Tag Archives: Antibody

More Will Die, First Antibody Test Authorized

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  ID Experts: More Will Die Than Predicted  Anticipate a higher death rate from COVID-19 than originally predicted. That’s …

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F.D.A. Approves First Coronavirus Antibody Test in U.S.

F.D.A. Approves First Coronavirus Antibody Test in U.S.

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a new test for coronavirus antibodies, the first for use in the United States. Currently available tests are designed to find fragments of viral genes indicating an ongoing infection. Doctors swab the nose and throat, and amplify any genetic material from the …

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Scientists Spot Antibody That Might Help Diagnose, Treat Autoimmune Disorders

News Picture: Scientists Spot Antibody That Might Help Diagnose, Treat Autoimmune Disorders

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Researchers who have pinpointed an antibody linked to life-threatening autoimmune disorders in children say their discovery could lead to faster diagnosis and treatment of these patients. The investigators identified the myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) antibody in their study of 535 children with central …

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Antibody Found That May Help Autoimmune Disorders

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Researchers who have pinpointed an antibody linked to life-threatening autoimmune disorders in children say their discovery could lead to faster diagnosis and treatment of these patients. The investigators identified the myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) antibody in …

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