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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine study put on hold due to suspected adverse reaction in UK participant

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca will put an experimental coronavirus vaccine study on hold in America after a participant in the United Kingdom faced an apparent serious adverse reaction, according to a report. The Anglo-Swedish company’s “standard review process triggered a pause to vaccination to allow review of safety data,” an AstraZeneca spokesperson said. CORONAVIRUS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW… Read More »

Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine generated an immune response, study says

Russia drew criticism when it announced the world’s first approved coronavirus vaccine for public use in August — even before crucial Phase 3 trials had been completed. In the Phase 1 and 2 studies of the vaccine, which is named Sputnik V, all 76 study participants developed antibodies to the virus that causes Covid-19, according… Read More »

Study tracks human milk nutrients in infant microbiome

A new study in mice helps explain why gut microbiomes of breastfed infants can differ greatly from those of formula-fed infants. The study, “Dietary Sphinganine Is Selectively Assimilated by Members of the Mammalian Gut Microbiome,” was published in July in the Journal of Lipid Research. Sphinganine from milk Johnson Lab/Provided A new technique allows researchers… Read More »

Men’s Genital Bacteria Help Predict Partners’ Risk for Vaginal Infection: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2020 — The makeup of bacteria that colonize a man’s penis can help predict the risk of a serious and hard-to-treat vaginal infection in his female partner, new research suggests. Bacterial vaginosis, also known as BV, can lead to problems in pregnancy and make a woman more vulnerable to several sexually transmitted… Read More »