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New COVID-19 vaccine may prevent severe symptoms, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found an experimental vaccine is effective at preventing pneumonia in mice infected with the COVID-19 virus. The vaccine is made...

Depression may complicate recovery from peripheral artery disease

People with a vascular condition that commonly affects arteries in the legs could have a tougher road to recovery if they also have depression,...

Coronavirus: does the common cold protect you from COVID?

An article in Science recently generated a lot of interest by providing a possible explanation of why COVID-19 can be deadly to some yet...

Scientists discover new way to strongly reduce pain and inflammation in arthritis

Arthritis affects almost 2% of the world's population or some 150 million people, and currently, there is no completely effective treatment for this chronic...

Scientists find new truth about COVID-19 infection and why the disease impacts people differently

In a new study, researchers are searching for how the SARS-CoV-2 virus infects the lungs – and they’re challenging what has become an accepted...

Scientists find new way to treat ‘leaky bladder’

More than 55% of women age 60 and over suffer from urinary incontinence, or "leaky bladder," a serious condition that limits their daily activities...

The loneliness of social isolation can affect your brain and raise dementia risk

Physical pain is unpleasant, yet it’s vital for survival because it’s a warning that your body is in danger. It tells you to take your...

Longer hours of sunlight may increase COVID-19 risk

In a recent study led by McMaster University, researchers found that while higher heat and humidity can slow the spread of COVID-19, longer hours...

This popular vitamin supplement could hide heart attacks at high doses

More and more older people are turning to the vitamin biotin to fortify their aging skin, hair, and nails. But in a new study, researchers...

Social distancing could slow growth of COVID-19 in US, study shows

Between March 10 and March 25, 2020, all 50 states and the District of Columbia enacted at least one statewide physical distancing measure to...

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