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Zahra  Masoud

Zahra Masoud

Zahra Masoud is a 5th year Pharmacology PhD candidate at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Her research is focused on understanding the mechanisms underlying the initiation of breast cancer growth. After graduation, she will be working as a medical writer at Medpace, Inc located in Cincinnati, Ohio.  

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MRI of meningitis

Good Outcomes in Bacterial Meningitis and CSF Leakage

Bacterial meningitis in patients with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage has a high recurrence rate but a generally favorable outcome, according to a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. CSF leakage is a risk factor for bacterial meningitis. Anatomic defects of the skull caused by congenital abnormalities that allow contiguous spread of infection from ear and…

HCV

Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents Safe for Hepatitis C

Direct-acting antiviral (DAA) exposure may not be associated with higher rates of any serious adverse events when used for hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. At this time, there are approximately 2.4 million individuals living in the United States who are infected with HCV. Further, 28% of…

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