Coronavirus was already spreading in U.S. in January: study

(HealthDay)—More evidence has surfaced that the COVID-19 coronavirus was circulating in the United States as much as a month prior to the first confirmed local case in February, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday. Genetic analysis of early cases suggests a single line of coronavirus imported from China began circulating in the United States between Jan. […]

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Selectively reactivating nerve cells to retrieve a memory

Selectively increasing the levels of a certain protein in nerve cells that play a key role in memory storage boosts memory performance, as demonstrated in experiments on mice by a group of scientists at Heidelberg University led by Dr. Ana Oliveira. The responsible protein is Dnmt3a2—a so-called epigenetic factor that chemically modifies the genome and thus influences memory processes. By […]

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Impact of coronavirus on cancer services revealed – over 2 million people waiting for screening, tests and treatments

COVID-19 has placed a huge strain on cancer services in the UK. It’s been felt in all areas of cancer care—from screening and diagnosis through to cancer treatment, as we’ve blogged about before. And new figures have revealed the sheer scale of this disruption—estimating that over 2 million people in the UK are waiting for screening, tests and treatments since […]

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The Global Research Data Alliance community response to the global COVID-19 pandemic

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is a volunteer community of over 10,500 professionals from 145 countries across the globe. In less than two months, the community responded to an urgent call for action and defined much needed, comprehensive recommendations and guidelines for data sharing under the present COVID-19 circumstances. Today, 28 May 2020, we publish the pre-final version of the […]

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Stroke, seizure and more: Neurological symptoms of coronavirus infection decoded

The most common neurological complaints in COVID-19 are headache, loss of sense of smell and taste, stroke, impairment of consciousness, and seizure, according to a review of studies that may lead to improved clinical outcomes and better treatment protocol for coronavirus infection. According to researchers from the Yale School of Medicine in the US, while the respiratory symptoms of COVID-19 […]

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A glassful of health

It is the only food that babies up to six months of age can take to meet all their nutritional requirements for healthy growth and development. Pranav K.Singh & Inderpreet Kaur on why milk must be an integral part of the school meal programme. To recognise the importance of milk as a global food, June 1 is celebrated every year as World Milk Day, […]

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Stomach complaints without finding: Four out of ten people suffer from it – Naturopathy naturopathy specialist portal

Functional gastrointestinal disorders on the rise Worldwide four of functional gastrointestinal disorders suffering from ten adults of varying severity. This emerges from a study of more than 73,000 people in 33 countries. Researchers from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden conducted an international study of chronic disorders in the gastro-intestinal tract. They paid special attention to so-called functional gastrointestinal disorders, […]

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