Prevention of SARS-CoV-2 virus spread through aerosols

As the development of the COVID-19 pandemic to date has shown: aerosols contribute significantly to the occurrence of infection – and combating them can significantly reduce a resurgence of infection levels. The question of effective protective measures will become acute in the autumn, if not before: seasonal factors, new virus variants, declining immunity after vaccination

NY to require state employees to get vaccines, or get tested

New York will require state employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by Labor Day or undergo weekly tests for COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. “It’s smart, it’s fair and it’s in everyone’s interest,” Cuomo said in a Zoom call with the nonprofit Association for a Better New York. In mandating either the shots,

Masturbation and immunity: Is there a link?

There are claims that masturbation can influence the strength of the immune system, but does any scientific evidence support this? Medical News Today considers the science behind this claim and speaks to experts to find out more. Masturbation is a normal, healthy activity — yet myths about it still abound. That is partly because this

Researchers warn against relaxing Covid-19 restrictions prematurely

Relaxing Covid-19 restrictions could pave the way for new vaccine-resistant virus mutations – according to researchers at the University of East Anglia and the Earlham Institute. A new article published today warns against relaxing Covid-19 restrictions prematurely. It describes how we are in an ‘arms race’ with the virus and how rising cases could provide

Thailand reports daily record of 16,533 new coronavirus cases

People queue at the Central Vaccination Center as Thailand opens walk-in for first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccination scheme for elders, people with a minimum weight of 100 kilograms and pregnant women amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand, July 26, 2021. REUTERS/Soe Zeya TunBANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand reported on Wednesday a daily record

12 AHA Body Products on the Market Now

Over the years, AHA, alpha hydroxy acid, and BHA, beta hydroxy acid, facial skin care products have become increasingly popular and now brands are taking those ingredients into body care.  New York-based dermatologist Dr. Dendy Engelman noted she has seen an uptick in patients looking for AHA and BHA-based body products. According to Spate, AHA-based

Oncolytic Adenovirus Delivered by Neural Stem Cells Shows Promise Against Malignant Glioma

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Treatment with an engineered oncolytic adenovirus delivered by neural stem cells appears feasible and safe in patients with malignant gliomas, according to new research. The small, first-in-human trial also found signs of anti-tumor activity with the therapy, known as NSC-CRAd-S-pk7, especially in patients with gliomas with unmethylated MGMT promoters, Dr.

Light flash treatment might help slow Alzheimers

While efforts to develop Alzheimer’s medications have so far borne little fruit, new research highlights the therapeutic promise of two non-drug tools: light and sound. According to a pair of small new studies, exposing Alzheimer’s patients to an hour a day of carefully modulated light and/or sound appears, over time, to slow down the telltale