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Expert reaction to review study looking at whether evidence suggests face coverings could lead to a false sense of security

15 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study, published in BMJ Analysis , looked at whether evidence suggests face coverings could lead to a false sense of security. Dr Julian Tang, Honorary Associate Professor in...
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How the covid-19 pandemic is making malaria and HIV more deadly

26 days ago   |   New Scientist

The coronavirus pandemic's knock-on impact on healthcare for tuberculosis, malaria and HIV could lead to deaths on a similar level to those from covid-19 itself in some parts...
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STAT Plus: Pharma trade group scolds Gilead again for misleading information about a rival HIV drug

26 days ago   |   STAT

For the second time in less than two years, Gilead Sciences has been reprimanded by a U.K. pharmaceutical industry trade group for disseminating information that unfairly...
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STAT Plus: A moment of truth arrives for CytoDyn's Covid-19 drug. Don't let spin obscure it

1 month ago   |   STAT

CytoDyn is nearing the completion of a clinical trial investigating the use of leronlimab, its repurposed and still experimental HIV drug, to treat patients with Covid-19. When...
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Covid-19 trials are marked by disorganization; FDA approves a new type of HIV treatment

1 month ago   |   STAT

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to another working week. We hope the weekend respite, which was extended on this side of the pond due to a holiday, was somehow relaxing and...
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AIDS report: Kids are lagging and Covid-19 is harming care

1 month ago   |   STAT

New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes, such as fewer deaths and new infections. But there are also some tragic failures: Only half the children with...
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Experimental HIV drug seems effective at a twice-a-year dose, study finds

1 month ago   |   STAT

An experimental new HIV treatment could, with just one dose, reduce the amount of virus in an infected person for up to six months. But experts aren't convinced the advance...
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Expert reaction to statement from RECOVERY trial on lopinavir-ritonavir in hospitalised COVID-19 patients, reporting no clinical benefit

1 month ago   |   Science Media Centre

The RECOVERY trial have released a statement on the HIV antiviral drug lopinavir-ritonavir, reporting no clinical benefit hospitalised COVID-19 patients. Prof Fiona Watt...
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Health sector spending and spending on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and development assistance for health: progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 3

1 month ago   |   Harvard

Angela E. Micah, Yanfang Su, Steven D. Bachmeier, Abigail Chapin, Ian E. Cogswell, Sawyer W. Crosby, Brandon Cunningham, Anton C. Harle, Emilie R. Maddison, Modhurima Moitra...
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Coronavirus UK - Could we live with a ‘second influenza'?

1 month ago   |   Social Science Space

Somewhere along the line we have lost a sense of proportion about the Covid-19 pandemic. At the beginning, we were rightly concerned that a novel virus, to which human...
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Starlink tracker UK: How to see Starlink at night this week

Starlink tracker UK: How to see Starlink at night this week

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Big Bang breakthrough: Space discovery could explain theory behind existence

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SHARKS have bemused scientists for decades, who study and tag these creatures in a bid to try and unravel their mysterious behaviour, but a team of experts were left staggered... Read more ...

Best hair dryer 2020: Dry your 'do quickly and easily

Best hair dryer 2020: Dry your 'do quickly and easily

There's a lot of science behind a good hairdo. Or, at least, there's generally a lot of effort. Whether your particular cut demands frequent straightening, daily washes or... Read more ...

The science of why you're a dog person or a cat person

The science of why you're a dog person or a cat person

Why not both? Are you a cat person or a dog person? This is a question you've probably been asked many time in your life, often by men wearing Barbour jackets in their dating... Read more ...

ULA, SpaceX win landmark multibillion-dollar launch agreements with Pentagon

ULA, SpaceX win landmark multibillion-dollar launch agreements with Pentagon

Artist's concept of United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket. Credit: ULA United Launch Alliance and SpaceX beat out Northrop Grumman and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin for billions of... Read more ...

Hubble tests techniques for finding biosignatures in exoplanet atmospheres

Hubble tests techniques for finding biosignatures in exoplanet atmospheres

An artist's impression of the Hubble Space Telescope capturing reflected sunlight from the moon during a total lunar eclipse. Image: Image: M. Kornmesser , NASA and ESA Testing... Read more ...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa in biofilms undergo natural transformation...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa in biofilms undergo natural transformation, exacerbating the spread of antimicrobial resistance genes

Professor Cynthia Whitchurch's team from the Quadram Institute and the ithree institute at the University of Technology Sydney, showed that P. aeruginosa has all of the... Read more ...

SpaceX closes out busy week with launch of more Starlink satellites

SpaceX closes out busy week with launch of more Starlink satellites

A Falcon 9 rocket takes off from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 1:12 a.m. EDT Friday. Credit: Stephen Clark / Spaceflight Now With a Falcon 9 rocket launch Friday... Read more ...