Using twin-specific birthweight charts reduces the number of ‘high-risk’ pregnancies

A fourth-year medical student at St George’s has authored two papers showing the importance of using twin-specific birthweight charts, rather than those designed for single infant (singleton) pregnancies. Published in the journals Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Journal of Clinical Medicine, the two papers were co-authored by Corey […]

Researchers synthesize and test the anti-HIV activity of CD4-mimicking molecules

A team of scientists led by the Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) have created novel molecules that prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) particles from attacking immune cells. This is accomplished by injecting compounds mimicking the protein the virus usually uses to enter the […]

Denmark won't use AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine following reports of rare blood clots

AstraZeneca US chief lauds new vaccine, dismisses blood clot concerns AZ US President Ruud Dobber tells ‘Your World’ studies showed no significant clotting side effects BARCELONA, Spain – European countries diverged Wednesday on whether they would push ahead with giving their residents Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine after reports of […]