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Early-stage trials for coronavirus vaccine developed in Singapore could start next month, says professor

Scientists in Singapore are developing a vaccine for the coronavirus, with hopes that early-stage clinical trials could come as soon as next month, according to a professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School are currently working on a vaccine which will be similar to the one that biotechnology firm Moderna is developing,… Read More »

Coronavirus: Mouthwash could prevent transmission, report says

Mouthwash could protect against COVID-19 by destroying the outer layer of fat the virus uses to bind to human cells, scientists suggest Scientists urge ‘immediate study’ of oral rinses during the COVID-19 pandemic They virus’s protective membrane could be damaged by mouthwash chemicals   The virus and health specialists stressed that their theory has not been tested Rather… Read More »

Hepatitis C screening among PrEP users could eliminate hepatitis C infections in gay men in the UK

Increasing the frequency of hepatitis C screening in gay and bisexual men taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the United Kingdom has the potential to reduce new hepatitis C infections in the UK by 2030, especially if the proportion of men taking PrEP increases to 25%, researchers report in the journal EClinical Medicine. Background Hepatitis C… Read More »

Omega-3 In Flax Or Fish Oil Could Help Prevent Osteoarthritis

Researchers have demonstrated that omega-3 in flax or fish oil could quite possibly prevent osteoarthritis, as well as reduce osteoarthritis symptoms. Guinea pigs naturally develop osteoarthritis, and after being fed omega-3-rich diets, osteoarthritis was reduced by 50% in comparison to a standard diet.[1] The study is a significant development in demonstrating that omega-3 fatty acids,… Read More »