Genetics

Mimicking effect of exercise with gene therapy

It sounds too good to be true—and it is. But Jose Bianco Moreira and the CERG research group at NTNU are convinced that some of the positive health effects of physical exercise can be achieved using gene therapy and medication.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

After mocking experts, UK needs them for COVID vaccine rollout

British leaders who ridiculed expert opinion over Brexit are now turning to the professionals to sell their message on COVID vaccination—above all a football-loving scientist of Vietnamese heritage who has a mania for metaphors.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Will there be a post-Thanksgiving coronavirus surge?

Public health officials have warned for months of the possibility of a serious post-Thanksgiving surge in COVID-19 cases. If it does happen, a Harvard epidemiologist says, the signs should become apparent this week, and she ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 caution fatigue: Why it happens, and 3 ways to prevent it

Many Canadians have wrestled with mental health issues during the COVID-19 outbreak. Research by Mental Health Research Canada found that the percentage of people experiencing high to extremely high anxiety quadrupled from ...

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