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Advisory committee recommends wide swath of Americans be offered Covid-19 vaccine boosters

1 hour ago   |   STAT

A vaccine advisory panel voted Thursday to recommend that a wide swath of Americans should be offered Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, given at least six months after their...
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Rise of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: An Imminent Public Health Threat Mandating Counter-Terrorism Medicine Preparedness for Potential Mass-Casualty Attacks

2 hours ago   |   Harvard

Derrick Tin, Zachary Kallenborn, Alexander Hart, Attila J Hertelendy, and Gregory R Ciottone. 2021. “ Rise of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: An Imminent Public Health Threat...
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Expert panel recommends against use of race in assessment of kidney function

5 hours ago   |   STAT

An expert task force on Thursday released a new and much-anticipated approach for diagnosing kidney function, saying there is no need for controversial algorithms that consider...
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Ecological grief is devastating but it may help us stop climate change

5 hours ago   |   New Scientist

The climate emergency is taking a huge toll on our mental health, particularly for young people and those on the front line. But it could motivate us to find solutions to the...
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Expert reaction to statement from the UK Chief Medical Officers on Water Fluoridation

6 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

The UK Chief Medical Officers have issued a statement suggesting that water fluoridation is an effective public health intervention for reducing the prevalence of tooth decay...
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New research cautions about possible risks of acetaminophen use during pregnancy

6 hours ago   |   STAT

Nearly 100 doctors and scientists issued a consensus statement Thursday warning of possible links between the use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and developmental problems...
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University of Oxford Launches Podium Analytics Institute for Youth Sports Medicine and Technology

10 hours ago   |   Oxford University

Oxford University has been selected as the home of the new Podium Analytics Institute for Youth Sports Medicine and Technology. This will be the world's first academic...
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Changing how drugs are approved in England mustn't endanger safety

11 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Plans to change how medicines are assessed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence mustn't weaken safety precautions, says Clare Wilson
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‘Health equity tourists': How white scholars are colonizing research on health disparities

13 hours ago   |   STAT

Fueled by the massive health disparities exposed by the coronavirus pandemic and the racial reckoning that followed the murder of George Floyd, health equity research is now in...
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STAT+: The ‘Great Resignation' could be health tech's next big sales pitch

13 hours ago   |   STAT

Innovative health companies hoping to boost sales are playing into one of the biggest fears of employers everywhere: their workers are on the verge of quitting. There's been...
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Advisory committee recommends wide swath of Americans be offered Covid-19...

A vaccine advisory panel voted Thursday to recommend that a wide swath of Americans should be offered Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, given at least six months after their... Read more ...

Listen: Scott Gottlieb on the next pandemic, another Covid winter, &...

What does Covid-19 have in store for this winter? Is Aduhelm a commercial dud? And are we prepared for the next pandemic? We cover all that and more this week on “The Readout... Read more ...

Disaster medicine training: The case for virtual reality

Derrick Tin, Attila J Hertelendy, and Gregory R Ciottone. 2021. “ Disaster medicine training: The case for virtual reality .” The American journal of emergency medicine, Pp... Read more ...

The case for an Australian disaster reserve force

Derrick Tin, Alexander Hart, and Gregory R Ciottone. 2020. “ The case for an Australian disaster reserve force .” American journal of emergency medicine. Publisher's Version Read more ...

Rise of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: An Imminent Public Health Threat...

Derrick Tin, Zachary Kallenborn, Alexander Hart, Attila J Hertelendy, and Gregory R Ciottone. 2021. “ Rise of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: An Imminent Public Health Threat... Read more ...

Tesla's 'Death Beam' brought to life - new invention can bring down PLANES

Tesla's 'Death Beam' brought to life - new invention can bring down PLANES

AN AUSTRALIAN inventor has become the first person in the world to build what twentieth-century inventor, Nikola Tesla, called a "Death Beam" or "Death Ray". Read more ...

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NASA official says Starliner demo mission not likely to launch until next year

NASA official says Starliner demo mission not likely to launch until next year

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft returned to the Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at Kennedy Space Center on Aug. 19 for troubleshooting. Credit: Boeing The head of... Read more ...

Hardening hospital defences as a counter-terrorism medicine measure

Derrick Tin, Alexander Hart, Gregory R Ciottone, Daniel Chiang, Justine M Ade, Xiao-wei Liu, Christine M Lohse, Benjamin J Sandefur, Ronna L Campbell, and Katherine A Holmes... Read more ...