Medical research

Messenger RNA: How a long shot idea led to COVID-19 vaccines

Hungarian-born scientist Katalin Kariko's obsession with researching a substance called mRNA to fight disease once cost her a faculty position at a prestigious US university, which dismissed the idea as a dead end.

Genetics

Robotic technology speeds arrhythmia gene classification

Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators have used high-throughput robotic technology to rapidly study and classify variations in a gene linked to heart rhythm disorders and cardiac conditions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic is changing your next doc appointment

(HealthDay)—In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many doctors' offices and clinics have made changes to protect patients, care providers and staff.

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