Medical research

How the body fights against viruses

Scientists of the Max F. Perutz Laboratories of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna, together with colleagues of the ETH Zurich, have now shown how double stranded RNA, such as viral genetic information, ...

Medical research

Researchers discover new explanation for diabetes and poor growth

A group of researchers from the University of Copenhagen has taken a significant step towards understanding the reasons for both diabetes and growth hormone deficiency. Their new discoveries centre on the body's ability to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Russia, Ukraine see record daily deaths, low vaccinations

The daily number of COVID-19 deaths in Russia hit another high Tuesday amid a surge in infections that has forced the Kremlin to order most Russians to stay off work starting this week.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Subways sparkle, but does cleaning decrease COVID-19 risk?

Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented—and expensive—steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including New York shutting down its subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Masks mandatory on Spain public transport as easing begins

Masks became mandatory on public transport and small businesses began accepting customers by appointment on Monday as Spain moved towards a commercial reopening for the first time since the virus lockdown began in mid-March.

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