Health & Medicine

Nearly Every Recovered Covid-19 Patient Has Antibodies Against the Virus

Most of the patients who recover from Covid-19 have antibodies against SARS-CoV2, the coronavirus that causes the disease, shows a study published in the...

Are Viruses Alive?

Now that we are all tuned into virus talk, it may be a good idea to shed new light on an old debate. Arguments...

Study Reveals Geographic Differences in the SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

Bioinformatic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 reveals several variations between the genomes of SARS-CoV-2 from Italy, India, Nepal and USA, and the SARS-CoV-2 originated from Wuhan....

Reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 Does Not Occur in Rhesus Monkeys

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has caused more than 170,000 cases of infection worldwide, and its death toll continues to rise. Meanwhile,...

Combating Antibiotic Resistance With a Deep Learning Algorithm 

Antibiotics have become a familiar resource in households. We use them to treat infections and get cured eventually. However, with time, the infection-causing bacteria...

The Strange Case of the Man Who Didn’t Drink Alcohol But Often Appeared Drunk

Patient X had been a healthy man. He was in his forties, with no medical or psychiatric episodes, and lived a normal life, until...

Thai Doctors Use Anti-HIV and Anti-flu Drugs to Treat Patients with Coronavirus Infection

Thai doctors are using a combination of anti-flu and anti-HIV drugs to treat patients infected with coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Cancer is the Leading Cause of Death in High-Income Countries

Cancer kills twice as much as cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and is now the leading cause of death in high-income countries, according to a report...

Continued Contact with Semen Shields Women Against HIV Acquisition

Continued exposure to semen decreases the risk of HIV infection in women, says a study published yesterday in Nature Communications. Investigators from the Wistar...

The History of Finland Untangles Links Between Genetic Variants and Disease

A comprehensive study of the genetic history of Finnish people has helped investigators to identify 26 potentially harmful DNA variations, of which 19 are...