Clinical Trials & Research

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed an integrated clinical and CT-based AI nomogram (CIAIN) to predict which COVID-19 patients need a ventilator. CIANE can more precisely identify patients at an earlier disease presentation who may need intubation and invasive mechanical ventilation. The novel approach would decrease disease progression and mortality. The study included a
0 Comments
A molar pregnancy is a nonviable pregnancy characterized by an abnormal growth of placental tissues.1 The resulting growth is not an embryo, but it triggers the symptoms of early pregnancy. It is a rare gynecological condition that ends in pregnancy loss and can affect women at any reproductive age. However, the risk is often higher
0 Comments
Receding gums are gums that have pulled away from the teeth, exposing their root surfaces. This leaves the teeth at risk of decay, infection, and loss. If the recession is severe, it can cause symptoms, such as tooth sensitivity, pain, or infection. Can this process of gum receding be reversed? The gums (gingiva) form the
0 Comments
A growing body of research is investigating the potential health benefits of turmeric.  Can turmeric for endometriosis help reduce pain and other symptoms? What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory condition in which the uterine glands and endometrial tissues are present outside of the uterus.1  These extrauterine tissues and chronic inflammation can cause painful
0 Comments
Functional profiling is a dynamic process that uses each patient’s living cancer cells to select chemotherapy drugs in the lab to determine the best treatment for each individual. While the concept may seem new to some, Los Angeles-based Dr. Robert Nagourney, an internationally recognized pioneer in cancer research, has successfully been applying this technique for
0 Comments
Most women tend to experience fluctuating symptoms of menopause that can sometimes affect their personal and social lives.5 The top six symptoms of menopause are hot flashes, vaginal dryness, urinary problems, weight gain, sleep difficulties, and mood changes. Menopause is a complex physiological and psychological condition in women. The term is derived from the Greek
0 Comments
While there are several unanswered questions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most important is about the longevity of protective immunity against the virus. In other words, how long do COVID-19 antibodies last? As in any viral infection, protective immunity is provided by the antibodies produced in the body as a result of infection.
0 Comments
Some people experience localized jaw pain, usually on one side, that manifests itself around the ear or the muscles of the jaw. The resulting pain is known as temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and it is common in all age groups. This condition often affects women more than men.2 What is TMD? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is
0 Comments
Scientists have developed a near infrared technology to non-invasively detect common pregnancy complications. The rate of overall pregnancy and childbirth complications in adult women in the US rose between 2014 and 2018 (1). This rise may be explained by the increase in women with pre-existing conditions before pregnancy and advanced maternal age (6). The most
0 Comments