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Why are scientists so excited about the newest malaria vaccine?

It may be surprising that in a world where we’ve developed vaccines to protect us against everything from polio to the seasonal flu, there isn’t (yet) a highly effective and widely available vaccine against malaria, a disease that infects around 229 ...
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Non-COVID Medical News Highlights of 2020

In our last post, we talked about several of the many ways that COVID-19 has affected healthcare and pushed immunology forward. Of course, not all ...
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Fascinating Medical Stories of 2020: COVID-19 Edition

It probably won’t surprise you that much of this year’s medical news has concerned COVID-19—more than 59 million people have been infected and over ...
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VB News Desk: A Potential New COVID Treatment and the Race for a SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues around the world, the research community has been abuzz with studies centered on finding treatments, and ...
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3 Ways Technology is Helping in the Fight Against COVID-19

Here at VB, we’ve been reading about COVID-19 in the news almost nonstop as the pandemic continues. Given that we keep a close eye on advancements in ...
Technology in Anatomy Education, News

A Look at the Future of Online and Traditional Higher Education

In the world of college instruction, online education is on everyone’s minds these days—and rightfully so. Professors and students have had to make a ...
Anatomy & Physiology, News, Pathology

Research Roundup: Could Light Help Treat Brain Disorders and Chronic Pain?

Whether it comes from the sun, a lightbulb, or a campfire, light is an important component of our world. We rely on it for our sense of vision, for ...
Anatomy & Physiology, News

Research Roundup: Why Good Oral Hygiene is Good for More Than Just Your Teeth

Daily routines are an important part of our lives, and one of the most ingrained routines for many of us is brushing our teeth in the morning and at ...
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VB News Desk: Using VR in Physical Therapy

Many patients undergoing physical therapy during their recovery from an injury or illness are given exercises to do at home. But physical therapy ...
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VB News Desk: Could the COVID-19 Coronavirus Become a Pandemic?

Back in January, a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which leads to a disease called COVID-19, began making headlines as it began to infect more and ...