Health

Steve April 16, 2021

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1 By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press April 17, 2021, 3:08 AM • 3 min read JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Friday that COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Tarantulas are among the most notorious spiders, due in part to their size, vibrant colors and prevalence throughout the world. But one thing most people don’t know is that tarantulas are homebodies. Females and their young rarely leave their burrows and only mature males will wander to seek out a mate. How then did such […]

Steve April 16, 2021

The premier of Canada’s most populous province says he will be limiting outdoor gatherings to those in the same household and will close playgrounds and golf courses amid a record wave of coronavirus infections fueled by variants By ROB GILLIES Associated Press April 17, 2021, 3:20 AM • 5 min read TORONTO — Canada’s most […]

Steve April 16, 2021

The number of new COVID-19 cases is ticking up again in New Mexico as the death toll reaches another milestone By The Associated Press April 16, 2021, 10:45 PM • 14 min read ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The number of new COVID-19 cases is ticking up again in New Mexico as the death toll reaches another […]

Steve April 16, 2021

image copyrightGetty Images Pregnant women should be offered a Covid jab when other people their age get one, the UK’s vaccine advisers say. They say the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are preferable because data from the US in 90,000 pregnant women has not raised any safety concerns. Up until now, only women with underlying health […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Gary Stewart’s wife Jude died from the coronavirus at the start of the year. She had been living in a care home and he hadn’t been able to see her for months. Because of restrictions caused by the pandemic, no more than 30 people could attend and they had to socially distance. Gary, who lives […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Turkey has registered more than 63,000 daily COVID-19 cases on Friday, as infections continue to soar to record levels By The Associated Press April 16, 2021, 5:48 PM • 16 min read ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has registered more than 63,000 daily COVID-19 cases on Friday, as infections continue to soar to record levels. The […]

Steve April 16, 2021

A single footprint left by a cat-sized dinosaur around 100 million years ago has been discovered in China by an international team of palaeontologists. University of Queensland researcher Dr Anthony Romilio was part of the team that investigated the track, originally found by Associate Professor Lida Xing from the China University of Geosciences (Beijing). “This […]

Steve April 16, 2021

April 16 (UPI) — Lacking sufficient levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream may negatively affect muscle function, particularly in older adults, due to a reduction in energy production, a study published Friday by the Journal of Endocrinology found. In experiments using mice, those with vitamin D deficiency had about a 40% decline mitochondrial function […]

Steve April 16, 2021

April 16 (UPI) — People who have received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will likely need a third dose of the shot, possibly within a year, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said.They may also need annual booster shots for maximum protection against infection, Bourla told CNBC on Thursday. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was the first one cleared for […]