Thursday, February 22, 2024

Health & Medicine

Investigational COVID-19 Vaccine Prevents Disease in Animals

In a recent published work BIDMC researchers showed that a candidate COVID-19 vaccine raised antibodies that protected non-human primates against SARS-CoV-2.

Sunlight Ultraviolet Radiation Is Negatively Correlated with the Incidence of Coronavirus

In the USA, scientists found a substantial correlation between the rise in sunlight UV-dose and the fall in prevalence of four common human coronaviruses.

Hongkong Man Gets Coronavirus Twice, ‘First Case’ Documented

For the second time in six months, a Hongkong man returning from Europe tested coronavirus positive. Sequence analysis reveals that the strain is distinct from the initial occurrence.

Lifestyle Practices linked to Low Inflammatory Protein in Japanese Adults

Low inflammatory activity in Japanese adults is associated with foods and lifestyle practices: drinking green tea, eating seafood, consuming vegetables, and frequent bathing, finds a new study.

SARS-CoV-2: An Overview

Who Is Affected by SARS-CoV-2? SARS-CoV-2 is a virus that causes a respiratory illness known as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The virus is highly contagious...

Social Connection as the Strongest Protective Factor for Depression—New Study Identifies

Active social connection is the most influential protective factor for depression, Additionally, reducing sedentary activities such as watching TV or taking a nap can also help lower depression risk.

Diabetes: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes is a health disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It is caused when your body doesn’t produce enough insulin, or when it...

High Plant Protein Diet Lowers Mortality

Diets high with plant protein are associated with a lower risk of death from any cause, finds a meta-analysis published in The BMJ.

COVID-19: Immune System Variation Can Predict Severe Outcomes, Reports New Study

Scientists identified how misfiring of the immune system in COVID-19 patients could lead to case severity and a tool that may help identify patients at high risk and suggest drugs to treat them.

COVID-19: Olfactory Support Cells Are Most Vulnerable

Loss of smell is a commonly reported symptoms of COVID-19. Olfactory cell types are the most vulnerable to the infection, not the neurons—new study reports.

Moderna Vaccine Is Safe, Generates Immune Response

Moderna vaccine (mRNA-1273) that encodes S-2P antigen, generates immune response, is safe and well tolerated in healthy adults. The result is published in NEJM.

Alzheimer’s Disease: An Overview

Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, a neurological disorder that affects cognition, memory, and behavior. It is a progressive and...

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