Metal ions help COVID-19 virus to disguise itself

EurekAlert! [ad_1] IMAGE: This is a disguising machinery used by SARS-CoV-2, and the small green dot is a magnesium ion. view more  Credit: Yogesh Gupta, PhD, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio SAN ANTONIO (June...

Gene changes might explain long-haul COVID-19 symptoms

EurekAlert! [ad_1] IMAGE: Research team members included undergraduate student Ethan Salazar, principal investigator Sharilyn Almodovar and master's student Nicholas Evans. view more  Credit: Julie A. Forrest Results from a new cell study suggest that the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein can...

Long-haul COVID: Columbia physicians review what’s known

EurekAlert! [ad_1] NEW YORK, NY (March 22, 2021)--The first year of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken the lives of millions of people around the world but has also left hundreds with lingering symptoms or completely new symptoms weeks...

$1.2 million award moves Texas Biomed closer to groundbreaking on critical new building

EurekAlert! [ad_1] San Antonio, Texas (February 1, 2021) - A $1.2. million challenge grant from the Mabee Foundation brings Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed) closer to its goal of $10 million to fund the construction of its...

Socioeconomic, demographic and urban factors influence the spread of COVID-19

EurekAlert! [ad_1] Per capita income, population volume and density, the structure of cities, transport infrastructure or whether districts have their own schools are all factors that can affect the spread of COVID-19. This has been confirmed by a...

Hospitals must help their own COVID long-haulers recover, experts argue

EurekAlert! [ad_1] BOSTON -- By mid-November, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had reported that 218,439 health care workers in the U.S. had been infected with COVID-19 -- a likely underestimate due to incomplete data from states....

Researchers to help nursing homes implement practices to mitigate the impact of COVID-19

EurekAlert! [ad_1] ATLANTA--Researchers in Georgia State University's School of Public Health and Emory University's School of Medicine have received a $600,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to...

New toolkit aims to improve quality of thrombosis data in COVID-19 trials

EurekAlert! [ad_1] The ASH Research Collaborative (ASH RC) and the International Society of Haemostasis and Thrombosis (ISTH), two organizations with multidisciplinary expertise in blood clotting and bleeding disorders, have developed a toolkit to help clinical researchers from across...

BAT progresses COVID-19 candidate vaccine into Phase I human clinical trials

EurekAlert! [ad_1] IMAGE: BAT progresses COVID-19 candidate vaccine into Phase I human clinical trials view more  Credit: BAT / KBP Investigational New Drug application approved by the FDA for COVID-19 candidate vaccine, allowing BAT to progress into a...

Brown researchers to track adverse impacts of vaccinations in nursing home residents

EurekAlert! [ad_1] PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- As the U.S. moves toward the highly anticipated approval of the first COVID-19 vaccines, residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are likely to join health care workers as...