Small increases in air pollution linked to rise in depression, finds study – The Guardian

Small increases in peoples exposure to air pollution are linked to significant rises in depression and anxiety, according to the first such study of UK adults. The researchers found that…

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At 75, I’ve volunteered for a Covid vaccine trial. It could set people free – The Guardian

Theres a 50% chance that this week I was injected with a vaccine designed to protect me from Covid-19. If not, I got the saltwater placebo instead. I wont know…

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Charts show coronavirus risk associated with activities, gatherings – Business Insider – Business Insider

The US reported more than 70,400 new COVID-19 cases on Friday — the highest daily total since July. Twenty-one states have set single-day records for new infections in the past…

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What will sway Americans to take a COVID-19 vaccine? Efficacy, adverse effects and politics, survey says – USA TODAY

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said during a stop in Texas Monday that a vaccine against COVID-19 could be ready as soon as the end of this year or early…

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The Latest: S. Korea increases hospital, nursing home tests

By The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 76 new cases of the coronavirus as officials begin testing tens of thousands of employees at hospitals and…

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Prince Harry spotted wearing chic mask by Oakland designer

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Bay Area, Oakland fashion designer Taylor Jay had no choice but to temporarily close up her boutique and find another way to keep active…

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Warwick researcher to explore the use of robots and artificial intelligence in hospital settings – News-Medical.Net

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 8 2020 Hospitals all over the world must increase their efficiency and productivity and boost quality and safety, while containing and reducing costs. Over years,…

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NYC looks to reinstate virus restrictions – Crookwell Gazette

New York City’s mayor has asked the state for permission to close schools and reinstate restrictions on nonessential businesses in several neighbourhoods because of a coronavirus resurgence. The action, if…

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Researchers use fruit fly to develop a novel disease model for Pitt-Hopkins syndrome – News-Medical.Net

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 29 2020 The researchers from the TalTech molecular neurobiology laboratory headed by professor Tõnis Timmusk used the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster to develop a novel…

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Coronavirus symptoms and what to look out for to decide whether you should have a COVID-19 test – ABC News

Australia’s coronavirus picture is as bright as it has been in several months, with fewer than 500 active cases around the country. The nation’s most populous states are reporting encouraging…

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