SARS-CoV2 vaccines: Slow is fast

..The need to develop a vaccine is urgent, but most estimates conclude that even if trials are successful, an effective vaccine will not be widely available for 12 to 18 months. Much of the required time is related to the pace of proper clinical trials. Studies are usually first needed in experimental animals. However, non-human primates rarely display severe symptoms, and critical disease is also … Continue reading SARS-CoV2 vaccines: Slow is fast

#Obesity Progression between Young Adulthood and Midlife and Incident #Arthritis: A Retrospective Cohort Study of US Adults

..Among our sample of adults who were 40‐69 years old at their midlife weight measure (n=13,669), 3,603 developed an arthritis condition. Compared with adults who maintained a normal‐normal BMI, the normal‐overweight, normal‐obese, overweight‐obese, and obese‐obese groups had significantly elevated risk of incident arthritis conditions. The obese‐overweight group had lower risk of incident arthritis conditions compared with the obese‐obese group and comparable risk to the overweight‐overweight … Continue reading #Obesity Progression between Young Adulthood and Midlife and Incident #Arthritis: A Retrospective Cohort Study of US Adults