Lipid identified in human breast milk may play important role in early childhood weight

IMAGE: Elvira Isganaitis, MD, is a staff physician at Joslin Diabetes Center and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School view more  Credit: Joslin Communications BOSTON – (December 02, 2020) – A lipid metabolite called 12,13-diHOME is in human breast milk and appears to be associated with beneficial infant weight gain and body composition in […]

Lipid nanoparticles boost potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2

Researchers enhance the immune response against the receptor binding domain of SARS-CoV-2 by presenting it on liposomes, providing a promising strategy for vaccine development targeting this domain. The SARS-CoV-2 spike protein is a popular target for COVID-19 vaccine development; Image credit: NIAID-RML To enhance the production of neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 receptor binding domain (RBD), […]