Decades of research show that depression, stress, loneliness, and poor health behaviors can weaken the body's immune system and lower the effectiveness of certain vaccines.
An international research team led by the University of Bonn has identified and further developed novel antibody fragments against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Researchers have been working to develop a safe and effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. One vaccine candidate, called mRNA-1273, is being developed by researchers at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the biotech company Moderna, Inc. Early results showed it can trigger an immune response against the virus without serious side effects.
Experts believe pooled testing for COVID-19 could reduce the number of standard tests for SARS-CoV-2 by conserving testing resources and cutting lab spending on tests and testing supplies.
A new study suggests a link between toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) infection and the risk of glioma, a type of brain cancer, in adults.
As the newest frontier in entertainment, virtual reality (VR) conjures fictional worlds where soaring over skyscrapers or battling supernatural enemies are as easy as a flick of the wrist. But in her lab, Susan Persky, Ph.D., uses VR in a more practical context.
Diets rich in healthy and plant-based foods encourage the presence of gut microbes that are linked to a lower risk of common illnesses including heart disease, a recent clinical trial has found.
Clinical laboratories have long awaited a test for Alzheimer’s disease and the wait may soon be over. The first blood test to aid physicians and clinical laboratories in the diagnosis of patients with memory and cognitive issues has been released by C₂N Diagnostics of St. Louis.
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