Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The Wuhan lab at the heart of the 'extremely unlikely' leak theory

A team commissioned by the World Health Organization to investigate the source of the coronavirus in Wuhan in January concluded that it was "extremely unlikely" that the pathogen originated in a top-security lab in the ground-zero ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO scraps plan for interim report on Wuhan virus mission: WSJ

The World Health Organization has scrapped plans for a team that visited Wuhan, China to probe the origins of the coronavirus pandemic to issue an interim report, The Wall Street Journal reported late Thursday.

Medical research

Antibiotic tolerance study paves way for new treatments

A new study identifies a mechanism that makes bacteria tolerant to penicillin and related antibiotics, findings that could lead to new therapies that boost the effectiveness of these treatments.

Genetics

Long non-coding RNA may play a key role in cardiovascular disease

Atherosclerosis is marked by the buildup of inflammatory cells which narrow arteries to the point of chest pain and muscle weakness. Severe cases result in lesions and internal ruptures of arteries or even thrombosis in coronary ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Americans brace for COVID 'surge upon a surge'

America should prepare for a "surge upon a surge" in coronavirus cases as millions of travelers return home after the Thanksgiving holiday, top US scientist Anthony Fauci warned Sunday.

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