Statins improve 28-day mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), people with comorbidities are at a higher risk of developing severe disease. In the fight against COVID-19, scientists are racing to determine effective treatments to reduce mortality among infected individuals. Now, researchers at Harvard Medical […]

New mini-microscope enables imaging of complex brain functions in freely moving mice

Researchers from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities College of Science and Engineering and Medical School have developed a unique head-mounted mini-microscope device that allows them to image complex brain functions of freely moving mice in real time over a period of more than 300 days. The device, known as […]

Study: Parents of children with food allergies experience worry, anxiety and stress

Parents of children with food allergies face significant worry, severe anxiety and post-traumatic stress – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Between six and eight per cent of children suffer a food allergy – with eggs, milk, and peanuts being the most common causes. They can […]