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[Press release – not published yet] Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows 94.5% protection in an interim analysis of the phase 3 COVE study

17 Nov, 2020 | 09:55h | UTC

Press release: Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Meets its Primary Efficacy Endpoint in the First Interim Analysis of the Phase 3 COVE Study

See also: Moderna Announces Longer Shelf Life for its COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate at Refrigerated Temperatures

Commentaries: What Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine results mean for ending the pandemic – Vox AND Moderna follows Pfizer with exciting vaccine news – how to read these dramatic developments – The Conversation AND Moderna’s COVID Vaccine Is  95% Effective – Independent NIH-Appointed Board Assessment – Higher Storage Temperature Make It Even Better News – Health Policy Watch AND Moderna’s Vaccine News “Encouraging” But Won’t Solve Immediate Problem of Virus Surge in Europe & Americas – WHO – Health Policy Watch AND COVID vaccine excitement builds as Moderna reports third positive result – Nature AND Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine is strongly effective, early look at data show – STAT AND With strong data on two Covid-19 vaccines, we have more answers about the road ahead — and questions too – STAT AND Early data show Moderna’s COVID vaccine 94.5% effective – CIDRAP AND A Note Of Caution On Moderna’s Promising Covid-19 Vaccine News – Forbes AND Promising Interim Results from Clinical Trial of NIH-Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine – NIH News Releases AND Moderna: Covid vaccine shows nearly 95% protection – BBC AND Latest vaccine success is good news but high price may restrict access – The Guardian AND ‘Just beautiful’—Another COVID-19 vaccine, from newcomer Moderna, succeeds in large-scale trial – Science AND Moderna trial success gives world more hope in race to end pandemic – Reuters AND Expert reaction to Moderna announcement of its phase 3 vaccine interim results – Science Media Centre

 


[Abstract Only] Study: An automated predictive model can identify hospitalized adults outside the ICU at risk for clinical deterioration for whom interventions by rapid-response teams could be implemented

13 Nov, 2020 | 09:16h | UTC

Automated Identification of Adults at Risk for In-Hospital Clinical Deterioration – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Perspective: Reinventing pediatrics through video care first

3 Nov, 2020 | 02:57h | UTC

Reinventing Pediatrics Through Video Care First – JAMA Pediatrics (free for a limited period)

 


Video consultations in primary and specialist care during the covid-19 pandemic and beyond

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:30h | UTC

Video consultations in primary and specialist care during the covid-19 pandemic and beyond – The BMJ

 


The end of dengue fever? Mosquito experiment in Indonesia sees huge reduction in cases

13 Oct, 2020 | 00:59h | UTC

The end of dengue fever? Mosquito experiment in Indonesia sees huge reduction in cases – South China Morning Post

 


New test detects coronavirus in just 5 minutes

12 Oct, 2020 | 00:39h | UTC

New test detects coronavirus in just 5 minutes – Science

 


Comparison of chest radiograph interpretations by artificial intelligence algorithm vs. radiology residents

12 Oct, 2020 | 00:27h | UTC

Comparison of Chest Radiograph Interpretations by Artificial Intelligence Algorithm vs Radiology Residents – JAMA Network Open

 

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The use of mobile phone data to inform analysis of COVID-19 pandemic epidemiology

4 Oct, 2020 | 23:26h | UTC

The use of mobile phone data to inform analysis of COVID-19 pandemic epidemiology – Nature

 

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Review: Artificial intelligence in COVID-19 drug repurposing

22 Sep, 2020 | 09:36h | UTC

Artificial intelligence in COVID-19 drug repurposing – The Lancet Digital Health

 


Welcoming new guidelines for AI clinical research

10 Sep, 2020 | 09:23h | UTC

Welcoming new guidelines for AI clinical research – Nature Medicine

Guidelines: Reporting guidelines for clinical trial reports for interventions involving artificial intelligence: the CONSORT-AI extension – Nature Medicine AND Guidelines for clinical trial protocols for interventions involving artificial intelligence: the SPIRIT-AI extension – Nature Medicine

 

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COVID-19 and mRNA vaccines—first large test for a new approach

4 Sep, 2020 | 02:08h | UTC

COVID-19 and mRNA Vaccines—First Large Test for a New Approach – JAMA

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Closed-loop control in children with type 1 diabetes

27 Aug, 2020 | 09:45h | UTC

A Randomized Trial of Closed-Loop Control in Children with Type 1 Diabetes – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentary: Artificial pancreas effectively controls type 1 diabetes in children age 6 and up – NIH News Releases

 


Systematic review: Automated and partly automated contact tracing to control COVID-19

21 Aug, 2020 | 02:32h | UTC

Automated and partly automated contact tracing: a systematic review to inform the control of COVID-19 – The Lancet Digital Health

Commentary: Contact tracing apps unlikely to contain COVID-19 spread – University College London

 


Digital contact tracing technologies in epidemics: a rapid review

19 Aug, 2020 | 09:36h | UTC

Digital contact tracing technologies in epidemics: a rapid review – Cochrane Library

Commentary: Featured Review: Digital contact tracing technologies in epidemics: a rapid review – Cochrane Library

 


Perspective: Digital public health and COVID-19

13 Aug, 2020 | 00:19h | UTC

Digital public health and COVID-19 – The Lancet Public Health

 


Randomized trial: Robotic vs. laparoscopic ventral hernia repair

31 Jul, 2020 | 08:35h | UTC

Robotic versus laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: multicenter, blinded randomized controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentary: #VisualAbstract: Robotic vs. laparoscopic ventral hernia repair – 2 Minute Medicine

 


Discriminative accuracy of plasma phospho-tau217 for Alzheimer disease vs. other neurodegenerative disorders

29 Jul, 2020 | 09:29h | UTC

Discriminative Accuracy of Plasma Phospho-tau217 for Alzheimer Disease vs Other Neurodegenerative Disorders – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Expert reaction to two papers looking at a blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease – Science Media Centre

 


Non-invasive early detection of cancer four years before conventional diagnosis using a blood test

27 Jul, 2020 | 09:37h | UTC

Non-invasive early detection of cancer four years before conventional diagnosis using a blood test – Nature Communications

 


Coronavirus sparks new interest in using ultraviolet light to disinfect indoor air

15 Jul, 2020 | 08:26h | UTC

Coronavirus Sparks New Interest In Using Ultraviolet Light To Disinfect Indoor Air – NPR

 


Researchers develop COVID-19 mortality risk calculator

14 Jul, 2020 | 08:33h | UTC

Researchers develop COVID-19 mortality risk calculator – News Medical

Original Study [Preprint]: COVID-19 Mortality Risk Assessment: An International Multi-Center Study – medRxiv

See Calculator: COVID Analytics

 

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Meta-Analysis: Electronically Delivered vs. Face to Face Cognitive Behavioral Therapies in Depressive Disorders

2 Jul, 2020 | 08:35h | UTC

A comparison of electronically-delivered and face to face cognitive behavioural therapies in depressive disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis – EClinicalMedicine

 


Study: An Electronic Decision Support Tool Can Safely Reduce Polypharmacy in Elderly People

24 Jun, 2020 | 03:23h | UTC

Use of an electronic decision support tool to reduce polypharmacy in elderly people with chronic diseases: cluster randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentary: Reduction of polypharmacy by electronic decision support—less is more – The BMJ Opinion

 


Transplantation of Discarded Livers Following Viability Testing with Normothermic Machine Perfusion

24 Jun, 2020 | 03:17h | UTC

Transplantation of discarded livers following viability testing with normothermic machine perfusion – Nature Communications

Commentary: Liver perfusion could save 7 in 10 rejected donor livers – University of Birmingham

 


Ethical Guidelines for COVID-19 Tracing Apps

29 May, 2020 | 03:18h | UTC

Ethical guidelines for COVID-19 tracing apps – Nature

 


A Deep Learning Algorithm to Detect Chronic Kidney Disease from Retinal Photographs

29 May, 2020 | 03:02h | UTC

A deep learning algorithm to detect chronic kidney disease from retinal photographs in community-based populations – The Lancet Digital Health

Commentary: Opportunistic deep learning of retinal photographs: the window to the body revisited – The Lancet Digital Health

 

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