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Even if the coronavirus did leak from a Wuhan lab, that wouldn't necessarily mean it was engineered

A laboratory physician at the China Centers for Disease Control and Prevention prepares to test a coronavirus specimen in Chongqing, China, on May 3, 2020 Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images It's unlikely, but not impossible, that the coronavirus leaked from a Wuhan lab. US officials and public-health experts have called for further investigation of the possibility. But even if a leak did happen, that wouldn't necessarily mean the virus was engineered in a lab. See more storie...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Genetics, Harvard, Beijing, Who, World Health Organization, National Institutes of Health, State Department


Men’s mental health: We treat just the tip of the iceberg

June is Men’s Health Month, and this year, as we emerge from the COVID-19 epidemic, more than ever, there is a compelling need to focus on male patients’ overall health, emphasizing their mental health as a key to their wellbeing. Mental health is a significant problem among men There are approximately 151 million males in Read more… Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Previously Common Diseases Are Bouncing Back After a Covid Hiatus

With covid-19 waning in the U.S. and people returning to their old habits, once-routine contagious diseases are predictably popping back up after a year of being suppressed by pandemic precautions. Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Articles, Infectious Diseases, Norovirus, Foodborne Illness, Pandemic, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Health Medical Pharma


Surgical volumes are still down. A data-first strategy is the key to recovery. 

Due to COVID-19, hospitals were forced to reevaluate and rework systems and processes that had been around for decades. From managing the increasing demands for testing and treating patients with the coronavirus to acquiring necessary medical equipment to keeping beds available, hospital administrators, providers, and staff showed true heroism. At the same time, the constant Read more… Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. ...
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6 ways to give quality feedback to medical students

Feedback is an integral part of growing as a clinician. We all have room for improvement, and each and every one of us is a work in progress. We all grow by having others observe us and discuss how we are doing with each of us. Giving feedback also becomes an integral part of our Read more… Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Suicide attempts among teen girls spiked by about 51% during the pandemic, the CDC says

Shutterstock/Antonio Guillem Suspected suicide attempts by teen girls increased about 51% between February and March 2021 compared to the same period last year. To gather the data, the CDC tracked emergency room visits across the country for suspected suicide attempts. Suicide attempts by teen boys aged 12 to 17 also went up but marginally. See more stories on Insider's business page. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says teen girl suicide attempts increased dr...
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Are we anesthetized to our consciousness?

“Consciousness.” What is it? Are we aware of it? We deal with it every day as surgeons. We are on the other side of the drapes while our anesthesia colleagues put our patients out of “consciousness” and under anesthesia. The other day, I had a young, nervous, 41-year-old patient call to ask me: “Will I Read more… Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Some Southern Californians are anxious — not excited — about June 15 reopening

Nazia Siddiquei is happy that California is reopening Tuesday, June 15, because she wants the economy to be strong again. At the same time, the Corona woman is anxious. “I’m a little bit nervous and concerned because we don’t really know what is going to happen,” Siddiquei, 39, said. “Even though we are vaccinated, the vaccine may not protect us against some of the variants out there.” So, for a while at least, she plans to continue wearing a mask in public places. “I just don’t feel safe,” she ...
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It’s time to reframe second victim syndrome [PODCAST]

“Taking control of distress is done by embracing the concept of ‘mental fitness.’ Being mentally fit enables one to overcome the negative emotions that have traditionally sabotaged our lives, both personally and professionally. Similar to physical fitness optimizing our bodily strength, mental fitness promotes achievement in our performance, relationships, and sense of well-being. Much research Read more… Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs n...
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Teaching young children about the existence and acceptance of LGBTQ people [PODCAST]

“Even though there has been a lot of progress, LGBTQ youth are still struggling with discrimination. I am disheartened that 40 percent of LGBTQ youth surveyed by the Trevor project in 2020 seriously considered suicide in the previous 12 months, and the amount of LGBTQ youth reaching out to the Trevor project crisis centers has Read more… Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Covid jab tech helps fight malaria

An estimated two-thirds of malaria deaths are among children under the age of five, most of them in Africa. The post Covid jab tech helps fight malaria appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Verena C still collects water from a stream after projects costing millions failed

Residents of Verena C in Mpumalanga have to collect water from a polluted stream after projects costing millions of rands failed The post Verena C still collects water from a stream after projects costing millions failed appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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The need for a standardized approach to weight loss in medicine

Any social media platform can boast an abundance of practical health and weight loss recommendations, whether scientifically accurate or not. Many professional athletes and companies are eager to sell their plans for a premium price and advertise them to the public heavily. Unfortunately, U.S. medical education cannot boast the same dedication towards confronting the obesity Read more… Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. ...
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Covid live news: Boris Johnson blames Delta variant for lockdown easing doubts; more than 5m cases in Africa

Honours for key UK figures in vaccine drive; MPs say Covid passports are discriminatory and should be scrappedDelay lifting Covid restrictions in England, experts urgeSaudi Arabia bans foreigners from hajj over Covid concernsMost people in UK initially opposed to vaccine have had jab - study Lifting restrictions in England on 21 June: what are the alternatives?See all our coronavirus coverage 4.10pm BST Hi, this is Kaamil Ahmed taking over for the rest of this evening’s coverage of Covid-19 ...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Africa, Society, World news, Delta, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus, Kaamil Ahmed


Drop Covid vaccine patent rules to save lives in poorest countries, UK and Germany told

G7 summit hears move would slash the cost of jabs and accelerate rollout of programmes across the developing worldCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBritain and Germany were under intense pressure on Saturday to drop their resistance to proposals that would slash the cost of Covid-19 vaccines, following accusations that an agreement at the G7 summit to fund a billon doses will give the world’s poorest countries “crumbs from the table”.Aid agencies said rules that protect...
Tags: Health, UK, Germany, Angela Merkel, Africa, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Pharmaceuticals industry, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, G7, Coronavirus


Covid passports will be discriminatory and must be scrapped, say MPs

Cross-party group warns against pushing ahead with system being used at England’s Euro 2020 matchesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCovid passports, which will be used by sports fans for the first time at England’s Euro 2020 match on Sunday, will “disproportionately discriminate” based on race, religion, age and socio-economic background, a cross-party committee has concluded.MPs on the public administration and constitutional affairs committee (PACAC) said that the de...
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New radiopharmaceutical shows therapeutic efficacy in preclinical model of ovarian cancer

Preclinical trials of a new radiopharmaceutical to treat ovarian cancer have produced successful results, dramatically limiting tumor growth and decreasing tumor mass.
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Pediatric inflammatory cases dwindle along with coronavirus infections In LA County

As COVID-19 cases have dwindled in Los Angeles County, so have diagnoses of a virus-related pediatric inflammatory malady, with just eight new cases reported over the past two months, health officials said on Friday, June 11. Cases of Multi-symptom Inflammatory Syndrome in Children, or MIS-C, spiked during the countywide winter COVID surge. There were 100 MIS-C cases reported in the county in January and February, representing half of the overall number from throughout the pandemic. The syndrome...
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Covid live news: UK records a further 7,738 cases as Johnson cautious over lockdown easing; Vietnam approves Pfizer vaccine for emergency use

Honours for key UK figures in vaccine drive; MPs say Covid passports are discriminatory and should be scrappedDelay lifting Covid restrictions in England, experts urgeSaudi Arabia bans foreigners from hajj over Covid concernsMost people in UK initially opposed to vaccine have had jab - study Lifting restrictions in England on 21 June: what are the alternatives?See all our coronavirus coverage 5.19pm BST Though everyone agrees in principle that more vaccines need to be delivered to poorer cou...
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Ijiranaide Nagatoro-san Endlessly Lusts For Nagatoro

Ijiranaide Nagatoro-san‘s titular heroine has decided to help her beloved senpai once more as she tries to build his athletic ability, her seductive outfit proving too distracting for the shy male as she then teases him for it by emphasizing her shapely bottom. Nagatoro’s sweet nekomimi form also makes a return, adding onto the amount […]
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Pandemic restrictions will largely vanish this week. Politics? Or science?

At the stroke of midnight on June 15, the spell will break. Masks can fall. Churches and gyms and movie theaters can fill up. We’ll finally be able to tell a smile from a scowl, and sales of lip balm — and, perhaps, breath mints — will surely rise. As California stands on the precipice of normalcy after more than a year of pandemic drama and trauma, some worry. Are we really ready? Is the state that valiantly vowed to follow the science really following the science? Juliana Ibaraki, a junior ...
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New Astra-Zeneca B.1.351 vaccine AZD2816 strongly immunogenic against multiple SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

A new study, released on the bioRxiv* preprint server, supports the efficacy of the wildtype ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine against B.1.351, B.1.617.1 and B.1.617.2, while showing that a booster dose of vaccine based on the B.1.351 spike induces further increase in antibody titers.
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Coronavirus live news: experts urge caution on England lockdown easing; Italy to give AstraZeneca jab to over-60s only

Honours for key UK figures in vaccine drive; MPs say Covid passports are discriminatory and should be scrappedDelay lifting Covid restrictions in England, experts urgeMost people in UK initially opposed to vaccine have had jab - study Lifting restrictions in England on 21 June: what are the alternatives?See all our coronavirus coverage 1.10pm BST China has reported 35 new coronavirus cases on the mainland for Friday, a rise from 22 the previous day, Reuters reports. Of the new cases, eight w...
Tags: Health, UK, England, China, Russia, Society, World news, Italy, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Vietnam, Guangdong, Reuters, Guangzhou, Foshan, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: experts urge caution on England lockdown easing; Saudi Arabia bans foreign visitors from Hajj pilgrimage

Honours for key UK figures in vaccine drive; MPs say Covid passports are discriminatory and should be scrappedMost people in UK initially opposed to vaccine have had jab - study Lifting restrictions in England on 21 June: what are the alternatives?See all our coronavirus coverage 11.51am BST Limits will be in place for the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia next month, including a ban on foreign visitors and restrictions on who can take part, according to the Saudi Press Agency.Only 60,0...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Saudi Arabia, Society, World news, Vaccines and immunisation, Hajj, Windsor Castle Continue, Saudi Press Agency, Coronavirus


Neuroscientist Karl Deisseroth: ‘Coronavirus has changed us all’

The neuroscientist and psychiatrist explains Zoom fatigue - and why the conditions of the pandemic can induce an ‘altered state’The coronavirus pandemic has been a disorienting kind of emergency. It is a generation-defining cataclysm, but for many of us the day-to-day reality has been lonely, even dull. It is a call to action, but the most useful thing most of us can do is stay at home. Covid-19 is a disease that attacks the lungs, but it has also worsened mental health while causing a drastic r...
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With June 15 reopening in sight, LA County reaffirms coronavirus testing is still an essential tool

As Los Angeles County steamrolled toward the state’s June 15 launch date for easing many pandemic milestones, public health officials continued to encourage unvaccinated residents to get their shots and echoed the importance of testing as a means to stave off rekindled outbreaks. On Tuesday, California lifts the bulk of its COVID-19 restrictions — and the continuing decline in new infections, deaths and hospitalizations indicated that milestone was still on target. The county Department of Publi...
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Covid live news: Boris Johnson says spread of Delta variant is serious concern; more than 5m cases in Africa

Honours for key UK figures in vaccine drive; MPs say Covid passports are discriminatory and should be scrappedDelay lifting Covid restrictions in England, experts urgeSaudi Arabia bans foreigners from hajj over Covid concernsMost people in UK initially opposed to vaccine have had jab - study Lifting restrictions in England on 21 June: what are the alternatives?See all our coronavirus coverage 3.08pm BST A total of 59,460,783 jabs have been given to people in England since its vaccination pro...
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Factory workers making goods for the west bear brunt of virus surge in south-east Asia

Migrant labourers tell of being forced to isolate in brutal conditions as Covid wave grips regionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt was around mid-May when workers at the Cal-Comp factory in Phetchaburi, central Thailand, heard a small group of their colleagues had tested positive for Covid-19. It soon became clear the virus had ripped through the production lines. A cluster associated with the electronics factory has since been linked to thousands of infections.Hwan ...
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Celebrity buzz: how stars’ bedroom toys have got us all talking about sex

With famous users leading a rebrand, pleasure accessories lose their stigma in a £90bn health and wellness boomLily Allen has one. Cara Delevingne has one. Dakota Johnson has developed her own range. Is the celebrity sex toy 2021’s answer to the celebrity perfume?For some, getting busy has been the last thing on the menu during the pandemic. Study after study, from India to Italy, has revealed that lockdown libido loss is real and that stress has killed the buzz in the bedroom. Sexual wellness, ...
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Most people in UK initially opposed to Covid vaccine have had jab, study finds

Driving force behind change of heart was being able to travel and see family, researchers sayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than half of the people in the UK who were firmly against getting vaccinated at around the time the first dose was administered have had a jab, a study has suggested.Researchers at the University of Bristol and King’s College London also found that about one in seven of the staunchest sceptics who have yet to be vaccinated have changed thei...
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