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Indigenous leader calls for help in Brazil's biggest reserve  ABC NEWS · 41 minutes
As the coronavirus spreads into Brazil's indigenous lands, killing at least 40 people so far by the government’s count, the first two COVID-19 deaths were registered this week in the... more
Masks can help reduce asymptomatic spread of SARS-CoV-2 in aerosols  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Growing evidence suggests that SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, can be spread by asymptomatic people via aerosols -- a reality that deeply underscores the ongoing importance... more
Clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine starts in Australia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Over 100 candidate vaccines are being explored as a means of ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Eight of these have already made it to clinical trials in humans, and another 94 are in... more
Canadian study of COVID-19 patients admitted to ICUs finds lower overall mortality  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A Canadian case series of all patients with COVID-19 admitted to six intensive care units (ICUs) in Metro Vancouver found patient outcomes were substantially... more
Official says defiant Michigan barbershop is health threat  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Michigan's chief medical officer has testified against a barber who has refused to keep his shop closed in compliance with the state's coronavirus restrictions more
USAMRDC receives FDA marketing approval for severe malaria treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted marketing approval for Artesunate for Injection, an initial treatment for severe malaria. more
Military virus aid could look different if 2nd wave hits  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that if a second wave of the coronavirus hits the U.S., the military might do things a bit differently more
UTSW/Children's Health joint program approved as Certified Duchenne Care Center  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A joint program of UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children's Health has been approved as a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, the nation's most... more
Molecular pair offers hope for development of new Parkinson's treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A promising molecular pair has offered hope that could lead to the development of a new treatment to slow down Parkinson's disease, a study by Nanyang Technological University,... more
The Latest: South Korea has biggest jump of cases in 50 days  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
South Korea has reported 79 new cases of COVID-19, its biggest daily jump in more than 50 days, a huge setback that threatens to... more
UN: Virus could push 14 million into hunger in Latin America  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
The U.N. World Food Program is warning that upward of at least 14 million people could go hungry in Latin America as the coronavirus pandemic rages... more
Faulty ApoE4 gene increases risk for Alzheimer’s and for COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
It has not been clear whether dementia worsens the infection or if it has resulted from the patient's old age and the severity of care home outbreaks. Now,... more
WVU partnership produces thousands of swabs to meet demands for COVID-19 testing  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
With significantly increased testing a key component in the battle against COVID-19, the Innovation Hub at West Virginia University is working with WVU Medicine... more
Is air pollution a risk factor for COVID-19 infection?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The COVID-19 pandemic began at the very end of 2019 in Wuhan city, Hubei province, China. However, its spread soon began to threaten the health of the whole country and... more
Asia Today: S Korea virus cases make biggest jump in 50 days  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
South Korea has reported its biggest jump in coronavirus cases in more than 50 days more
City experts to develop a hybrid sensor for detection of diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Dr Sumsun Naher and Professor Aziz Rahman have received a Marie Curie Fellowship to develop a hybrid sensor for the detection of diabetes from exhaled breath. more
Reducing transmission of SARS-CoV-2  Science Magazine · 3 hours
Masks and testing are necessary to combat asymptomatic spread in aerosols and droplets more
Is vitamin D really linked to excess COVID-19 mortality?  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused many deaths, numbering in the hundreds of thousands, over many different countries. However, the reasons for the differential mortality from region to region are... more
Research provides new evidence for potential blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A potential blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases seems even more promising thanks to new research from a Massachusetts General Hospital-led study. more
SARS-CoV-2 RNA in blood tests not associated with infectious virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has challenged hospitals and laboratory services worldwide. Diagnostic testing for SARS-CoV-2 initially lagged but is now primarily... more
Researchers to explore the idea of using ultraviolet light to kill novel coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The idea of UV sterilization is not a new one, but little or no scientific data about its potency against COVID-19 have... more
ACE2 receptors in the kidney not linked to high BP or RAS blockers  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to smolder and flare up in various parts of the world, researchers are still trying to... more
Simple urine-testing method for people with kidney stones offers results in 30 minutes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
An improved urine-testing system for people suffering from kidney stones inspired by nature and proposed by researchers from Penn State and Stanford... more
The Latest: South Korea's central bank lowers rate to 0.5%  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
South Korea’s central bank lowered its policy rate to an all-time low of 0.5% to soften the pandemic’s shock to the country’s trade-dependent economy, which it says may... more
Research provides guidance for treating pancreatic cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic not only affects patients who have the virus, but strikes the entire healthcare system including the care for patients with cancer. more
Army’s evaluation of Starlink broadband to focus on reliability, vulnerability  SPACE NEWS · 7 hours
Gen. Murray: “It’s about figuring out what capabilities they can provide, and what vulnerabilities do they... more
Tuning the surface gives variations to metal foils  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Researchers reported how to give variations to single crystalline metal foils. Via the oxidation-led annealing plus seeded growth strategy, they obtained over 30 types of copper foils the size of A4 paper,... more
How India's lockdown has affected mental health  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
India’s public landscape has transformed dramatically over the last couple of months, with the most prolonged lockdown that the present generation can remember. Declared on March 24, 2020, the lockdown ensured that hundreds of... more
New linguistic findings on the prevalence of 'LOL'  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
A new study involving a scientific analysis of the prevalence of 'LOL' in students' text messages demonstrates important potential applications for classroom learning. more
A bio-inspired addition to concrete stops the damage caused by freezing and thawing  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Concrete is one of the most durable building materials used in modern-day infrastructures, but it has a weakness -- ice -- which... more
New understanding of RNA movements can be used to treat cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
New research shows that an RNA molecule involved in preventing tumor formation can change its structure and thereby control protein production in the cell. The finding... more
Texas court: Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Texas officials fighting to block widespread mail-in voting during the pandemic are claiming victory after a court ruling more
Under pressure, black holes feast  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
A new study shows that some supermassive black holes actually thrive under pressure. It has been known for some time that when distant galaxies -- and the supermassive black holes within their cores -- aggregate into clusters, these... more
US death toll from coronavirus surges past 100,000 people  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
The U.S. has surpassed a jarring milestone in the coronavirus pandemic: 100,000 deaths more
Texas court says virus fear doesn't qualify for mail voting  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
Texas officials fighting to block widespread mail-in voting during the pandemic are claiming victory after a court ruling more
In chimpanzees, females contribute to the protection of the territory  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Researchers have extensively studied several neighboring groups of western chimpanzees and their findings reveal that females and even the entire group may play a more important role in... more
How do we disconnect from the environment during sleep and under anesthesia?  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
A series of new studies finds, among other important discoveries, that noradrenaline, a neurotransmitter secreted in response to stress, lies at the heart of... more
Study finds a (much) earlier birth date for tectonic plates  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Geophysicists reported that Earth's ever-shifting, underground network of tectonic plates was firmly in place more than 4 billion years ago -- at least a billion years earlier than... more
Coronavirus, pouring rain can't dampen New Orleans' seniors  ABC NEWS · 6 hours
Neither the coronavirus pandemic nor a rain shower could deter the 2020 graduating class of the New Orleans Charter Science and Math High School more
Stranded Colombians plead for COVID-19 airlift out of Brazil  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
More than 200 Colombians are camping out inside Sao Paulo’s international airport, hoping to prod Colombian authorities in Brazil to charter a humanitarian flight home, or pay for their flights... more
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