In a study of 2,000 cancer patients, hydroxychloroquine showed no clinical benefit. Remdesivir was associated with a lower mortality risk but only certain groups of patients had access to it. Cancer patients also showed a higher risk of dying within 30 Days of receiving a coronavirus diagnosis.
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, meaning that brain cells will continuously die off as the illness persists. The brain cells that are mainly affected in Parkinson’s disease are ones that produce dopamine, a chemical in the brain that READ MORE
Scientists study organic material from the Chicxulub crater to identify the microbes that lived within it, to understand what happened to the Earth when that giant asteroid killed all the dinosaurs.
Scientists injected the herpes-simplex virus type 1, the strain that causes cold sores, into brain tissue and found that it caused the brain to look and act like an Alzheimer’s brain. Injecting an antiviral drug was successful in reducing the spread of herpes infection and brain damage.
Researchers have pinpointed several genes that could help shellfish producers breed Pacific oysters with higher amounts of healthy omega-3 fats.
Scientists at University of Washington have attempted to improve upon previous population models developed by the United Nations and the Austrian Wittgenstein Centre by using different calculation techniques for two key factors – fertility and migration.
The remains of a previously unknown species of human has been found in a cave in the Philippines!
Since we are currently unable to visit some of the distant places in our solar system, we send probes to visit them for us. Only four spacecraft have visited Saturn, and for roughly 20 years some of the best data READ MORE
Salmonella enterica and Listeria monocytogenes are two diarrhea-causing bacteria that can make you sick when eating contaminated produce. It turns out, soil-free growing mats used to produce microgreens might be a breeding ground for these bacteria. Peat or coco coir might be a safer choice.
Having trouble getting pregnant? Scientists have discovered a new reason behind unexplained infertility. After sex, female eggs send out chemical signals for sperm to approach or stay away. Researchers found that female eggs show no preference for their partner’s sperm compared to a random stranger.