Live attenuated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate shows protective efficacy in vivo

Live attenuated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate shows protective efficacy in vivo

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With the emergence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in Wuhan, China, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic began. In just over a year, the virus has caused over
Changes in drinking and smoking during England’s first COVID-19 lockdown

Changes in drinking and smoking during England’s first COVID-19 lockdown

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The worldwide spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19 infection in early 2020 prompted many nations to close their borders and institute mandatory
Prolonged sedentary time linked to distractibility in adults with overweight, obesity

Prolonged sedentary time linked to distractibility in adults with overweight, obesity

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Scientists used accelerometers to track daily activity levels for a week in 89 adults with obesity or overweight and, in a series of tests, measured their ability to multitask and maintain their attention
Study finds high COVID-19 infection rates in pregnant women

Study finds high COVID-19 infection rates in pregnant women

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The COVID-19 infection rate among pregnant women was estimated to be 70% higher than in similarly aged adults in Washington state, according to a new study published today in American Journal of Obstetrics
Controlling cardiovascular disease risk factors early in life may protect against later dementia

Controlling cardiovascular disease risk factors early in life may protect against later dementia

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Employing cardiovascular disease prevention strategies in mid-life may delay or stop the brain alterations that can lead to dementia later in life, according to a study in the Journal of the American
Scientists identify genes involved in autoimmune Addison’s disease

Scientists identify genes involved in autoimmune Addison’s disease

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Novel genetic associations could pave the way for early interventions and personalized treatment of an incurable condition. Scientists from the University of Bergen (Norway) and Karolinska Institutet
New Cochrane Review: Hydroxychloroquine does not reduce deaths from COVID-19

New Cochrane Review: Hydroxychloroquine does not reduce deaths from COVID-19

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Hydroxychloroquine does not reduce deaths from COVID-19, and probably does not reduce the number of people needing mechanical ventilation, state the authors of a new Cochrane Review. In addition, they
How effective has the COVID-19 vaccination program been in Israel?

How effective has the COVID-19 vaccination program been in Israel?

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Using publicly available coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) data from Israel, a study suggests the BioNTech-Pfizer BNT162b2 vaccine is proving highly effective in the real world. Several vaccines have
UC San Diego and County of San Diego test early alert system to detect SARS-CoV-2 at schools

UC San Diego and County of San Diego test early alert system to detect SARS-CoV-2 at schools

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In an effort to help schools reduce the risk of COVID-19 outbreaks as they resume in-person instruction, University of California San Diego and the County of San Diego are testing the Safer at School
Telemedicine-based program for COVID-19 patients helps maximize health care delivery

Telemedicine-based program for COVID-19 patients helps maximize health care delivery

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The rapid upscaling of a telemonitoring program in which health care providers performed daily telemedicine check-ins on COVID-19 patients faced a unique set of challenges. How these were resolved, and
People with dementia found to have significantly increased risk for COVID-19

People with dementia found to have significantly increased risk for COVID-19

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A study led by Case Western Reserve University researchers found that patients with dementia were at a significantly increased risk for COVID-19-;and the risk was higher still for African Americans with
4th preclinical study for Novavax in non-human primates, tests SARS-CoV-2 variants

4th preclinical study for Novavax in non-human primates, tests SARS-CoV-2 variants

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Researchers in the United States have identified specific immune correlates that might be key to ensuring that vaccination against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) protects
Study uncovers the effect of media professionalization on cognitive neurodynamics

Study uncovers the effect of media professionalization on cognitive neurodynamics

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Professionalization in any field requires long-term experience and training. In the past decades, studies have demonstrated that the professionalization of athletes and artists create differences in the
Novel hybrid device to boost research on metastatic process of breast cancer cells

Novel hybrid device to boost research on metastatic process of breast cancer cells

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European researchers are working on a novel hybrid device to better understand the metastatic process of cancer cells traveling from breast to bone and fast screen new drugs against it. The spread of
California’s rural counties endure a deadly covid winter

California’s rural counties endure a deadly covid winter

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Covid-19’s fierce winter resurgence in California is notable not only for the explosion in overall cases and deaths in the state’s sprawling urban centers. This latest surge spilled across
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