ANTIBODY RECOVERED FROM SARS SURVIVOR REVEALS POTENTIAL VULNERABILITY OF NEW CORONAVIRUS

An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potential vulnerability of the new coronavirus...

NEW FAMILY OF MOLECULES TO JOIN ALTERED RECEPTORS IN ALZHEIMER'S, PARKINSON'S AND HUNTINGTON'S

An article published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry shows a new family of molecules with high affinity to join imidazoline receptors,...

 
 
 

TRIAL DRUG OFFERS HOPE TO BLOCK EARLY INFECTION OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS

An international team led by University of British Columbia researcher Dr. Josef Penninger has found a trial drug that effectively...

DEATHS OF CHINESE CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS FROM INFECTIOUS DISEASES PRIOR TO COVID-19 FOUND TO BE RARE

Deaths of children and adolescents in China due to infectious diseases were becoming rare prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, according...

 
 
 

VIROLOGICAL FINDINGS FROM GERMANY'S FIRST GROUP OF COVID-19 PATIENTS

In early February, research teams from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, München Klinik Schwabing and the Bundeswehr Institute...

IRB BARCELONA AND AMAZON JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP COMPUTATIONAL TOOL IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

There are currently more than 10,000 scientific articles related to coronavirus infections. In fact, in recent weeks, research to combat...

 
 
 

COVID-19: GUIDANCE TO SUPPORT HEALTHCARE STAFF HAVING DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS ABOUT END OF LIFE

A Loughborough University academic is providing guidance to clinicians who are likely to be having - and training people who will have...

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION USES WARTIME POWERS TO BE FIRST IN LINE ON MEDICAL SUPPLIES

The Trump administration quietly invoked the Defense Production Act to force medical suppliers in Texas and Colorado to sell to it...

 
 
 

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN RESEARCHERS MAKE RAPID PROGRESS IN DEVELOPING A COVID-19 VACCINE

South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd...

I-FORM USES 3D PRINTING TO PROVIDE PPE FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS FIGHTING COVID-19

I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing , is using its expertise in additive manufacturing to provide much-needed...

 
 
 

FIRST GENOME SEQUENCES OF SARS-COV-2 VIRUSES IN AUSTRIA OPENLY AVAILABLE

The first 21 SARS-CoV-2 genomes in Austria have now been completed and published within the scope of the “Mutational Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2”...

RESEARCHERS DEVELOP A COMPUTER SIMULATOR THAT HELPS STUDY EVOLUTION OF COVID-19 IN EUROPE

A team of Spanish researchers have designed and validated a simulator to enable study of the evolution of the COVID-19 illness in Spain...

 
 
 

FOX NEWS' JESSE WATTERS SAID TRAVEL BANS ‘MORE CRITICAL IN SAVING LIVES' THAN COVID TESTING. HE'S WRONG

Defending President Donald Trump's coronavirus response, Fox News commentator Jesse Watters highlighted federal efforts to restrict...

STUDY OF RARE GENETIC DISORDER THAT CAUSES SEVERE EYESIGHT PROBLEMS

Nagano prefecture is home to a group of people effected with a rare genetic neurodegenerative disorder called familial amyloid polyneuropathies....

 
 
 

AUSTRALIAN SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY POSSIBLE CORONAVIRUS DRUG

A collaborative study led by Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute in Melbourne, Australia, with the Peter Doherty Institute...

GLOBALDATA: RAPID POC TESTS TO ACCELERATE TESTING CAPACITY FOR DIAGNOSING COVID-19

There is a current worldwide lack of testing capacity for the novel coronavirus outbreak. The frontline response for diagnosing COVID-19...

 
 
 

SCOTLAND-BASED VIRTUAL TISSUE BIOBANK PLAYS KEY ROLE IN THE BATTLE AGAINST COVID-19

A Scotland-based virtual biobank dealing in ethically sourced human tissue samples is helping to speed up the provision of COVID-19...

COVID-19 ADVERSELY IMPACTS PATIENTS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND METABOLIC DISORDERS

COVID-19 has a significant impact on patients with pre-existing conditions, many of which fall under the cardiovascular and metabolic...

 
 
 

UK DIAGNOSTICS FIRM DEVELOPS RAPID TEST TO FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

A team of UK biotech experts are close to delivering a sophisticated and affordable testing technology that will complement the simple...

UNILEVER SUPPORTS GLOBAL AND NATIONAL EFFORTS TO TACKLE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer of brands including Dove, Knorr, Omo and Lifebuoy, has announced a wide-ranging set of measures...

 
 
 



A warning to the world? New York now scrambling to address Coronavirus outbreak

A warning to the world? New York now scrambling to address Coronavirus outbreak

New York is now serving as a “warning” to the rest of the United States - and the rest of the world, for that matter - as it continues to get battered by the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more ...

CDC Now Recommends That Americans Wear Cloth Face Masks In Public

CDC Now Recommends That Americans Wear Cloth Face Masks In Public

CDC publishes guidelines on wearing cloth face masks in public After a lot of hemming and hawing on the topic of wearing face masks in public , the Centers For Disease Control... Read more ...

“How can I cope RIGHT NOW?” These self-care strategies might help you feel...

“How can I cope RIGHT NOW?” These self-care strategies might help you feel better

Every single one of us has gone through difficult times in our lives. But sometimes, something comes along that shatters everything. With the COVID-19 pandemic, we're... Read more ...

Test for Coronavirus Antibodies Approved by FDA

Test for Coronavirus Antibodies Approved by FDA

The test checks for protective antibodies in a finger prick of blood, revealing whether a patient has ever been exposed to the coronavirus and now may have some immunity, The... Read more ...

To Slow the Spread of Coronavirus, CDC Now Advises Wearing Cloth Face Masks...

To Slow the Spread of Coronavirus, CDC Now Advises Wearing Cloth Face Masks in Public

The Centers For Disease Control is advising all Americans to wear cloth face masks in public , a new national guideline to combat the coronavirus outbreak. President Trump... Read more ...

Do I Have COVID-19? Doctors' Free Tools May Tell

Do I Have COVID-19? Doctors' Free Tools May Tell

The goal of the tools is is to help people “self-triage,” find out if their symptoms may by consistent with COVID-19. Read more ...

Yes, You Can Get a Good Workout With Those Light Weights You Have at Home...

Yes, You Can Get a Good Workout With Those Light Weights You Have at Home - Here's How

If you're used to working out at a gym, with all the machines, equipment, and space that comes with it, adjusting to at-home fitness is a challenge. Sure, no-equipment workouts... Read more ...

A New Mental Health Taskforce Is Helping Athletes in Wake of Postponed Olympics

A New Mental Health Taskforce Is Helping Athletes in Wake of Postponed Olympics

The consensus from many athletes is clear: postponing the Olympics until July 23, 2021 and the Paralympics until August 24, 2021 amid the novel coronavirus pandemic was smart... Read more ...

Worried about coronavirus? Make sure you're getting enough zinc

Worried about coronavirus? Make sure you're getting enough zinc

If you're stuck at home and feeling a bit helpless when it comes to the coronavirus, you're not alone. When we hear how easily the disease is spread, you might think there's... Read more ...

24 Free Activities For Your Dino-Obsessed Kid

24 Free Activities For Your Dino-Obsessed Kid

My seven and four-year-old kids are completely fixated on all things dinosaur right now. Before this obsession began, I could barely tell a T-Rex from a spinosaurus. Now I can... Read more ...