AI-guided tools pinpoint immune cell booster and protective genetic factor for esophageal cancer

Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is a cancer that affects the mucus-secreting glands of the lower esophagus; the tube that connects the throat to the stomach. It is the most common form of esophageal cancer and is often preceded by Barrett’s metaplasia (BE), a damaging change in cells lining the esophagus. While the cause of EAC remains … Read more

A combined flu and COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

The coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic, which was caused by the emergence of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has negatively impacted the health of people around the world. To date, more than 584 million have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, of whom more than 6.4 million have died. The clinical signs of COVID-19 … Read more

Lozenges and sprays for sore throats provide only a small reduction in sore throat

It’s hard to get through the winter without a sore throat, but luckily they usually get better within a few minutes few days. Sore throat is a common symptom of COVID and the newer variants. And of course, many sore throats are caused by viral colds or the flu, so they can be treated at … Read more