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