Discovering and researching a pneumocystis pneumonia outbreak among renal transplant patients

Pneumocystis jirovecii is a fungal infection that causes pneumonia, often in highly immunocompromised patients, such as those recently undergoing transplants. Before 2019, Marwan Azar, MD, FAST, and his colleagues in Internal Medicine and the Section of Infectious Diseases had not witnessed an outbreak of Pneumocystis pneumonia at Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH). Despite genetically confirmed […]

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Lions sign second-rounder Levi Onwuzurike

The Lions signed a fourth member of their 2021 draft class on Thursday. Second-round pick Levi Onwuzurike is the latest to agree to his rookie deal. Third-round cornerback Ifeatu Melifonwu, fourth-round wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown and fourth-round linebacker Derrick Barnes are the remaining unsigned draft picks. Onwuzurike opted out of playing in his final […]

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New research validates molecular test that can accurately predict risk of breast cancer recurrence

New research further demonstrates that the OncoMasTR test can accurately identify the risk for disease recurrence in patients with a common type of breast cancer. This information can help clinicians and patients make more informed treatment decisions. OncoMasTR is a 6-gene signature test that can predict the likelihood of breast cancer spreading to a distant […]

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