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Gerontology & Healthy Ageing| Clinical Trial Summary

Clinical Manifestations of Early-Onset Dementia With Lewy Bodies Compared With Late-Onset Dementia With Lewy Bodies and Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease

In this retrospective case-control study, the researchers set out to determine what, if any, clinical differentiators there were between the two forms of Lewy body dementia and early-onset Alzheimers. 

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Paediatrics & Neonatology | Clinical Trial Summary

Association of COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy With Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Infants

In this recent paper Carlsen et al., set out to determine the association between maternal antibody transfer from mothers who had been vaccinated in their second or third transfer and the reduced incidence of SARS COV-2 infection during the first four months of their infant's life.

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Ophthalmology | Clinical Trial Summary

Association between Retinal Layer Thickness and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

New research considers whether the measurement of retinal layer thickness in older adults would serve as a useful non-invasive biomarker for the early diagnosis of cognitive decline.

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Scientists are working on developing robotic skin that has haptic abilities similar to human skin. This new skin can estimate temperature, sense contact location, and determine gestures and damage
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 Medical Congresses, Events and Online Activities

Date Conference Location Contact Info
21- 26 August  36th South African National Blood Transfusion Congress(SANBTC)  Durban Conference Website 
9-14 October  22nd International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference Cape Town Conference Website
13-16 October  Critical Care Society of South Africa Johannesburg Conference Website
26 - 28 October  Africa Health Johannesburg Conference Website
29 October  Port Elizabeth Pain Academy Port Elizabeth Information to come

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