2 studies paint encouraging picture of Covid vaccine performance

Two new studies published Wednesday report good news about the updated Covid-19 vaccine, with one suggesting it is more effective than the previous monovalent vaccine and the other showing that…

Real-world studies show updated Covid-19 boosters offer important protection against urgent care visits and hospitalizations

CNN  —  Although the updated Covid-19 vaccines don’t offer complete protection against a trip to the hospital or urgent care, they do offer important defense against the virus, particularly for…

Structural studies offer ‘how-to’ guide for designing cancer drugs — ScienceDaily

To design drugs that stall the growth of aggressive cancers, it helps to know the structures of the proteins that are revving the cancers’ engines. In a series of three…

Pair of studies uncover surprising new roles for spinal cord and brainstem in touch — ScienceDaily

The sense of touch is essential to almost everything we do, from routine tasks at home to navigating unfamiliar terrains that may conceal dangers. Scientists have long been interested in…

Studies in mice suggest circuitry role for missing gene — ScienceDaily

Part of understanding the underlying causes of autism spectrum disorder relies on figuring out which cells’ signaling patterns in the brain are disrupted, and when during nervous system development the…

A common dietary fiber promotes allergy-like immune responses in preclinical studies — ScienceDaily

A type of dietary fiber called inulin, commonly used in health supplements and known to have certain anti-inflammatory properties, can also promote an allergy-related type of inflammation in the lung…

WCSU’s Institute for Holistic Health Studies offers ‘Navigating the New Normal’ workshop on Nov. 2

Western Connecticut State University’s Institute for Holistic Health Studies invites the public to attend a program that will help participants deal with the “new normal” we are experiencing after the…

Hundreds of peer-reviewed studies to be RETRACTED because they were “manipulated” – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Another couple hundred peer-reviewed papers are slated for removal from the journals in which they were published after it was revealed that they are all “manipulated.” The latest…

Vitamin D doesn’t prevent COVID-19, studies find

Vitamin D doesn’t prevent COVID-19, studies find Vitamin D supplements do not protect individuals against COVID-19 or other respiratory infections, according to two large clinical trials published yesterday in BMJ.…

Vitamin D won’t protect you from Covid or respiratory infections, studies say

Vitamin D supplementation at either dose “did not result in reduced risk of all-cause acute respiratory infections (ARI), or in risk or severity of COVID-19 specifically,” said study author Dr.…