Long-lasting B cells do not recognize emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, shows study

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

A new analysis of B cells and more than 1,000 different monoclonal antibodies from 8 patients with COVID-19 shows that, contrary to previous hypotheses, protective B cell responses to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein remain stable and continue to evolve over a 5-month period, many months after the initial period of active viral replication.
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Phase 1 clinical trial shows promising results for monoclonal antibodies against MERS coronavirus

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

A randomized, placebo-controlled Phase 1 clinical trial of two monoclonal antibodies directed against the coronavirus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome found that they were well tolerated and generally safe when administered simultaneously to healthy adults.
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Study finds no link between gender and physics course performance

A new data-driven study casts serious doubt on the stereotype that male students perform better than female students in science - specifically, physics. Read more ...

Tracking proteins in the heart of cells

The cell must provide its various organelles with all the energy elements they need, which are formed in the Golgi apparatus. But how do the proteins that carry these cargoes... Read more ...

New way to halt excessive inflammation

Researchers have discovered a new way to 'put the brakes' on excessive inflammation by regulating a type of white blood cell that is critical for our immune system. Read more ...

Alabama's Republican Governor Extends Face Mask Mandate

Breaking with other Southern GOP governors, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey extended her state's mask order for another month Thursday but said the requirement will end for good in... Read more ...

In STEMI, worse in-hospital outcomes for women vs. men

Among patients with STEMI, women have higher risk for in-hospital mortality, stroke, repeat MI and major bleeding compared with men, according to a meta-analysis published in... Read more ...

Comorbidities key factor in hospital readmissions after HF admission

Among patients with HF discharged from a hospital in Sweden, 20.3% were readmitted to the hospital within 30 days, and 60.9% were readmitted within 1 year, researchers... Read more ...

Supper Club Meal Plan 1

Supper Club Meal Plan 1

Here's this week's lineup! The feature food is cilantro! Whenever I buy a bunch of fresh cilantro, I try to plan at least a couple of meal's that will use this herb because a... Read more ...

Autistic Triathlete 'Super Sam' Holness Is Defying Expectations

His goal? To be the first autistic athlete to compete at the Ironman World Championships. Here's what drives him. Read more ...

Covid: Mental health money for children's services

The £79m forms part of a half-billion-pound pot for all mental health services. Read more ...

Turn Your At-Home Kettlebell Workout Into a Personal Trainer Session with...

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