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SARS-CoV-2 mutations allow clinical monoclonal antibodies to escape

[ad_1] The LY-CoV555 and LY-CoV016 monoclonal antibodies are administered as a cocktail for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19. They target the receptor binding domain (RBD) of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spike protein with high specificity, potentially neutralizing the virus. They have been shown to reduce …

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What the people who lived it want you to know

[ad_1] Blood clots can seem like a problem for older people or those who don’t get up a lot and move around a little. But potentially fatal clots that form in the deep veins of your body can happen to anyone. Even young and active people can get deep vein …

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‘Phage therapy’ helps treat mice infected with multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

[ad_1] Using viruses instead of antibiotics to tame troublesome drug-resistant bacteria is a promising strategy, known as bacteriophage or “phage therapy.” Scientists at the National Institutes of Health used two different bacteriophage viruses individually and then together to successfully treat research mice infected with multidrug-resistant viruses. Klebsiella pneumoniae sequence type …

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How does it feel to have three children?

[ad_1] By Diedre Anthony, told to Rachel Reiff Ellis My husband and I have always wanted to have three children. I was the oldest of four children and loved being from a big family. My husband was his parents’ only child but had half siblings aged 18 and 20 when …

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Researchers study how seasons influence brain function

[ad_1] A Finnish research group has studied how the seasons influence the functioning of the brain. Researchers from the Turku PET Center have shown that the duration of daylight affects opioid receptors, which in turn regulate the mood we feel. The seasons have an impact on our emotions and our …

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Guys, exercise helps age hearts, testosterone won’t

[ad_1] All of them first underwent arterial blood flow tests as a measure of heart health and function, before being randomly divided into four groups. One group did aerobic and strength exercises two to three times a week while receiving testosterone treatment; a second received testosterone alone; one third received …

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