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Coronavirus Australia live update: US tennis player who tested positive for Covid allowed on flight to Australian Open

Tennys Sandgren returned a positive result after taking a PCR test on Monday but was still allowed to board a charter flight to Melbourne; NSW and Victoria record no new Covid cases. Follow all the updates, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or falling 4.15am GMT Four recent travellers to South Australia may have quarantined at Brisbane’s Grand Chancellor Hotel, now shut down ove...
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Researchers develop a tiny, yet effective method for preventing premature birth

In a study in mice and human cells, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say that they have developed a tiny, yet effective method for preventing premature birth.
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Novel compound appears to protect myelin and nerve fibers

A compound developed at Oregon Health & Science University appears to protect nerve fibers and the fatty sheath, called myelin, that covers nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.
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Targeted strategy has potential to reduce disparities in breast cancer screening rates

Completing cancer screening tests, such as mammograms, can be challenging for low-income people, who may face such challenges as lack of transportation or inability to take time off work.
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Routine evaluation and specialty consultation recommended for young children presenting with fractures

Among children who were not in an independently verified incident, evaluation for child abuse should be done by specialty consultation in children aged less than three-years old presenting with rib fractures and children aged less than 18-months presenting with humeral or femoral fractures.
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UH researcher working to identify potential new therapeutic targets for kidney disease

Among the primary forms of kidney disease, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is the most common and is marked by high circulating levels of the suPAR protein (soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor).
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – CES Show 2021 Scosche® Industries Introduces New Health Products at CES

CES Show 2021 Scosche® Industries Introduces New Health Products at CES Scosche.com The post The Chris Voss Show Podcast – CES Show 2021 Scosche® Industries Introduces New Health Products at CES appeared first on The Chris Voss Show.
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MIND and Mediterranean diets correlated with later onset of Parkinson's disease

A new study from UBC researchers suggests a strong correlation between following the MIND and Mediterranean diets and later onset of Parkinson's disease (PD).
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The Cancer Microbiome Atlas gives clearer picture of microbiota living in organs

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have devised an algorithm to remove contaminated microbial genetic information from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA).
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Researchers receive $5.1 million to expand clinical trial of drug to prevent ARDS in COVID-19 patients

Researchers evaluating whether an investigational oral drug, vadadustat, can help prevent acute respiratory distress s to expand the Phase II clinical trial at The University of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonQ.
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Medicinal plant-derived compound destroys brain-eating amoeba in lab studies

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), a deadly disease caused by the "brain-eating amoeba" Naegleria fowleri, is becoming more common in some areas of the world, and it has no effective treatment.
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Study reveals cardiac protein as a new target for different types of heart disease

Like a failing fuel pump that causes a loss of engine power in a car, a diseased heart can take a serious toll on the body's performance. For some patients, tasks like walking up a flight of stairs or walking across a room eventually turn into exhausting endeavors.
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Three local Walmarts and one Sam’s Club temporarily closed for COVID-19 cleaning

Walmart temporarily closed three of its Southern California Walmart stores and a Sam’s Club supermarket Wednesday afternoon so third-party cleaning crews have time to clean and sanitize the buildings to guard against the spread of COVID-19. The closures affected the company’s Downey Neighborhood Market at 1445 E. Foothill Blvd., its Torrance supercenter at 22015 Hawthorne Blvd., its Huntington Beach supercenter at 8230 Talbert Ave. and a Sam’s Club at 871 Firestone Blvd. in South Gate. The Walma...
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New deep-learning framework predicts gene regulation at single-cell level

Scientists at the University of California, Irvine have developed a new deep-learning framework that predicts gene regulation at the single-cell level.
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Density of marijuana outlets associated with greater use among young adults

As marijuana outlets open after the drug is legalized, the density of those recreational retailers is associated with more use and a greater intensity of use among young adults, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
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Researchers explore link between work addiction risk and health-related outcomes

Workaholism or work addiction risk is a growing public health concern that can lead to many negative mental and physical health outcomes such as depression, anxiety or sleep disorder.
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Drug found to be safe and effective for treating patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes

A new study confirms that treatment with Bimagrumab, an antibody that blocks activin type II receptors and stimulates skeletal muscle growth, is safe and effective for treating excess adiposity and metabolic disturbances of adult patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes.
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Pace launches out of private beta with a plan to scale virtual group therapy

One in five people have a mental health illness. Pace, a new startup founded by Pinterest and Affirm executives, wants to pay attention to the other four in that statistic. “Nobody is perfectly mentally healthy all the time,” said Jack Chou, Pace co-founder. “It’s a non-existent idea, everyone is sort of swimming in between being clinically mentally unhealthy and perfectly mentally happy.” While diagnosable mental health conditions might get an individual medication or therapy, those that live i...
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A crisis of physician intra-professional respect [PODCAST]

“What has become of medicine today? What has become of the sacred patient-physician relationship? What has become of medical offices- aren’t they supposed to be healing places? Who goes to a medical clinic (no matter how Big the Name) to be insulted and diminished and hurt? What has become of physicians as stewards of healing? […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Scientists identify key enzyme as driver of autoimmune blistering diseases

The Granzyme B (GzmB) enzyme, which accumulates in certain tissues as we age, has been identified as a driver of itchy and sometimes life-threatening autoimmune conditions known as pemphigoid diseases (PDs), which cause blistering and skin erosion below the skin's surface.
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The Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation awards $68,000 grant to COMBINEDBrain

Established in 2019 in Nashville, COMBINEDBrain is a non-profit consortium of patient advocacy groups, researchers and clinicians working together to fast-track cures and therapies for individuals afflicted with rare genetic neurodevelopmental disorders.
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New genomics resource details the small RNA transcriptomes of four mosquito species

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine provide a new genomics resource that details the small RNA transcriptomes (gene expression) of four bio-medically important mosquito species.
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CBP, FDA seize counterfeit, flavored e-cigarettes valued at over $719K

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport working in conjunction with agents from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that they have seized 33,681 units of e-cigarettes with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price of $719,453.
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Coronavirus Australia live update: NSW and Victoria record no new Covid cases; Qld considers quarantine in mining camps

NSW issues alert for Brisbane’s Hotel Grand Chancellor amid fears UK virus strain may have crossed border. Follow all the updates, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or falling 12.20am GMT Victorian premier Dan Andrews has flagged that the government is working to reduce red zones to certain local government areas in Sydney, rather than the entire greater Sydney region. This woul...
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3 Things My Wife Needs Before Walking or Going to Gym

For the last couple of weeks, my wife and I have been going to the gym before getting sick. This wasn’t part of any New Year’s resolution, but more of a we’re getting old kind of thing. One day we are hoping to have at least one grandchild and we want to be as healthy as possible. One of the things we figured out is that you just don’t show up to the gym and workout. After the first day, we had to go and get some gear to make our visits to the gym great. It was fairly easy for me to find somet...
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Coronavirus Australia live news: Queensland to consider quarantining returned travellers in mining camps after UK strain hotel outbreak

NSW issues alert for Brisbane’s Hotel Grand Chancellor amid fears UK virus strain may have crossed border; Victoria and Queensland record no new Covid cases. Follow all the updates, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or fallingFollow the global coronavirus live blog 11.21pm GMT So the big thing that had to happen in Queensland last night was the massive task of moving 129 (potenti...
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Influenza drug enisamium a potential COVID-19 treatment

Researchers in Europe and the United States have demonstrated the potential of the influenza drug enisamium as a treatment for infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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Study identifies features of potent SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies

Researchers at Columbia University have provided important insights into features of viral binding and recognition within a class of potent neutralizing antibodies against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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The inconvenient science-based truth about the upper limit of sugar and alcohol

Scientific advice to further limit added sugar and alcohol wasn't incorporated into the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. While alcohol and junk food can give some comfort, and a little indulgence shouldn't be denied, especially when we’re deprived of many other things we used to enjoy, but the truth is still the truth. [Author: Dr. Ayala]
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Coronavirus Australia live news: NSW issues hotel alert amid fears UK virus strain may have crossed border

NSW Health is urging anyone who has been at Brisbane’s Hotel Grand Chancellor as a returned traveller or worker to immediately get tested and isolate 8.28pm GMT Good morning all, Matilda Boseley here ready to take you through all the important news this Thursday. If you see anything that you think belongs in the blog, make sure you send it through to me on Twitter @MatildaBoseley or by email on [email protected] will prepare a report for the Coroner after the death of a ...
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