New research has found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can directly infect and damage a specific type of kidney cell. This finding, published in the journal Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, explains why patients with severe COVID-19 develop acute renal injuries.
A new study has shown that women’s earnings drop substantially after giving birth to a child, compared to the earnings of their husbands. The change has been modest for nearly 30 years, irrespective of the education level or income level of the couples.
A new UCLA study has shown that about 30% of people who were infected by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, were more likely to develop Long COVID, which is also called Post AcuteSequelae of COVID-19 (PASC).
New research has shown that vaccination with a primary series of Pfizer COVID vaccines protected children and adolescents from severe illness and hospitalization during the Omicron wave. In teens, vaccine protection against severe illness requiring life-supporting interventions remained high during the Omicron and Delta waves.
A new study has shown that the COVID-19 antibodies generated by the Pfizer COVID vaccine rise gradually but fall more quickly compared to the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. It has also shown that older individuals who had received the Pfizer vaccine generated fewer antibodies than younger people.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to InspectIR’s COVID-19 Breathalyzer, the first COVID breath testing device that can accurately spot chemical compounds associated with the coronavirus.
A new study has found that about 48% of young adults struggled with mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic, while 36% of those were unable to access mental health care or therapy. However, of that 48%, 39% used prescription drugs or received counseling.