Experts: More Variants after Omicron Likely

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 25, 2022 ~5 min

US Researchers Announce Another Pig to Human Transplant

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 25, 2022 ~4 min


Drug that ‘scoops up’ cholesterol may cut dementia risk after stroke

Cyclodextrin, which the FDA has approved as an ingredient in drugs, may be able to reduce the risk of dementia after stroke, according to new research.

U. Arizona • futurity
Jan. 25, 2022 ~5 min

Natural disasters can take a real toll on mental health

People who've been through repeat disasters show reduced mental health. It's the "reverse of the adage 'what does not kill you makes you stronger.'"

Timothy Schnettler-Texas A&M • futurity
Jan. 25, 2022 ~4 min

Cancer drug mimics benefits of fasting in mice

A cancer drug that starves tumors of their energy supply may also improve whole body metabolism leading to improved weight control, a study with mice shows.

Julia Evangelou Strait-WUSTL • futurity
Jan. 25, 2022 ~7 min

Study explores autism link in teens treated for addiction

One in five youths with substance-use disorders may have undiagnosed autistic traits, say researchers.

MGH News and Public Affairs • harvard
Jan. 25, 2022 ~3 min

Cystic fibrosis drugs may hold key to other diseases

The way cystic fibrosis drugs bind the CFTR gene could lead to treatments for other misfolded protein diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

Katherine Fenz-Rockefeller • futurity
Jan. 25, 2022 ~6 min

Hospital room surfaces rarely harbor live SARS-CoV-2

The surfaces in hospital rooms where COVID-19 patients got care don't have enough living COVID-19 virus on them to spread the infection, research finds.

Sarah Avery-Duke • futurity
Jan. 25, 2022 ~4 min


To spot alcohol use disorder, look at 13 risk factors?

A new framework could help identify people previously overlooked for alcohol use disorder.

Eric Stann-Missouri • futurity
Jan. 25, 2022 ~4 min

Can we modify COVID vaccines to tackle new variants?

How easy will it be to modify COVID-19 vaccines to tackle new variants? An expert brings you up to speed on the challenges of staying one step ahead.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Jan. 25, 2022 ~7 min

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