Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

October 31, 2020
New research reveals risky sexual behavior and STIs are rising despite COVID-19 pandemic
New research launched at the 29th EADV Congress, EADV Virtual, has found that despite the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) lockdown restrictions, diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including gonorrhoea, secondary syphilis and mycoplasma genitalium (MG), have increased.

Criss-crossing viruses give rise to peculiar hybrid variants
In new research appearing in the journal mBio, Arvind Varsani and his colleagues investigate a recently discovered class of viruses that have taken the characteristic versatility of the viral world to new heights.

Vitamin B3 protects skin cells from the effects of UV exposure, new research finds
Research presented today at EADV's 29th Congress, EADV Virtual, shows hope that a form of vitamin B3 could protect skin cells from the effects of ultraviolet (UV) exposure: the main risk factor for non-melanoma skin cancers.
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