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China reports sharp rise in cases of novel virus amid growing concerns of person-to-person transmission

1 hour ago   |   STAT

The number of cases of a novel virus in China has escalated sharply, with authorities in the city of Wuhan now reporting nearly 200 people infected, an increase of 136 over the...
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Do Mental Health Mobile Apps Work? Evidence and Recommendations for Designing High-Efficacy Mental Health Mobile Apps

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Pooja Chandrashekar. 3/2018. “ Do Mental Health Mobile Apps Work? Evidence and Recommendations for Designing High-Efficacy Mental Health Mobile Apps .” mHealth. Publisher's Version
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A Digital Health Preclinical Requirement for Medical Students

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Pooja Chandrashekar. 6/2019. “ A Digital Health Preclinical Requirement for Medical Students .” Academic Medicine. Publisher's Version
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Releasing rescued orangutans into the wild doesn't boost populations

16 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Orangutan orphanages nurse animals back to health and release them into the wild, but that doesn't seem to increase the population of these endangered apes
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Expert reaction to Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

There have been increasing reports of cases of a strain of coronavirus in China, and two confirmed deaths. Dr Jeremy Farrar, Director of Wellcome said: “Uncertainty and gaps...
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The Self Delusion by Tom Oliver review - how we are connected and why that matters

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Forget the idea that humans are independent individuals. We need to grasp that we're parts of ecosystems Should we try to think of ourselves not as individuals but as parts of...
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Expert reaction to study looking at fish oil supplements and testicular function in healthy young men

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in JAMA Network Open, reports that fish oil supplements may have a positive impact on young men's testicular function. Prof Allan Pacey , Professor of...
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Former Rep. Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months in prison in biotech insider trading scheme

2 days ago   |   STAT   |   3 articles

Chris Collins, a former Republican lawmaker and longtime ally of President Trump, was sentenced Friday to 26 months in prison, according to local reporters, months after...
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U.S. to begin health screenings at three airports for cases of novel Chinese virus

2 days ago   |   STAT

U.S. authorities on Friday are set to begin screening travelers arriving in the country from Wuhan, China, amid an ongoing outbreak of a novel viral infection there that has...
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The impact of vaccination on gender equity: conceptual framework and human papillomavirus vaccine case study

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Allison Portnoy, Samantha Clark, Sachiko Ozawa, and Mark Jit. 2020. “ The impact of vaccination on gender equity: conceptual framework and human papillomavirus vaccine case...
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