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Declines in NIH Funding for Pediatric Physician-Scientists

A new, multicenter study published in JAMA Pediatrics has found that most National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants awarded to researchers in paediatrics during the past five years have been limited to physicians in senior positions at a small number of institutions. The findings indicate an overall downward trend in funding for pediatric research, particularly among early-career physician-scientists.

HPV Infection among Women using COBAS HPV DNA testing

The study's aim is to estimate the prevalence of High-Risk Human Papillomavirus (HR HPV) infection among Iranian healthy women undergoing routine cervical cancer screening using COBAS HPV typing assay. The results of the current study might help us in making public health decisions regarding the cervical cancer screening and HPV vaccination to prevent and decrease the incidence of this cancer in Iran.

Early Diagnosis of Heart Attack Using Rapid Test

A new type of membrane test strip for the quantitative immunochromatographic rapid-test has been developed that will be able to accurately and quickly make an early diagnosis of an acute myocardial infarction through the presence of disease markers in blood, as well as to identify various things such as sepsis, a pregnancy's duration, and viral & bacterial infections.