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Dr. Fauci is going on Snapchat to encourage younger people to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a report

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Fauci is reportedly taking to Snapchat to encourage people to get a vaccine. It's part of a White House media campaign to combat vaccine hesitancy, Axios reported. Fauci, 80, will use the app to reach younger people. All ov...
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Dr. Fauci will take to Snapchat to encourage younger people to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a report

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Fauci is reportedly taking to Snapchat to encourage people to get a vaccine. It's part of a White House media campaign to combat vaccine hesitancy, Axios reported. Fauci, 80, will use the app to reach younger people. All ov...
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Experimental antiviral drug for COVID-19 shows effectiveness in hamster models

The experimental antiviral drug MK-4482 significantly decreased levels of virus and disease damage in the lungs of hamsters treated for SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to a new study from National Institutes of Health scientists.
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UGA receives NIH contract to establish the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Georgia a contract to establish the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research.
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Marshall University researcher awarded $399,600 NIH grant to study sex differences in brain development

W. Christopher Risher, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has been awarded a $399,600 grant from the National Institutes of Health for his research on the differences in brain development between males and females.
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COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy begins to fade, but stubborn resistance remains among evangelicals

He has been pushed off Facebook and banned from Twitter, but Larry Cook battles on at StopMandatoryVaccination.com, where the Los Angeles man tries to explain why COVID-19 vaccines are evil and why President Donald Trump — who he insists will return to power — got one anyway. Kaiser Family Foundation Some evangelical Christians tie the vaccines to Satan, the Mark of the Beast and an impending apocalypse. And in sunny Surf City, Huntington Beach Mayor Pro Tem Tito Ortiz refuses to wear a mas...
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Federal funding to help UNT Health Science Center lead health literacy outreach in seven states

Federal funding from the National Institutes of Health will allow The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth to serve as a leader in health literacy outreach.
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Rice bioengineer wins NIH support for a new strategy to fight cystic fibrosis

Chemical and biomolecular engineer Xue Sherry Gao of Rice University's Brown School of Engineering has won National Institutes of Health support for a new strategy to fight cystic fibrosis.
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USF wins $44.4 million NIH grant to test whether computerized brain training can prevent dementia

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of South Florida total expected funds of $44.4 million over the next five years to study whether computerized brain training exercises can reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and dementias like Alzheimer's disease, in older adults.
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$10.8 million grant from NIH helps establish Arkansas Integrative Metabolic Research Center

A $10.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Arkansas and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to address the role of cell and tissue metabolism in rare and common diseases such as cancer, diabetes, obesity and mitochondrial disorders.
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Fauci says vaccines likely work against coronavirus variants: 'I don't believe that there's anything to panic about'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Immunity to the coronavirus involves more than just antibodies: T cells and B cells protect us too. Studies show that T cells can recognize variants - even those that partially evade vaccine-induced antibodies. According to Anthony Fauci, this su...
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CDC and NIH launch community COVID-19 testing initiative

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health, has launched an innovative community health initiative called "Say Yes! COVID Test" starting in Pitt County, North Carolina, and coming soon to Chattanooga/Hamilton County Tennessee.
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ColoradoSPH wins NIH grant to study how air pollutants impact kidney health of sugarcane workers

Three groups from the Colorado School of Public Health have been awarded a $3 million 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of air pollution and climate on the kidney health of sugarcane workers in Guatemala.
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UCLA researchers receive NIH grants to identify new ways to treat pancreatic cancer

A team of researchers from the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded two research grants totaling $6 million from the National Institutes of Health to identify new ways to treat pancreatic cancer.
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New range of lung-on-chip technologies represent the vital properties of lung tissue

According to the National Institutes of Health, respiratory viruses are the most frequent cause of disease and death in humans, a fact highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the potential to cause severe disease, over 70% of viral infections remain asymptomatic.
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Data shows AstraZeneca's vaccine is safe and effective - and investigations into serious blood clots aren't cause for alarm

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images The European regulator this week declared the AstraZeneca-Oxford University vaccine safe. But it will keep investigating reports of rare clots after vaccination, particularly among younger women. These investigations into side effe...
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Investigations into possible rare, serious vaccine side effects are not worrying - they're reassuring

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images The European regulator this week declared the AstraZeneca-Oxford University vaccine safe. But it will keep investigating reports of rare clots after vaccination, particularly among younger women. These investigations into side effe...
Tags: Health, Science, France, Trends, Eu, Analysis, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, National Institutes of Health, Oxford University, Anthony Fauci, EMA, European Medicines Agency EMA, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Bethesda Maryland, Ian Douglas


LAUNDRY DETERGENTS HARM FERTILITY

Fertility and Toxic Chemicals I always loved that clean smell in my clothes after washing them in the "fresh scent" laundry detergents. Then there are, of course, all of the claims that your clothes will be cleaner and brighter with many of the advertised brands.However, you may be interested to know that what makes your clothes look and smell so great could be Sandy Robertson's Fertility Bodywork, click here a problem not only for your health and fertility, but also for the environme...
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Unbalanced progesterone may cause preterm or prolonged labor in some pregnant women

New research by the National Institutes of Health found that unbalanced progesterone signals may cause some pregnant women to experience preterm labor or prolonged labor.
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NIAID awards $2.5 million in grants to support research on bacteriophage therapy

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 12 institutes around the world to support research on bacteriophage therapy.
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A Gauteng firm is using bioplastics to limit microplastics

Humans eat, drink and breathe in tens of thousands of micro- and nanoplastics, but research into the effects on health is limited The post A Gauteng firm is using bioplastics to limit microplastics appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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The 5 best women's multivitamins in 2021, backed by medical experts

The CDC says proper vitamin levels are essential for development, disease prevention, and wellbeing.A multivitamin can help fill in the gaps to deliver all your essential daily nutrients.Our top pick, the Garden of Life Vitamin Code for Women, contains the DV of vitamin A and folate, two nutrients of concern for women.This guide was medically reviewed by Véronique Taché, MD, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UC Davis Health.  Please consult with your doctor before taking a m...
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Fauci says he 'would have no hesitancy whatsoever' taking the newly authorized Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci on Saturday urged Americans to trust the FDA-approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The J&J vaccine got FDA authorization on Saturday and has an efficacy rate of 66% at preventing COVID-19. "If I would go to a place ...
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Johnson & Johnson’s Single-Dose COVID Vaccine Gets FDA Authorization

(CNN/CBS13) — The US Food and Drug Administration authorized Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine Saturday. It is the first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine available in the US, and is one that “checks nearly all the boxes.” With more than 28.4 million confirmed COVID cases in the United States and nearly 511,000 reported deaths since the start of the pandemic, and while the demand for vaccines still far exceeds supply, these vaccines can’t come soon enough. “A third safe and effective vaccine is...
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UC San Diego receives $33 million from NIH for five COVID-19 diagnostic projects

University of California San Diego was awarded five Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) projects by the National Institutes of Health, totaling nearly $33 million over four years.
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Mice study suggests novel approach to treat a type of common glioma

Gliomas are common brain tumors that comprise about one third of all cancers of the nervous system. In a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, researchers tested a novel combination treatment approach on mice with tumors with characteristics similar to human astrocytomas--a type of slow-growing glioma--and found tumor regression in 60 percent of the mice treated.
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New analysis shows that surgeon scientists have become more diverse in their research efforts

An analysis of the National Institutes of Health database reveals surgeon scientists have become more diverse in their research efforts, while still keeping a focus on basic science.
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NIH Research: Funding to support surgeon scientists remarkably risen significantly

An analysis of the National Institutes of Health database reveals surgeon scientists have become more diverse in their research efforts, while still keeping a focus on basic science.
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Humidity created inside the face masks may help combat COVID-19

Masks help protect the people wearing them from getting or spreading SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, but now researchers from the National Institutes of Health have added evidence for yet another potential benefit for wearers: The humidity created inside the mask may help combat respiratory diseases such as COVID-19.
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Scientists, including Fauci, are facing off over whether to delay 2nd vaccine doses. Here's why the risk of more mutations from delaying shots may ultimately be worth it.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Experts are split on whether to delay the second dose of COVID-19 vaccines to get more people immunized. Prioritizing first doses means that more vulnerable people get some protection against coronavirus, which could save lives. Th...
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