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Study identifies multiple important genomic differences in BCL malignancies using genomic ancestry

B-cell lymphoma and leukemias (BCL) are a diverse set of malignancies. While the genomic landscape of many BCL subtypes has been described, genomic ancestry has rarely been explored.
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Trump Reveals That Another Member of His Inner Circle, Rudy Giuliani, Has Covid-19 Via Tweet

To no one’s surprise, especially given the reckless behavior exhibited by President Donald Trump and those in his orbit, Rudy Giuliani, the president’s infamous personal and campaign lawyer most recently known for farting in the courtroom, has covid-19. Read more...
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Immunity passports may be valid based on how they are used, says UPV/EHU expert

According to the Chair in Law and the Human Genome at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), immunity passports may be valid, depending on how they are used
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New diagnostic technology accurately test for anemia and sickle cell disease

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University presented research today in which Hemex Health's Gazelle platform diagnostic technology successfully tested 46 patients with 100% sensitivity and over 92.3% specificity for anemia and with 100% accuracy for hemoglobin variants.
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Study: CAR T-cell therapy reduced cancer cells in patients with advanced non-Hodgkin lymphoma

A CAR T-cell therapy known as axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel) drove cancer cells to undetectable levels in nearly 80% of patients with advanced non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in a phase 2 clinical trial.
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UC San Diego’s proactive strategies effectively detected and prevented COVID-19 transmission on campus

UC San Diego's nationally recognized, evidence-based Return to Learn program employs a comprehensive suite of education, monitoring, testing, intervention and notification tools that no other university is using.
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Study proposes new plan to help reduce financial hardships for cancer patients

Until you or a loved one are facing treatment for a cancer diagnosis, you may not realize the cost associated with treatment and doctor visits.
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Australian politics live: WA to reopen borders; NSW and Victoria lose AAA credit rating – question time

NSW reports no new locally acquired Covid cases; NSW and Victoria to ease restrictions; federal parliament returns for the final sitting week of 2020 – latest updates Global coronavirus news – liveCoalition may strip casuals of up to $39bn in claimsChina boycott to hit Australian wine harder than expected 4.23am GMT For those asking, South Australians travelling to WA will have to quarantine for two weeks (at the moment)NSW and Victoria (along with every other jurisdiction other than SA) wi...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, National party


Australian politics live: NSW reports no new locally acquired Covid cases; NSW and Victoria to ease restrictions – question time

NSW to lift tranche of restrictions while in Victoria it will no longer be compulsory to wear face masks in offices or cafes; federal parliament returns for the final sitting week of 2020 – latest updates Global coronavirus news – liveCoalition may strip casuals of up to $39bn in claimsChina boycott to hit Australian wine harder than expected 3.23am GMT Andrew Wilkie has the independent’s question today:Centrelink’s automated data matching system is now terrorising pensioners this time with...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt


Australian politics live: NSW reports no new locally acquired Covid cases; NSW and Victoria to ease restrictions

NSW to lift tranche of restrictions while in Victoria it will no longer be compulsory to wear face masks in offices or cafes; federal parliament returns for the final sitting week of 2020 – latest updates Global coronavirus news – liveCoalition may strip casuals of up to $39bn in claimsChina boycott to hit Australian wine harder than expected 1.17am GMT Christian Porter said once the IR bill is introduced to parliament (most likely Wednesday) it will go to committee for review and further c...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison


How to be sick: challenges faced by those with chronic pain and illness [PODCAST]

“I write in my book, ‘I know from experience that nothing positive comes from directing blame at yourself.’ When it comes to chronic illness (which includes chronic pain), it’s crucial to remember that you are not the enemy. Anyone can get sick, physically or mentally, and anybody can develop chronic pain. I just got an […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Papua New Guinea ambulance service given no money in budget

St John Ambulance warns it may be forced to close down over Christmas or sell some of its fleetPapua New Guinea’s main ambulance service – St John Ambulance – has been allocated no money in the government’s budget for 2021.St John Ambulance runs a fleet in the capital, Port Moresby, and across provincial centres. For much of the country it is the only ambulance service. Continue reading...
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Australian politics live: Queensland reports three Covid cases in hotel quarantine; NSW and Victoria to ease restrictions

NSW to lift tranche of restrictions while in Victoria it will no longer be compulsory to wear face masks in offices or cafes; federal parliament returns for the final sitting week of 2020 – latest updates Global coronavirus news – liveCoalition may strip casuals of up to $39bn in claimsChina boycott to hit Australian wine harder than expected 12.14am GMT NSW has recorded no locally acquired Covid cases in the past 24 hours. Four people in hotel quarantine have tested positive.We are still w...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt


President-elect Biden picks Xavier Becerra as health secretary, the 1st Latino in the role

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has picked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be his health secretary, putting a defender of the Affordable Care Act in a leading role to oversee his administration’s coronavirus response. If confirmed by the Senate, Becerra, 62, will be the first Latino to head the Department of Health and Human Services, a $1-trillion-plus agency with 80,000 employees and a portfolio that includes drugs and vaccines, leading-edge medical research and health ins...
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CBS13 Investigates: CA Still Storing Newborn DNA Without Consent. Golden State Killer Case Raising New Concerns

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Holly Mitchell sworn in to all-female LA County Board of Supervisors, representing District 2

Holly Mitchell was sworn-in to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Sunday, Dec. 6, giving the five-member board all female members for the first time. “I look forward to bringing my commitment to equity and justice to this historic, all-women led Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and continuing to fight for all residents to have the resources they need to thrive,” Mitchell said after defeating Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson, 60.6%-39.4%, in the Nov. 3 election. Mitch...
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Are psi phenomena real? A study on precognition once exploded science

A 2011 study by psychologist Dr. Daryl Bem seemed to prove that ESP and other psychic phenomena may be real.The study caused tremendous controversy and catalyzed a re-examination of psychology research methods.Bem's paper had many critics but its results were replicated in some later studies. Among the scientific studies that came out in the past decade, perhaps none were more controversial than the 2011 paper by the American psychologist Dr. Daryl Bem. He proved an explosive notion, that preco...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Research, ESP, Brain, Innovation, Berkeley, University Of California, Cornell, Cornell University, Santa Barbara, Carnegie Mellon, Bem, Human Mind, Derren Brown, University of Amsterdam


Australian politics live: NSW and Victoria to ease Covid restrictions; final sitting week of parliament

NSW to lift tranche of restrictions while in Victoria it will no longer be compulsory to wear face masks in offices or cafes; federal parliament returns for the final sitting week of 2020 – latest updates Global coronavirus news – liveCoalition may strip casuals of up to $39bn in claimsChina boycott to hit Australian wine harder than expected 9.35pm GMT Richard Marles spoke to ABC News Breakfast this morning about the foreign interference bill, which he said was “half baked” - but Labor is ...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt, Bill


Is Manifesting a Physical Skill, a Mental Skill, or a Spiritual Skill?

People often frame their manifesting skills as something spiritual, mental, or a combination of the two. Manifesting is often treated as something akin to prayer. Ask the universe for what you desire, and hopefully you’ll receive it. But what if manifesting is actually a physical skill in disguise? Other mental skills, including reading, writing, speaking, and solving math problems, are actually physical skills too. Your physical brain implements these skills on your neural hardware. If yo...
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Will the U.S. ever have a national COVID-19 testing strategy?

NEW YORK — As the coronavirus epidemic worsens, U.S. health experts hope Joe Biden’s administration will put in place something Donald Trump’s has not — a comprehensive national testing strategy. Such a strategy, they say, could systematically check more people for infections and spot surges before they take off. The health experts say it would be an improvement from the current practice, which has professional athletes and students at elite universities getting routine tests while many other Am...
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Japanese Gaming Peripheral Company Offering Chiropractic Aid to Gamers

Japanese gaming peripheral company Bauhutte has teamed up with Naruo Pitto’s clinic in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture to offer chiropractic services to “overworked” gamers. The clinic offers fans of intense gaming several aptly named courses, which include the Headshot Course focused on the neck and shoulders, the Aim Course for those with strained arms, hands, and […]
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How this surgeon beat a medical staff disciplinary action

I recently represented a physician in a noteworthy peer review case at an academic medical center. The medical staff president initiated a complaint against a surgeon, who would later become my client. The complaint was that the surgeon inappropriately collected cash payment from an uninsured patient at the hospital’s point of service instead of having […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Love of Gardening

I have dabbled in gardening for around 10 years with a tiny little patch on the side of my house. 2020 was the year that I finally stopped dreaming of a bigger garden and started digging. I started with a simple goal — I wanted to grow food to eat, but the garden ended up being so much more than that. More
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From online education to frontline medicine

When the COVID-19 pandemic came to the United States, it required drastic changes in medical education curricula across the nation, with the majority of learning opportunities transitioning to the virtual setting. As our nation enters the ninth month of this public health crisis, it is necessary to reevaluate the current system and curate the innovative […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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US coronavirus cases jumped by over 10% this past week and over 1 million were added in 5 days

Medical staff check on a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on December 2, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura/Getty Images The US added over 1 million cases of coronavirus in the first five days of December and recorded a 10% increase in cases over the past week, according to the COVID Tracking project.  Despite the CDC's recommendation that the American public does not travel for Thanksgiving,  a high number of travelers flew throughout the ...
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Covid vaccine arrives in UK hospitals ready for first jabs

Medical director warns of great hurdles in largest vaccination campaign in UK history Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBatches of the Covid vaccine have begun to arrive in hospitals around the UK, ready for the first jabs on Tuesday in what NHS England’s medical director warned would be the largest and most complex vaccination campaign in the country’s history.The UK’s record-breaking approval of the vaccine and the rapid start of immunisation against Covid-19 did not ...
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Just 11 minutes of exercise can reverse the effects of sitting all day

A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that even a tiny amount of moderate exercise, as short as 11 minutes, can help to offset the negative health impacts of sitting all day at your desk. From Fast Company:  The study, a meta-analysis of nine other studies tracking nearly 45,000 people, found that those who were most sedentary risked dying prematurely. — Read the rest
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COVID-19 pandemic underscores racial inequalities in US: a Michigan case study

A team of researchers has explored how the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has disproportionately affected Black Americans.
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3 strategies for matching into a competitive specialty, even with a lower USMLE score 

For applicants seeking to match into a competitive specialty, it can be challenging.  In fact, it’s not uncommon for programs to receive over 100 applications for a single residency position.  To sort through that many applications, many programs use filters. One type of filter is a USMLE “cut-off” score:  applicants who don’t score above a […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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A Michigan pastor is under fire after claiming 'none have died' from the coronavirus

A nurse puts on her PPE before tending to a COVID-19 patient on October 21, 2020 in Essen, Germany. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images Bart Spencer, the senior pastor at the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Michigan, encouraged churchgoers in a November sermon to contract the virus and "get it over with." He also falsely said "none have died" from the coronavirus.   More than 10,300 people have died from the coronavirus in Michigan, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. Since his...
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