How close is a COVID-19 vaccine? Prof. Martin Bachmann on stopping a pandemic

Researchers are working tirelessly towards new vaccines to stop the COVID-19 pandemic. In part one of a two-part interview with Professor Martin Bachmann, the expert immunologist spoke with Medical News Today about his vaccine, what life is like in his lab at the moment, and how he thinks the pandemic will unfold. While many of […]

Can quercetin help us to avoid the threat of coronavirus infection?

While this would be the first clinical study to test quercetin against COVID-19, natural health experts have long credited this natural plant pigment with the ability to deal with a variety of viruses. In fact, Dr. Chrétien describes quercetin as a “broad spectrum antiviral” that has been shown in studies to be effective against such formidable […]

Coronavirus UPDATE: U.S. hospitals are preparing for 96 MILLION coronavirus infections

Here’s another coronavirus update that has many U.S. healthcare providers worried about the future.  In today’s article, we thought we’d share some of the latest projections on coronavirus infections, deaths, and its impact on U.S. hospitals. With news about mask, gown, and glove shortages in healthcare institutions around the United States, the impact of coronavirus […]

Sitting too long may raise heart disease risk, new study

Over the past few years, scientists have discovered more and more evidence showing that sitting down too much has the potential to result in significant health problems, even increasing mortality risk. Unfortunately, many people are not only sitting in their leisure time, but they’re also sitting down at work for long periods. In fact, a previous […]

Drug meant for Ebola may also work against coronaviruses

A group of University of Alberta researchers who have discovered why the drug remdesivir is effective in treating the coronaviruses that cause Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) expect it might also be effective for treating patients infected with the new COVID-19 strain. “Even if you know a drug works, […]