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Envision color: Activity patterns in the brain are specific to the color you see

Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have decoded brain maps of human color perception. The findings, published today in Current Biology, open a window into how color processing is organized in the brain, and how the brain recognizes and groups colors in the environment. The study may have implications…

SARS-CoV-2 Transmitted Despite Quarantine Conditions

MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2020 — Transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) can occur even under supervised quarantine conditions, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Andrew G. Letizia, M.D., from the Naval Medical Research Center in Silver Spring, Maryland,…

Most Medicare beneficiaries say they don’t receive cognitive assessments

New research from the University of Southern California measured the use of Medicaid’s annual wellness visits and the receipt of structured cognitive assessments among Medicaid beneficiaries. Lead author Mireille Jacobson, an economist and associate professor at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, and colleagues surveyed a sample of adults…

Gut health: How to improve your gut health

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Gut health is being discussed more and more as the world becomes more conscious of what they’re consuming. You can support your gut with healthy foods and…

Mental Health ED Visits in Children Up Mid-March to October 2020

FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2020 — From mid-March to October 2020, there was an increase in the proportion of mental health-related emergency department visits among children and adolescents, according to research published in the Nov. 13 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report….

Strict COVID-19 measures in the Northern Territory have smashed the curve

The Northern Territory’s strict public health measures in response to COVID-19 have so far proved successful in containing community transmission and preventing any deaths, despite the NT hospital system often operating “beyond capacity,” according to the authors of a research letter published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia….

Abnormal EEG Findings Common With COVID-19

THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2020 — One-third of COVID-19 patients have abnormal electroencephalogram (EEG) findings in the frontal lobe, according to a review published online Oct. 18 in Seizure. Arun Raj Antony, M.D., from the University of Pittsburgh, and Zulfi Haneef, M.D., from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, conducted…

Gilead and Novo Nordisk Present New Data from Proof-of-Concept Trial in NASH

FOSTER CITY, Calif. & BAGSVÆRD, Denmark–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 15, 2020– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) and Novo Nordisk A/S (NASDAQ Copenhagen: NOVO B) today announced results from a Phase 2 proof-of-concept trial. The five-arm trial evaluated combinations of Novo Nordisk’s semaglutide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, with Gilead’s investigational FXR agonist cilofexor and/or Gilead’s investigational ACC inhibitor firsocostat…