Health

Nutritional new year's resolutions

The new year encourages creative resolutions after indulging throughout the holidays. Nutritional goals, when set in moderation, can have a lasting effect on overall physical health. A registered dietitian with Baylor College ...

Health

Plant-based doesn't always mean healthy

As we ring in the new year and people announce their resolutions and goals for 2022, many opt for getting healthy, cutting out drinking or starting a new hobby. Vegan magazines and organizations are pushing plant-based diets—calling ...

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

Ten lessons for the life sciences from COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen virus-beating technologies progress at unprecedented speed. Scientists have raced to understand and treat the new coronavirus, teams have developed tests and built COVID-19 equipment, and deals ...

Medical economics

Pfizer and Moderna won't be the only ones to reap huge payday

Pfizer and Moderna appear to be the clear leaders in the race for a COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer has already begun distribution, and Moderna's entry is on the brink of FDA approval, which would put the two at least weeks ahead ...

Medications

Could we use statins to treat COVID-19?

Nothing in medicine is as exciting as discovering new drugs. However, this process is time consuming, expensive and not always necessary. Sometimes, existing drugs can be used to manage illnesses that are different to those ...

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