Archives for: July 2020

COVID -19 Vaccine Does Well in Phase 1 Study

July 29th, 2020
  A Covid-19 vaccine developed by biotechnology company Moderna in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been found to induce immune response in all of the volunteers who received it in a Phase 1 study.   Potential COVID-19 Vac… more »

Blood Test Could be Diagnostic Tool for Concussions

July 22nd, 2020
  A blood test may predict the severity of a concussion as accurately as a spinal tap, researchers report.   Nerve Proteins Detected in Blood   Researchers focused on a biomarker called neurofilament light chain. This nerve protein can be detected… more »

Following Exercise Recommendations Could Cut Risk of Early Death

July 15th, 2020
  Getting the recommended amount of exercise could lower your risk of early death, a new study indicates.   Following Guidelines can Make a Difference   The United State’s guidelines suggests at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity or at least 7… more »

No Healthy Alternative to Smoking, New Study Finds

July 8th, 2020
  The only truly healthy way out for nicotine addicts is quitting, researchers have found.   Only One Healthy Option   Smoking is terrible for your heart and lungs, and simply switching to e-cigarettes won’t do much good, a major new analysis finds… more »

American Academy of Pediatrics’ New Policy Targets Digital Ads

July 1st, 2020
  To help protect kids from the harmful effects of digital advertising and data collection, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is urging lawmakers to take action.   AAP Releases New Policy   The AAP is calling on Congress to update the 1998… more »