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    New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

    Back in March, just as anxiety over COVID-19 began spreading across the U.S., Erinn Baldeschwiler of La Conner, Washington, found herself facing her own private dread. Just 48 and the mother of two teenagers, Baldeschwiler was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer after discovering a small lump on her chest, no bigger than a […] More

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    Improved air quality, reduced ozone pollution may have averted bird deaths — ScienceDaily

    U.S. pollution regulations meant to protect humans from dirty air are also saving birds. So concludes a new continentwide study published today in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Study authors found that improved air quality under a federal program to reduce ozone pollution may have averted the loss of 1.5 billion birds […] More

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    SMEs invited to apply for Greater Manchester innovation accelerator – Med-Tech Innovation

    A new accelerator programme is inviting SMEs to collaborate with Greater Manchester’s research and innovation institutions to support the development of innovative health and care products. The Research and Innovation (R&I) Health Accelerator is open to companies looking to accelerate commercialisation of their product or service into the health and care system. By leveraging Greater […] More

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    First Evidence of a Recently Active Volcano on Mars

    The tallest mountain on any of the Solar System’s planets is Olympus Mons, a giant extinct volcano on Mars that is some 14 miles (or 21.9 kilometers) high. That’s about two and a half times the height of Mount Everest. This behemoth formed some 3 billion years ago when the Red Planet was peppered with […] More

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    FDA approves new dosing option for AZ’s Imfinzi

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved AstraZeneca’s (AZ) checkpoint inhibitor Imfinzi for an additional dosing option. Imfinzi (durvalumab) has been approved for a 1,500mg fixed dose every four weeks in the approved indications of unresectable stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after chemoradiation therapy (CRT) and previously treated bladder cancer. The […] More

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    A breakthrough in the study of stellar nurseries — ScienceDaily

    The gas clouds in which stars are born and evolve are vast regions of the Universe that are extremely rich in matter, and hence in physical processes. All these processes are intertwined on different size and time scales, making it almost impossible to fully understand such stellar nurseries. However, the scientists in the ORION-B* programme […] More

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    Mineral body armor protects some leaf-cutting ants in battle

    Leaf-cutting worker ants might look like they’d be helpless against an enemy soldier ant many times their size. But some of the smaller ants have a secret: Their entire body is coated with a thin but tough layer of mineral armor. It’s the first time that this type of external, whole-body mineralization has been found […] More

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    The Amazing You 2020 – Newly Revamped – Apr 2020

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    Is Heart Failure Reversible? New Study Says, “Maybe”

    Heart failure could be reversed with a new treatment that combines medication with the temporary use of an artificial heart pump, said researchers at the University of Utah Health.  The therapy, which involves implantation of a left ventricular assist device ( LVAD ), could: help reverse structural damage to the heart, eliminate the need for […] More

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    Coronavirus infects more than 1K workers at world’s top surgical glove maker

    The world’s largest maker of surgical gloves is temporarily closing more than half its factories despite record demand — because more than 1,000 employees tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities said Monday. Top Glove in Malaysia has racked up record profits this year as demand for protective gear skyrocketed during the pandemic. The world’s largest […] More

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    Commonly used antibiotic shows promise for combating Zika infections — ScienceDaily

    In 2015, hundreds of children were born with brain deformities resulting from a global outbreak of Zika virus infections. Recently, National Institutes of Health researchers used a variety of advanced drug screening techniques to test out more than 10,000 compounds in search of a cure. To their surprise, they found that the widely used antibiotic […] More

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    Pelareorep-based therapy improves glioblastoma patient survival

    In a Phase Ib trial, pelareorep with GM-CSF, chemoradiotherapy and temozolomide increased progression-free survival by an average of eight months. Oncolytics Biotech® Inc. has reported that combining pelareorep with granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), chemoradiotherapy and adjuvant temozolomide increased progression-free survival in patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). The company said that the Phase Ib ReoGlio trial also […] More

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    Drugmakers sue to stop Trump administration importation plan

    Drugmakers late Monday sued to stop the Trump administration from allowing states to import some prescription drugs. The lawsuit is the first of what will likely be many healthcare industry legal challenges to the Trump administration’s last-minute attempts to achieve policy goals before the transition in January. The importation regulation at issue was not classified […] More

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    Pesticide deadly to bees now easily detected in honey — ScienceDaily

    A common insecticide that is a major hazard for honeybees is now effectively detected in honey thanks to a simple new method. Researchers at the University of Waterloo developed an environmentally friendly, fully automated technique that extracts pyrethroids from the honey. Pyrethroids are one of two main groups of pesticides that contribute to colony collapse […] More

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    Omar Hussain 30 Year Proven Leadership In The Healthcare Data Security Industry Is Appointed To Secure AI Labs Board Of Directors

    Facebook Twitter LinkedIn WhatsApp Email November 24, 2020 Omar Hussain is the former CEO of Imprivata. The news was announced today by Secure AI Labs. “Omar Hussain’s background in scaling Imprivata from a startup to IPO brings invaluable and relevant strategic expertise to the table. We are looking forward to his help in building out […] More

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    Severe Wildfires Raise the Chance for Future Monstrous Blazes

    To lessen the risk of catastrophic wildfires, California’s forests need more routine burns. This message has been echoed for years. Relentlessly putting out even small wildfires in the Golden State and other parts of the western U.S. has long deprived the regions of beneficial flames, resulting in the buildup of dense vegetation and dry leaf […] More

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    Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges related to US opioid crisis | Opioids

    Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its addictive prescription painkiller OxyContin, capping a deal with federal prosecutors to resolve an investigation into the drugmaker’s role in the US opioid crisis. During a court hearing conducted remotely on Tuesday before US district judge Madeline Cox Arleo in New Jersey, Purdue pleaded […] More

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    France to end lockdown Dec 15, shops to reopen Saturday

    Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain France aims to lift a nationwide lockdown on December 15, President Emmanuel Macron said, with shops authorised to reopen as early as Saturday after weeks of closure. In a TV address Tuesday, Macron said some restrictions would remain in place to avoid a resurgence of the virus, and the threat of […] More

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    Can we harness a plant’s ability to synthesize medicinal compounds? Knowledge could guide development of sustainable production methods for plant-based medicines — ScienceDaily

    Anthraquinones are a class of naturally occurring compounds prized for their medicinal properties, as well as for other applications, including ecologically friendly dyes. Despite wide interest, the mechanism by which plants produce them has remained shrouded in mystery until now. New work from an international team of scientists including Carnegie’s Sue Rhee reveals a gene […] More

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    Fewer, but sicker, patients visit Ascension hospitals in its latest fiscal quarter

    Dive Brief: Ascension, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, swung back to black with net income of $1.2 billion in the first quarter of its fiscal year ended Sept. 30 compared with the prior-year period, despite declines in patient volumes in every key metric, including ER, surgery and physician office visits. As such, net patient […] More

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    Digital warm-start CRISPR assay enables sensitive quantitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 in clinical samples

    In a recent medRxiv* preprint paper, researchers from the University of Connecticut Health Center in the United States unveil their digital warm-start CRISPR (WS-CRISPR) method for stringent and sensitive quantitative detection of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in clinical samples of patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Since effective antiviral treatment and fully […] More

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    The sequence of hormonal therapy and radiation affects outcomes in men treated for prostate cancer – Harvard Health Blog

    A common treatment for men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer is to combine radiation with drugs that block testosterone — a hormone that makes the tumors grow faster. (This type of treatment is also called androgen deprivation therapy, or ADT). New research is suggesting the sequence of these treatments may be crucially important. Dr. Dan Spratt, […] More

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    To push or to pull? How many-limbed marine organisms swim — ScienceDaily

    When you think of swimming, you probably imagine pushing through the water — creating backwards thrust that pushes you forward. New research at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) suggests instead that many marine animals actually pull themselves through the water, a phenomenon dubbed “suction thrust.” The study, published in Scientific Reports, found that small marine […] More

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