A recent study conducted by a team of international scientists has revealed that the infectivity and pathogenicity of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) strongly depend on the
A team of US scientists has recently evaluated the risk of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection among passengers present inside an aircraft cabin. The findings suggest
Researchers analyzed Facebook-based mobility data and found that travelers from the UK may have spread the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) strain that originated there to
A recent study conducted at the University of Malta Medical School, Malta, has revealed that a drop in the level of particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5), which are airborne pollutant particles with a diameter
More than a year into the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the number of cases continues to rise. To date, over
Hundreds of cancer patients have benefitted from using computer algorithms to manage their symptoms and improve their wellbeing in a unique UK trial.
The early stage colorectal, breast or gynecological
COVID-19 patients admitted to intensive care in the early months of the pandemic were subject to a significantly higher burden of delirium and coma than is typically found in patients with acute respiratory
Researchers studied convalescent plasma from recovered coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients, with samples collected up to 34 weeks after recovery. They found IgG antibodies gradually declined
A scalpel-free alternative to brain surgery has the potential to benefit people with Parkinson’s disease symptoms that are much more severe on one side of the body, new research suggests.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death associated with smoking cigarettes. But as use of e-cigarettes (“vaping”) becomes more popular, including as a way to cut back on cigarettes,
A loss of enzymatic processes within the body can increase a person’s risk of bone fracture. This new insight was recently published in eLife by an international team of scientists and engineers
Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among men in the U.S. For many patients, hormone therapy is a treatment option. This type of therapy, also called androgen deprivation therapy (ADT),
After “COVID-19,” the term that most people will remember best from 2020 is likely to be “social distancing.” While it most commonly applied to social gatherings with family and
COVID-19, which has killed 1.7 million people worldwide, does not follow a uniform path.
Many infected patients remain asymptomatic or have mild symptoms. Others, especially those with comorbidities,
In 1986, cellular biochemist Kazumitsu Ueda, currently at Kyoto University’s Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), discovered that a protein called ABCB1 could transport multiple