Scientists Create Embryos With Cells From Monkeys, Humans

THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 — Researchers have successfully introduced human stem cells into monkey embryos in the lab, creating short-lived hybrid organisms that could prove an important step in growing human transplant organs from livestock or creating better animal models for studying human disease. The human/monkey chimeras — organisms that contain cells from two or […]

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Your Zip Code Could Help or Harm Your Brain

THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 — Where you live could affect your brain health as you age, a new study claims. Specifically, it found that middle-aged and older people in poorer neighborhoods showed more brain shrinkage and faster mental decline than those in affluent neighborhoods. “”Worldwide, dementia is a major cause of illness and a devastating […]

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Health Highlights: April 15, 2021

Thousands of Vaccinated People in U.S. Infected With Coronavirus Coronavirus infections have occurred in about 5,800 people in the United States who’ve been vaccinated against the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. But “vaccine breakthrough” infections were expected among the about 77 million people in the U.S. who are fully vaccinated against […]

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