Archives for: March 2020

Understanding COVID-19

March 26th, 2020
Coronavirus is officially a pandemic, making people across the nation concerned that they may become ill. Symptoms of COVID-19 If you run a fever or experience shortness of breath, experts suggest these steps: Match your symptoms to those experienc… more »

New “Toolkit” Could Help Repair Damaged DNA

March 18th, 2020
Scientists at the Universities of Sheffield and Oxford discovered a new “toolkit” to repair damaged DNA that can lead to aging, cancer and motor neuron disease (MND). Tool to Repair Damaged DNA Research shows that a protein called TEX264, together wit… more »

Experts Suggest Screening All Adults for Hepatitis C

March 11th, 2020
A panel of experts says it is worthwhile to screen adults in the United States for hepatitis C. New Recommendations New recommendations call for screening all adults aged 18 to 79 for hepatitis C. The recommendations from the U.S. Preventative Servic… more »

Coronavirus Vaccine Ready for Human Testing

March 4th, 2020
On February 25, the drug maker Moderna said that the first batch of the coronavirus vaccine is ready for the government to start testing on humans. Vaccine for Coronavirus Moderna has shipped vials of the medicine, called mRNA-1273, to the National I… more »