Medical research

Stem cells show gender differences in COVID-19 risk

With more than 125 million people infected and nearly 3 million dead, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the world in inconceivable ways. Adding to the challenge is that the patient condition varies widely, from the asymptomatic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine news welcomed in South Africa

News that the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine has shown about 60% efficacy on HIV-positive patients and that it seems to work against the variant of the virus now dominant in South Africa is being welcomed with relief in the country, ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Social support may not ease menopause symptoms

People in menopause experiencing upsetting stressful events are more likely to have worsened menopause symptoms—and the level of social support they receive doesn't seem to moderate the impact on symptoms, according to ...

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