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Lisa Jarvis

Lisa Jarvis

The Japan Times

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The bird flu outbreak brings more questions than answers

As the magnitude of the bird flu outbreak in cattle becomes clearer, so does the need to quickly get a firmer grip on some basic facts. Namely, how...

09.05.2024 90

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Bird flu in cows demands vigilance, not panic

The bird flu keeps catching the world off guard by finding new ways to spread — this time finding an unexpected host in cows. As of April 4, the...

17.04.2024 20

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Sex differences could be key to the successful treatment of long COVID

Among the many mysteries about long COVID, one of the most vexing has been why women seem to experience the condition more often and more severely...

17.04.2024 20

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This brain cancer breakthrough should excite you

A flurry of new studies suggest scientists are finally figuring out how to harness the immune system to attack a ruthless form of brain cancer. While...

28.03.2024 50

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Ancient DNA could be hiding all kinds of health secrets

In a newly published paper in Nature, part of an impressive series of insights about ancient peoples, researchers compared thousands of ancient and...

08.03.2024 30

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A promising turn in the quest to treat long COVID

A new study just published recently in Science makes a compelling case that people with long COVID have a chronic imbalance in their immune response....

30.01.2024 20

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Post-roe America’s national shame: 65,000 forced pregnancies

It’s now been about a year and a half since the Supreme Court’s decision to revoke the constitutional right to abortion. Over that time, new data...

26.01.2024 20

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Targeted cancer drugs finally live up to the hype

Cancer drugs that work like heat-seeking missiles to deliver chemicals directly to tumors are having a bit of a moment. Pharmaceutical companies, in...

29.12.2023 20

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U.S. abortions haven’t dropped since Dobbs ruling

The number of abortions slightly increased in the U.S. in the first year after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and allowed a wave of strict...

10.11.2023 20

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Long COVID is real. Now the evidence is piling up.

Finally, the hunt for answers about long COVID is yielding some clues. A new study, led by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Yale...

04.10.2023 100

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Nobel for mRNA vaccines shows the power of perseverance

This year’s Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine is a testament to the power of perseverance in science. Katalin Kariko and Drew Weissman won the...

03.10.2023 100

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