A new study suggests that some patients could see a decline in cognition that is equivalent to the brain aging approximately 10 years.

A roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines includes a higher complication rate with Covid-19 versus the flu.

Nearly 300,000 more people have died in the United States in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic than expected based on historical trends, with about two-thirds of the deaths due to Covid-19 illnesses, according to a report.

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine identified a protein – known as factor D – that appears essential to the inflammatory process of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.

Australian researchers said the virus that causes Covid-19 can survive on banknotes, glass and stainless steel for up to 28 days, much longer than the flu virus, highlighting the need for frequent cleaning and handwashing.

Andrea Bastek – Director of Innovation at Florence, the largest eISF + Remote Site Access platform in clinical research – discusses three ways in which sponsors and CROs can increase compliance with a purpose-built, site-centric, remote access platform.

The widely used BCG tuberculosis vaccine will be tested on frontline care workers in Britain for its effectiveness against Covid-19, researchers running the UK arm of a global trial said.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for their discovery and development of CRISPR gene editing.

An experimental Amgen Inc. drug that targets a specific genetic mutation shrank tumors in 32% of advanced lung cancer patients and 7% of those with colon cancer, according to data from an early-stage trial.

Bristol Myers’ Opdivo with Exelixis drug cuts kidney cancer death risk: study NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bristol Myers Squibb Co’s cancer immunotherapy Opdivo in combination with Exelixis Inc’s Cabometyx reduced the risk of death by 40% in previously untreated patients with advanced kidney cancer, according to data from a late-stage study to be presented on […]