Buongiorno! Guten Tag! Good Morning! My name is Aldo, I am a physician and I live in Milano, Italy. I have always read a lot of medical news, and I have realised how difficult it is to forget to read those news if you’re not disciplined enough or if you don’t make that a habit. So I have decided to help myself and the community, here and on the Telegram app, and share just two articles daily, those that get my attention. All the articles can be searched by Category or Tag. Buona Lettura!
Audience: Individuals Performing COVID-19 Testing Level: Laboratory Alert After December 31, 2021, CDC will withdraw the request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the CDC 2019-Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Real-Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel, the assay first introduced in February 2020 for detection of SARS-CoV-2 only. CDC is providing … Continue reading lab alert: Changes to CDC RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 Testing
There is an urgent need for antiviral agents that treat SARS-CoV-2 infection. We screened a library of 1,900 clinically safe drugs against OC43, a human beta-coronavirus that causes the common cold and evaluated the top hits against SARS-CoV-2. Twenty drugs significantly inhibited replication of both viruses in vitro. Eight of these drugs inhibited the activity … Continue reading #Masitinib is a broad coronavirus 3CL inhibitor that blocks replication of #SARS-CoV-2
The factors that determine the recycling of free fatty acids (FFA) back into different adipose tissue depots via the direct storage pathway are not completely understood. ObjectiveTo assess the interactions between adipocyte factors and plasma FFA concentrations that determine regional FFA storage rates. DesignWe measured direct adipose tissue FFA storage rates before and after weight … Continue reading Influence of Free #Fatty Acid Concentrations and #Weight Loss on Adipose Tissue Direct Free Fatty Acid Storage Rates
The effectiveness and prognostic value of the prognostic nutritional index (PNI) in critically ill patients are unknown. Hence, this study aimed to analyze the relationship between the PNI and all-cause mortality in critically ill patients. Patients and Methods: Patient data were obtained from the Multiparameter Intelligent Monitoring in Intensive Care III database. The relationship between … Continue reading The Relationship Between Prognostic #Nutritional Index and All-Cause #Mortality in Critically Ill Patients: A Retrospective Study