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Cognitive Decline – Risk Factors

Risk factors that determine whether you’re more or less likely to develop cognitive decline Mark Dallas, University of Reading About two in ten people over the age...
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Intranasal COVID-19 vaccine effective in animal studies

US National Institutes of Health At a Glance A nasal spray of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine protected hamsters and monkeys against serious disease and reduced...
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Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

US National Institutes of Health Many people go through short periods of time where they feel sad or not like their usual selves. Sometimes, these...
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Could oral antiviral pills be a game-changer for COVID-19?

An infectious disease physician explains why these options are badly needed Patrick Jackson, University of Virginia Nearly two years into the pandemic, it has become starkly clear...
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White-tailed deer found to be huge reservoir of coronavirus infection

Graeme Shannon, Bangor University; Amy Gresham, Bangor University, and Owain Barton, Bangor University New research from the US has shown that white-tailed deer are being...
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Antibiotic resistance is at a crisis point

– government support for academia and Big Pharma to find new drugs could help defeat superbugs Andre Hudson, Rochester Institute of Technology Antibiotic resistance poses one of...
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Americans are binging on protein

Decades of hype turned protein into a superfood – and spawned a multibillion-dollar industry Hannah Cutting-Jones, University of Oregon Do you ever blend up a protein...
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Viruses are both the villains and heroes of life as we...

Ivan Erill, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Viruses have a bad reputation. They are responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic and a long list of maladies...
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The 2021 Nobel Prize for medicine helps unravel mysteries about how...

Steven D. Munger, University of Florida Humans rely on our senses to tell us about the world. Which way is that waterfall? Is it day...

The Latest on COVID-19 Boosters

Dr. Francis Collins US National Institutes of Health More than 180 million Americans, including more than 80 percent of people over age 65, are fully vaccinated...

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