PCR-BASED REVERSE GENETIC SYSTEM HELPS ANALYZE SARS-COV-2 MUTATIONS

SARS-CoV-2 is the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. We know that mutations in the genome of SARS-CoV-2 have occurred and...

EXPERTS REVIEW NEW STUDIES ON CARDIOVASCULAR EFFECTS OF CIGARETTE SMOKING VERSUS ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES

Electronic cigarette use, or vaping, has both gained incredible popularity and generated tremendous controversy, but although they...

 
 
 

MANY WOMEN SHOW THEIR NATURAL GREY HAIR TO FEEL AUTHENTIC

Many women "risk" allowing natural grey hair to show in order to feel authentic, a new study shows. Researchers from the University...

NEW ALGORITHM CAN PREDICT WHICH GENES CAUSE CANCER

A new algorithm can predict which genes cause cancer, even if their DNA sequence is not changed. A team of researchers in Berlin combined...

 
 
 

PANDEMIC HAS TRIGGERED CHANGES IN MENTAL HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

New research from McMaster University suggests the pandemic has created a paradox where mental health has become both a motivator for...

INHIBITION OF NSP14 METHYLTRANSFERASE AS A POTENTIAL ANTIVIRAL TARGET FOR SARS-COV-2

Beyond vaccination, the broad-spectrum antiviral medication remdesivir has robust clinical evidence and is known as the best antiviral...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY NEW POTENTIAL MECHANISM FOR AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

Using laboratory-grown roundworms as well as human and mouse eye tissue, University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have...

OVERUSE CAN CONTRIBUTE TO HIGH RATE OF ARM INJURIES AMONG YOUTH PLAYERS

With spring baseball season underway, Eric Makhni, M.D., a Henry Ford Health System sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, warns about...

 
 
 

CITYMD EXPERIENCE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IN NEW YORK CITY

Limiting SARS-CoV-2 transmission requires an infected person to quarantine themselves for at least two weeks. New research published...

LOW HEALTH LITERACY MAY DISCOURAGE MEN FROM SELECTING ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE FOR PROSTATE CANCER

‚ÄčTumor gene profiling is a tool that can help patients with a cancer diagnosis make informed decisions about treatment.

 
 
 

COULD ZEBRAFISH LARVAE BE A NOVEL ANIMAL MODEL FOR SARS-COV-2?

Researchers based in Paris, France, have explored the potential use of zebrafish larvae as animal models for severe acute respiratory...

NEW TECHNOLOGY SHOWS ENCOURAGING RESULTS FOR TREATING OSTEOSARCOMA

A preclinical study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center shows an antibody-drug conjugate targeting...

 
 
 

MELANOMA MORTALITY IS HIGHER IN UTAH THAN IN ANY OTHER STATE, SHOWS REPORT

A letter published today by Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah in the New England Journal of Medicine reports that...

AMERICANS ARE CONSUMING POOR NUTRITIONAL QUALITY FOOD EVERYWHERE, EXCEPT AT SCHOOL

Whether eating out or buying food from the grocery store, Americans of all ages are, for the most part, eating poorly everywhere-;except...

 
 
 

CHILDREN LESS LIKELY TO SPREAD SARS-COV-2 THAN ADULTS

A study conducted by researchers in Canada suggests that children may be less likely than adults to spread the novel severe acute respiratory...

HIGH SARS-COV-2 VACCINE EFFECTIVENESS IN CALIFORNIA, EVEN WITH VARIANTS

Researchers in the United States and the UK have conducted a study showing that the rollout of vaccines to protect against coronavirus...

 
 
 

REAL-WORLD EVIDENCE FROM ISRAEL ON VOCS AND SARS-COV-2 VACCINE PROTECTION

A new study by Israeli researchers tested the hypothesis that certain SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern can overcome protection conferred...

NANOBODY COCKTAILS NEUTRALIZE SARS-COV-2 AND VARIANTS

Researchers report a collection of nanobodies derived from llamas, some of which can work synergistically and work against newer virus...

 
 
 

EXERCISE COULD BE USED TO IMPROVE THE ORAL ENVIRONMENT IN PEOPLE WITH NAFLD

Liver disease, from metabolic and bacterial causes, is a growing concern. What connects these dots? The gut, or more specifically,...

STUDY FINDS CORRELATION BETWEEN COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND SIX UNHEALTHY EATING BEHAVIORS

A new probe into the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic revealed correlations to six unhealthy eating behaviors, according...

 
 
 



Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Memory B cells that bind to SARS-CoV-2 and cross-react with other coronaviruses were identified in kids even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Big bank helps customers collect half-a-billion dollars

CBA is applying behavioural economics to help customers claim benefits they would not likely have claimed otherwise Read more ...

Task Force Reviewing Race Modifier in eGFR Issues Interim Report

Task force of the National Kidney Foundation and American Society of Nephrology formed to reassess the race coefficient for calculating eGFR releases progress report, promises... Read more ...

Covid-19: US agencies call for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Federal agencies act out of an "abundance of caution" after extremely rare cases of blood clotting. Read more ...

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Increase in eating disorders was seen during the pandemic. Eating disorder preventive interventions and treatments should be made easily accessible, affordable and widely... Read more ...

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

The study by Penn State researchers found that in the first months of the pandemic, parents reported that their children were experiencing higher levels of depression and... Read more ...

Balance of power shifts as tenants prepare to negotiate cheaper rents

Many property investors holding apartments in inner-city Melbourne and Sydney are being forced to slash rents, with some are asking up to 25 per cent less than a decade ago. Read more ...

Time for action to curb high-interest credit cards

Fresh regulatory ideas are needed to curb high-interest credit cards that tend to hurt the people who can least afford it. Read more ...

Why not try tax deductibility of interest for first home buyers?

It would help many young people struggling with rising housing affordability to get a foot on the property ladder. Read more ...

CDC and FDA Call for Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Blood Clotting...

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control will stop using the vaccine at federal sites and urge states to do so as well while they examine the safety... Read more ...