Roger Steward

Serological Rapid Tests

Introduction to Serology Serological rapid tests are used to detect antibodies in the blood to diagnose an active or previous infection, or to determine diseases of the immune system, such as an autoimmune disorder. There are several types of serological tests, each to diagnose a different disease; some include anti-streptolysin-O, rheumatic factor, syphilis, and CRP. …

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Antigen Rapid Test

An aid to identifying people infected by SARS-CoV-2 The SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test is a rapid and reliable chromatographic immunoassay for the qualitative detection of specific SARS-CoV-2 antigens present in the human nasopharynx. This test is an aid to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus antigen in people suspected of having COVID-19. This product is strictly designed …

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Coronavirus, COVID-19

What is coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause respiratory illness in humans. They are called “corona” because of the crown-shaped spikes on the surface of the virus. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), and the common cold are examples of coronaviruses that cause illness in humans. The …

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Perspective: 50 years of plant chromosome biology

Perspective: 50 years of plant chromosome biology

The previous 50 years has been the best period of plant science discovery, and a lot of the discoveries have emerged from or been facilitated by our information of plant chromosomes. Finally we now have descriptive and mechanistic outlines of the knowledge in chromosomes that packages plant life. We had nearly no such info 50 years in the …

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Sexual Function of Men and Women With Spina Bifida: A Scoping Literature Review

Sexual Function of Men and Women With Spina Bifida: A Scoping Literature Review

As most adults with spina bifida are both sexually energetic or eager about changing into sexually energetic, suppliers ought to perceive how spina bifida impacts sexual perform and choices for therapy. The target of this examine is to summarize the present literature describing how options of spina bifida influence sexual perform in women and men, …

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[European Network for blood pressure research in children and adolescents (COST Action CA 19115)]

[European Network for blood pressure research in children and adolescents (COST Action CA 19115)]

Hypertension is a clearly established modifiable threat issue for cardiovascular and renal illness. Though most of its antagonistic results develop in maturity, it has change into clear that top BP is a lifelengthy drawback that may manifest early in life. Whereas few would dispute the significance of taking efficient steps to determine and handle this situation in …

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Major oscillations in spontaneous home-cage activity in C57BL/6 mice housed under constant conditions

Major oscillations in spontaneous home-cage activity in C57BL/6 mice housed under constant conditions

The mouse is a very powerful mammalian mannequin in life science analysis and the habits of the mouse is a key read-out of experimental interventions and genetic manipulations. To serve this function a stable understanding of the mouse regular habits is a prerequisite. Utilizing 14-19 months of cumulative 24/7 home-cage exercise recorded with a non-intrusive method, proof …

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Transition of children with life-limiting conditions to adult care and healthcare use: a systematic review

Transition of children with life-limiting conditions to adult care and healthcare use: a systematic review

Improved survival has led to growing numbers of kids with life-limiting situations transitioning to grownup healthcare providers. There are issues that transition could result in a discount in care high quality and will increase in emergency care. This evaluate explores proof for variations in well being or social care use post- versus pre-transition to grownup providers. …

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The Supervisory Role of Life Science Research Faculty: The Missing Link to Diversifying the Academic Workforce?

The Supervisory Role of Life Science Research Faculty: The Missing Link to Diversifying the Academic Workforce?

Along with growing progressive analysis applications, life science analysis school at research-intensive establishments are tasked with offering profession mentoring and scientific coaching to new generations of scientists, together with postgraduate, graduate, and undergraduate college students. On this essay, we argue for a redefinition of mentoring in laboratory analysis, to totally distinguish three important roles performed …

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