Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Blood test can track the evolution of coronavirus infection

A blood test that quantifies the protein ACE2, the cellular protein that allows entry of the coronavirus into cells, as well as ACE2 fragments produced as a result of interaction with the virus, could be a simple and effective ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CoronaVac jab less effective against Gamma variant: study

The Chinese CoronaVac jab, a key tool in Brazil's fight against COVID-19, is less effective against the Gamma variant first detected in the virus-ravaged South American country, a study said Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine protection may diminish need for yearly boosters

Scientists have found clues that the world's leading COVID-19 vaccines offer lasting protection that could diminish the need for frequent booster shots, but they caution that more research is needed and that virus mutations ...

Oncology & Cancer

Protein disguise could be new target for cancer immunotherapy

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have identified a protein that helps tumors evade the immune system and, in certain types of cancers, is linked to a poorer chance of survival. The protein could become a target ...

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