Previous studies have shown how the SARS virus (SARS-CoV) interacts with animal and human hosts in order to infect them. The mechanics of infection by the Wuhan coronavirus appear to be similar.
New modeling research estimates that up to 75,800 individuals in the Chinese city of Wuhan may have been infected with 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as of Jan. 25, 2020. The authors caution that given the lack of a robust and detailed timeline of records of suspected, probable, and confirmed cases and close contacts, the true …
The Institut Pasteur has sequenced the whole genome of the coronavirus known as ‘2019-nCoV’, becoming the first institution in Europe to sequence the virus since the start of the outbreak.
Healthy young men who took fish oil supplements had higher semen volume and total sperm count than those who did not.
Even a relatively short walk to find the nearest bicycle is enough to deter many potential users of bike sharing systems, new research suggests.
Coconut oil is associated with higher cholesterol levels compared with other vegetable oils in a meta-analysis.
Although a link has been established between chronic inflammation and neurodegenerative diseases, there have been many open questions regarding how cellular senescence, a process whereby cells that stop dividing under stress spew out a mix of inflammatory proteins, affects these pathologies. Researchers report that senescence in astrocytes, the most abundant cell type in the brain, …
Health benefits of low-carbohydrate or low-fat diets depend more on the specific foods consumed than the carbohydrates–fats distribution.
Students’ high school grade point averages are five times stronger than their ACT scores at predicting college graduation, according to a new study.
Eating walnuts may help slow cognitive decline in at-risk groups of the elderly population, according to a study conducted by researchers in California and Spain.