March 6, 2021
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A call to action to address racial inequities in medical tests

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new perspective article published in CJASN examines how the use of race in calculating kidney function, as well as other aspects […]
March 6, 2021
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Journal’s ‘appalling’ racism podcast, tweet prompt outcry

A prominent medical journal’s provocative tweet was meant to prompt interest in a podcast on racism. Instead, the Twitter post and the podcast stoked backlash and […]
March 6, 2021
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Three-layered masks most effective against large respiratory droplets

The droplet impacting on the mask surface is recorded at 20,000 frames per second. These time sequence images of droplet impingement on a single-, double-, and […]
March 6, 2021
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Vision impairment is associated with mortality

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The global population is aging, and so are their eyes. In fact, the number of people with vision impairment and blindness is […]
March 6, 2021
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Scientists find evidence of monoclonal antibodies’ efficacy in fighting malarial infection

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientists at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, in a collaboration the Duke University, have confirmed that monoclonal antibodies can be an […]
March 6, 2021
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Don’t waste the hope of vaccines, warns WHO

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Covax will distribute 14.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to 31 more countries next week, the WHO said Friday as it warned people […]
March 6, 2021
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Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 still wait for advice

by Carla K. Johnson, Mike Stobbe and Zeke Miller In this March 1, 2021, file photo, a patient receives a shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine […]
March 6, 2021
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Swelling after COVID-19 shots may cause cancer false alarms

In this Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 file photo, a syringe filled with the a COVID-19 vaccine is seen alongside its batch number and a patient’s vaccination […]
March 6, 2021
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Call me, maybe? Study probes how people connected during the pandemic

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain When stay-at-home orders were announced as one of the greatest tools in our arsenal against the COVID-19 pandemic, anyone who’s vintage enough […]
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