A new drug regimen for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis shows early effectiveness in 85 percent of patients in a cohort including many with serious comorbidities
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A single-shot COVID-19 vaccine is being developed by scientists led by a Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center immunologist.
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Vaccines that might protect against COVID-19 have entered phase 3 trials — the last step before regular approval in humans — in record time, but the virus has moved faster, experts say.
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New quantum-classical algorithm brings nuclear magnetic resonance readings closer to “near-term” quantum computing.
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Harvard researchers, drawing on insights from tuberculosis research, say air conditioners may be a factor in COVID-19’s spread down South, and relatively inexpensive germicidal ultraviolet lights a weapon.
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Tracking mobility of individuals offers hints of whether a problem is rising or falling.
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Fruit fly study finds death by sleep deprivation is preceded by the accumulation of unstable molecules known as reactive oxidative species in the gut.
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A new report published by the Brookings Institution estimates national health care spending for COVID-19 care and discusses its policy implications.
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Researchers deploying a smartphone app to 2.6 million users have determined that the loss of smell and taste are most predictive symptoms of COVID-19.
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A Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center study showed dramatic drops in hospital visits for heart attacks and stroke, which likely led to uncounted deaths at home during the COVID crisis. Perhaps more troubling is the potential for long-term damage to decades’ work to catch conditions in their earliest, most treatable stages.
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