Antibodies From Llama Blood Can Protect Against COVID, Future Variants and Other Coronaviruses

Antibodies From Llama Blood Can Protect Against COVID, Future Variants and Other Coronaviruses

Aside from the vaccine, one of the biggest reasons we’ve seen a drop in COVID deaths since the start of the pandemic is because of the development of effective treatments. Doctors and nurses are better equipped to help patients who come in with a serious case of the virus, shortening hospital stays and alleviating pressure … Read more

Marijuana Users More Likely to Land in Hospitals and Emergency Rooms

Marijuana Users More Likely to Land in Hospitals and Emergency Rooms

Sorry, potheads. We’ve got bad news: Your weed smoking habit might just land you in the emergency room—or at least make you more likely to. In a new study published today in the journal BMJ Open Respiratory Research, Canadian researchers found weed smokers visited the emergency room or were hospitalized 22 percent more than those … Read more

This Electronic Tattoo Can Measure Your Blood Pressure Better Than a Smartwatch

Getting a new tattoo isn’t only about looking cool (or making a decision you’ll regret years later)—it could also save your life. At least, that’s the idea behind a new electronic tattoo that can continuously and unobtrusively measure your blood pressure. In a paper published Monday in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, a team from the … Read more