Medical research

Targeting a human protein to squash SARS-CoV-2, other viruses

More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, people are realizing that the "new normal" will probably involve learning to co-exist with SARS-CoV-2. Some treatments are available, but with new variants emerging, researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Shanghai eases Covid curbs in step towards ending lockdown

Shanghai slowly whirred back to life Wednesday as a range of COVID-19 restrictions were eased after a two-month lockdown that confined residents to their homes and battered the Chinese economy.

Health

What will be the future 'new normal' with COVID-19?

Jan. 21 marks two years since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in the U.S. In that time, the nation has made strides to keep the virus in check as much as possible with testing, masking, social distancing, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Finding new tools for leukemia treatment

A new study published now in Nature Communications, led by João T. Barata from Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM, Portugal), and J. Andrés Yunes from Centro Infantil Boldrini (Brazil), shows that changes ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A pandemic landscape of optimism and uncertainty

Throughout the pandemic, we have been checking in with Dr. Howard Forman, a public authority on COVID-19 and healthcare policy, to get his take on the fight against the virus. Nationally, infection rates are close to their ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hitting the reset button: Building a better normal after the pandemic

With the end of the pandemic in sight and a longing to return to some resemblance of normalcy, Stanford psychologist Jamil Zaki thinks the harrowing experience of the past year is a unique opportunity to reset people's expectations ...

Medical research

What will the new post-pandemic normal look like?

Will the wearing of bowties ever rebound with the once-fashion-conscious who've grown used to every day being pandemic casual? How about the dollar bill, now that so much spending has gone online and onto plastic? What about ...

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