Medical Health Cluster


Researchers Find a Pathway to Prevent COVID Infection

The Catholic University of Louvain (UCLouvain) in Belgium announced that its researchers have managed to identify the key that allows the COVID-19 virus to attack cells. What’s more, they have succeeded in closing the lock to block the virus and prevent it from interacting with the cell, thereby preventing infection. […]

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Alcohol a Direct Cause of Cancer Say Oxford Researchers

Oxford researchers say they have confirmed that alcohol is a direct cause of cancer, emphasising how their findings reinforce the need to lower levels of alcohol consumption in the population for cancer prevention. Worldwide alcohol is responsible for an estimated 3 million deaths each year, with over 400,000 of these being […]

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After COVID-19 Successes, Researchers Push to Develop mRNA Vaccines for Other Diseases

When the broad range of vaccines against COVID-19 were being tested in clinical trials, only a few experts expected the unproven technology of mRNA to be the star. Within 10 months, mRNA vaccines were both the first to be approved and the most effective. Although these are the first mRNA […]

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