Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK secures 90 mn more doses of potential virus vaccine

Britain has secured access to 90 million doses of two "promising" coronavirus vaccines, the government said Friday, taking its total orders of potential COVID-19 vaccines to nearly 350 million doses.

Oncology & Cancer

Exploring connections between ovarian cancer and blood cells

Dr. Abhishek Jain, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Medical Physiology in the College of Medicine, collaborated with researchers from the Departments of Gynecologic Oncology ...

Gastroenterology

Newly identified gut cells nurture lymph capillaries

You have just enjoyed a delicious summer BBQ. After approximately eight hours, food molecules reach your small intestine, where specialized lymph capillaries, called lacteals, absorb fat nutrients. Lacteals are different ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO urges countries to gamble on shared vaccine search

The WHO on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars in searching for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments—calling it a snip compared to the vast economic cost of the coronavirus crisis.

Medications

Lack of females in drug dose trials leads to overmedicated women

Women are more likely than men to suffer adverse side effects of medications because drug dosages have historically been based on clinical trials conducted on men, suggests new research from the University of California, ...

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