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New understanding of physical properties of chromatin may show how genome is encoded and decoded

University of Alberta researchers have found an answer to a fundamental question in genomic biology that has eluded scientists since the discovery of DNA: Within the nucleus of our cells, is the complex package of DNA and proteins called chromatin a solid or a liquid?
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Study: COVID-19 pandemic may have contributed to avoidable heart-related deaths in England

Lower rates of hospital attendance for urgent heart problems during the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic may have contributed to avoidable deaths in England, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.
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Allergic diseases are more common among dogs and their owners in urban environments

In urban environments, allergic diseases are more common among dogs and their owners compared to those living in rural areas.
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Invirsa signs license agreement with AWRI to expand treatment platform for respiratory diseases

Invirsa, a Columbus-based pharmaceutical company, today announced execution of a license agreement with the Abigail Wexner Research Institute (AWRI) at Nationwide Children's Hospital as Invirsa seeks to broaden its treatment platform to address respiratory diseases.
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Study may increase effectiveness and applications of magnetic fluids in medicine

Magnetic fluids are used in many different areas, including medicine, electronics, mechanical engineering, ecology, etc. Such a wide range of applications is explained by a number of its useful properties.
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Australian health officials cast doubt on claim new UK Covid strain more infectious

Minister Greg Hunt says Australia will not ban flights from UK because it has mandatory 14-day hotel quarantineCases of a Covid-19 strain that has plunged the UK into chaos have been detected in small numbers in Australia, but the federal health minister, Greg Hunt, has said there are no plans to follow other countries in halting flights from the UK.On Sunday the UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, said there was “no evidence” the strain caused more severe illness or higher mortality, but “it does...
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Sydney Covid community transmission spreads outside northern beaches as cluster grows to 83

NSW government continues to refuse to make mask use compulsory as 15 new coronavirus cases reportedNSW Covid hotspotsSydney Covid restrictions explainedAustralia border restrictions: new state and territory rulesFollow our Australia coronavirus live blogSydney’s northern beaches coronavirus cluster has spread across the city, with transmission events recorded in the CBD, north shore and inner-west.However authorities in New South Wales are continuing to defend their decision to allow mask use to...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus


Coronavirus Australia live news: NSW records 15 new cases as 'final call' on Christmas to be made on Wednesday

All new Covid cases are linked to the existing northern beaches cluster after 38,000 tests were conducted. Follow all the latest news and updates, live NSW Covid hotspotsSydney Covid restrictions explainedAustralia border restrictions: new state and territory rulesFollow our global coronavirus live blog 1.30am GMT The border closures and restrictions are also wreaking havoc with the country’s sporting calendar. Already the Sydney to Hobart has been cancelled and now the Sydney cricket Test i...
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Second vaccine approved for California as LA County’s coronavirus surge endures

Los Angeles County reported 13,315 new cases of COVID-19 and 58 additional deaths on Sunday, Dec. 20, accompanied by another new record for hospitalizations propelled by the coronavirus. Nonetheless, a new wave of hope is expected to arrive this week in the form of the second COVID-19 vaccine, from Moderna. The numbers brings the county’s totals to 623,670 cases and 8,875 fatalities since the pandemic began in March. But while the daily statistics continued to show no sign that the recent surge ...
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UK Prime Minister: ‘We Cannot Continue With Christmas as Planned’

With only days left before Christmas, millions of people in the United Kingdom received disheartening, though not unsurprising, news on Saturday. They were under a strict lockdown again, and would in general not be allowed to mix with other households for the next two weeks. The reason was related to a new strain of…Read more...
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You Know the Pandemic's Getting Worse if Apple's Closing Its Stores En Masse Again

Besides the official reports from states, the federal government, and entities like Johns Hopkins, there’s always been another, unorthodox way to gauge the severity of the pandemic: Apple Store closures. The company was one of the first major retailers to close its stores during the pandemic and has been opening and…Read more...
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Don’t underestimate the value of intergenerational relationships [PODCAST]

“With the rapid growth of modern medicine and awareness in lifestyle and environmental influences, individuals can live longer and healthier lives. Approximately 15.2 percent of the U.S. population consists of individuals 65 years and older. To make the added years of life expectancy fulfilling, older adults need to stay socially connected and involved. One key […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Coronavirus Australia live news: NSW records 15 new cases as Gladys Berejiklian provides update on northern beaches cluster

All new Covid cases are linked to the existing northern beaches cluster after 38,000 tests were conducted. Follow all the latest news and updates, live NSW Covid hotspotsSydney Covid restrictions explainedAustralia border restrictions: new state and territory rulesFollow our global coronavirus live blog 12.27am GMT Berejiklian has still urged media to not “speculate” on the source of the northern beaches cluster. Previously, it was announced that the strain was “similar” to that found in a r...
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GREENS ARE A FERTILITY SUPERFOOD

Get Pregnant Over 40, Eat Your Greens For Hormonal Balance and Phytonutrients Many people want to get more greens in their diet, but they pretty much stick with salads which are frequently made with iceberg lettuce (not that nutritious.)I frequently buy greens like Kale and Collard Greens and I make a big batch to eat throughout the week. When I was at the checkout counter at the grocery store, the clerk says to me, what in the heck are these and how to you make them? It made me realize ...
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People over 75, essential workers are next in line for COVID vaccine

NEW YORK — An expert committee put people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers next in line for COVID-19 shots as a second vaccine began rolling out Sunday to hospitals, a desperately needed boost as the nation works to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control. The developments occurred as the nation seeks to ramp up a vaccination program that only began in the last week and so far has given initial shots to about 556,000 Americans, accordi...
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A heartfelt thanks to the COVID-19 vaccine trial volunteers

We officially now have the vaccine and have begun to immunize the frontline workers at our hospital with the COVID-19 vaccine. And since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine emergency use authorization and a second vaccine from Moderna, there’s more hope for an end to the global pandemic. This specific batch of […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Coronavirus Australia news: northern beaches cluster at 68; state borders close to Sydneysiders

All eyes will be on NSW today to see if new cases have spread beyond the northern beaches. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 8.23pm GMT Good morning and welcome to our live coronavirus and Australian news blog today. It’s Naaman Zhou here with you. All eyes will be on Sydney today, with the next update on case numbers scheduled for 11am. Continue reading...
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What does blockchain mean for health care?

In 2016, I was at an angel investor’s conference in Las Vegas when I met a certain individual pursuing their MBA at Stanford University. We got to talking about angel investing, and the term “blockchain” was mentioned. I asked, “the blockchain: that’s Bitcoin, isn’t it?” “Oh no,” was their reply, “Bitcoin is only the beginning […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Eric Metaxas Predicts Bumpy Ride to Second Trump Inauguration; Bonhoeffer Partners with My Pillow

Even after the Electoral College voted to elect Joe Biden as the next president, former Christian intellectual Eric Metaxas insists Trump will have a second term. Buckle your seat belts! it's going to be a bumpy ride to Trump's second Inauguration! https://t.co/MOtNus98kk — Eric Metaxas (@ericmetaxas) December 20, 2020 The new strategy is for the House and Senate to overturn the vote of the people. A few Trumpublican Congressmen and Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) plan to contest the ...
Tags: Health, Senate, Joe Biden, House, Infertility, Trump, Falun Gong, Electoral College, Bonhoeffer, Epoch Times, Eric Metaxas, My Pillow, Metaxas, Sen Tommy Tuberville


'Most incompetent government': Londoners' fury at Covid tier 4 rules

Residents and businesses in East Dulwich react to new Christmas coronavirus restrictionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDespite a mammoth queue of socially distanced shoppers outside the local M&S food hall, the atmosphere in East Dulwich was subdued as residents awoke to tier 4 measures on Sunday morning.With the independent shops and salons that line Lordship Lane in the affluent south-east London area closed for business, the buzz of last-minute Christmas dashes ha...
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2nd COVID-19 vaccine authorized in U.S. is shipped out

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. — Initial shipments of the second COVID-19 vaccine authorized in the U.S. left a distribution center Sunday, a desperately needed boost as the nation works to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control. The trucks left the Memphis-area factory with the vaccine developed by Moderna Inc. and the National Institutes of Health. The much-needed shots are expected to be given starting Monday, just three days after the Food and Drug Administration authorized their emergency rollou...
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What do we know about the fast-spreading Covid variant in UK?

What can scientists tell us about the new mutation of Sars-CoV-2 that is circulating in south-east England? Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage A fast-spreading variant of Sars-CoV-2 – the virus that causes Covid-19 – compelled Boris Johnson to scale back his government’s “Christmas bubble” plans for England, including a “stay at home” order covering London and much of the south and east of England.These additional restrictions on millions of people may have to remain in...
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An introduction to medical-legal consulting

As many of you know, burnout is an increasingly serious problem for physicians, affecting over 50 percent of clinicians in some studies conducted before our current COVID-19 pandemic.  In fact, in an interesting study, one of every four physicians is looking to do some non-clinical work, in part, to ease the stress of today’s clinical […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Incoming surgeon general says widespread coronavirus vaccination may not happen until 'mid-summer, early fall,' extending the timeline by months

Incoming US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy. DNCC via Getty Images Vivek Murthy, President-elect Joe Biden's choice for the US surgeon general role, suggested on Sunday that current timelines for coronavirus vaccine distribution are optimistic.  Murthy said Americans should prepare for and expect widespread vaccination by "mid-summer, early fall." But health officials like Dr. Anthony Fauci have previously said widespread coronavirus vaccination could occur as early as April. Vaccine make...
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Moderna vaccine shipments begin as US reels under Covid surge

Situation remains severe as second vaccine distribution startsNew surgeon general: most Americans may have to wait till fall Covid aid package: US Congress set to vote after compromiseWorkers began processing shipments of the second Covid-19 vaccine authorised in the US as the situation remained severe. Related: Two authorized vaccines – here's what you need to know. Continue reading...
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COVID-19 vaccines are now being administered in the UK and US, but the rollout may take years in poorer countries. Here are the major challenges they face.

A young girl waits to be tested for COVID-19 in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images In December, the world watched as the UK and the US administered their first doses of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccines. But lower-income countries may have to wait for years before they can vaccinate the majority of their population, researchers have found. Cost and availability, combined with transport, storage, and distribution issues pose serious problems – which c...
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Moderna Covid vaccine shipments begin as new cases dip in US

Situation remains severe as second vaccine distribution starts Covid aid package: US Congress set to vote after compromiseNew coronavirus cases in the US dipped from record highs on Saturday, with hospitalisations down for a second day. But as workers began packaging shipments of the second Covid-19 vaccine authorised in the US, the situation remained severe. Related: Two authorized vaccines – here's what you need to know. Continue reading...
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A cozy COVID Christmas: Finding hope and joy in darkness

We recently passed the third Sunday of Advent. In my faith tradition, that is a day we focus on joy. I write today about the joys of having a “cozy COVID Christmas” and how we can celebrate our respective holidays while minimizing the risk to our loved ones and community. I am an ICU doctor […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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There needs to be a better approach to victims of sexual violence

I am a nurse who has worked at a rural hospital. My husband is a board-certified family medicine doctor. In the fall of 2020, I was raped by my massage therapist. I know that everyone has an opinion of what they would do in that situation, and I was probably one of those people. However, […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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All about my father: chef Ravinder Bhogal on her distant dad

My father was exiled from my emotional life – and it was only when he was dying that I started to understand whyMy father was my first love. It wasn’t a romantic love, of course, but all the ache of love was in it. He was handsome, charming and dangerous. It was more than just a minor crush – it was a fatal, all-consuming yearning for his affection that engulfed me like a slow, devastating bushfire. Heartbreak was inevitable.Dad shared his birthday with Jesus. “Look! Everyone celebrates my birth...
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