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Let's learn about hair

2 hours ago   |   Science News for Students

Let's learn about hair : If you've had a home haircut lately, you're not alone. Many hair salons are closed right now. That's because health experts worry such close contact...
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Let's learn about bias | Science News for Students

2 hours ago   |   Science News for Students

Let's learn about bias | Science News for Students : Many people would like to believe that they treat all people equally. But often that simply isn't true. People can be...
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Handgun ownership vastly increases suicide risk, large study confirms

3 hours ago   |   STAT

A large new study confirms what mental health experts and those who research firearms have known for some time: Owning a handgun vastly increases one's risk of suicide. The...
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STAT Plus: Tiny Denmark saved lots of money on biosimilar Humira, while Americans are still paying big bucks

5 hours ago   |   STAT

For those yearning for the day when biosimilars save the U.S. health care system huge amounts of money, consider a recent episode in Denmark. In October 2018, the patent...
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Hydroxychloroquine does not prevent Covid-19 infection if exposed, study says

5 hours ago   |   STAT   |   3 articles

The malaria drug hydroxychloroquine did not help prevent people who had been exposed to others with Covid-19 from developing the disease, according to the results of an eagerly...
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Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

6 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 - an additional 179 deaths since yesterday, bringing the total to...
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STAT Plus: Private insurance might provide some shield from insulin price hikes - but the picture of costs is complicated

7 hours ago   |   STAT

Although the cost of insulin has risen dramatically over the years and prompted a political furor, a new analysis contradicts the widely-held view that out-of-pocket spending...
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WHO resumes hydroxychloroquine study for Covid-19, after reviewing safety concerns

8 hours ago   |   STAT   |   2 articles

The World Health Organization is resuming a clinical trial exploring whether the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine can effectively treat Covid-19, after pausing enrollment in the...
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STAT Plus: Moderna released scant Covid-19 data to prevent a leak, CEO says

8 hours ago   |   STAT

The biotech company Moderna invited the scrutiny of the world last month when it withheld key data on its in-development vaccine for the novel coronavirus. Stéphane Bancel, the...
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Expert reaction to ‘Expression of Concern' on study on hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine in COVID-19 patients

9 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

The Lancet have published an expression of concern for a study previously published into hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine in COVID-19 patients. Prof Martin Landray, Professor...
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Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England...

Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 - an additional 179 deaths since yesterday, bringing the total to... Read more ...

India earthquake: Delhi rocked by magnitude 3.2 quake days after warning of...

India earthquake: Delhi rocked by magnitude 3.2 quake days after warning of major tremor

AN EARTHQUAKE measuring magnitude 3.2 on the Richter scale has rocked Delhi and Noida just days after geologists warned of major seismic activity in the region. Read more ...

Article Collection Examines How to Prevent Police Killings

Article Collection Examines How to Prevent Police Killings

The January 2020 volume of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science centered on current social and behavioral research on reducing deaths when law... Read more ...

Archaeology bombshell: 'The evidence' that could explain Bible's accounts of...

Archaeology bombshell: 'The evidence' that could explain Bible's accounts of Jesus' life

ARCHAEOLOGICAL evidence collected from the time of Jesus Christ's life could help researchers explain some of the stories contained within the Bible, an archaeologist has claimed. Read more ...

SpaceX return: When will Crew Dragon return to Earth from ISS?

SpaceX return: When will Crew Dragon return to Earth from ISS?

SPACEX'S Crew Dragon will stay docked to the International Space Station for the duration of the Demo-2 mission - but when will the SpaceX capsule return to Earth? Read more ...

Second Proxima Centauri planet confirmed in 25-year-old Hubble data

Second Proxima Centauri planet confirmed in 25-year-old Hubble data

The starry sky above ESO's La Sill Observatory showing the double star Alpha Centauri AB and Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Sun. Proxima Centauri is now known to... Read more ...

NASA climate change warning: Rising sea levels ACCELERATING

NASA climate change warning: Rising sea levels ACCELERATING

NASA has warned of climate change and rising sea levels, stating the ice caps are melting at an accelerating rate. Read more ...

Computational pathology: Heading for personalised medicine

Computational pathology: Heading for personalised medicine

Computational pathology has increased applications for diagnosis, prediction of prognosis and therapy response, facilitating the movement of healthcare towards personalised... Read more ...

Yellowstone volcano: Is Steamboat Geyser activity a sign of magma build-up?

Yellowstone volcano: Is Steamboat Geyser activity a sign of magma build-up?

YELLOWSTONE Volcano observers have revealed the Steamboat Geyser is in a largely active period, separate to its local peers, leading scientists to question whether magma is... Read more ...

SpaceX's emergency 'escape system' for NASA Crew Dragon launch exposed

SpaceX's emergency 'escape system' for NASA Crew Dragon launch exposed

SPACEX had an emergency "escape system" to push the Dragon Capsule away from the Falcon 9 rocket should the worst have happened during its launch last week. Read more ...