A new study helps quantify the improved protection against Covid-19 achieved with a third booster dose of the vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE in cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy.

In a summary of some recent studies on Covid-19, an arthritis drug cuts the death risk in high-risk patients and heart medications might help prevent Covid-19 blood clots.

In a roundup of scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines, a prostate cancer drug improved Covid-19 survival in a clinical trial and mildly ill young Covid-19 patients reported lasting symptoms in another study.

An investigational Alzheimer’s disease (AD) drug from Tetra Therapeutics appeared to improve language ability and learning in adults with Fragile X Syndrome, according to a new study reported in Nature Medicine.

For some time, there has been speculation that glucose metabolism was associated with Alzheimer’s disease, with some researchers going so far as to call Alzheimer’s diabetes type 3. Researchers with the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging conducted the largest study so far on proteins related to Alzheimer’s and identified proteins and biological processes that regulate glucose metabolism that are associated with Alzheimer’s. The study was published in the journal Nature Medicine.

Researchers with Scripps Research and other institutions around the globe published a study in the journal Nature Medicine debunking the theory that the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is manmade after an analysis of the genome sequence of SARS-CoV-2.

Researchers at Technical University of Munich (TUM) recently developed a gene therapy that might cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Companies continue to announce advancements in artificial intelligence programming as they harness the power of AI and machine learning to aid in drug discovery and development.