Health

University of Hawaii pauses Willed Body Program due to Covid-19

The pandemic and related travel quarantines have reduced teaching programs, making the John A. Burns School of Medicine unable to accept and process new donor anatomical gift donation forms starting Friday, July 24.
Topics: Medical Research

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Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott tests positive for coronavirus with mild flu-like symptoms

The Pac-12 announced on Friday that commissioner Larry Scott has tested positive for the coronavirus, but it sounds like he is doing OK. The conference released a statement about the situation, saying Scott got tested after experiencing mild...
Topics: Flu, Influenza (Flu)

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Clippers' Paul George no longer has doubts about shoulders, health

Paul George's fast start during his Clippers debut belied the trepidation he felt about his surgically repaired shoulders. He is now healthy for the NBA restart.

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WHO still skeptical SARS-CoV-2 lingers in air—despite what the NYT says

Enlarge / World Health Organization (WHO) Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan attends a press conference organized by the Geneva Association of United Nations Correspondents (ACANU) amid the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus, on July...

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13 things that make cooking during the summer easier

Cooking during the summer can be hot and time-consuming, but products like food processors, meat thermometers, Instant Pots, and more make it easier.       

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Why Osmotica Pharmaceuticals Jumped Today

On Thursday, Osmotica Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: OSMT) -- a small-cap biopharmaceutical company -- announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved Upneeq, a therapy the company developed for the treatment of acquired...
Topics: Nasdaq, Food And Drug Administration

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Gout Drug No Help for Chronic Kidney Disease

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Sunil V. Badve, Elaine M. Pascoe, et al.; Daniel I. Feig Target Audience and Goal Statement: Nephrologists, endocrinologists, family physicians, primary care physicians The goal of this study was to examine the...
Topics: Gout, Kidney Disease, Medical Research, Endocrinology

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COMMANDing drug delivery

While we are starting to get a handle on drugs and therapeutics that might to help alleviate brain disorders, efficient delivery remains a roadblock to tackling these devastating diseases. New research from the Graybiel, Cima, and Langer labs at MIT...
Topics: Medical Research

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'One Viral, Toxic Stew': What We Heard This Week

(MedPage Today) -- "We will have one viral, toxic stew that will lead to many hospitalizations and deaths, not just from COVID but from these other infectious diseases." -- Arthur Caplan, PhD, of NYU Langone, on reopening schools too soon. ...

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LancetGate: "Scientific Corona Lies" & Big Pharma Corruption - Hydroxychloroquine...

LancetGate: "Scientific Corona Lies" & Big Pharma Corruption - Hydroxychloroquine Versus Remdesivir Tyler Durden Fri, 07/10/2020 - 19:05 Authored by Prof Michel Chossudovsky via GlobalResearch.ca, Introduction There is an...

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Children Rarely Transmit SARS-CoV-2 Within Households

Most children with COVID-19 disease are infected inside family groups, but are not the initial transmitters. Medscape Medical News

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Instagram expands policy banning promotion of conversion therapy

Instagram will no longer allow any kind of post that promotes conversion therapy. The app is expanding its policy, which already banned the promotion of conversion therapy in paid ads, to include organic posts as well. The move comes after users in...
Topics: Instagram

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California's Energy Regulations Hurt the Poor, While 'Green' Subsidies Benefit the Rich

A prominent new study from UCLA researchers about California's energy policies is fascinating not so much for its Captain Obvious conclusions, but because it points to a growing rift on in the environmental world between those who favor the...
Topics: Medical Research

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Childhood sleeping problems may signal mental disorders later in life

We spend 40 percent of our childhoods asleep, a time for cognitive growth and development. A recent study found an association between irregular sleep patterns in childhood and either psychotic experiences or borderline personality disorder during...
Topics: Medical Research

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Big Brother Lets Sister With Cancer Shave His Head so She Doesn't Have to Go Through It Alone

Post by Lauren Gordon. Having a child go through the perils of fighting a rare disease is inarguably one of the scariest, hardest things a family can endure. But for the Bowden family, when 3-year-old daughter Lula Beth was diagnosed with a rare...
Topics: Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Oncology, Kidney Disease

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Neonatal exposure to antigens of commensal bacteria promotes broader immune repertoire

Researchers have added fresh evidence that early exposure to vaccine-, bacterial- or microbiota-derived antigens has a dramatic effect on the diversity of antibodies an adult mammal will have to fight future infections by pathogens. This antibody...
Topics: Bacteria, Medical Research, Vaccines

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The ADAURA Debate Continues

(MedPage Today) -- In a plenary session at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology virtual scientific meeting, it was reported that adjuvant therapy with osimertinib for patients with EGFR mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC...
Topics: Debate, American Cancer Society, American Society Of Clinical Oncology, Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, Lung Cancer

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Tunney Lee, professor emeritus of urban planning, dies at 88

Tunney Lee, professor emeritus of urban planning and former head of the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP), passed away of complications from cancer treatment on July 2 in Boston. He was 88 years old. An architect by training, Lee...
Topics: Cancer, Oncology, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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Doc Charged in Scheme to Pay Addicts to Get Naltrexone Implants

(MedPage Today) -- A Los Angeles surgeon and his girlfriend have been charged in a scheme that allegedly involved hiring "body brokers" to pay patients with addiction to get unapproved naltrexone implants, according to California prosecutors....

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The best food and vegetable steamers

A food steamer helps you prepare vegetables, fish, and other dishes effortlessly while preserving vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.
Topics: Vitamins

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