Tag Archives: potential

Researchers explore potential of highly sensitive point-of-care tests for novel coronavirus detection

Credit: Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame As testing for the coronavirus continues throughout the United States, researchers have been closely watching results, particularly reported rates of false negatives. According to the Radiological Society of North America, a reported 40 to 70 percent of coronavirus tests from throat swab samples returned …

Read More »

Prescribing guidelines, more research on addiction potential needed for use of opioids to treat children’s pain

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A pair of new studies led by University of Alberta pediatricians indicate that parents are more reluctant to have opioids prescribed for their children than doctors are to prescribe them. In a newly published study, the researchers asked 136 pediatric emergency room doctors across Canada whether …

Read More »

New ‘real world’ data reveal potential opportunities for blood pressure improvement

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Large-scale analysis of electronic health record data from across the country reveals potential opportunities for improvement in how high blood pressure is managed, according to research presented today at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions 2020. The EPI …

Read More »

Study reveals potential new treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have uncovered a potentially more beneficial treatment regimen for patients with metastatic melanoma. The results, published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, show that radiation before immunotherapy may prolong lives of patients with melanoma that has spread to the brain. …

Read More »
120*600 120*600