The time you eat plays an important role in how fast our body metabolizes food. By shifting to eating more portions during breakfast, people can metabolize high-calorie meals at a faster rate–and lose more weight in the process.
In this study, 50% of patients tested positive for COVID-19 after recovery in the hospital and two weeks of isolation. They were found to still have the coronavirus in their system for up to eight days after symptoms disappeared.
Since December, 2019 a virus which causes the COVID-19 disease has been spreading, resulting in a global pandemic. While some questions about COVID-19 can be answered, researchers are still working on other aspects. In one review article, researchers overview aspects READ MORE
Reality now matches what was predicted. According to models, travel restrictions alone would only delay the epidemic status of COVID-19. But when they are combined with social distancing, the two policies drastically reduce the predicted number of new cases.
A group of researchers gathered evidence from previous studies and, using what is known about the virus structure, made the case that the 2019 novel coronavirus was unlikely to have been intentionally engineered.
What are the best ways to sanitize various surfaces from coronaviruses? A team of researchers reviewed 22 studies to better understand the persistence of this group of viruses on various surfaces, and the most effective cleaners for inactivating them. They hope this collective information will help understand the best ways to sanitize for the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus.
A smaller version of the enzyme that allows fireflies and jellyfish to glow naturally is now being used in medical diagnostics.
Computer models are handy tools to figure out how well our public health interventions might work in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic simply by looking at the numbers.
In a paper published in Nature last month, researchers found that there is a greater risk of landslides after earthquakes, especially following rainstorms.
A recent study found that positive social memories are harder to recall in individuals who suffer from higher levels of social anxiety.