Chronic stress can affect tissue homeostasis, but the question is how does this occur? The researchers investigated whether the stress hormone corticosterone regulates hair follicle stem cell quiescence and hair growth in mice.
During weeks 12-19 of 2020, the incidence of end-stage kidney disease decreased 20% compared with the same period in 2017-2019, according to a COVID-19 supplement to the US Renal Data System 2020 annual data report.
The purpose of this update was to examine interval evidence of the acceptance and impact of the 2007 recommendations on viridans group streptococcal infective endocarditis and to make any necessary revisions based on this evidence.
The researchers examined data for individuals age 12 to 25 from national surveys on drug use and looked at initiation dates, use in the past 12 months, lifetime use, and diagnosed substance use disorders.
The COVID-19 pandemic led to an exacerbation of pre-existing hardships and disparities in many vulnerable populations, including individuals affected by intimate partner violence. We interviewed experts in the field to learn more about this issue and how clinicians may best assist affected individuals.