UPDATE: What to know about testing for the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19
UPDATE: Since we first looked at testing in March, new types of tests for SARS-CoV-2 have been developed. Learn more about the three types of tests for COVID-19
Preventing heart disease with gene editing - promising results in monkeys
One day we might be able to protect against coronary artery disease with a one-off gene editing treatment, according to Verve Therapeutics' study results.
EndeavorRx: An FDA approved video game and digital therapeutic
EndeavorRx is the first video game to be approved by the FDA and falls into a category of products called digital therapeutics. It is used to treat ADHD.
How does Pick’s disease progress?
Pick's disease tends to progress faster than other types of dementia such as Alzheimer's disease.
Have you tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 but have no symptoms? You can still spread it.
Asymptomatic people who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 still shed the virus onto surfaces as reported by researchers in China.
CRISPR technology in type 1 diabetes. A new way forward for treatment?
CRISPR is a new type of genetic technology that has the potential to revolutionize the treatment of many different diseases, including type 1 diabetes.
COVID-19: Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infected patients studied
Asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers have a weaker immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection compared with those with mild symptoms, according to researchers in China.
Neuropilin-1 (NRP1) - a new target identified for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus
Neuropilin-1 (NRP1), a cell surface receptor, helps SARS-CoV-2 to infect cells and provides a potential new target for COVID-19 drug therapies
Allergies are an overreaction by your immune system to a substance or food that is not considered harmful to most other people. Substances that cause allergies are called allergens or “triggers”.
Asthma is a common inflammatory lung disease which can lead to attacks of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing.
COVID-19, or coronavirus disease, is the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronaviurus 2) the novel coronavirus identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019.
Diabetes is a condition where the body cannot maintain normal blood glucose levels. There are 3 main types: gestational, type 1, type 2 plus a stage before called pre-diabetes.