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Alzheimer's blood tests show new promise, says new research

Alzheimer’s blood tests show new promise, says new research

An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer’s disease from those without it in several studies, boosting hopes that there...
Coronavirus: US Begins Phase 3 Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine

Coronavirus: US Begins Phase 3 Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine

A vaccine candidate for preventing COVID-19 is advancing to a 30,000-participant phase 3 trial that begins today, and Brigham and Women's Hospital will play...
Scientists identify evolutionary origins of SARS-CoV-2

Scientists identify evolutionary origins of SARS-CoV-2

By reconstructing the evolutionary history of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, an international research team of Chinese, European and...
Report: Studying COVID-19's envelope protein

Report: Studying COVID-19’s envelope protein

Understanding any similarities between SARS and COVID-19 inflammation could help in a clinical setting. A protein in the viruses causing COVID-19 and SARS is...
Scientists find new targets for deadly children’s brain tumour

Scientists find new targets for deadly children’s brain tumour

After discovering how a specific gene fuels a deadly form of children’s brain tumour, University of Manitoba researchers have successfully decreased this cancer in...
New research reveals Oxford coronavirus vaccine produces strong immune response

New research reveals Oxford coronavirus vaccine produces strong immune response

A team of scientists at Oxford University’s Jenner Institute and Oxford Vaccine Group has taken the next step towards the discovery of a safe,...

Report: NCI funds cancer immunologists to investigate differing antibody responses to coronavirus

LEBANON, NH - A $328,000 National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant will enable researchers at Dartmouth's and Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC)...

Report: NCI funds study of telemedicine capacity for rural cancer patients amid COVID-19 pandemic

LEBANON, NH - Telemedicine has been growing as a key mode of providing care to patients in rural areas. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has...

Report: Aging-associated inflammation may worsen COVID-19 outcomes in older individuals

The increased severity and mortality of SARS-CoV-2 infections in older individuals may be related to inflammageing - an age-associated phenomenon of increased general inflammation....

Report: Cancer cells in inhospitable brain fluids hijack iron to survive

In order to survive within the remote and harsh anatomical microenvironments of the central nervous system, the disseminated cancer cells that cause rare yet...

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