Monthly Archives: October 2020

Strengthening the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel

by Sapna Kundra, MPH, writer
The Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP) is a growing list of disorders that the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends for states to incorporate into their respective newborn screening panels. Each state screens for most RUSP disorders, often with varying instrumentation and unique protocols […]

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Study sheds light on key steps in the HIV life cycle

Researchers were able to uncover key steps in HIV replication by reconstituting and watching these events unfold outside the cell. …read more

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How your body senses the urge to urinate

Researchers discovered that a protein called PIEZO2 may be responsible for the powerful urge to urinate that we normally feel many times throughout the day. …read more

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Higher calorie treatment for people hospitalized with anorexia

People hospitalized for anorexia improved more quickly when fed higher calories than normally used in treatment. …read more

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The Evolving Landscape of Newborn Screening

While routine newborn screening has been a successful part of our nation’s public health system for over 55 years, newborn screening now has the promise to grow exponentially as scientists and clinicians gain better testing technologies and revolutionary therapeutics for genetic disorders.
During the keynote session at the APHL 2020 Newborn Screening Virtual Symposium, presenters […]

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