Q&A: COVID-19 Infectiousness Peaks Early in Sickness, Study Shows
Q&A: COVID-19 Infectiousness Peaks Early in Sickness, Study Shows
Patients’ viral loads are highest within five days of their first symptoms, emphasizing the need to isolate early to prevent transmission.
Q&A: COVID-19 Infectiousness Peaks Early in Sickness, Study Shows
Q&A: COVID-19 Infectiousness Peaks Early in Sickness, Study Shows

Patients’ viral loads are highest within five days of their first symptoms, emphasizing the need to isolate early to prevent transmission.

Patients’ viral loads are highest within five days of their first symptoms, emphasizing the need to isolate early to prevent transmission.

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Trials Seek to Answer if Vitamin D Could Help in COVID-19
Trials Seek to Answer if Vitamin D Could Help in COVID-19
Abby Olena | Aug 12, 2020
In clinical studies worldwide, researchers are testing the possibility that supplements of the vitamin could prevent or decrease the severity of SARS-CoV-2 infections.
Value of Medical Marijuana for Mental Health Questioned
Value of Medical Marijuana for Mental Health Questioned
Jef Akst | Oct 29, 2019
A meta-analysis of more than 80 studies from the past four decades finds weak evidence to support the use of medicinal cannabis to treat anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders.
Industry Partners Extensively Involved in Trials They Fund
Industry Partners Extensively Involved in Trials They Fund
Catherine Offord | Oct 5, 2018
A new study suggests that sponsors downplay their influence when reporting trials carried out in collaboration with academic researchers.
Tamiflu Reviewed Again
Tamiflu Reviewed Again
Kerry Grens | Jan 30, 2015
The controversial antiviral drug earns better marks in the most recent analysis of the evidence. 
EMA Gearing Up for Transparency
EMA Gearing Up for Transparency
Kerry Grens | Jun 16, 2014
The European Medicines Agency is preparing for a new policy that will release rarely-seen clinical trial reports for independent scrutiny.  
Updated Review: Tamiflu Is a Bust
Updated Review: Tamiflu Is a Bust
Kerry Grens | Apr 10, 2014
After finally getting their hands on full clinical study reports, independent reviewers say the antiviral drug is ineffective.
Resveratrol May Not Extend Life
Hayley Dunning | Jun 20, 2012
A new meta-analysis finds that resveratrol, currently marketed as a life-extending health supplement, may have a negligible effect on lifespan in humans.
FDA Disputes Data Under-Reporting
Sabrina Richards | May 2, 2012
The FDA and NIH dispute reports that clinical trial data is being under-reported.
With All Due Consideration
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 30, 2012
Scientists and their many hats