics, LLC, announced that they have entered into a strategic research and development alliance to discover and develop cell therapies for eye diseases.

Source: Nasdaq
Published: 18 May 2021