medical research

11 Future Treatments For Alzheimer's Disease: Where Are They Headed?

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

Drugs already approved to treat other diseases are being evaluated for selective use in Alzheimer's.

Coronavirus Antibody Immunity Fades by 70% Within 2-3 Months

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Antibody levels found in recovered COVID-19 patients fell sharply in 2-3 months after infection for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, according to a Chinese study published in Nature Medicine. This raises questions about the length of any immunity against the novel coronavirus.

Next Two Weeks Will Show if We Have Global Pandemic Coronavirus

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

“The next two weeks are really critical to understand what’s been happening,” said Benjamin Cowling, head of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Hong Kong. We will see if coronavirus has outbreaks in other countries.

Never too late to quit: protective cells could cut risk of lung cancer for ex-smokers

Posted in Medicine on 5th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Protective cells in the lungs of ex-smokers could explain why quitting smoking reduces the risk of developing lung cancer, Cancer Research UK-funded researchers have determined.

Protein infusion could reduce heart failure risk after heart attack

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

Heart disease is the biggest killer in the Western world. A part of the problem is that even if one survives a heart attack, damage to the heart muscle results in the formation of thick scar tissue that can increase the chance of heart failure.