Massive study confirms vaccination reduces risk of long COVID

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

'In terms of the burden of long COVID, it's good news that our research has found that having a double vaccination significantly reduces the risk of both catching the virus and if you do, developing long-standing symptoms,'

Moderna says vaccine efficacy still strong after 6 months, but booster likely to be needed

Posted in Medicine on 6th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

The company does note that a possible reduction in efficacy in the face of the new Delta variant indicates a likely need for third dose boosters later in 2021.

Cancer research 'could be delayed by two years' due to coronavirus pandemic

Posted in Medicine on 3rd May, 2021
by Alex Muller

“We need as much support as possible to ensure that our research can make up lost ground in finding the new treatments that will make a difference for patients. Cancer won’t wait.”

Oxford Scientists: These Are Final Steps We’re Taking to Get Our Coronavirus Vaccine Approved

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

Of the hundreds of potential Covid-19 vaccines in development, six are in the final stages of testing, known as phase three clinical trials.

How is our Nutrition Changing in Times of Quarantine

Posted in Medicine, Science on 12th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

An important narrative during COVID-19 has been how vitamins can help fight off the virus.