Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Portable, affordable, accurate, fast: Team invents new COVID-19 test

A new coronavirus test can get accurate results from a saliva sample in less than 30 minutes, researchers report in the journal Nature Communications. Many of the components of the hand-held device used in this technology ...

Genetics

Genes associated with COVID-19 risk identified

Having genetic risk variants in the ABO gene might significantly increase the chances of developing COVID-19, and other genes may also increase COVID-19 risk, according to research presented at the ATS 2021 International ...

HIV & AIDS

HIV vaccine candidate's mysteries unlocked 20 years later

About two decades after first devising a new kind of vaccine, Oregon Health & Science University researchers are unlocking why it stops and ultimately clears the monkey form of HIV, called SIV, in about half of nonhuman primates—and ...

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