Scientists from the University of Manchester have identified parts of the SARS-CoV-2 strain of coronavirus that activate an immune response and which could act as targets for vaccine development. Writing in Annals of the Rheumatic
As COVID-19’s opening salvo on the healthcare system gradually gives way to long-term mitigation efforts, much of the public health focus is shifting away from the four walls of the hospital. Now, community-support services have
UBC researchers have designed a network of portable, handheld ultrasound scanners that can soon accelerate COVID-19 diagnosis in B.C. and potentially beyond. The scanners pair a commercial ultrasound device with a secure online library of
South Australian scientists have made a critical breakthrough, discovering how an obscure protein causes breast cancer to develop and grow more quickly. High levels of a protein called Creld2 have been linked to the most
As dentists and their teams across America get back to their regular schedules after a sharp COVID-19-related reduction, a new study shows a key opportunity to reduce the use of opioid painkillers by their patients.
Haroon Mota is pushing himself to the limit in a bid to support some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Despite fasting from sunrise to sunset for Ramadan, Haroon has pledged to run 260km to
During the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing recommendations have necessitated a change to the way health care is being delivered. Telehealth appointments—particularly video visits—are allowing providers see their patients when coming into the clinic isn’t an
The skin itches, it blisters form on toes swelling: Some skin changes can indicate infection with the novel Coronavirus. Spanish dermatologists have described and explain how they are related to the Severity of a Covid-19-disease.
If you’re not quite living your best life at this particular moment in time, Julianne Hough understands — and she’s here to help. The multi-hyphenate star (Hough is an actor, singer, and of course, dancer —
An analysis of 13,000 tumors highlights two previously overlooked genes as potential new therapeutic targets for cancer treatment. The researchers have also identified potential new therapeutic targets for male infertility. Both findings are the result