Tag Archives: Boost

Corning wins U.S. funding to boost vial output for COVID-19 vaccines

FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the logo for Corning Inc. at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Glass maker Corning Inc (GLW.N) said on Tuesday it would receive $ 204 million from the U.S. government to boost the manufacturing capacity of its vials that… Read More »

‘Crazy idea’ of infecting volunteers with COVID-19 to boost herd immunity, test vaccines gathers support

Dr. Eleftherios Diamandis admits it might look like a “crazy idea” to some. In a paper posted on his cancer research lab’s website, the University of Toronto professor proposes setting up special hospitals where volunteers could be deliberately infected with low doses of the COVID-19 virus, helping build a protective herd immunity in the year… Read More »

Medical News Today: Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy

An interdisciplinary group of scientists has successfully destroyed tumor cells in mice by using nano-sized copper compounds alongside immunotherapy. Importantly, the tumors did not return after the treatment ceased. According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide — in 2018, it was responsible for approximately 9.6 million deaths.… Read More »

How to live longer: Walking, running or swimming? Best exercise to boost life expectancy

How much exercise should you be doing? To stay health, the NHS says adults should try to be active every day and aim to achieve at least 150 minutes of physical activity over a week through a variety of activities. It explains: “For most people, the easiest way to get moving is to make activity… Read More »