Health

Polar penis: The hazards of winter sports

The Olympics has concluded with almost 3,000 athletes, showcasing their skills to the world. While slips, trips and falls are common on the ice and snow, causing embarrassment and injury, spare a thought for Finnish cross-country ...

Medical research

3D 'assembloid' shows how SARS-CoV-2 infects brain cells

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine have produced a stem cell model that demonstrates a potential route of entry of SARS-CoV-2, the virus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prolonged immune response may contribute to post-COVID-19 blood clots

Serious complications due to blood clots, such as heart attacks and strokes, that are experienced by some COVID-19 survivors may be caused by a lingering immune response in the blood vessels after recovery, suggests a study ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patients combatting SARS-CoV-2 may develop myocarditis

Sometimes, when you're fighting off a virus or bacterial infection, your immune system starts a fight with your heart. When that happens, the heart muscle may become inflamed, a condition called myocarditis.

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