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Antibiotic Resistance

Antimicrobial resistance threats in the United States, 2021-2022 fact sheet

July 24, 2024
The new data describe the burden in the two following years, 2021 and 2022, and compares against 2019 data.
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Disease

CDC investigating multistate outbreak of Listeria infections linked to meats sliced at delis

July 22, 2024
Listeria can cause severe illness (known as invasive listeriosis) when the bacteria spread beyond the gut to other parts of the body.
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Disease

State of the Industry: Disease Management

July 22, 2024
The 2024 Medical Laboratory Observer (MLO) State of the Industry (SOI) survey on Disease Management focused on diabetes (type 1 and type 2) and sexually transmitted infection ...
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Analyzers

Global launch of new Biosen C-Line glucose and Lactate analyzer

July 19, 2024
New version of a rapid benchtop glucose and lactate analyzer.
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Diabetes

Research uncovers heart-protective eating patterns for type 1 diabetes

July 16, 2024
More closely following Mediterranean or DASH diets is linked with lower cardiovascular disease risk.
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Disease

Low ABCA7 protein may indicate Alzheimer's risk

July 16, 2024
The research was performed at the Alzheimer’s Center at Temple.
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Disease

Either ACEi or ARB therapy protect against kidney failure in those with advanced CKD

July 16, 2024
Neither therapy provided a death benefit for those with late-stage CKD.
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Cancer

Antibody-drug conjugate highly effective in preventing recurrence in patients with early stage HER2+ breast cancer, trial finds

July 16, 2024
The trial was supported by Genentech, Gloria Spivak Faculty Advancement Fund, and Susan G. Komen.
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Disease

Semaglutide lowers cardiovascular risk regardless of blood sugar

July 16, 2024
UTSW-led analysis shows cardiovascular benefits from popular weight-loss drug don’t depend on reduction in glucose levels.
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Disease

Do people who exercise more have a lower risk of ALS?

July 16, 2024
The study only found an association between physical activity and risk of ALS in male participants, not female participants.
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Disease

Higher calcium and zinc intake linked with healthier pregnancy outcomes

July 16, 2024
Getting the right nutrients before conceiving could help you avoid dangerous blood pressure issues during pregnancy.