Month: November 2020

Posted in Environment Politics

The Trump administration is cutting back protection for migratory birds

By Amanda Rodewald April 15, 2018 10.19pm EDT Updated November 27, 2020 8.28pm EST Trumpeter swans wintering at the Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge in Wyoming.Tom Koerner,…

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Posted in COVID-19

Japan’s female suicide crisis:

More people killed themselves in October than died from Covid over entire year – with women worst affected Japan has recorded 2,153 suicides for the…

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Posted in COVID-19

Drugs hyped as coronavirus treatment linked to psychiatric disorders, says EU agency

EU’s drug regulator issues warning about chloroquine and a related compound, hydroxychloroquine. BY CARLO MARTUSCELLI The two medicines were some of the first drugs put forward…

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Posted in Medical

Study is the first to link microbiota to dynamics of the human immune system

by  Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center researchers have uncovered an important finding about the relationship between the microbiota and the immune…

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Posted in COVID-19

These at-home exercises can help older people boost their immune system and overall health in the age of COVID-19

Working out strengthens more than just your muscles – it strengthens your immune system, too. SelectStock/E+ via Getty Images Mark A. Gluck, Rutgers University –…

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Posted in Medical

Study shows how serotonin and a popular anti-depressant affect the gut’s microbiota

by Stuart Wolpert,  University of California, Los Angeles A new study in mice led by UCLA biologists strongly suggests that serotonin and drugs that target serotonin,…

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Posted in Politics

Tracking the Trump Administration’s “Midnight Regulations”

The administration is rushing to implement dozens of policy changes in its final days. We’re following some of the most consequential and controversial. by Isaac Arnsdorf, Lydia…

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Posted in Medical

UK to pilot blood test that may detect 50 types of cancer

By Laura Smith-Spark, CNN The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is to pilot a simple blood test that may detect more than 50 types of cancer…

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Posted in COVID-19 Politics

One in six Americans could go hungry in 2020 as pandemic persists

National Geographic Magazine (Published November 24, 2020) BY NINA STROCHLIC With the holidays nearing, miles-long food lines are a hint at how hunger in America could…

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Posted in COVID-19

‘U.S. is going to see darkest days in modern medical history’

Doctor’s dire warning as 95% of country sees ‘uncontrollable COVID-19 spread’ and 50 MILLION travel for Thanksgiving – with 17% spike hitting California in just…

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