Alzheimer's disease & dementia

A prognostic Alzheimer's disease blood test in the symptom-free stage

Using a blood test, a German-Dutch research team has predicted the risk of Alzheimer's disease in people who were clinically diagnosed as not having Alzheimer's disease but who perceived themselves as cognitively impaired ...

Neuroscience

Brain damage of patients with Covid-19

In an in-depth study of how COVID-19 affects a patient's brain, National Institutes of Health researchers consistently spotted hallmarks of damage caused by thinning and leaky brain blood vessels in tissue samples from patients ...

Medical research

Phase 3 trial of Novavax investigational COVID-19 vaccine opens

The Phase 3 trial of another investigational coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine has begun enrolling adult volunteers. The randomized, placebo-controlled trial will enroll approximately 30,000 people at approximately ...

Cardiology

tRNA fragments are involved in poststroke immune reactions

Sebastian Lobentanzer of Goethe University, Frankfurt, has been studying small RNA dynamics in various contexts using bioinformatic methods. Recently, small RNAs have become more and more interesting for researchers, primarily ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India experts find traces of lead, nickel in patients' blood

Indian health officials have found traces of nickel and lead in a few blood samples taken from hundreds of patients who have been hospitalized by a mysterious illness in a southern state, officials said.

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