Our Healthcare Hot Topics of the Week

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:

  1. Woman who died after transplant surgery at UM got COVID-19 from donated lungs Detroit Free Press

A woman died following a double lung transplant, despite the donor having tested negative for COVID-19.

  1. Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose vaccine closes in on U.S. approval Reuters

Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine was 66% effective at preventing moderate to severe COVID-19 in a global trial.

  1. Vitamin C Fails Again As Treatment for Sepsis NPR

A study showed disappointing result for the promise of vitamin C helping to reduce the risk of death in sepsis patients.

  1. Neuroscience of overeating: Animal study provides insight Medical News Today

Researches found that they could reduce overeating in rats by switching off activity in the brain.

  1. Three decades-old antibiotics could offer an alternative to opioid-based painkillers Medical News

A study found that old antibiotics administered together can block a type of pain triggered by nerve damage in animals.

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