New York City health officials say 'you are your safest sex partner' during the coronavirus pandemic

On March 21, the New York City Department of Health released safe-sex guidelines for during the coronavirus pandemic. Guidelines included to only have sex with people close to you and to avoid rimming, a mouth-to-anus sex act, since there's evidence the coronavirus can spread through feces. Twitter users praised the guide for its helpfulness. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. […]

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No scientific evidence that COVID-19 is transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks

At this time, there is no scientific evidence that COVID-19 is transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks, explained Texas A&M AgriLife experts. “Ticks, like mosquitoes, are blood-feeding external parasites,” said Pete Teel, Ph.D., Texas A&M University interim head for the Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. “The viruses they are known to transmit to humans must […]

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Researchers look to next generation genetic sequencing for deeper understanding of COVID-19

It might be the future of diagnostic testing for common infections, and could prove to be a crucial tool for understanding and fighting novel viruses. Next generation genetic sequencing—or next generation sequencing (NGS) – is becoming more common in research, although it still isn’t widely available. At the UNC School of Medicine, it is part of a research collaboration to […]

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Life-saving prostate scan can pinpoint cancer cells

Life-saving prostate scan can pinpoint cancer cells and identify men who need more powerful treatment, research suggests Scientists have found radioactive molecule which sticks to prostate cancer cells Lights them up in a scan and is 27 per cent more accurate then routine methods Technique detects when prostate cancer has spread further into a man’s pelvis An improved prostate cancer […]

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Italy sees signs of hope in 651 new virus deaths

Italian health officials voiced cautious hope Sunday after the coronavirus death toll edged down from the previous day’s world record and the rate of infections slowed. The Mediterranean country’s world-topping toll from its month-long crisis approached 5,500 and the number of COVID-19 infections neared 60,000. But top health officials sounded—while not upbeat—encouraged to see daily deaths fall back from Saturday’s […]

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Walking more linked with lower blood pressure

A new study has found that people who walk more also have lower blood pressure. This confirms existing notions that keeping active is good for cardiovascular health. Abnormally high blood pressure (hypertension) affects almost half of the United States’ adult population, and it is one of the main risk factors for more serious cardiovascular conditions and events, such as heart […]

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Virus in NRW: What’s closed, what are the restrictions

Deserted pedestrian zones, closed the airport, switch, soon, short-time work: North Rhine-Westphalia is struggling more and more with the consequences of the Corona-crisis. At the same time, the country prepare far in hospitals, to a crowd of many seriously ill patients. How the Virus infected the world – The great Covid-19-Radar: graphs show Numbers, facts and extent of the pandemic […]

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