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Coronavirus threatens other areas of scientific progress, researchers fear

On a normal day, Maddie LaRue would wake up, head to her lab and get to work. As a PhD candidate at New York University studying pancreatic cancer, and just months away from defending her thesis, she’s spent years getting to this point — years of cultivating a mouse colony with a particular genetic composition,…MORE

Stress eating these days? Here’s some help

Stress eating is something that many people struggle with on a regular basis, when things are “normal.” But with the coronavirus pandemic challenging us in different ways each day, it seems to have become an equal opportunity problem, affecting even those who don’t typically eat in response to anxiety or other emotions. “I think I…MORE

Johnson & Johnson wants to start testing its coronavirus vaccine by September

Johnson & Johnson wants to start testing its coronavirus vaccine by September

Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson plans to begin human clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccine by September with a goal of the first batches being made available for emergency use authorization by early next year, according to a company announcement released Monday. Johnson & Johnson says it has been working on a vaccine since January…MORE

Air pollution and heart disease skyrockets risk for dementia, study says

Air pollution and heart disease skyrockets risk for dementia, study says

People with heart conditions who live in areas with even minimal air pollution are at increased risk for dementia, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Neurology. “Interestingly, we were able to establish harmful effects on human health at levels below current air pollution standards,” said lead author Giulia Grande, a researcher at…MORE

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