Eli Lilly ends antibody trial early after failed to help in recovery

Eli Lilly ends paused trial of antibody drug and remdesivir after the NIH found the combo failed to help recovery of hospitalized patients  Eli Lilly & Co and the National Institues of Health announced they are ending a clinical trial of antibody drug The study was looking at a combination of the antibody, LY-CoV555, and remdesivir as a treatment for hospitalized coronavirus […]

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Epigenetics tell the story of trauma and recovery

QUT trauma researcher Professor Jane Shakespeare-Finch from the Faculty of Health’s School of Psychology and Counselling said this line of research could provide more specific and individualised targets for research, prevention, identification and treatment of PTSD and other responses to trauma. It could also assist in building resilience and growth following such experiences. Professor Shakespeare Finch and Faculty of Health […]

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How a virus like this one could harm health long after recovery

How a virus like this one could harm health long after you’ve recovered: Worrying evidence suggests Covid-19 may leave behind debilitating conditions ranging from sensory loss to heart and lung damage Learn more about how to help people impacted by COVID Long after the lockdown is lifted and the pandemic has receded, the UK health service may still be treating […]

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New study identifies potential path forward for brachial plexus injury recovery

On average, an estimated three out of every 1,000 newborns will suffer a brachial plexus injury during birth, damaging the bundle of nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord to the shoulders, arms and hands. In the most traumatic cases, even with surgery and physical therapy as an infant, there is no treatment that can guarantee a full recovery. […]

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Your first point of contact and your partner in recovery: The GP’s role in mental healthcare

Around 70% of people who sought treatment for their mental health in Australia in 2015-16 saw a general practitioner. This amounts to 18 million dedicated mental health consultations. GPs are often the first point of contact for people concerned about their mental health. Mostly, though, mental health care occurs within consultations initiated for other reasons. This could be when someone […]

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Sensible muscle building after 40 years plus? The only way it can work!

Men over 40: strength training in age-related muscle loss counteract Although it is 40 years, commonly referred to as “old”, however, the force from &#8211 is already in this age; at least if nothing is done against the loss of muscle mass in old age. For muscle building it is according to the experts, never too late. Strength training is […]

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Gene vital for post-stroke recovery identified for the first time

Having certain specific variants of the PATJ gene predisposes ischemic stroke victims for worse recovery. Seven out of 10 patients with these variants suffer severe sequelae three months after having a stroke and are thus placed in a situation of medical dependence, compared to less than half of patients who do not present these variants. This is according to data […]

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