Medical research

Researchers identify promising model for studying human aging

There are many components to aging, both mental and physical. When it comes to the infrastructure of the human body—the musculoskeletal system that includes muscles, bones, tendons and cartilage—age-associated decline ...

Vaccination

Are we getting closer to a herpes vaccine?

(HealthDay)—Scientists are reporting early success with an experimental herpes vaccine that uses a genetically modified version of the virus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine shows promise against herpes virus

A genetically edited form of a herpes simplex virus—rewired to keep it from taking refuge in the nervous system and eluding an immune response—has outperformed a leading vaccine candidate in a new study from the University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The good cough and the bad cough

Researchers might be able to treat a troublesome cough in disease without disrupting the protective cough we need for optimal lung health, by targeting the different brain circuits involved. That's according to new research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain, India crash through coronavirus milestones

Spain passed the landmark figure of 500,000 coronavirus infections on Monday as India reopened some metro lines despite becoming the world's second most affected country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Airborne viruses can spread on dust, non-respiratory particles

Influenza viruses can spread through the air on dust, fibers and other microscopic particles, according to new research from the University of California, Davis and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai. The findings, ...

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