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June 29, 2020
Sophia Antipolis - 29 June 2020: Sugar consumption is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart and in the abdomen, which are risky for health. That’s the finding of a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1 
June 29, 2020
-- Using optical coherence tomography (OCT)-guided percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), physicians were able to select the right size stents and place them with greater precision -- Imaging techniques such as OCT have been shown to improve outcomes during stenting procedures¹, but remain underutilized in global clinical settings due to lack of awareness
June 25, 2020
In a new article, scientists provide an exhaustive, evidence-based review of how COVID-19 droplets from infected patients spread through the air and describe how health care professionals can protect themselves. This Pulmonary Perspective is published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020 — More than 99.9% of seasonal coronaviruses present in airborne droplets were killed when exposed to a particular wavelength of ultraviolet light that is safe to use around humans, a new study at Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found.
June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020 — In recent weeks, a multisystem hyperinflammatory condition has emerged in children in association with prior exposure or infection to SARS-CoV-2. A new case series published in the journal Radiology examines the spectrum of imaging findings in children with the post-COVID-19 inflammatory condition known in the U.S.
June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020 — A persistent cough and fever have been confirmed as the most prevalent symptoms associated with COVID-19, according to a major review of the scientific literature. Other major symptoms include fatigue, losing the ability to smell and difficulty in breathing.
June 25, 2020
ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 25, 2020 — Abbott announced late-breaking data on a number of its life-changing products to treat people with structural heart diseases.
June 24, 2020
Most of the registered clinical trials of potential treatments for COVID-19 underway as of late March were designed in ways that will greatly limit their value in understanding potential treatments, according to a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.