New subvariants, family gatherings may bring more Covid-19 after holiday, but experts don’t expect severe surge

By Brenda Goodman, CNN As millions of Americans travel to gather with friends and family over the next few days, there’s a good chance that Covid-19 will follow. Experts expect that Thanksgiving gatherings will stir up social networks and give new coronavirus subvariants fresh pockets of vulnerable people to infect. As a result, cases and […]

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Race is on to claim share of biomanufacturing market

Innovations in biotechnology are advancing the biopharmaceutical market, enabling the treatment of complex diseases with next-generation therapeutics synthesised or extracted from a biological source. Lifted by increased interest after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the sector is expected to balloon to US$853 billion by 2030. One of the primary focus areas includes the continued […]

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Study suggests that HDL or ‘good’ cholesterol is less beneficial than previously thought, especially for Black adults

By Deidre McPhillips, CNN High-density lipoprotein, or HDL, cholesterol — often referred to as the “good” cholesterol — may not be as useful in predicting the risk of heart disease and protecting against it as previously thought, according to new researched funded by the National Institutes of Health. A study from the 1970s found that […]

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