Medical Research News -
Two different types of detectable antibody responses in SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tell very different stories and may indicate ways to enhance public health efforts against the disease, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Women's Health News -
In the spring of 2020, as Massachusetts experienced a surge in COVID-19 cases in the Boston area, four area hospitals conducted universal testing among all pregnant patients at the time of admission for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Disease/Infection News -
The dynamics of the current COVID-19 pandemic could offer valuable insights for the efforts to mitigate climate change.
Healthcare News -
Researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the University of California, Irvine have collaborated to create a universal design schema for navigation technologies to better support people with disabilities in getting from place to place.
Women's Health News -
Being pregnant is a wonderful experience, but at the same it can be incredibly stressful - throw a global pandemic into the mix and those nine months may see an expecting mother go from happy and joyful, to fearful and concerned.
Disease/Infection News -
In a novel proof of concept study, published on the bioRxiv preprint server, U.S. researchers used attenuated influenza viral particles that express severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) receptor-binding domain to induce neutralizing antibodies in mice – unveiling another viable vaccine candidate for preventing coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Disease/Infection News -
A recent study published in the journal JAMA Network Open reveals that the excess death toll observed during the initial period of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in New York City is comparable to that observed during the peak of the H1N1 influenza pandemic in 1918.
Women's Health News -
A review article authored by a researcher at the Translational Genomics Research Institute, an affiliate of City of Hope, suggests that following menopause, women are at higher risk for developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a chronic condition caused by the build-up of excess fat in the liver not caused by alcohol.