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RBA cuts cash rate to new historic low of 0.1% – live news

Trade tensions with China escalate; NSW on alert after restaurant worker at Jasmins1 in Liverpool tests positive for Covid. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveFollow the global coronavirus live blog NSW Covid hotspots: list of Sydney and regional case locations 4.25am GMT Opposition assistant treasury spokesman Stephen Jones has called the rate cut “a pretty clear signal that more needs to be done from the government to support the economy”. We’re expecting a rare Reserve Bank of Au...
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Study focuses on current practices of restraint use in emergency settings

A study published in the most recent issue of Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM), journal showed an increased risk of restraint use in Black patients compared with white patients in the emergency setting.
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South Australia to open border to Victoria in two weeks – live news

Trade tensions with China escalate; NSW on alert after restaurant worker at Jasmins1 in Liverpool tests positive for Covid. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveFollow the global coronavirus live blog NSW Covid hotspots: list of Sydney and regional case locations 2.20am GMT Anthony Albanese was also asked about Labor’s childcare policy (he was at a childcare centre, so it is what he wanted to talk about).Q: Taking you back to the childcare issue, why should a family earning more than ...
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Fight against trachoma disrupted by COVID-19 pandemic

Progress towards the elimination of trachoma as a public health problem has been substantial, but the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted community-based control efforts.
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Immunotherapy side effect could signal improved control of kidney cancer

An autoimmune side effect of immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) drugs could signal improved control of kidney cancer, according to a new study by researchers in UT Southwestern's Kidney Cancer Program (KCP).
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Remdesivir metabolite GS-441524 inhibits SARS CoV-2 in mouse model, finds study

This new study titled, "Remdesivir Metabolite GS-441524 Efficiently Inhibits SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Mouse Model," was released online as a preprint on the bioRxiv* server, prior to undergoing the peer-review process.
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Finding ways to reduce rising alcohol consumption during COVID-19 pandemic

Alcohol consumption is a common coping response to stress, and historically, it has increased in the United States following catastrophic events, such as terrorist attacks and large-scale natural disasters.
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Multidisciplinary curriculum helps surgical residents to better treat victims of firearm violence

Firearm violence impacts not only individuals and their communities, but also the health care providers who treat them.
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Study elucidates mechanisms behind protective farm effect on childhood asthma

Asthma impacts millions of children already at a young age. Children growing up on a farm have a lower risk of developing asthma than children not living on a farm.
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Estonian researchers provide clues to control the aggressive nature of SARS-CoV-2

Recent study by Estonian researchers in University of Tartu explains how coronavirus is activated before attacking the cell and what could help to impede that.
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Less screen time, more extracurricular activities associated with better mental health among teens

A new study from UBC researchers finds that teens, especially girls, have better mental health when they spend more time taking part in extracurricular activities, like sports and art, and less time in front of screens.
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Temperature and humidity do not play a significant role in COVID-19 spread

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, there were high hopes that hot summer temperatures could reduce its spread. Although summer didn't bring widespread relief, the connection between the weather and COVID-19 continues to be a hot topic.
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Only 56 percent of people intend to have free flu vaccination in the U.K. amid COVID

Now, a team of researchers at Keele University and Public Health England aimed to determine how many residents in the U.K. intend to get flu shots amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers found that 55.8 percent of people intended to have the vaccination.
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Microneedle patch for rapid, blood-free malaria testing

Testing for malaria could become as simple as putting on a bandage.
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Innovative hybrid approach increases vaccinations and primary care visits during pandemic

Nemours Children's Health System increased patient immunizations by 4.6% from January - September 2020, compared with the same period in 2019, through an innovative hybrid approach to care using both in-person and telemedicine, according to new data presented today at the Children's Hospital Association's 2020 Annual Leadership Conference.
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Study sheds new light on how the immune system remembers viruses

For a person to acquire immunity to a disease, T cells must develop into memory cells after contact with the pathogen.
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How improv helps physician leaders [PODCAST]

“Signing up for an improv class was unchartered territory. It was far beyond my comfort zone, like skydiving, for a little thrill. I’m not an adrenaline junkie interested in the ultimate adventure nor an aspiring actress hoping for a guest appearance on SNL. I’m a physician and a physician leader. Learning improvisational theatre wasn’t on […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Urgent: Recreational users need to know that killer chemical lurks everywhere, say parents whose kids died from fentanyl

Dylan Kai Sarantos, 18. Thought he was taking ecstasy. Died May 8 in Los Angeles. Alexandra Capelouto, 20. Thought she was taking Percocet. Died Dec. 23 in Temecula. In a donated ballroom in Columbus, Ohio, parents rose to their feet as their child’s name was read aloud. Many had endured the trauma of discovering their babies’ lifeless bodies. Jessica and her dad, Steve Filson. (Courtesy Filson family) Jessica Shely Filson, 29. Thought she was doing cocaine. Died Jan. 22 in Redlands.  Alexa...
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Children with asthma having fewer attacks amid the coronavirus pandemic, study says

During the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, an international team of researchers has found that children with asthma experienced fewer upper respiratory tract infections, emergency visits, fever episodes, asthma attacks, and hospital admissions compared with the previous year.
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Victoria reports no new Covid cases and NSW three; US ambassador hopes election peaceful – live news

Trade tensions with China escalate; NSW on alert after restaurant worker at Jasmins1 in Liverpool tests positive for Covid. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveFollow the global coronavirus live blog 12.23am GMT Labor is feeling pretty happy today - the IMF has released a report, which found investing in childcare was particularly beneficial for the economy - because it increased participation.Here is Labor’s take on it:This latest G-20 Report on Strong, Sustainable, Balanced and Inc...
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Global survey of 25,000 reveals early impact of COVID-19 on scientific community

The initial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the scientific community has been revealed in one of the largest academic surveys ever conducted.
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Coronavirus: Behind the scenes of developing a Covid-19 vaccine

Meet the scientists who use social media to show people what they do to develop a coronavirus vaccine in the lab.
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Global collaboration provides a COVID-19 disease map

A collaboration of researchers from 120 different institutes across 30 countries including France, Germany, Australia, Japan, USA, India, Turkey, Brazil, and Canada initiated an effort to develop a COVID-19 Disease Map - a collection of computational models and diagrams of molecular mechanisms implicated in COVID-19.
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Survey: Emergency care doctors need more support to recover from work pressures between shifts

A survey of more than 4,000 UK emergency care doctors has shown that they need more support to recover from work pressures between shifts.
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NUS researchers develop high sensitivity, low hysteresis pressure sensor

Real-time health monitoring and sensing abilities of robots require soft electronics, but a challenge of using such materials lie in their reliability.
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Drug combo for Type 2 diabetes continues to stay effective after two years of treatment

Patients with Type 2 diabetes often take metformin as first-line therapy to help stabilize their blood glucose.
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Machine learning increases the accuracy of anti-cancer drug response predictions

With the advent of pharmacogenomics, machine learning research is well underway to predict the patients' drug response that varies by individual from the algorithms derived from previously collected data on drug responses.
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SARS-CoV-2 spike D614G variant exhibits enhanced replication and transmissibility

A team of scientists from Switzerland, Germany, and the USA has demonstrated that the S-614G variant can easily bind to the human angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), the cellular gateway of SARS-CoV-2. The variant also showed enhanced replication and transmissibility in animal models.
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How COVID death counts become the stuff of conspiracy theories

In the waning days of the campaign, President Donald Trump complained repeatedly about how the United States tracks the number of people who have died from COVID-19, claiming, "This country and its reporting systems are just not doing it right."
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Mothers' vitamin D levels during pregnancy positively associated with their children's IQ

Vitamin D is a critical nutrient and has many important functions in the body. A mother's vitamin D supply is passed to her baby in utero and helps regulate processes including brain development.
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