Demi Lovato Says She Has ‘Brain Damage’ After Having 3 Strokes: 'My Doctors Said That I Had 5 to 10 More Minutes'

More than two years after her near-fatal drug overdose, singer Demi Lovato is opening up about the details and how it has affected her life. On Wednesday, the trailer for Lovato's new YouTube documentary, "Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil," premiered—the singer's way of telling her fans and the public […]

Researchers seeking COVID-19 vaccine that prevents both the disease and viral transmission

Another day, another announcement about a COVID-19 vaccine. Whether that’s talk of results from clinical trials, emergency approval or plans for countries to prioritize certain groups for vaccination. But we still don’t know if current vaccines prevent disease and also prevent people transmitting the virus to others. This not only […]

Researchers identify critical molecules that coronaviruses hijack to infect human cells

When a coronavirus—including SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19—infects someone, it hijacks the person’s cells, co-opting their molecular machinery for its own survival and spread. Researchers at Gladstone Institutes and the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, in collaboration with scientists at UC San Francisco (UCSF) and Synthego Corporation, have identified critical molecular processes in […]

Novel gene variants that modify the risk of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease discovered

Late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (LOAD) is the most common form of dementia in the elderly, affecting almost 44 million people worldwide. Despite decades of research, genetic factors that predispose individuals to LOAD are not clearly understood. With a growing elderly population in the U.S. and many other developed countries, there is […]