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Newswise: Why Respiratory Infections Are More Deadly in Those with Diabetes

Article ID: 721028

Why Respiratory Infections Are More Deadly in Those with Diabetes

University of Maryland Medical Center

Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have demonstrated in a new study, published earlier this week in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight, how diabetes contributes to mortality from MERS-CoV infections, and the finding could shed light on why other respiratory illnesses like the flu or pneumonia might strike those with diabetes more severely.

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18-Oct-2019 3:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720867

Can Healthy Lifestyle Reduce Dementia Risk?

Rush University Medical Center

Rush is part of national study to test effects of lifestyle intervention on older adults at risk for dementia.

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18-Oct-2019 2:50 PM EDT
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22-Oct-2019 2:00 PM EDT
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23-Oct-2019 2:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 721012

OPAT Adherence Device Wins Grand Prize at IDEA Incubator Competition

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

A device designed to improve adherence to outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) took top prize at the second IDEA Incubator, a competition showcasing inventions, products and devices to improve patient care for infectious diseases, which takes place during IDWeek.

Released:
18-Oct-2019 12:30 PM EDT

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Newswise: Creatine powers T cells’ fight against cancer

Article ID: 721010

Creatine powers T cells’ fight against cancer

UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research

The study, conducted in mice, is the first to show that creatine uptake is critical to the anti-tumor activities of killer T cells, the foot soldiers of the immune system.

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18-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 721001

Increase Health Benefits of Exercise by Working Out Before Breakfast -- New Research

University of Bath

According to a new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, health scientists at the Universities of Bath and Birmingham found that by changing the timing of when you eat and exercise, people can better control their blood sugar levels.

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18-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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