Study: Caffeine shot delivers wakeup call on antifungal drug resistance

Study: Caffeine shot delivers wakeup call on antifungal drug resistance

The management of fungal infections in plants and humans could be transformed by a breakthrough in understanding how fungi develop resistance to drugs. It was previously thought that only mutations in a fungi's DNA would...
Study: X-ray experiments zero in on COVID-19 antibodies

Study: X-ray experiments zero in on COVID-19 antibodies

As scientists across the globe race to develop a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, an international team led by Davide Corti at Vir Biotechnology and David Veesler at the University of...
Study: Moderate exercise in middle and older age cuts time spent in hospital

Study: Moderate exercise in middle and older age cuts time spent in hospital

Inactive participants in the study spent just over four days more in hospital over the next ten years than those who did at least some physical activity, whether for work or leisure. And similar...
Study: The many ways the Sexual Violence Resource Centre offers help

Study: The many ways the Sexual Violence Resource Centre offers help

In order to fulfill the commitment to maintaining a safe and respectful work and learning environment, the University of Manitoba actively listens to the needs and recommendations of the UM community. The Sexual Violence...
Study: Antiviral drug baloxavir reduces transmission of flu virus among ferrets

Study: Antiviral drug baloxavir reduces transmission of flu virus among ferrets

Influenza viruses cause seasonal outbreaks and pose a continuous pandemic threat. Although vaccines are available for influenza control, their efficacy varies each season and a vaccine for a novel pandemic virus manufactured using current...
Study: Uncovering the genetics behind heart attacks that surprise young, healthy women

Study: Uncovering the genetics behind heart attacks that surprise young, healthy women

Rather than a slow build-up of plaque over time, a heart attack caused by spontaneous coronary artery dissection strikes suddenly, often in younger women who didn't seem to be at risk for a cardiac...
Research reveals “extensive network” of industry ties with healthcare

Research reveals “extensive network” of industry ties with healthcare

Results document pathways for potential influence across the system; better oversight needed to preserve public trust in healthcare, say researchers The medical product industry maintains an extensive network of financial and non-financial ties with all...
Study: Antibody blocks infection by the SARS-CoV-2 in cells

Study: Antibody blocks infection by the SARS-CoV-2 in cells

Researchers at Utrecht University, Erasmus Medical Center and Harbour BioMed (HBM) today reported that they have identified a fully human monoclonal antibody that prevents the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus from infecting cultured cells. The discovery,...
Why you should drink coffee before a workout, Study

Why you should drink coffee before a workout, Study

You’ve seen that person before: Strolling into the gym with a Starbucks cup in hand, then proceeding to bust out a PR on their deadlift. Or the one sipping their coffee mug before acing...
Study: Babies' random choices become their preferences

Study: Babies’ random choices become their preferences

When a baby reaches for one stuffed animal in a room filled with others just like it, that seemingly random choice is very bad news for those unpicked toys: the baby has likely just...

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