Vaccination

WHO slams 'shocking disparity' in access to vaccines

The World Health Organization hit out on Tuesday at the "shocking disparity" in access to coronavirus vaccines, with only four countries in Africa able to meet their inoculation targets so far.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Novel Alzheimer's disease amyloid β polymorph revealed

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurological condition leading to dementia that worsens with age as patients exhibit cognitive, memory, and psychological deficits. While current therapies focus on relieving these symptoms to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 in saliva

Scientists from Hokkaido University have shown that an antigen-based test for quantifying SARS-CoV-2 in saliva samples is simple, rapid, and more conducive for mass-screening.

Medical research

A new rapid test detects a coronavirus infection in 10 minutes

An antigen-based detection technique developed by University of Helsinki researchers could be used to analyze as many as 500 samples per hour. In a recently completed study, the rapid test was able to diagnose a viral infection ...

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