Vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 in participants without evidence of prior SARS-CoV-2 infection in the first interim efficacy analysis.
In a matter of weeks, one of the most closely watched human experiments in history will start to report early results, with data on prospective coronavirus vaccines possibly coming this month or in November from the Pfizer and Moderna.
This stands as one of the forefront questions for recent graduates from dental-hygiene programs
New data from the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute indicates that there has been an rise in stress-related dental conditions, like tooth grinding and cracking, during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Food and Drug Administration released new guidelines on Tuesday for coronavirus vaccine developers — a step that had been held up for two weeks by top White House officials. The guidelines make it highly unlikely that a vaccine could be authorized by Election Day.
A national research initiative announced today will place the University of Wisconsin–Madison at the forefront of a revolution in imaging fostered by cryo-electron microscopy and cryo-electron tomography — technologies that can illuminate life at the atomic scale.
Emory, like many medical centers, had not been using steroids such as dexamethasone routinely to treat COVID-19 until a major study from the United Kingdom showed that these drugs reduce the risk of death among seriously ill patients.
As you struggle to establish a new normal, safety is rightfully your number one priority. Beyond that, there are endless details and logistics to think about. Amidst the turmoil, it would be easy to lose sight of the value of providing a good patient experience. Yes, it is possible, even in the middle of a pandemic. Here are some tips.
Drs. Daniel and Stephanie Weaver have lived in Louisiana all their lives, and have weathered many hurricanes over the years. But they never experienced the devastation unleashed by Hurricane Laura. Hurricane Laura tore through southwestern Louisiana and the region in late August and has been called the strongest hurricane on record to make landfall in the Pelican State, causing at least 27 deaths in the state.
As thousands of college students around the country catch the virus, some of them are bound to require hospitalization and, tragically, perhaps even die in the coming weeks. By the numbers: Among adult coronavirus patients discharged from the hospital between April 1 and June 30, 5 percent were non-pregnant young adults between the ages of 18 and 34.