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Gov. Andrew Cuomo made some waves earlier this week when he announced plans to partner with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to reimagine education in the new normal. In the short-term, it’s important to note that the move to online education has not been as seamless as the governor and his supporters …

World leaders held an online summit Monday aimed at galvanizing global efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine. At the end of the three-hour meeting, billions of dollars had been pledged to fund the efforts. Notably absent from the meeting were any officials from the Trump administration in the U.S., the country with the highest confirmed …

Image copyright Getty Images More than 227,000 people have died with Covid-19, but there are still no drugs proven to help doctors treat the disease. So how far are we from these life-saving medicines? What work is being done to find treatments? More than 150 different drugs are being researched around the world. Most are …

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WXYZ) — Viruses, though not uncommon, what is unknown about them can be scary but also fascinating. Now that the world is focused on COVID-19, questions are swirling about this pandemic and what can be done to lessen or eradicate the damage viruses can cause altogether. 7 Action News Reporter Andrea Isom …

Please enable Javascript to watch this video DALLAS, Texas – New anti-viral drugs that can actually cure Hepatitis C are proving so effective doctors are now doing what had previously been unheard of: transplanting infected livers into patients who are on liver transplant wait lists. Then, they cure the Hepatitis C afterwards, something that used …

Office workers bemoan driving home in the dark. Night owls relish the chance to sleep in. As clocks tick toward the end of daylight saving time, many sleep scientists and circadian biologists are pushing for a permanent ban because of potential ill effects on human health. Losing an hour of afternoon daylight sounds like a …

Recently, the Archives of Internal Medicine stated that the annual cost for drugs to treat Diabetes has doubled to $ 12 billion dollars in the last six years. 7.8 percent of Americans have diabetes and that percentage is increasing. The rate of increase of Diabetes is at an epidemic level. Many of us think of …

We are entering a new frontier when we talk about stem cell treatment. Although it is available in several countries such as China, Costa Rica, Germany and Mexico it is still in an experimental stage. Basically the therapy involves introducing new cells into areas of tissue that have been damaged. Since stem cells have the …

Cord blood, also called placental blood, is the blood that remains in the placenta and umbilical cord following birth, after the umbilical cord is cut. Generally, this blood is disposed of with the placenta and umbilical cord. There is much controversy regarding the use of stem cell research as it pertains to the use of …

Stem cells are those cells in the body of all multi-cellular organisms, which have the ability of changing into different types of cells. They basically function as a repair system, and divide endlessly as long as the organism in which they are present is living. They are formed in a blank state which makes it …