Improving FDA’s COVID-19 vaccine authorization and approval process

HANOVER, N.H. — Aug. 31, 2020 — On March 28, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) exercised its Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) authority to allow the use of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19. On June 15, after a number of studies failed to find positive effects, the agency revoked this authorization. This chain of…


Unique antibody profile sets gluten sensitivity apart from celiac disease

NEW YORK, NY—A new study of the antibodies produced by people with gluten sensitivity may lead to a better way to detect the condition and treat it. Until recently, many doctors often dismissed the complaints of people who claimed to be sensitive to foods containing gluten but did not have celiac disease, a well-documented autoimmune…


CU Anschutz researchers shed light on split-second decision making

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 31, 2020) — A little understood region of the cerebellum plays a critical role in making split-second `go-no go’ decisions, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. «We wanted to know how this kind of decision making takes place,» said the study’s senior author…


Keke Palmer’s Best Looks from the 2020 VMAs

Jeff Kravitz/MTV VMAs 2020Getty Images Of course Keke Palmer went big. To prepare for hosting the MTV Video Music Awards this year, Palmer took more than 10 precautionary COVID-19 tests to ensure she’d be in top form for the big night. Given her devotion to making sure she’s healthy onstage, we knew she had something…


All the Looks From the 2020 MTV VMAs

Rich Fury/MTV VMAs 2020Getty Images The first-ever major award show red carpet during the coronavirus pandemic is happening tonight in New York City. This year’s MTV VMAs are happening outdoors throughout the city, so photos are coming from all different locations instead of one central spot (and some were shot ahead of time, as celebs…


The Most Memorable VMA Looks of All Time

Only at the VMAs is a pants-free Taylor Swift considered to be tame. Over the years we’ve seen furkinis, pasties as tops, surprise pregnant Beyoncé, and more. Here, we round up the craziest, cringiest, and most memorable red carpet moments from MTV’s infamous award show.

U.S. Will Revive Global Virus-Hunting Effort Ended Last Year

A worldwide virus-hunting program allowed to expire last year by the Trump administration, just before the coronavirus pandemic broke out, will have a second life — whatever the outcome of the presidential election. Joseph R. Biden Jr. has promised that, if elected, he will restore the program, called Predict, which searched for dangerous new animal…