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Traditional Ghanaian medicines show promise against tropical diseases

The discovery of new drugs is vital to achieving the eradication of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Africa and around…

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Scientists explore deficits in processing speed in individuals with spinal cord injury

A team of rehabilitation researchers has studied processing speed deficits in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI), comparing their brain…

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Unique susceptibility to unique Sars-CoV-2 variants and vaccines

Individuals with different genetic variants in their immune system components often have very different immune responses to Sars-CoV-2. They also…

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When working out makes you sick to your stomach: What to know about exercise-induced nausea

You’re doing it! You’re working out, reaping all those benefits of exercise that have been drilled into your head.

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From the lab to the jab: how BioNTech-Pfizer won the vaccine race

It was over breakfast on the wintry morning of January 24 that Ozlem Tureci and her husband Ugur Sahin decided,…

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Study examines the most effective COVID-19 control policies

With the arrival of effective vaccines for the COVID-19 virus, the end of the pandemic is on the horizon but…

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Sustained cellular immune dysregulation in individuals recovering from COVID-19

COVID-19, which has killed 1.7 million people worldwide, does not follow a uniform path.

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Phase 3 trials begin for Novavax vaccine in US, Mexico

Clinical trials to determine the safety and efficacy of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate from American biotech company Novavax have begun…

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Humans learn from mistakes—so why do we hide our failures?

A few years ago I had the pleasure of listening to the highly-influential legal scholar Cass Sunstein speak in the…

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Common brain malformation traced to its genetic roots

About one in 100 children has a common brain disorder called Chiari 1 malformation, but most of the time such…