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Monday, 26 October 2020

Countries battle rising virus cases as WHO sees ‘exponential’ rise

A number of countries tightened anti-coronavirus measures on Saturday, with France extending a curfew and Belgium bringing forward its own, as Germany’s death toll passed 10,000 and the US reported 80,000 infections in a single day. In the Belgian capital Brussels, authorities moved up their curfew by an hour, and…

FDA to let AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine trials resume in the US

FDA will let US trials of AstraZeneca and Oxford’s coronavirus vaccine resume – as reports emerge that it WORKS FDA regulators said on Friday that AstraZeneca can resume the US arm of its trial of Oxford University’s coronavirus vaccine  A University of Bristol study found that the vaccine triggers the…

A deep look inside La Clínica de La Raza’s virtual Epic go-live

La Clínica de La Raza is a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center with 49 years of experience providing comprehensive, culturally competent clinical and community health services. The mission of La Clínica is to improve the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves by providing culturally appropriate, high-quality accessible healthcare for…

Breast Cancer Surgery Feasible for Most Fit Older Women

FRIDAY, Oct. 23, 2020 — The majority of older women can tolerate surgery for operable breast cancer, according to a study presented at the European Breast Cancer Conference, held virtually from Oct. 2 to 3. Lynda Wyld, M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D., from University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom, and colleagues analyzed…

SARS-CoV-2 antibodies detectable up to seven months post COVID-19 onset

A new study led by Marc Veldhoen, principal investigator at Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM; Portugal) with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians and researchers from Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa (FMUL) and Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte (CHLN) and collaborators at Instituto Português do Sangue e…

Workplace interruptions lead to physical stress

Using an experiment conducted in a simulated group office environment, ETH researchers have proved for the first time that repeated workplace interruptions cause the body to increase the release of stress hormones. And they do so to a higher degree than the perceived psychological stress. According to the Job Stress…