In the United States there is a clear maternal mortality crisis for Black women.  Following reports of the death of Sha-Asia Washington, a 26-year-old Black woman who died during a cesarean section at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn on July 3, the call for justice for her and other Black mothers who aren’t given the medical
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A US health panel wants to widen the number of Americans offered yearly scans for lung cancer by opening the screening to less-heavy smokers. Lung cancer is the nation’s top cancer killer, causing more than 135,000 deaths each year. Smoking is the chief cause and quitting the best protection. Usually, lung cancer is diagnosed too
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Edeka recalls veal-liver sausage The retailer Edeka has launched a recall for the product “liver sausage with veal,” in the 150-gram pack. According to the company, early spoilage in sausage because it is properly cooked through. The Edeka Südwest Fleisch GmbH of Rheinstetten (Baden-Württemberg), calls the product “liver sausage with veal”, 150g, with the date
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At a call centre functioning as a coronavirus hotline in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek, the volunteers manning the telephones are under siege. Call centre coordinator Askhat Abdykerimov says he and his team of more than 60 medics and medical students are now fielding at least 3,000 calls per week. “When the call centre first opened, we
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A new study by MIT neuroscientists into how seemingly similar neuronal subtypes drive locomotion in the fruit fly revealed an unexpected diversity as the brain’s commands were relayed to muscle fibers. A sequence of experiments revealed a dramatic difference between the two nerve cells—one neuron scrambled to adjust to different changes by the other, but
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Many of us (unfortunately) have experienced and fought to cure a hell of a hangover before (lots of water, rest and maybe a bit of hair of the dog!). After a long night of drinking, we wake up feeling sluggish, dizzy and nauseated and have a sensitivity to light or sound. But it’s not just
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The patient in the case report (let’s call him Tom) was 54 and in good health. For two days in May, he felt unwell and was too weak to get out of bed. When his family finally brought him to the hospital, doctors found that he had a fever and signs of a severe infection,
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How high is the risk of getting infected while Singing in the choir with the Coronavirus is? This question of the Bavarian broadcasting is explored, together with scientists from Munich and Erlangen. The result is sobering. Sing along with other people is a risky matter is at the moment: large quantities of Aerosol to be
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Beijing on Tuesday reported zero new coronavirus cases for the first time since the emergence of a cluster in the Chinese capital in June that prompted fears of a domestic second wave. A total of 335 people have been infected since a cluster emerged at the city’s massive Xinfadi wholesale market in early June. Beijing’s
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Coronavirus herd immunity may be ‘unachievable’: Only 5% of people in Spain developed antibodies three months after the pandemic peaked, study suggests Researchers looked at blood test results of a nationwide sample of more than 61,000 participants in Spain Around 5% of people were previously infected with and have built up antibodies against the coronavirus  In Madrid, seroprevalence
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