Category Archives: Health A-Z
Using sponges to wipe out cancer
This post was originally published on this siteManzamine A, a natural product derived from certain groups of sponges, can block the growth of cervical cancer cells, report researchers. Manzamine A targets a protein that is highly expressed in many cancers, including cervical cancer, and is the first reported inhibitor of this protein.
US modelling study estimates impact of school closures for COVID-19 on US health-care workforce and associated mortality
This post was originally published on this siteUS policymakers considering physical distancing measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 face a difficult trade-off between closing schools to reduce transmission and new cases, and potential health-care worker absenteeism due to additional childcare needs that could ultimately increase mortality from COVID-19, according to new modelling research.