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CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta speak w...

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta speak with University of Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins about the effects the Covid-19 pandemic is having on college students and their universities.
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Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci answer...

Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci answers viewer questions about the coronavirus pandemic and gives advice on how to safely enjoy Memorial Day weekend while observing social distancing practices.
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Simple molecular 'switch' transforms autoimmunity drugs into powerful anti-cancer treatments

Scientists from the Antibody and Vaccine group at the University of Southampton have discovered a way to transform antibody drugs previously developed to treat autoimmunity into antibodies with powerful anti-cancer activity through a simple molecular "switch".
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A new method to monitor blood damage in real-time

According to the National Kidney Foundation, more than 37 million people are living with kidney disease.
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Wiley selected to publish APA’s Psychiatric Research and Clinical Practice journal

John Wiley & Sons Inc. announced today that it will publish the American Psychiatric Association's esteemed journal, Psychiatric Research and Clinical Practice.
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Study hints a mechanistic link between sex and stress response in microbes

Why is sex so popular? The question of why so many organisms reproduce sexually has mystified evolutionary biologists since before Darwin, who wrote that "The whole subject is as yet hidden in darkness."
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APA survey: High stress related to coronavirus is the new normal for many parents

Nearly half of parents of children under age 18 say their stress levels related to the coronavirus pandemic are high, with managing their kids' online learning a significant source of stress for many, according to a new survey by the American Psychological Association.
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New cooling insole helps reduce risk factor for diabetic foot ulcers

A new cooling insole developed by UT Southwestern scientists reduced the foot temperature of patients with diabetic neuropathy by several degrees, diminishing a significant risk factor for diabetic foot ulcers.
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Adding an array of spices to a meal may help reduce inflammation

Adding an array of spices to your meal is a surefire way to make it more tasty, but new Penn State research suggests it may increase its health benefits, as well.
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Distribution of human tumor mutations more similar to that of chimpanzees, gorillas

A new study by researchers from the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE), a joint centre of UPF and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), shows that, surprisingly, the distribution of mutations in human tumours is more similar to that of chimpanzees and gorillas than that of humans.
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We will be seeing more of the scientists from the White House coronavirus task force soon, Fauci says

Dr. Fauci says the public will see more of scientists on the White House coronavirus task force.
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RAAS inhibitors are safe to use in COVID-19 patients, study shows

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a novel illness that has spread across the globe in just five months. Caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the viral infection binds to the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) to enter and invade cells.
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New metal-free methodology for fluorination of aliphatic hydrocarbon bonds

Researchers from the Muñiz group have published a paper in Angewandte Chemie - International Edition presenting a new metal-free methodology for the photo-catalyzed nucleophilic fluorination of aliphatic hydrocarbon bonds.
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New replaceable filter for N95 Masks potentially blocks more virus particles

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there's been a worldwide shortage of face masks -- particularly, the N95 ones worn by health care workers.
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Review finds persistent male bias in pain research

It is increasingly clear that male and female humans and rodents process pain in different ways. And that there are important differences in the underlying mechanisms involved at genetic, molecular, cellular, and physiological levels.
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Environmental chemicals linked to changes in the gut microbiome and health

The microbes that inhabit our bodies are influenced by what we eat, drink, breathe and absorb through our skin, and most of us are chronically exposed to natural and human-made environmental contaminants.
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ELISA and CLIA antibody tests for SARS-CoV-2 perform best in terms of sensitivity

Testing for those who have developed antibodies against the coronavirus can help tackle the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Now, a new study has identified all the antibody tests available for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to determine which performs better and is more accurate.
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Airway and Celonic collaborate to produce AT-100 as therapeutic candidate against COVID-19

Airway Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing a new class of biologics to break the cycle of injury and inflammation for patients with respiratory and inflammatory diseases, and Celonic Group, a premium biopharmaceutical CDMO specialized in the development and production of Advance Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs) and mammalian cell line-expressed biotherapeutics, today announced a collaboration to produce the novel human recombinant protein AT-100 (rhSP-D) as a therapeutic...
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New 'sniff test' predicts recovery of consciousness in the brain

If an unconscious person responds to smell through a slight change in their nasal airflow pattern - they are likely to regain consciousness.
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Study finds insufficient evidence to show vitamin D can prevent or treat Covid-19

Scientists from the UK, Europe and the USA, including experts from the University of Birmingham, have published a vitamin D consensus paper warning against high doses of vitamin D supplementation.
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Excessive blood clotting and stroke in COVID-19 patients

The coronavirus disease COVID-19 is causing excessive blood clotting and stroke in young and healthy people, a new study has found.
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Study presents early data on SARS‐CoV ‐2 testing, outcomes at Australian children’s hospital

In the first 30 days since seeing their first patient, the number of children testing positive to COVID-19 at an Australian tertiary pediatric hospital has been low and none who contracted the virus required in-hospital treatment, according to a new study.
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North Dakota's COVID-19 contact tracing app leaks location data to Foursquare and a Google Ads ID: Report

Your concerns about the privacy and security risks of using state-run coronavirus contact tracing apps? They're reasonable concerns. This new report from mobile privacy firm Jumbo Privacy says the official North Dakota contact-tracing app is sharing location data with Foursquare and an advertising ID with Google. Writes Steven Melendez for Fast Company: The app, called Care19, and produced by a company called ProudCrowd that also makes a location-based social networking app for North Dakota...
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As air travel resumes, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta demo...

As air travel resumes, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta demonstrates how to safely navigate the airport and what you should do once you're aboard the plane.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, a key member of the White House...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, a key member of the White House coronavirus task force, explains why he is encouraged by early findings in a recent coronavirus vaccine trial.
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Next-gen nano technologies set to transform the medical industry

Next-gen nano technologies that can prevent infection and diagnose disease are set to transform the medical industry as this important UniSA research is awarded more than $2 million dollars under the National Health and Medical Research Council 2021 Investigator Grants.
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COVID-19 may damage the central nervous system

Researchers at University Hospital Düsseldorf, Germany, have provided important insights into the potential impact that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) could have on the central nervous system.
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Nebraska researcher develops new technology for contact tracing

How does society establish a new normal during a pandemic?
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New study provides valuable insight into health and wellbeing of children in Ireland

A new report, Spotlight on Adolescent Health and Well-being, published today by WHO Regional Office for Europe, compiles extensive data on the physical health, social relationships and mental well-being of 227 441 schoolchildren aged 11, 13 and 15, from 45 countries.
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Researchers collaboratively evaluate mask effectiveness to prevent coronavirus pandemic

In the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, masks were in such short supply they were nearly impossible to find. As a result, people began creating substitute masks out of anything possible - scarves, repurposed old T-shirts, even vacuum bags.
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