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Covid hotspots NSW: list of Sydney and regional coronavirus case locations

Here are the current coronavirus hotspots in New South Wales and what to do if you’ve visited themAustralia border restrictions: here are the new state and territory Covid rules for NSW travellersDownload the free Guardian appNew South Wales health authorities have updated a list of hotspots Covid-positive people have visited while infectious.Those who attended some locations must isolate immediately for 14 days after you were last there, others must monitor for symptoms. Continue reading...
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Resolve Back Pain Conditions and Causes with Physiotherapy

Are you experiencing back pain? In this article, we explain why back pain occurs and how back pain physiotherapy can help with pain relief The post Resolve Back Pain Conditions and Causes with Physiotherapy appeared first on Core Concepts Physiotherapy.
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025 : Include grains as a healthy eating pattern at any life stage

The Grain Chain, a farm to fork coalition of stakeholders in the grain industry sector and chaired by the American Bakers Association, celebrates the recommendation published today in the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans to "consume half of your grains from whole grain sources" and the remainder from enriched grains.
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Science matters. The remarkable response to Covid has reminded us | Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz

While there have been setbacks, in Australia at least it would be hard to find many people distrusting of scientistsBeing an epidemiologist in 2020 has been a very odd experience. This time last year, when I told people my job title, more than half the time I’d be met with a blank look and then the tentative question: “Is that … like a skin doctor?”.Explaining that it was more like a spreadsheet doctor rarely went down that well. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Coronavirus, COVID, Gideon Meyerowitz Katz


Australia news live: NSW records 18 new Covid cases as premier announces New Year’s Eve restrictions for Sydney

Gladys Berejiklian says households will be limited to five visitors as state on high alert over cases in Sydney suburbs and Wollongong. All the latest news and updates, liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogNSW hotspots listDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 1.30am GMT The front and end of the testing line is getting closer to meeting at Wollongong Hospital. Stretches right around the huge block. @abcnews pic.twitter.com/1vWQ9gt9c0 1.22am GMT ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Wollongong, Gladys Berejiklian, Greater Sydney, Coronavirus, Wollongong Hospital Stretches, Wollongong Central Coast


California Sues 5 Seafood Companies Over Alleged Lead, Cadmium In Fish

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued five seafood companies on Tuesday, alleging they have sold fish that contains lead and cadmium in the state without legally required warnings. The state’s lawsuit alleges the companies violated Proposition 65, which prohibits exposing consumers to chemicals that could cause cancer or reproductive problems without clear warnings. The suit says the California Department of Justice found unacceptable levels of lead or c...
Tags: Health, Business, California, California News, Seafood, Sacramento Calif, California Department of Justice, Consumer, Xavier Becerra, Becerra


Think you have an iodine allergy? You may want to reconsider. [PODCAST]

“Iodine-based contrast agents are widely used for CT and other X-ray studies. They light up blood vessels and enhance perfusing tissue. These agents are essential for diagnosing everything from clots, to tumor, to bleeding. Unfortunately, many patients do not get contrast studies they may benefit from, due to unnecessary confusion about allergies. The most important […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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The puppet show in a box entertaining children in hospital

Little Angel Theatre's performance is designed for young patients to enjoy from their hospital beds.
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How I Learned to Stop Being So Jealous and Finally Get on with My Life

Jealousy and envy are two of the most common—yet negative and useless—emotions many of us have. For a long time, I let both of these destructive feelings overwhelm and poison me. Here’s how I finally gained control over them.Read more...
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Colorado first state in U.S. to confirm new, more contagious strain of COVID-19

Colorado public health officials on Tuesday confirmed the presence of the new variant of COVID-19 first discovered in the United Kingdom, saying the state is the first to identify the strain in the United States. The variant is believed to be as much as 70% more contagious, but not more severe in symptoms, than previous strains of the novel coronavirus. It is also thought the COVID-19 vaccines the state began distributing earlier this month will protect against the variant, according to a news r...
Tags: Health, News, Colorado, France, Sport, Canada, Britain, Soccer, United States, United Kingdom, Associated Press, Alexander, McConnell, Polis, Jared Polis, Elbert County


The Value and Importance of Dog Drying Cages

Helene Petersen of KVP Orthotics  offers her views on the value of Drying Cages especially for long haired dogs. There are profession grooming businesses that can find benefit in them and there are smaller drying cages (for dogs and cats) that you can use at home after bath time.   Dog Drying Cages- You Can Thank Us Later There is no denying the fact that dog grooming is a form of art. And just like most art forms, it is painstakingly time-consuming. Ask any professional groomer, and the...
Tags: Health, Pets, Gift Ideas, TheStarryEye Astrologer, Products and Services, Helene Petersen, Drying Cages


Australia news live: NSW on alert over Covid-19 cases in Sydney suburbs and Wollongong

Sydneysiders await premier’s update to see if three new coronavirus cases can be linked to Avalon cluster. All the latest news and updates, liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogNSW hotspots listDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 9.15pm GMT Yesterday there were 0 new local cases & 0 lives lost. 0 new cases were acquired interstate, 1 international. There are 8 active cases in quarantine or self-isolation. 8,731 test results were received. More in...
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SURPRISE PREGNANCY OVER 40 HAPPENS OFTEN

Pregnancy Over 40 Is Sometimes Unexpected It seems like all we hear about is how hard it is to get pregnant over the age of 40. I'm going to dedicate my post today to how easy it may be to get pregnant long after you thought you could. CLICK HERE FOR SANDY ROBERTSON'S FERTILITY SHOPBelow are some links to stories about women who unexpectedly became pregnant well into their 40's. The articles focus on their challenges, but I'm posting it here because if you're trying to conceive, i...
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New UCLA-developed device transfers mitochondria into 100,000 or more recipient cells

Scientists from the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a simple, high-throughput method for transferring isolated mitochondria and their associated mitochondrial DNA into mammalian cells.
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Hataraku Saibou Manga’s Final Chapter Will Confront the Coronavirus

Hataraku Saibou, a series about anthropomorphized cells of the human body, intends to close out its manga by unleashing a final chapter discussing the Coronavirus, bound to have many wondering how much of the information will be true and how much will be fearmongering. It was divulged on Twitter that the final chapter for Hataraku […]
Tags: Health, Medical, Anime, Announcements, Anthropomorphisation, Continuations, Hataraku Saibou, Coronavirus, Hataraku Saibou Manga


Protein employs twist‐and‐squeeze mechanism to expel chemotherapeutics from cancer cells

In 1986, cellular biochemist Kazumitsu Ueda, currently at Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, discovered that a protein called ABCB1 could transport multiple chemotherapeutics out of some cancer cells, making them resistant to treatment. How it did this has remained a mystery for the past 35 years.
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Sustained immune dysregulation due to COVID-19 in non-hospitalized patients

COVID-19, which has killed 1.7 million people worldwide, does not follow a uniform path.
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Older adults, minorities and people with lower incomes face inequities in telemedicine use

After "COVID-19," the term that most people will remember best from 2020 is likely to be "social distancing." While it most commonly applied to social gatherings with family and friends, it has impacted the way many receive medical care.
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Hitmaker Jenna Andrews Hosts Candid Conversations About Mental Health With ‘The Green Room’ Series

Multi-hyphenate Jenna Andrews has held just about every role in the music industry — including major label artist, A&R executive, publisher and songwriter — and now she’s adding digital series host to her resume. With “The Green Room,” Andrews is giving fans a “look inside” the songwriting process. “When you go into a writing session, […]
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This is what it’s like to be in the shoes of a medical student

The student is last on the list. But he is not fixed in that position such that he can consider some space to be his own. He must be ready to be last in any formation that the list may hold. And if, for some reason, there is no room for him on the list, […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Genital shrinkage is real. And so is the distress it causes.

“How can I help you, sir?” I asked because it was clear he wanted help. I could sense the man’s distress over the phone. His voice cracked just a little, and he cleared his throat frequently. I hadn’t met him, and so had no image of him in my mind, but I thought he might […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Study: Many college athletes underestimate risk of concussion and other injury

College football players may underestimate their risk of injury and concussion, according to a new study published today in JAMA Network Open.
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Toxic pesticide turned into treatment against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

N-Aryl-C-nitroazoles are an important class of heterocyclic compounds. They are used as pesticides and fungicides. However, these substances could be toxic to humans and cause mutations.
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Anesthesia and sleep have surprisingly similar effects on brain activity, finds study

What happens in the brain when our conscious awareness fades during general anesthesia and normal sleep? Finnish scientists studied this question with novel experimental designs and functional brain imaging.
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Brain scans predict posttraumatic stress disorder following mild TBI

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a complex psychiatric disorder brought on by physical and/or psychological trauma. How its symptoms, including anxiety, depression and cognitive disturbances arise remains incompletely understood and unpredictable.
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UOC researchers to study the effects of intermittent fasting on aging in postmenopausal women

Although many treatments are offered for slowing down the impact of aging on health and physical appearance, there are no serious studies that prove their effectiveness on the biological effects of aging.
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Study offers explanation for silent hypoxemia in COVID-19 patients

One of the physiopathological characteristics of COVID-19 that has most baffled the scientific and medical community is what is known as "silent hypoxemia" or "happy hypoxia".
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Covid: UK woman who was first in world to receive vaccine has second dose

Margaret Keenan, 91, receives second injection three weeks later – having celebrated a birthday in betweenCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA woman who became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer vaccine this month following its clinical approval has been given her second dose.Margaret Keenan was given the follow-up injection at Coventry university hospital on Tuesday, three weeks after making history with the first jab. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Society, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines and immunisation, Coventry, Coronavirus, Margaret Keenan


Stopping RAS inhibitors linked to risk of adverse outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease

Small studies have suggested that a group of medications called RAS inhibitors may be harmful in persons with advanced chronic kidney disease, and physicians therefore often stop the treatment in such patients.
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Eating contaminated lake fish may be damaging people's eyesight

Lake Tanganyika is one of Africa's Great Lakes. It is an aquatic biodiversity hotspot, containing species that are not found anywhere else in the world.
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