A single-patient study conducted by British scientists found that Gilead’s remdesivir could be highly effective against Covid-19, raising questions about previous studies that found the antiviral drug had no impact on death rates from the disease.
According to a study published in Nature Communications, enzymes that are used by bacteria to break down mucus in the gut can potentially be useful biomarkers for intestinal diseases.
Nanobodies derived from llamas have neutralized the SARS-CoV-2 spike in the lab, effectively neutralizing the virus, according to research from the UK’s Rosalind Franklin Institute.
Investigators at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine identified a previously unknown gene and the resultant protein that may potentially slow the progress of Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, potentially developed a blood test for brain cancer using high-throughput attenuated total reflection (ATR)-Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy with machine learning.
Researchers in Singapore believe that a drug used to treat tapeworms can be effective at treating a type of cancer.
Researchers from the University of Queensland’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology identified a nano-scaled DNA signature that seems to be common to all cancers.