The antibody S309, first identified in a blood sample from a recovered SARS patient, inhibits the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, researchers report.
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With online learning and social distancing, kids are spending more time staring at screens and less time outdoors. That can put them at higher risk of myopia and serious eye problems in the future.
May 21, 2020 • ~8 min
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How to stay safe from coronavirus while eating out: Restaurant advice from an infectious disease expert
It's hard to eat while wearing a face mask, and social distancing isn't easy in restaurants' normally tight quarters. An infectious disease expert offers some tips on what to look for to stay safe.
May 21, 2020 • ~7 min
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Having odd dreams lately? You're not alone. A neurologist explains why the COVID-19 pandemic has affected our dreams—and what you can do about it.
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There's a link between high blood pressure during exercise for middle-aged and older adults and heart disease, hypertension, and even death.
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Chemical process called ELAST allows labeling probes to infuse more quickly, and makes samples tough enough for repeated handling.
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Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has developed vaccines — currently being tested in animal models — that are designed to train the body’s immune system to recognize the virus swiftly upon exposure and respond quickly to disable it.
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