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Could CRISPR be used as a SARS-CoV-2 antiviral?

The potential of using this gene manipulation technology as a SARS-CoV-2 inhibitor or prophylactic is investigated in a review recently uploaded to the journal Experimental Biology and Medicine (April 25th, 2021) by Arnab Banerjee and colleagues.
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Australia news live: ban on citizens returning from India could lead to deaths, chief medical officer warned

Scott Morrison has defended criminalising people who return from India; over-50s eligible for Covid vaccine. Follow latest updatesAustralia’s medical chief Paul Kelly says he gave no health advice to jail India arrivalsWA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid casesA third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseasAustralia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 4.14am BST The National Covid-19 Commission A...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Perth, Peter Dutton, Western Australia, Australian economy


Study implies a likely rise of future SARS-CoV-2 recombinants

A recent astonishing feat by US researchers revealed that recombination is not only widespread in the evolutionary history of SARS-like coronaviruses, but it can also increase fitness traits of seasonal coronaviruses. Their paper is currently available on the bioRxiv* preprint server and sets the stage for phylogenetic tracking of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
Tags: Health, US


Live "attenuated" influenza virus vaccine protects animals against respiratory infections, including SARS-CoV-2

Researchers in the United States and Austria have demonstrated the potential of a modified influenza virus as a vaccine to protect against viral respiratory pathogens, including the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Tags: Health, Austria, United States


Previously infected vaccinees broadly neutralize SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

Researchers in the United States have conducted a study demonstrating the effectiveness of first-generation vaccines at protecting against variants of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in individuals who have previously been infected with the virus.
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Australia news live: Scott Morrison defends criminalising people who return from India; over-50s eligible for Covid vaccine

WA considers longer-term mask measures as contact tracers work through the movements of three men who tested positive for coronavirus in Perth on Saturday. Follow latest updates• WA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid cases• A third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseas • Australia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 2.24am BST Gosh, this press conference is confusing, but the crux of it is that ...
Tags: Health, Business, Cook, Indonesia, Australia, India, US, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Perth, Peter Dutton


Mark Driscoll’s Elderless Church, Part Four – Who Are the Elders?

Dee  Holmes conducted a one-woman protest yesterday and today at The Trinity Church in Scottsdale, AZ. She took up a presence on the sidewalk in front of the church and loudly raised the issues of no elders, no accountability in finances and the fact that police were called to keep a family off church premises after a teen boy in the family and Driscoll’s teen daughter shared a consensual kiss. This tweet from Dee makes me wonder how much in the dark The Trinity Church members are. This man come...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Scottsdale, Trinity Church, Dee, Driscoll, Mark Driscoll, Mars Hill Church, The Trinity Church, Dee Holmes


Australia news live: medical chief did not advise jail time for India arrivals; over-50s eligible for AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

WA considers longer-term mask measures as contact tracers work through the movements of three men who tested positive for coronavirus in Perth on Saturday. Follow latest updates• WA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid cases• A third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseas • Australia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 1.20am BST Scott Morrison’s message seems to be ‘yeah I said we CAN throw people...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Perth, Peter Dutton, Western Australia


Sakusei Byoutou’s Nurses Must Begrudgingly Pleasure a Patient

Those with a distinct fascination for women who wear a disgusted look whilst forced to do something sexual will be entertained by Sakusei Byoutou as the ero-anime involves a male protagonist who must ejaculate frequently or be overwhelmed by agony, his fractured hands implying the nurses must perform the satisfying deeds. The first episode focuses […]
Tags: Health, Nurses, Medical, Anime, Fetish, Oppai, Oshiri, Pantsu, H, Image Gallery, Ero-anime, Sakusei Byoutou


An FDA official who led the approval of OxyContin got a $400,000 gig at Purdue Pharma a year later, a new book reveals

"Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty" by Patrick Radden Keefe Doubleday An FDA director who oversaw the approval of OxyContin got a $400K gig at Purdue Pharma a year later. A new book by Patrick Radden Keefe reported on these claims and on the billionaire Sackler family. A Sackler family lawyer told Insider Keefe refused to meet with them during his reporting process. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US regulator who oversaw the approval of the hig...
Tags: Health, Science, US, Trends, Healthcare, Cigna, Fda, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Wright, US Food and Drug Administration, Purdue, Keefe, Purdue Pharma, Richard Sackler, Raymond Sackler, Sackler


India Covid: Hospitals plead for help as more patients die

Desperate messages continued on Sunday night as Delhi's oxygen crisis shows no signs of abating.
Tags: Health, Delhi


Falling in love during a pandemic: a medical scribe’s story [PODCAST]

“Nowadays, I go on long walks through the city alone. I make dinner for one. When I go on bike rides, it’s a solo activity. I find comfort in myself, slowing down and making every small occasion a simple, peaceful one. I have a stronger sense of self, and through that, I have rekindled the […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Podcast, Infectious Disease, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Australia news live: over-50s eligible for AstraZeneca Covid vaccine; medical chief did not advise jail time for India arrivals

WA considers longer-term mask measures as contact tracers work through the movements of three men who tested positive for coronavirus in Perth on Saturday. Follow latest updates• WA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid cases• A third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseas • Australia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 12.20am BST New Zealand has apologised for using Twitter to source oxygen tanks ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Perth, Peter Dutton, New Delhi


India Covid: Inside Delhi's oxygen crisis

Doctors in India's capital are forced to turn patients away and plead for vital supplies of oxygen.
Tags: Health, India, Delhi


Australia news live: over 50s now eligible for AstraZeneca vaccine; WA considers longer-term mask measures

Contact tracers continue to work through the movements of three men who tested positive for Covid in Perth on Saturday. Follow latest updates• WA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid cases• A third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseas • Australia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 11.14pm BST Just one-third of surveyed Australians believe the Morrison government needs to do more to help citizens...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Brisbane, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Perth, Western Australia, Australian economy, Morrison


LA County reports no new coronavirus deaths Sunday, 313 new cases

Los Angeles County reported no additional coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, May 2, welcome news for officials who’ve seen increasing evidence in recent weeks that the pandemic is on the wane. The county also reported 313 new cases of COVID-19. Officials cautioned that those low numbers, though in step with recent downward trends, likely reflect reporting delays over the weekend during scaled-back record-keeping. According to state figures, the number of coronavirus patients in county hospita...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Environment, Sport, Soccer, Community, Biden, Disneyland, Caltech, Los Angeles County, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, District, Ferrer


I’m a doctor who had COVID. Did I deserve this? Does anyone?

During this pandemic, do we blame people for acquiring COVID or do we empathize? I wonder this as I read a message from my senior, who mentions that people are suffering or in isolation due to COVID because of their own negligence. My mind reflects back on all the dying doctors who caught the infection […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Infectious Disease, Physician, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Dermatologists debunk 13 Botox myths

Board-certified dermatologists Dr. Rita Linkner and Dr. Jordana Herschthal debunk 13 myths on Botox. They talk about why pregnant people shouldn't get Botox and if patients can exercise afterwards. They also give tips for choosing the right injector and why experience matters. See more stories on Insider's business page. Following is a transcript of the video.Rita Linkner: "The Botox chemical is physically addictive." I think Botox is like getting your hair colored or your nails done. ...
Tags: Health, Video, Science, New York City, Trends, Xerox, Fda, Botox, Dermatology, Skin Care, Fiona, Boca Raton Florida, Jordana, Linkner, Jordana Herschthal, Science Insider


AstraZeneca has drawn criticism for saying it can't share its vaccine tech with the WHO because it has no engineers available 'to brief people and train them'

AstraZeneca recently took part in a shareholder Q&A. Reuters/Dado Ruvic AstraZeneca recently said it had no engineers to assist in the transfer of vaccine technology. The statement by the company's CEO was made during a shareholder Q&A. It has drawn criticism from campaign groups and other industry observers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Health industry observers and social justice groups have criticized recent comments by AstraZeneca's CEO about sharing its vac...
Tags: Health, India, Trends, Healthcare, Oxford, Who, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Pascal Soriot, World Health Organization WHO, Chow, Global Justice Now, Soriot, COVID, Weekend BI UK, People s Vaccine Alliance


AstraZeneca has drawn criticism for saying it can't share its vaccine technology with the WHO as it has no engineers available 'to brief people and train them’

AstraZeneca recently took part in a shareholder Q&A. Reuters/Dado Ruvic AstraZeneca recently said it had no engineers to assist in the transfer of vaccine technology. The statement by the company's CEO was made during a shareholder Q&A. It has drawn criticism from campaign groups and other industry observers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Health industry observers and social justice groups have criticized recent comments by AstraZeneca's CEO about sharing its vac...
Tags: Health, India, Trends, Healthcare, Oxford, Who, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Pascal Soriot, World Health Organization WHO, Chow, Global Justice Now, Soriot, COVID, Weekend BI UK, People s Vaccine Alliance


The leader of one of the world's biggest vaccine manufacturers said he fled India because of menacing threats

Serum Institute of India's CEO Adar Poonawalla. -/AFP via Getty Images Adar Poonawalla, the leader of a major vaccine manufacturer, said he fled India due to threats. Poonawalla leads the Serum Institute, the world's largest vaccine manufacturer. The COVID-19 situation in India is so dire that Poonawalla said people have been hurling threats at him, accusing him of delaying vaccines on purpose. See more stories on Insider's business page. The CEO of the Serum Institute, a vacci...
Tags: Health, England, Science, India, Trends, New York Times, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Times of London, Serum Institute, Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla, Poonawalla, Morgan McFall Johnsen, Coronavirus


7 mentally tough people and the tactics they used to build resilience and perform under pressure

Mental performance coach Lauren Johnson says Kobe Bryant created the alter ego "Black Mamba" to give him confidence on the court. Harry How / Getty Images Mentally strong people often use specific practices to build their resilience, says writer Polina Marinova. At least two of them - Kobe Bryant and David Goggins - created alter egos to build confidence. Mental performance coach Lauren Johnson says these tactics can help you overcome fear and defeat. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Utah, Navy, Opinion, Alabama, Success, Trends, Strategy, Mental Health, Resilience, Idaho, Kobe Bryant, Johnson, Halle Berry, US Navy, Los Angeles Lakers, Epcot


UK quarantine for Covid contacts could be scrapped

A trial of daily testing is planned, as the foreign secretary says the UK is in a "good position".
Tags: Health, UK, Foreign


I may be damaging my brain this year, but it’s not from masks

I’ve been limiting my COVID-19 related engagement with social media because this has been a rough year. I like being a resource for my loved ones about COVID-19 stuff, but it feels never-ending. A friend of mine asked me to weigh in on a letter sent to our local school board. It claimed that masks […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Marise Payne denies racism motivated ban on Australian citizens returning from Covid-ravaged India

Foreign affairs minister says ‘temporary pause’ is to alleviate the ‘significant burden’ returning travellers were placing on health systemsForeign affairs minister Marise Payne has defended the government’s decision to ban Australian citizens returning home from India, saying the move was “not in any way” motivated by racism.On Saturday the government announced it will introduce penalties including fines and jail time for anyone who tries to return home from India, with treasurer Josh Frydenber...
Tags: Travel, Health, India, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Josh Frydenberg, Marise Payne, Coronavirus, COVID


No Perth lockdown but premier says it remains ‘a prospect’ after Saturday’s Covid cases

Mark McGowan says the much-anticipated western derby AFL match will go ahead but without spectatorsPerth will not be forced back into lockdown, but the state’s premier, Mark McGowan, announced spectators will not be allowed to attend the much-anticipated western derby AFL match after the state recorded three new Covid-19 cases.On Saturday, McGowan revealed that a hotel quarantine security guard and two of his housemates, both food delivery drivers, had tested positive for Covid-19. Continue read...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Perth, Western Australia, AFL, McGowan, Mark McGowan, Coronavirus, COVID



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