Obesity and Brain Shrinkage

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Carrying excessive weight is bad for your heart, increases your risk of chronic diseases like diabetes, and might decrease your lifespan. But did you ever think that obesity could shrink your brain? Tags Alzheimer's and Dementia Blog

Virus spread between NSW hotel rooms

COVID-19 appears to have jumped between neighbouring rooms in hotel quarantine in Sydney, after seven cases of people arriving from different countries were revealed to have the same viral sequence. NSW Health says it was notified that the returned travellers had the same viral sequence on Friday. The cases may have to be reclassified as… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause makes it tougher to immunize hard-to-reach populations against Covid

A homeless person wearing gloves and a protective mask sits with a sign that reads, “Seeking Human Kindness” amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 19, 2020 in New York City, United States. Alexi Rosenfeld | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images The Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine pause may not significantly slow the overall pace… Read More »

Moderna cuts COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Canada, U.K. amid European supply struggles

The global COVID-19 vaccine supply is about to take another hit, but this time from Moderna. The mRNA drugmaker warned Friday that supply problems are forcing it to cut back deliveries to “a number of countries,” including the U.K. and Canada.  Moderna, which has partnered with Switzerland’s Lonza to manufacture its vaccine known as mRNA-1273, pinned the reduction on deficits in… Read More »