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In Crises, Vaccines Can Be Stretched, but Not Easily

Sab, 23/01/2021 - 11:33
Shortages of shots for yellow fever, polio and other diseases have led to innovative solutions even in very poor countries.

Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus?

Sab, 23/01/2021 - 11:00
A restriction more often used in natural disasters, or to quell unrest, has never been tested against a pathogen like the virus.

Filing Suit for ‘Wrongful Life’

Sab, 23/01/2021 - 04:22
More Americans are writing end-of-life instructions as the pandemic renders such decisions less abstract. But are medical providers listening?

Pfizer Will Ship Fewer Covid-19 Vaccine Vials to Account for ‘Extra’ Doses

Sab, 23/01/2021 - 03:18
After the surprise discovery of an extra dose in every vial, Pfizer executives successfully lobbied the F.D.A. to change the vaccine’s formal authorization language. The company charges by the dose.

Emerging Coronavirus Variants May Pose Challenges to Vaccines

Sab, 23/01/2021 - 01:52
Laboratory studies of mutations circulating in South Africa suggest they may dodge some of the body’s immune responses.

Why Biden Inherited a Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Unlikely to Grow Before April

Sab, 23/01/2021 - 01:46
But with 200 million doses pledged for the first quarter of the year, some experts say President Biden’s plan for 100 million shots in 100 days is far too modest.

5 Ways Teens Can Get More Fruits and Vegetables Into Their Diets

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 23:45
A new study found that high school students aren’t getting enough produce.

How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 23:06
The Communist Party’s success in reclaiming the narrative has proved to the world its ability to rally the people to its side, no matter how stumbling its actions might be.

The Toll of Fried Foods on Heart Health

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 22:28
Eating fried foods increased the risk of heart disease, stroke, heart failure and premature death.

The Coronavirus Kills Mink. They May Get a Vaccine.

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 15:46
The pandemic has been a powerful reminder that there is no clear barrier between viruses affecting animals and people.

Ukraine Ended Secret Government Spending. Vaccine Makers Now Demand It.

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 14:37
Seeking to secure vital supplies, the authorities in the country maneuvered around anticorruption rules that require public disclosure of contracts.

The Eggs I Sold, the Baby I Gained

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 11:00
Instead of lolling around in a lush pool of liquid, our baby was balled tight. Was there a connection to the eggs I had donated 10 years earlier?

Eli Lilly Claims Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 04:08
A monoclonal antibody protected residents and staff members in facilities where the virus had appeared.

F.D.A. Approves Monthly Shots to Treat H.I.V.

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 04:06
A combination of two injectable drugs will provide an alternative to daily pills for people with H.I.V.

U.S. Vaccine Supply: What to Know

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 02:27
Can President Biden really boost production? Why are governors trying to buy directly from Pfizer? And when will supply exceed demand?

Biden to Elevate Science Adviser to His Cabinet

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 02:06
The president-elect will nominate Eric S. Lander to head the Office of Science and Technology Policy, a post left vacant by President Trump for 18 months.

Amid One Pandemic, Students Train for the Next

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 01:54
Researchers have banded together to find safe, virtual ways to teach the principles of microbiology and epidemiology.

Coffee Tied to Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 00:18
Each additional daily cup of coffee was associated with a 1 percent decrease in the risk of prostate cancer.

The Benefits of Moderate Exercise

Gio, 21/01/2021 - 15:05
High-intensity workouts get a lot of attention and can be great for health. But moderate physical activity may have metabolic advantages.

Hypertension During Pregnancy Tied to Later Cognitive Decline

Gio, 21/01/2021 - 12:49
Pregnant women with blood pressure readings above 140/90 had deficits on tests of mental agility 15 years later.