Indiana scientist helps discover COVID antibody treatment

Anke Neustadt

Jirong Lu helped create Eli Lilly’s antibody treatments to fight COVID-19. INDIANAPOLIS — The Winter Olympics highlights Beijing and Chinese culture. However, you don’t have to look far in the Hoosier state to find stories of Chinese Americans making a difference. Jirong Lu helps create molecules. Her job leads to […]

Anxiety about taking medicine causes people real harm

Anke Neustadt

Millions of middle-aged people received some good news this week. Many of the aches and pains experienced by those who take medication to lower their cholesterol levels and protect against heart disease are caused not by the pills themselves but by fears about their effects, international research has found. This […]

Effectiveness of the BNT162b2 Vaccine after Recovery from Covid-19

Anke Neustadt

Our study showed that receipt of the BNT162b2 vaccine in patients who had recovered from Covid-19 was associated with substantially lower reinfection rates. These results are consistent with data from studies that have shown strong immunologic responses to vaccination in previously infected persons.11,19 Although vaccine effectiveness was lower among patients […]