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    Global warming may lead to practically irreversible Antarctic melting

    How is melting a continent-sized ice sheet like stirring milk into coffee? Both are, for all practical purposes, irreversible. In a new study published in the Sept. 24 Nature, researchers outline a series of temperature-related tipping points for the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Once each tipping point is reached, changes to the ice sheet and subsequent melting can’t […] More

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    Australia’s drug regulator TGA approves Covid tests that deliver results in 15 minutes | Health

    Australia’s drugs regulator has approved four rapid antigen Covid-19 tests for distribution throughout the country with health workers and departments among the first to use the tests than can deliver results in 15 minutes. The Australian pathology and pharmaceutical companies approved to import and distribute the tests are required to provide the Therapeutic Goods Administration […] More

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    Singing Without a Face Mask Can Spread COVID-19

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you sing indoors without a face mask, you run the risk of spreading COVID-19 through tiny airborne particles known as aerosols. That’s the conclusion researchers reached after studying a choir practice. In Skagit Valley, Wash., one person with mild symptoms of COVID-19 […] More

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    Blood Test May Show Who Is at Risk of Severe COVID

    By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you’re unfortunate enough to be admitted to the hospital with COVID-19, a common blood marker may predict how severe your illness might become, new research shows. The blood marker is called “red cell distribution width” (RDW) — basically, the greater the variance […] More

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    SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy not associated with complications in neonates, study finds — ScienceDaily

    In a new study published in JAMA, researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital have examined the association between a positive SARS-CoV-2 test during pregnancy and complications in mothers and their newborn babies. Almost two out of three pregnant women who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 were asymptomatic and the researchers found no higher prevalence […] More

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    Medilink to host webinar on next generation biomaterials – Med-Tech Innovation

    Medilink East Midlands will be hosting a webinar with the University of Nottingham looking at commercial applications for next generation biomaterials on Thursday 1 October. The biomaterials discovery programme at the University of Nottingham has been targeting novel polymers with application as coatings for existing medical devices to reduce infection rates and controlling foreign body reaction, […] More

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    Breathing Enriched Oxygen May Improve Major Depression

    Breathing enriched oxygen on a nightly basis may lead to clinically meaningful symptomatic improvement in mild to moderate major depression, new research suggests. Dr R. Haim Belmaker “We saw a highly significant effect of normobaric hyperoxia therapy in lowering Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression scores,” R. Haim Belmaker, MD, reported at the virtual congress of […] More

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    Native Americans Feel Double Pain of COVID and Fires ‘Gobbling Up the Ground’

    When the first fire of the season broke out on the Hoopa Valley Reservation in Northern California in July, Greg Moon faced a dilemma. As Hoopa’s fire chief and its pandemic team leader, Moon feared the impact of the blaze on the dense coniferous forests of the reservation, near Redwood National and State Parks, where […] More

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    Transplanted bacteria from sleep-apnea mice caused sleep changes in recipient mice — ScienceDaily

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a chronic sleep condition affecting more than one billion people worldwide. Evidence suggests OSA can alter the gut microbiome (GM) and may promote OSA-associated co-morbidities, including diabetes, hypertension and cognitive problems. Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and MU Health Care have discovered how OSA-related sleep disturbances […] More

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    The longest whale dive ever recorded clocks in at almost 4 hours

    By Michael Le Page A Cuvier’s beaked whale beat the previous record for longest dive ever recorded by almost an hourDanielle_Waples A Cuvier’s beaked whale has made the longest dive by any mammal ever recorded, lasting 3 hours and 42 minutes. That smashes the previous record of 2 hours and 43 minutes. The record has […] More

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    Innovate UK funding for new precision cancer treatment technology –

    Sixfold Bioscience in partnership with Medicines Discovery Catapult, has been given the green light, through the award of an Innovate UK Smart Grant to test a pioneering system designed to deliver drugs directly to cancerous cells, without impacting the healthy cells around it. Programmable Oligonucleotide Delivery System (PODS), developed by Sixfold Bioscience, is a versatile system […] More

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    Public charge rule retroactively enforced on immigration applications

    The Trump administration on Tuesday reinstated its so-called “public charge” rule for green card applicants after a federal appeals court allowed the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency to move forward with it. In July, U.S. District Judge George B. Daniels in Manhattan refused to throw out a lawsuit challenging the […] More

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    Feeding indoor cats just once a day could improve health — ScienceDaily

    Got a cat that always seems hungry? New University of Guelph research suggests you might want to reduce — not increase — how often you feed them. Animal nutrition specialists in U of G’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) and Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) have found that feeding cats one large meal a day may help […] More

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    Meet the startup that’s bridging the gap between tech and creative

    London-based Arishi Agency delivers high-tech services to clients across many industries –managing director, Andrew Elia, explains why he has located his new venture in Abu Dhabi’s tech ecosystem, Hub71. What do you get when you mix immersive technologies, such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), with AI-based sensitivity analysis solutions? It’s a tantalising […] More

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    Coronavirus Vaccines Still Aren’t Being Tested in Kids, And Experts Are Concerned

    Progress on coronavirus vaccines has moved remarkably fast since the novel virus was first identified and sequenced in January. The leading experimental shots are now in the final stage of clinical trials, with results expected as soon as next month.   But that progress has focused on crafting and testing a vaccine for adults. Children have yet […] More

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    Sanofi, GSK ink deal with EU for 300 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

    Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline have agreed a deal with the European Commission to provide up to 300 million doses of their potential COVID-19 vaccine candidate. According to GSK, the EU will provide upfront funding to support the scale-up of the companies’ manufacturing capabilities in Europe. The final agreement marks a key milestone in protecting the EU […] More

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    German Lufthansa airline plans rapid COVID-19 testing for passengers

    German airline Lufthansa announced this week that it would start offering rapid coronavirus testing for passengers in October. The company’s senior director for product management, Bjoern Becker, said Tuesday that the new antigen tests will initially be available for first-class and business-class passengers only because supplies are limited, according to Reuters. ITALIAN AIRLINE ALITALIA OFFERS ‘COVID-TESTED FLIGHTS’ TO […] More

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    The findings are reported as use of cannabis during pregnancy has ‘skyrocketed’ — ScienceDaily

    While cannabis use during pregnancy is on the rise, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have found evidence that the resulting children are more likely to have psychopathology in middle childhood. The team’s analysis are the first steps in studying the effects of cannabis on children as attitudes surrounding its use change rapidly — […] More

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    PURPLESUN Battles The Invisible Enemy – COVID-19 – There Is Light

    Facebook Twitter LinkedIn WhatsApp Email September 23, 2020 PURPLESUN Inc. is a technology company on a mission to transform healthcare and provide a sustainable impact for the healthiest environments. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, there is light. PurpleSun designs and manufactures hospital-grade mechatronic systems that are user friendly and provide a special type of Focused Multivector […] More

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    Meet Curly, the Curling Robot That Beats the Pros

    No two ice sheets have ever been laid down the exact same way, both because of this random bumpiness, and because of the quality of the water used, which can affect the way the liquid hardens into a surface. Accordingly, human curlers are allowed to take practice throws before a match to get a feel […] More

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    ICER rubber-stamps Vertex’s $311K CF drug Trikafta but blasts ‘monopoly’ pricing

    No one disputes the therapeutic value of Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ triplet drug Trikafta for cystic fibrosis—not even the cost watchdogs at the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER). But ICER has plenty of bones to pick with Vertex over Trikafta’s $311,000 list price. So when the institute released its final report on the cost effectiveness […] More

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    How microbes in a mother’s intestines affect fetal neurodevelopment

    The gut microbiota comprises the billions of bacteria and other microbes that live in the intestines. Credit: Alpha Tauri 3D Graphics/Shutterstock.com During pregnancy in mice, the billions of bacteria and other microbes that live in a mother’s intestines regulate key metabolites, small molecules that are important for healthy fetal brain development, UCLA biologists report Sept. […] More

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    CMS chief Verma calls for action over declines in child health services during pandemic

    Newly released CMS data points to a troubling trend of stark declines in vaccinations and service use rates for primary and preventive care since the start of the pandemic among young Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries, officials for the agency say. A preliminary data “snapshot” released by CMS on Wednesday shows a 22% drop in vaccinations […] More

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    Shadow of black hole in M87 galaxy is wobbling and has been for a while — ScienceDaily

    Analysis of previously unpublished data from observations of M87* between 2009 and 2013 by scientists at the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) has revealed that the crescent shadow of the black hole is wobbling, and has rotated significantly over the past ten years of observation. Published today in The Astrophysical Journal, and led by scientists from […] More

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    Medicare Advantage should not ‘game the system’ but prioritize patient care, honest billing

    Christi Grimm is the principal deputy inspector general of the HHS Office of Inspector General.  We all agree healthcare providers should prioritize patient well-being and bill honestly. Most do. But, if not, my office, the Office of Inspector General for the HHS, and other government agencies, are watching.  We are especially monitoring an area of concern: abuse of risk […] More

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    Can Crystals Cure You? Belief in the Power of Healing Stones Is Practically as Old as Time

    Whether sunken into water bottles, strung onto chains or displayed on tables — interest in crystals and their healing potential is growing in the world of alternative medicine. Depending on how you use them, believers say the colorful shards of mineral deposits can drastically change your life. Amethyst, for example, is thought to eliminate addiction […] More

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