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Doctors Harness the Power of Human Connections

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Doctors Harness the Power of Human Connections Social medicine programs, which often encourage patients to engage with other people, can help address dementia, isolation and more. Socializing can help dementia patients improve their cognition and quality of life.Credit…Sammy Jo Hester/The Daily Herald,… Read More »

Human Sperm Stem Cells Grown in Lab, an Early Step Toward Infertility Treatment

Infertility affects one in seven men of reproductive age worldwide. One idea for treating male sterility is spermatogonial stem cell (SSC) therapy. In this approach, sperm stem cells in the testis are transferred to a test tube, cultured and nudged into becoming fully fledged sperm. However, a key bottleneck has been identifying just the right… Read More »

Percent of human diet is fat

We get much more of our protein from meat, dairy and seafood products today than we did 50 years ago. The following sections highlight average intakes of the food groups and other dietary components for age-sex groups and show that, in some cases, individuals are close to meeting recommendations, but in others, more substantial change… Read More »

Pfizer and BioNTech began late-stage human trial for coronavirus vaccine Monday

U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and German biotech BioNTech said they began their late-stage human trial for a potential coronavirus vaccine on Monday as pharmaceutical companies race to win regulatory approval before the end of the year. Shares of Pfizer rose more than 3% in after-hours trading Monday. BioNTech was up more than 2%. The trial will include up… Read More »