Vaccination

COVID shots still work but researchers hunt new improvements

COVID-19 vaccinations are at a critical juncture as companies test whether new approaches like combination shots or nasal drops can keep up with a mutating coronavirus—even though it's not clear if changes are needed.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Collaborating to conquer loneliness amid pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has made two things abundantly clear: While prevention and management techniques are well-intentioned and successful, social distancing strategies can have severe consequences for older persons who are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

USPSTF updates guidance on statins for primary prevention of CVD

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) for adults aged 40 to 75 years who have cardiovascular risk factors, with the strength of recommendation ...

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