CDC Study Suggests: One COVID Vaccine Held Up

One COVID Vaccine Held Up Best Over Time, CDC Study Suggests                       In terms of preventing COVID-related hospitalizations, the two-dose mRNA vaccines from Pfizer (Comirnaty) and Moderna offered the best protection upfront and over time, a case-control analysis involving data from 21 U.S. hospitals showed. […]

Another HIV Outbreak Related to the Opioid Crisis

After the identification of 52 new HIV cases in a Massachusetts region, the state asks the CDC to help investigate. A cluster of 52 new HIV cases among people who inject drugs in northeast Massachusetts—specifically in the cities Lawrence and Lowell—has the state Department of Public Health department worried about a resurgence of the virus, […]

This is how a single high-fat meal can lead to heart disease

  New research, published in the journal Laboratory Investigation, finds dramatic and almost immediate changes in the blood vessels of healthy men after they have consumed a single high-fat meal.   It is well known that a diet high in saturated fat is a contributing factor to the risk of heart disease. The Centers for […]