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An AI Tool That Can Help Forecast Viral Outbreaks

October 26, 2023 | EVEscape predicts future viral mutations, new variants using evolutionary, biological information.

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The Gut Microbiome’s Role in Skeletal Health

October 12, 2023 | Scientists identify gut bacteria linked to bone density, strength.

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A Clue Into Long COVID from Patients with Rheumatic Diseases

September 27, 2023 | Infection with a common cold virus may prime some people to develop the syndrome.

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Twice as Many Deaths Seen in Older Adults After Discharge from Hospital with COVID vs. Flu

September 12, 2023 | Study shows post-discharge risk declined during the pandemic, but inequities persist.

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Outdoor Air Pollution May Increase Non-Lung Cancer Risk in Older Adults

August 29, 2023 | New study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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The Most Important Question About Long COVID

August 17, 2023 | And why answering it holds the key to treating and preventing this condition and others like it.

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Communities of Color Disproportionately Exposed to PFAS Pollution in Drinking Water

August 3, 2023 | New study reveals communities with higher proportions of Black and Hispanic/Latino residents are more likely to be exposed to PFAS.

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NIH Spent $8.1B for Phased Clinical Trials of Drugs Approved 2010-19, ~10% of Reported Industry Spending

July 21, 2023 | Bentley University study further describes public and private sector investments in pharmaceutical innovation.

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