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An Ohio judge ordered a hospital to use deworming drug ivermectin to treat a patient with COVID-19

This picture shows the tablets of Ivermectin drugs in Tehatta, West Benga, India on 19 May on 2021. Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images An Ohio woman asked a court to order a hospital to use ivermectin to treat her husband for COVID-19 Butler County Judge Gregory Howard ruled in her favor, WXIX reported. Ivermectin is a deworming drug and is not approved for the treatment of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. An Ohio judge ordered a hospital to use the dewor...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Ohio, Fda, Smith, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Howard, Jeffrey Smith, Julie Smith, Ivermectin, Gregory Howard, West Chester Hospital, WXIX, Coronavirus


An Ohio judge ordered a hospital to use the deworming drug ivermectin to treat a patient with COVID-19

Tablets of ivermectin drugs in Tehatta, India, on May 19. Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images An Ohio woman asked a court to order a hospital to use ivermectin to treat her husband for COVID-19. Butler County Judge Gregory Howard ruled in her favor, WXIX reported. Ivermectin is a deworming drug and is not approved for the treatment of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. An Ohio judge ordered a hospital to use the deworming drug ivermectin on a COVID-19 patient...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Ohio, Fda, Smith, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cincinnati, Howard, Jeffrey Smith, Julie Smith, Ivermectin, Gregory Howard, West Chester Hospital, WXIX


Cosmonauts have discovered cracks on a Russian module of the space station, and they could spread

A Soyuz spacecraft approaches a docking port on the space station's Zarya module, December 22, 2009. NASA Cosmonauts discovered cracks on a Russian space-station module, an official told state media. The cracks could spread, Russia's space-station flight director said, according to Reuters. A series of issues has plagued Russian portions of the International Space Station. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian cosmonauts have discovered cracks in a module on the...
Tags: Science, News, Russia, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Astronauts, Iss, Spaceflight, Roscosmos, Cosmonauts, Reuters, RIA, Kapton, Russian Academy of Sciences, Tech Insider


Here's Why Instagram Is Now Demanding to Know Your Birthday

As part of a broader effort to make its platform safer for young users, Instagram will now require everybody to share their birthday. If you don’t want to give that data to Instagram, you eventually won’t be able to use the app at all.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Terms Of Service, Internet Privacy, Like Button, Video Software, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet, Private Message


The Rocketeer Will Return in a New Disney+ Movie

Fans of Joe Johnston’s 1991 Disney film The Rocketeer have been waiting 30 years for this news: a new, live-action Rocketeer film is officially in the works. It’s called The Return of the Rockeeter and it’s being developed for Disney+.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Actors, Cliff, David Oyelowo, Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, The Walt Disney Company, TIMOTHY DALTON, Alan Arkin, Human Interest, Jet pack, Joe Johnston, The Rocketeer, Jessica Oyelowo, Paul Sorvino


Finally, Evangelion Blu-rays You Can Actually Buy

The announcement of the Neon Genesis Evangelion: Ultimate Edition Blu-ray set a couple of weeks ago was a bit of a mixed blessing. It was wonderful to finally have Hideaki Anno’s seminal TV series come to HD, and the extras it came loaded with managed to justify its $275 pre-order price tag. But it was also limited to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Netflix, Animation, James Whitbrook, Shout Factory, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Funimation, Gainax, Tatsunoko Production, Hideaki Anno, GKids, Toonami, The End Of Evangelion, Sachiel, Rebuild of Evangelion


Judge Orders Hospital to Give Severely Ill Covid-19 Patient Ivermectin

A judge in Ohio has issued an emergency order telling a hospital to treat a coronavirus patient with ivermectin, an antiparasitic drug being promoted widely by right-wing personalities as a covid-19 treatment and prophylactic. Though it’s being studied for that purpose, ivermectin currently doesn’t have good data to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Drugs, Medical Research, Food And Drug Administration, US FDA, Ohio, Jeffrey Smith, Judy Smith, Ivermectin, Insecticides, Gregory Howard, Health Sciences, Ralph Lorigo, Stella Immanuel, Covid 19 Vaccine


Huge decrease in organ transplants as Covid took hold across world

UK and international studies show the impact pandemic has had on health services and patientsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe number of solid organ transplants fell dramatically around the world between 2019 and 2020, researchers have found, highlighting the widespread impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on health services and patients.As the pandemic surged, hospitals were forced to delay potentially life-saving organ transplant surgery, because of resources such as i...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Society, NHS, Organ Donation, Coronavirus, COVID


Poison Ivy Is Coming to the CW's Batwoman

The seemingly never-ending roster of DC characters coming to the CW just added a classic one. Poison Ivy, the iconic villain who has been known to make Batman’s life a living hell, is coming to Gotham City on the small screen. Actress Bridget Regan will play the role on the upcoming third season of Batwoman, which is…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Uma Thurman, Harley Quinn, Batwoman, Birds Of Prey, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gotham City, Bruce Wayne, Batman, TNT, Margot Robbie, Batman And Robin, Cw, Freeze, Robin


Surreal Photos Show the Fierce Battle Against Caldor Fire at a Tahoe Ski Resort

The Caldor Fire forced the evacuation of basically the entirety of South Lake Tahoe, a resort community of 22,000, on Monday. Firefighters are waging an all-out battle to keep the fire from reaching the town and wreaking havoc in the Lake Tahoe Basin.Read more...
Tags: Science, South Lake Tahoe, Caldor, Tahoe Ski Resort, Fierce Battle Against Caldor, Lake Tahoe Basin Read


Your brain is wired to be prejudiced towards strangers, but there's a way to trick yourself out of it

We're naturally wired to be prejudiced, even if it is subconscious. Getty Images / Jose Luis Pelaez Inc When faced with new or unfamiliar things, we can often feel negative or critical. This is common when meeting new people, even if we're unaware of it happening. Listing a person's positive traits can be effective in curtailing the phenomenon, psychologists say. See more stories on Insider's business page. When confronted with something we're not familiar with, we can ...
Tags: Psychology, Europe, UK, Science, Life, Africa, Trends, Strategy, Prejudice, Discrimination, Bias, Alves, Biases, Rawpixel, BI General Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan


Apple Is Launching an App Dedicated Entirely to Classical Music

In apparent recognition of the fact that the world is a blazing inferno of disease and suffering that needs urgent soothing, Apple officially closed on a deal to acquire beloved classical music streaming service Primephonic on Monday, with plans reportedly already underway to launch a standalone app dedicated to the…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Music, Science, Software, Computing, Classical Music, Apple Music, Apple Inc, Oliver Schusser, Primephonic, Thomas Steffens, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet


Strava Is Leaving Older Android Smartwatches in the Dust

Samsung and Google’s upgraded smartwatch platform, Wear OS 3, is an exciting release for Android users. It’s the first time in years the wearables platform has felt like a cohesive ecosystem, helped in part by the launch of Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, which are the first watches to run Wear OS…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Samsung


I have a 50/50 chance of inheriting Huntington’s disease – should I take a test to find out? | Lillian Hanly

A coin toss could give me two completely different lives. But once I know the result there’s no going backI’ve spent most of my life knowing I may have inherited a faulty gene that would cause Huntington’s disease, a neurodegenerative disease that can be fatal. My grandad had the disease, my mum has it, and I am yet to take the test to find out if I have it too. It’s a 50/50 chance of inheritance. Right now, I am happily ignorant of whether I carry the mutation or not. A coin toss could give me ...
Tags: Science, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, HUNTINGTON, Huntington's Disease, Lillian Hanly


Halloween Kills Is Surprisingly Timely, Says Jamie Lee Curtis

In slasher movies, it tends to be one killer versus one victim at a time. Rarely does the horror spill out into the streets in a significant enough manner that the victim can recruit other people to help them fight back. In Halloween Kills, though, that’s exactly what happens, and Jamie Lee Curtis thinks that’s what…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Science, Films, Jamie Lee Curtis, Laurie, David Gordon Green, Judy Greer, Michael Myers, Andi Matichak, Samuel Loomis, Slasher Film, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Drafthalloween Ends


Regulators in China Ban Minors From Online Gaming More Than 3 Hours Per Week

Regulators in China are taking their disapproval of youth gaming to the next level with sweeping new restrictions that limit minors to a handful of state-approved online gaming hours a week.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Companies, Alibaba, Tencent, Weibo, NetEase, Niko Partners, Tencent QQ, Steven Leung, Daniel Ahmad, Companies Of China, Technology Internet, Uob Kay Hian Hong Kong Ltd, Video Games In China


EU recommends travel restrictions on US tourists; new variant ‘found in South Africa’ – as it happeend

Six countries removed from EU ‘white list’ of countries with restriction-free travel; South African scientists trying to establish potency of ‘new variant’Philippines sees 22,366 new casesEurope has registered around 1.3 million Covid deaths to dateNew Zealand’s largest city sees curbs extended by two weeksGlobal trade recovery starting to wane as Asian cases flareUS states see sharp rise in fatalitiesSydney nurses increase sedation of patients to ease workloadSee all our coronavirus coverage 7...
Tags: Science, US, Eu, UK News, US news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, Pfizer, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Moderna, Coronavirus, Alex Mistlin, dateNew Zealand, Reuters Myocarditis


Forecast: 100,000 More Americans Will Die From Covid-19 by December Without Major Behavior Changes

An influential forecast from researchers at the University of Washington predicts that many more Americans will die from covid-19 in the months ahead. They forecast that around 100,000 people in the U.S. will die from the pandemic between now and the start of December 2021. Yet they also argue that widespread mask use…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Articles, University of Washington, Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Pandemic, Ali Mokdad, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Pandemic In The United States, Sars Cov 2 Delta Variant


Microsoft's Windows 11 Workaround for Unsupported PCs Means You Won't Get Software Updates

Microsoft is cautioning that those who take an alternative road to installing Windows 11 on unsupported hardware won’t receive software updates.Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Windows Phone, Windows 10, Windows 7, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Windows Update, Windows Insider, Computer Architecture, Windows 11, Technology Internet


Don't Expect Netflix's Live-Action Cowboy Bebop to Be a Straight Remake

The original Cowboy Bebop is pretty much perfect. There’s a reason it has amassed legions of fans since it debuted back in 1997—well, several reasons: it’s got instantly likable, compelling characters; it’s action-packed, but also incredibly accessible sci-fi; it absolutely oozes coolness, thanks to the greatest score…Read more...
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Tennessee Faces Dangerous Floods for the Second Time in a Week as Ida Moves North

Skies are clearing in the Gulf Coast as now-Tropical Storm Ida moves inland, but the danger from the storm is far from over. All eyes are rightfully on Louisiana and Mississippi, where more than 1 million are without power and the impacts of Ida are still becoming clear. (Here are some suggestions to help those in needRead more...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, Science, Mississippi, Environment, Nature, Tennessee, Meteorology, Louisiana, Gulf Coast, Flood, Ida, Hydrology, Flood Control, Physical Geography, Disaster Accident


New Northernmost Island Discovered Above Greenland

There’s a new northernmost island, and it was discovered quite by accident in the icy waters above Greenland last month. The little strip of land has no vegetation, but researchers are hoping to find life in the samples they collected there.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Arctic, Greenland, Earth Sciences, Geomorphology, Greenland Ice Sheet, Permafrost, Cryosphere, Physical Geography, Montane Ecology, Disaster Accident, Landforms, Pedology, Morten Rasch, Oodaaq


From Spider-Man to The Matrix, the Best Things We Saw at CinemaCon 2021

Last week, io9 was on the ground in Las Vegas for CinemaCon 2021, a convention for movie theater owners. Basically, it’s a week for movie studios and technology companies to get those folks excited for what’s to come, both on the screen and around it. Each year, studios bring exclusive footage and presentations and…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Science, Benedict Cumberbatch, Films, It, Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Ethan Hawke, Mark Wahlberg, James Bond, Jurassic Park, Imax, Daniel Craig, Las Vegas, Batman, Sylvester Stallone


Billionaire Investor Who Predicted the 2008 Housing Crash Says Crypto Is a 'Worthless' Bubble

John Paulson, the billionaire investor who accurately predicted (and bet against) the subprime mortgage crisis in 2007, has some kind words for cryptocurrency: mainly, that it is a vacuous financial bubble bound to eventually collapse. Read more...
Tags: Science, Money, Finance, Bitcoin, Warren Buffett, Cryptocurrencies, Jamie Dimon, Decentralization, Digital Currencies, Financial Technology, John Paulson, Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Business Finance, Uberisation


Coronavirus live news: EU recommends travel restrictions on US tourists; new variant ‘found in South Africa’

Six countries removed from EU ‘white list’ of countries with restriction-free travel; South African scientists trying to establish potency of ‘new variant’Philippines sees 22,366 new casesEurope has registered around 1.3 million Covid deaths to dateNew Zealand’s largest city sees curbs extended by two weeksGlobal trade recovery starting to wane as Asian cases flareUS states see sharp rise in fatalitiesSydney nurses increase sedation of patients to ease workloadSee all our coronavirus coverage 6...
Tags: Utah, Science, US, Eu, UK News, US news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Coronavirus, Miguel Cardona, Alex Mistlin, dateNew Zealand, Iowa Oklahoma South Carolina Tennessee


Frank Oz Says Disney Doesn't Want Him to Perform The Muppets Anymore

It’s difficult to quantify just how incredible the career of Frank Oz has been. On the one hand, he’s a hugely successful film director: The Dark Crystal, Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, etc. For some that would be enough. But he also acts. And while some successful film directors act, Oz is also one…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Puppeteers, Hulu, The Muppets, George Lucas, Michael, Frank Oz, Little Shop of Horrors, Jim Henson, Michael Eisner, Derek DelGaudio, The Dark Crystal, Disney Doesn, Creative Works


Ikea’s Offering to Buy Back Your Old Furniture—If It Can Survive the Journey

Any apartment migrant with poor planning skills has likely confronted the realization that it’s cheaper to toss a dented FJÄLLBO coffee table to the curb rather than transport it across town. This is followed by half-heartedly convincing yourself that a bed bug-immune soul will pick up sidewalk Ikea, which is called…Read more...
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Heimdal pulls CO2 and cement-making materials out of seawater using renewable energy

One of the consequences of rising CO2 levels in our atmosphere is that levels also rise proportionately in the ocean, harming wildlife and changing ecosystems. Heimdal is a startup working to pull that CO2 back out at scale using renewable energy and producing carbon-negative industrial materials, including limestone for making concrete, in the process, and it has attracted significant funding even at its very early stage. If the concrete aspect seems like a bit of a non sequitur, consider two f...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Y Combinator, Texas, Science, Hardware, Climate Change, California, Funding, Tech, Global Warming, Oxford, Reddit, Yishan Wong, GreenTech


Nia DaCosta's Candyman Had a Sweet Opening Weekend

Nia DaCosta’s sequel to the cult 1992 horror classic of the same name, Candyman, had a triumphant weekend at the box office.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Marvel, Disney, Guy, Carol Danvers, Rosenfeld, Candyman, Jordan Peele, Teyonah Parris, Jungle Cruise, Kamala Khan, Captain Marvel, Watchmen, Monica Rambeau, Rambeau


UN says use of leaded petrol is officially over, a landmark that will prevent more than 1.2 million premature deaths per year

FILE PHOTO: A worker holds a nozzle to pump petrol into a vehicle at a fuel station in Mumbai, India, May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo The United Nations Environment Programme says the era of leaded petrol is officially over. The milestone will prevent over 1.2 million premature deaths a year. Leaded petrol causes heart disease, strokes, cancer, and stunts brain development, UNEP says. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Science, News, Environment, Trends, Britain, United Nations, Carbon Emissions, Un, Norway, Algeria, Greenhouse Gas, United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP, Mumbai India, Netherlands France, Jake Epstein



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