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Study suggests SARS-CoV-2 is likely to only infect placental mammals
Researchers perform ontological and taxonomical analysis of human coronavirus hosts.
Maternal covid-19 vaccination during pregnancy may reduce risk of hospital admission in infants
Two doses of mRNA covid-19 vaccine during pregnancy are highly effective against delta and moderately effective against omicron infection, and are linked to a lower risk of hospital admission in infants under six months of age, finds a Canadian study published by The BMJ today.
Study examines long-term relationship between brain health, concussion history and sports
Not enough is understood about the long-term relationship between brain health, concussion history and sports.
Novel COVID-19 protein component vaccine elicits durable immune response in rodents
Researchers describe a novel SARS-CoV-2 spike protein component vaccine called MT-001.
Can carbohydrate be reduced too low for weight loss, and glycemic control?
A new review in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology aimed to describe the definitions of carbohydrate-restricted dietary patterns, the potential benefits related to cardiometabolic risk factors, and whether healthcare professionals should consider it for glycemic management and weight loss.
Prior vaccination enhances immune responses during SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infection
Researchers assess the impact of COVID-19 vaccination on immune responses during a breakthrough infection.
New Zika virus lineages show increased fitness
The current study, published in the journal PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, aimed to explore the possible phenotypic adaptation of the Zika virus to increase its transmissibility and virulence in the Americas.
Study demonstrates antiviral effects of vinegar against SARS-CoV-2
A study published in the journal PLOS ONE demonstrates the effectiveness of acetic acid, the main component of vinegar, in inactivating severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
Heterologous inactivated virus/mRNA booster strongly augments response to BF.7, BQ.1.1, and XBB.1
Heterologous vaccination improves the neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron sub-variants.
Assessing the zoonotic potential of different coronaviruses in hedgehogs, moles and shrews
Researchers examine the phylogenetic relationships between Eulipotyphla coronaviruses and related coronaviruses.
Antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 are higher in infants than in mothers
Researchers characterize the functional and binding antibody responses against SARS-CoV-2 in postpartum women and their infected infants.
New formulation can provide up to six months of full protection against HIV
For people at high risk of contracting HIV, missing doses of their daily HIV prevention pills can have big consequences. In some cases, missing a pill can lead to lack of protection against the virus.
Study receives $3.3 million grant to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among people with anxiety or depression
A $3.3 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) will fund innovative new research to address high levels of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among individuals with symptoms of anxiety or depression.
New milestones for the treatment of hemophilia
Hemophilia A is the most common severe form of hemophilia. It affects almost exclusively the male sex. The disease can usually be treated well, but the medicines known so far do not help all of those affected.
Online storytelling program during quarantine improved quality of life for people with dementia
The academics translated a storytelling method known as 'TimeSlips' into Spanish for the first time and reworked it for delivery on Zoom when Covid-19 halted their research and face-to-face practice.
Single injection of pegylated interferon lambda can successfully treat early COVID-19
A team led by McMaster University researchers Gilmar Reis and Edward Mills has discovered that a single injection of pegylated interferon lambda (lambda) can successfully treat COVID-19 in people early in the disease.
Researchers find a way to block anaphylaxis caused by peanut allergies
Researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine have found a way to block anaphylaxis caused by peanut allergies.
Fluoride exposure may increase the risk of hypothyroidism in pregnant women
New research out of York University found that fluoride exposure via drinking water may increase the risk of hypothyroidism in pregnant women.
Study finds more cannabis vaping among high school seniors in medical marijuana states
More U.S. high school seniors reported vaping cannabis in states where it is legal only for medical purposes than states where all adult use is permitted – a study finding that surprised the researchers.
Researcher contextualizes a study on IgG4 anti-Spike levels after repeated SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccination
A researchers emphasized the need to reconsider mRNA COVID-19 vaccination strategies in the future,