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Drug May Extend A.L.S. Patients’ Lives by Several Months, Study Finds

A potential therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a fatal neurological disorder, may allow patients to live several months longer than they otherwise would have, according to a study published Friday. The two-drug combination, dreamed up by two college students, is one of several potential treatments raising the hopes of patients with A.L.S., also known as… Read More »

Trinity Professor of Immunology launches vaccine video rap to save lives

One of Ireland’s leading scientists in the field of immunology at Trinity College Dublin has launched a Vaccines Save Lives video-based campaign. Taking her youngest daughter to get her scheduled vaccines in the midst of the COVID-19 world pandemic prompted the Professor in Immunology to take a personal stance on the importance of protecting our… Read More »

States are easing coronavirus restrictions and ‘it’s going to cost lives,’ researcher says

But pandemic experts say reopening the country is a “big mistake.” “You’re making a big mistake. It’s going to cost lives,” Dr. Irwin Redlener, a pediatrician and disaster preparedness specialist at Columbia University Medical Center, told CNN on Friday. Redlener and Joseph Fair, a senior fellow in pandemic policy at Texas A&M University, sent a… Read More »

Study: Older, slower, first-time marathon runners can add years to their lives

LONDON — First-time marathon runners can add years to their lives and reap the health rewards of lower blood pressure and healthier arteries, even if they take on the challenge in mid- to later life, research showed on Monday. “It appears to never be too late,” said co-lead researcher Charlotte Manisty of University College London.… Read More »