Joana brings more than 8 years of academic research and experience as well as Scientific writing and editing to her role as a Science and Research writer. She also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology in Coimbra, Portugal, where she also received her PhD in Health Science and Technologies, with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Researchers have gained insight into a protein that allows the survival of the fungus Pneumocystis, which causes lethal pneumonia infections in those with weak immune systems, according to a ... Read more
ResApp Health announced that its investigative software, ResAppDx, has shown promise in the accurate and specific diagnosis of adult pneumonia and other respiratory conditions based on cough sounds. ResApp is ... Read more
Researchers found that Klebsiella pneumoniae, a bacteria species that causes severe infections such as pneumonia, works by taking advantage of the immune system to spread the infection to other ... Read more
Adults who are admitted to a hospital during school holidays are more likely to develop pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) than those who are admitted while school is in session, ... Read more
The optimal duration of antibiotic treatment for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) has been debated for some time. A recent study shows that a shorter period of antibiotic therapy can be ... Read more
Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is frequently triggered by bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics, and is considered the most prevalent infection acquired in a hospital setting. Although there are guidelines for ... Read more