Disease

COVID-19 vaccines are near: What does this mean for herd immunity?

The recent news that possibly two COVID-19 vaccines are on the horizon sound…


Swedish study shows reduced risk of cervical cancer with HPV quadrivalent vaccine

The vast majority of cervical cancers are caused by an infection with human…


Cut and repair: The gene editing tool that is changing how we treat disease

This year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry went to the ground-breaking gene editing…


The role of dopamine in drug addiction

Drug addiction is a huge problem across the world, leading to large societal…


PCOS facts and myths and how intermittent fasting can help

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is defined as a group of symptoms that affect…


High microbiome diversity in the female reproductive tract linked to cervical cancer

The collection of bacteria in our gut, known as the gut microbiome, is…


COVID-19 ups the chances of dying from a broken heart

Although COVID-19 is a respiratory illness, a new review of COVID-19 studies…


How do vaccines work and which ones are the most common?

We are currently living through a global pandemic due to a new virus that has…


COPD and Smoking Could Increase Your Risk of Severe COVID-19

The thought that we have barely scratched the surface of what we need to know…