Neuroscience

'Neuroprosthesis' restores words to man with paralysis

Researchers at UC San Francisco have successfully developed a "speech neuroprosthesis" that has enabled a man with severe paralysis to communicate in sentences, translating signals from his brain to the vocal tract directly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CoronaVac jab less effective against Gamma variant: study

The Chinese CoronaVac jab, a key tool in Brazil's fight against COVID-19, is less effective against the Gamma variant first detected in the virus-ravaged South American country, a study said Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What we know about the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant

The Delta variant is likely to become the most dominant strain globally. What does that mean for current and future variants? Natural selection has shaped the evolution of all living things on our planet, including viruses. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chasing the cells that predict death from severe COVID-19

While vaccines are doing a remarkable job of slowing the COVID-19 pandemic, infected people can still die from severe illness and new medications to treat them have been slow to arise. What kills these patients in the end ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Blocking how the malaria parasite suppresses the immune response

The parasites that cause severe malaria are well-known for the sinister ways they infect humans, but new research may lead to drugs that could block one of their most reliable weapons: interference with the immune response.

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