Long-term blood sugar history predicts risk of severe COVID-19 among diabetics

Journal Reference: Bowen Wang, Benjamin S Glicksberg, Girish N Nadkarni, Deepak Vashishth. Evaluation and management of COVID-19-related severity in people with type 2 diabetes. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, 2021; 9 (1): e002299 DOI: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2021-002299 “We find that two- to three-year longitudinal glycemic levels better indicate the risk of COVID-19 severity than measurements which … Read more

Hernan Westmann: History of tennis in Argentina

Hernan Westmann History of tennis in Argentina

As is often the case with most sports that were introduced in Argentina, these are irrefutably linked to the English. Hernan Westmann comments that when the English arrived at the end of the 19th century with the aim of building the railway in those areas, they also introduced aspects of their sports culture that included, … Read more

Colombian Valery Plata made history in golf: she won the Women’s Amateur Latin America

Colombian Valery Plata made history in golf she won the

In an exciting definition, Valery Plata entered the history of Women’s Amateur Latin America presented by The R&A and the ANNIKA Foundation after winning the title in the first edition of the championship. that developed in Pilar Golf, Buenos Aires (Argentina). The 20-year-old Colombian presented a card of 71 strokes (-1) and with a total … Read more

Genetic analysis uncovers shared evolutionary history of fish fins and vertebrate limbs

Journal Reference: Joaquín Letelier, Silvia Naranjo, Ismael Sospedra-Arrufat, Juan Ramón Martinez-Morales, Javier Lopez-Rios, Neil Shubin, José Luis Gómez-Skarmeta. The Shh/Gli3 gene regulatory network precedes the origin of paired fins and reveals the deep homology between distal fins and digits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 118 (46): e2100575118 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2100575118 In a study … Read more

“But who is this steak?” at the presentation on Rai. The rest is history

But who is this steak at the presentation on Rai

It was Gilberto Evangelisti, a historic sports journalist, who uttered a joke destined to “baptize” forever a 24-year-old Giampiero Galeazzi The nickname “Bisteccone” has a date and place. Via del Babuino, in the center of Rome, the road that connects Piazza di Spagna to Piazza del Popolo. It is 1970. Giampiero Galeazzi is 24 years … Read more

Brain connectivity is lower in adults with PTSD or a history of sexual abuse

Journal Reference: Kathleen I. Crum, Julianne C. Flanagan, Brandon Vaughan, Joseph Aloi, Megan M. Moran-Santa Maria, Sudie E. Back, Kathleen T. Brady, Jane E. Joseph. Oxytocin, PTSD, and sexual abuse are associated with attention network intrinsic functional connectivity. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 2021; 316: 111345 DOI: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2021.111345 “We believe that these findings contribute to the field … Read more

Black hole thermodynamics: A history from Penrose to Hawking

Journal Reference: Carla Rodrigues Almeida. The thermodynamics of black holes: from Penrose process to Hawking radiation. The European Physical Journal H, 2021; 46 (1) DOI: 10.1140/epjh/s13129-021-00022-9 Prior to the 1950s, many physicists were reluctant to accept the idea that black holes are physical objects, consistent with the well-established laws of thermodynamics. This picture transformed entirely … Read more

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