COVID-19 immune response over time

Immunity from COVID-19 appears to gather strength with more time between vaccination and infection, a new laboratory study from researchers at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) suggests. The findings carry implications for vaccine recommendations as the pandemic transitions to an endemic state.

One health: seeing the whole ecosystem

With One Health gaining increasing prominence in research and the media, we look at the driving factors behind the concept and ask what action may need to be taken.

Vaccine protects against brain damage

Although the pathology of the respiratory system is the main impact of COVID-19, many patients manifest important neurological symptoms, such as anosmia, headaches, malaise, cognitive loss, epilepsy, ataxia and encephalopathy.

Tech news: February 2023

This month's top tech news stories

Insulin: the effect of climate change on medicine

Nigel Crossland argues that we need to revisit manufacturer advice and approaches to insulin, particularly with temperatures increasing.

The big question: antimicrobial resistance

This month we ask: “What would you like to see in the action plan for antimicrobial resistance?”

Tablet-based UTI vaccine

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a tablet-based vaccine for urinary tract infections (UTIs) that rapidly dissolves when placed under the tongue.

Follow the drum

Stephen Mortlock delves into military medicine in the ancient and medieval world.

Has the pandemic changed our personalities?

The COVID-19 pandemic may have altered the trajectory of personality across the US – especially in younger adults – according to a new study.