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If you have furry family members, you probably have a lot of questions about how to keep them safe during this frightening global COVID-19...

Up to 204,691 extra deaths in the US so far in this pandemic year

The number of deaths in the United States through July 2020 is 8% to 12% higher than it would have been if the coronavirus...

Another COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in preventing COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found positive results from preclinical testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, PDS0203. The research was conducted by a team at...

Vegetarian and vegan diet: five things for older people to consider when switching to...

Plant-based diets continue to grow in popularity, worldwide. There are plenty of reasons people switch to a plant-based diet, including ethical and environmental reasons. However,...

COVID-19 lockdowns may escalate the obesity epidemic

In a new study, researchers found emotional stress, economic anxiety, physical inactivity, and social distance—locking down society to combat COVID-19 creates psychosocial insecurity that...

This heart disease less deadly than it used to be, but still cause for...

In a new study, researchers found a decline in deaths related to atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) over the last 45 years. They also found that...

COVID-19: what will happen if we can’t produce a vaccine?

There are over 175 COVID-19 vaccines in development. Almost all government strategies for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic are based on the idea that one...

Scientists find a new method to help reverse vision loss

In a new study, researchers have developed a new method of injecting healthy cells into damaged eyes. The technique could point the way toward new...

This new test can diagnose COVID-19 in 20 minutes

In a new study, researchers have developed a new test that can diagnose COVID-19 in just 20 minutes. The findings show the rapid molecular test...

Sugar can cause obesity even without sweet taste

In a new study, researchers found sugar causes obesity even in the absence of its sweet taste. The finding also uncovered an increased risk of...

Scientists find the order of COVID-19’s symptoms

In a new study, researchers have found the likely order in which COVID-19 symptoms first appear: fever, cough, muscle pain, and then nausea, and/or...

Right under your nose: An easier way to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers have discovered a new way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease by analyzing the levels of specific proteins in nasal discharge. This...

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