Vaccination

US experts wrestle with how to update COVID-19 vaccines

More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. health officials are beginning to grapple with how to keep the vaccines updated to best protect Americans from the ever-changing coronavirus.

Medications

Promising nose spray could prevent, treat COVID-19

A newly discovered small molecule could be sprayed into people's noses to prevent COVID-19 illness prior to exposure and provide early treatment if administered soon after infection, according to a study in mice led by Cornell ...

Health

Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function

Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function due to a reduction in energy production in the muscles, according to a mouse study published in the Journal of Endocrinology. Vitamin D deficient mice were found to have impaired ...

Biomedical technology

A 3D-printed artificial lung model

The warmer temperature and blooming flowers signal the arrival of spring. However, worries about respiratory diseases are also on the rise due to fine dust and viruses. The lung, which is vital to breathing, is rather challenging ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New rapid test to detect coronavirus antibodies developed

An international research team involving the universities of Paraná (Brazil) and Tübingen (Germany) has developed a rapid test that can reliably identify COVID-19 antibodies in the blood within minutes. As the researchers ...

Health

Rwanda to grow medical cannabis, strictly for export

Rwanda has approved the production of medical cannabis strictly for export, seeking to target fast-growing markets in the United States and European Union, even though its use remains illegal at home.

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