Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, messenger RNA, or mRNA, has been in
the spotlight for the critical role it's playing in the
first-ever approved mRNA vaccine. But in fact, Pfizer and BioNTech had
entered into a worldwide collaboration agreement in 2018 to work on an
mRNA vaccine for a different virus.
As the obesity epidemic continues to grow around the globe, there are
still many misconceptions and stigma associated with the condition.
But, in fact, the scientific and medical community defines obesity as
a complex, multifactoral chronic disease.
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the podcast features women talking candidly about their menopause, and
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In Pursuit of a Lyme Disease Vaccine: Why We Need It and What It Has
the Potential to Do
While preventative measures, including applying insect repellent and
checking for ticks, are recommended to help with personal protection,
there's limited evidence that they're having an impact on
reducing the annual number of cases of Lyme disease, according to
Raphael Simon, PhD, Senior Director of Vaccine Research and
Development at Pfizer.