Tag Archives: Researchers

In creating a coronavirus vaccine, researchers prepare for future

As the number of novel coronavirus infections rises daily across the globe, strategies for developing a safe and effective vaccine are rapidly moving forward. In response to this public health crisis, researchers in the Precision Vaccines Program (PVP) at Boston Children’s Hospital are on the front lines of developing a vaccine specially targeted toward older… Read More »

Intermittent Fasting A Trendy New Way To Diet, But Researchers Say More Studies Need To Be Done – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Losing weight is always a top New Year’s resolution. This year, a lot of people are talking about and trying intermittent fasting as an option to lose weight. Becca Fischer decided to give it a try after her boyfriend committed to fasting at the start of the new year. “For the last… Read More »

Researchers: Feds must pay for $3B EHR at Indian Health Service

The federal government has “an obligation” to fund a major healthcare IT modernization program at the Indian Health Service, and the bill will be high. It could cost $ 3 billion to replace the agency’s legacy electronic health record system, according to an assessment of researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of… Read More »

Researchers discover how cellular senescence leads to neurodegeneration

Although a link has been established between chronic inflammation and neurodegenerative diseases, there have been many open questions regarding how cellular senescence, a process whereby cells that stop dividing under stress spew out a mix of inflammatory proteins, affects these pathologies. Publishing in PLOS ONE, researchers at the Buck Institute report that senescence in astrocytes,… Read More »

Harvard researchers find ways to improve on soap and water

GAZETTE: So the technology involved here — the engineered water nanostructures — is a couple of years old. What’s new is the application? DEMOKRITOU: We have the tools to make these engineered nanomaterials and, in this particular case, we can take water and turn it into an engineered water nanoparticle, which carries its deadly payload, primarily… Read More »