Health

Niacin to boost your HDL 'good' cholesterol

Niacin is an important B vitamin that may raise your HDL, ("good"), cholesterol. Find out if you should talk to your health care provider about taking niacin alone or with cholesterol medications.

Vaccination

December vaccine rollout possible, BioNTech CEO says

BioNTech co-founder Ugur Sahin said on Thursday the frontrunner COVID-19 vaccine his German firm is developing with Pfizer could be rolled out before the year is over in the United States or Europe.

Oncology & Cancer

Predicting the risk of severe side effects of cancer treatment

The risk of serious adverse effects on the blood status and bone marrow of patients during chemotherapy can be predicted by a model developed at Linköping University, Sweden. This research may make it possible to use genetic ...

Vaccination

Testing timeline: What's ahead for COVID-19 vaccines

Pfizer's surprising news that its COVID-19 vaccine might offer more protection than anticipated—an announcement right after a fraught U.S. presidential election campaign—is raising questions about exactly how the different ...

Oncology & Cancer

Taking the itch out of cancer immunotherapy

Using the body's immune system to fight cancer has great potential, but can also bring serious side effects, including itchy and painful skin reactions. But now, researchers from Japan have found how these skin reactions ...

Vaccination

Leading Covid-19 vaccine trial resumes in Japan but not US

Trials on the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University have resumed in Japan but not the United States, where the pharmaceutical giant is working with regulators, a statement released Friday said.

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