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Vaccines working on mass scale to curb pandemic in Israel, new study finds

Israel is providing the first evidence that coronavirus vaccines work on a mass scale. In a new study released in Nature Medicine, Israeli researchers found that people aged 60 and older, one of the first groups to be vaccinated, saw their rates of cases, severe cases, and hospitalizations fall faster than groups that were vaccinated… Read More »

‘Zinc fingers’ may help treat Alzheimer’s, animal study shows

Researchers have used a genetic engineering strategy to dramatically reduce levels of tau — a key protein that accumulates and becomes tangled in the brain during the development of Alzheimer’s disease — in an animal model of the condition. The results, which come from investigators at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Sangamo Therapeutics Inc., could… Read More »