Health

Steve November 18, 2021

A protein that protects cells from DNA damage, p53, is activated during gene editing using the CRISPR technique. Consequently, cells with mutated p53 have a survival advantage, which can cause cancer. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found new links between CRISPR, p53 and other cancer genes that could prevent the accumulation of mutated […]

Steve November 18, 2021

1/2 The drug ivermectin, which has gained attention during the COVID-19 pandemic because of early hopes it could help combat the coronavirus, was shown in a new studies to help curb spread of river blindness, a disease spread by blackflies. Photo by U.S. Department of Agriculture/Wikipedia Nov. 18 (UPI) — Mass treatment with ivermectin, a […]

Steve November 18, 2021

Disney Cruise Line will require all guests ages 5 and up to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before setting sail starting early next year ByThe Associated Press November 18, 2021, 8:30 PM • 1 min read ORLANDO, Fla. — Disney Cruise Line will require all guests ages 5 and up to be fully vaccinated against […]

Steve November 18, 2021

Trixie, an 8-year-old resident of the Upper West Side of Manhattan, is held as she receives a COVID-19 vaccine under the blue whale model at the American Museum of Natural History on November 9 in New York City. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo WESTMINSTER, Colo., Nov. 18 (UPI) — Melissa Blatzer was determined […]

Steve November 18, 2021

The U.S. government will pay drugmaker Pfizer $5.29 billion for 10 million treatment courses of its potential COVID-19 treatment if regulators approve it By The Associated Press November 18, 2021, 12:48 PM • 1 min read NEW YORK — The U.S. government will pay drugmaker Pfizer $5.29 billion for 10 million treatment courses of its […]

Steve November 18, 2021

Germany has approved new measures to rein in record coronavirus infections as Chancellor Angela Merkel has called the pandemic situation in the country “really worrying” and demanded “consequent action” to contain the spread of the virus By FRANK JORDANS Associated Press November 18, 2021, 6:21 PM • 4 min read BERLIN — Germany approved new […]

Steve November 17, 2021

The third millennium BCE is a highly dynamic period in the prehistory of Europe and western Asia, characterized by large-scale social and political changes. In the Iberian Peninsula, the Copper Age was in full swing around 2,500 years BCE with substantial demographic growth, attested by a large diversity of settlements and fortifications, monumental funerary structures, […]

Steve November 17, 2021

Florida Republicans have approved a sweeping bill to hobble coronavirus vaccine mandates in businesses By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press November 18, 2021, 4:18 AM • 4 min read TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Republicans approved a sweeping bill Wednesday to hobble coronavirus vaccine mandates in businesses, rejecting claims that they were sacrificing public health to hand […]

Steve November 17, 2021

The financial help poorer people get to cover their care will not count towards a new cap on costs, according to updated government plans. It was announced in September that from 2023 no-one in England would pay more than £86,000 for care. Now a tweak to the plan has been published, which critics say could […]