Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus won't vanish despite greater vaccine availability, says expert

A Harvard proponent of rapid, inexpensive coronavirus tests has teamed up with a banking giant to measure whether testing thousands of employees several times a week can prevent cases from becoming outbreaks and provide a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Should your child get a COVID test?

If you're trying to decide whether to have your child tested for COVID-19, talk with your pediatrician, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What you need to know about the search for a COVID vaccine

(HealthDay)—Forty-five potential vaccines for COVID-19 are being tested in human trials and many more are being tested in animals. Researchers are using several approaches to trigger an immune response against SARS-CoV-2, ...

Cardiology

Results from the FORECAST trial reported

In the FORECAST randomized clinical trial, the use of fractional flow reserve management derived from computed tomography (FFRCT) did not significantly reduce costs but did reduce the use of invasive coronary angiography ...

Medical research

Explaining vaccine clinical trial phases

Clinical trials are conducted in phases, each with slightly different objectives and increasing numbers of volunteers. This is primarily to ensure subject safety but also to make sure the process is as cost-effective as possible. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rapid test for the determination of antibodies against Sars-Cov-2

To determine immunity to SARS-Cov-2 and the effectiveness of potential vaccines, the amount of neutralizing antibodies in the blood of recovered or vaccinated individuals must be determined. A traditional neutralization test ...

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