Health

Steve May 16, 2022

As climate change continues to present itself as the most pressing threat facing our planet, researchers push to find efficient and clean alternatives to fossil fuels. Foremost among this research is harnessing free energy from the sun. Doing this efficiently requires advanced knowledge of the qualities of materials used in the construction of solar cells. […]

Steve May 16, 2022

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has met with Ukrainian refugees and urged the need to confront Russian brutality as she visited Poland ahead of a meeting of finance ministers for the Group of Seven leading economies By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA and FATIMA HUSSEIN Associated Press May 16, 2022, 4:26 PM • 4 min read WARSAW, Poland […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Eliminating air pollution could save more than 50,000 lives in the United States annually, a new study estimates. File photo by akiyoko/Shutterstock. May 16 (UPI) — Completely eliminating air pollution from energy production in the United States could prevent more than 50,000 early deaths each year, a study published Monday estimates. It would also save […]

Steve May 16, 2022

When the U.S. hit 1 million COVID-19 deaths, the news was driven by a government tally derived from death certificates By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer May 16, 2022, 3:49 PM • 4 min read NEW YORK — When the U.S. hit 1 million COVID-19 deaths on Monday, the news was driven by a government […]

Steve May 16, 2022

President Joe Biden is offering formula manufacturers and retailers transportation and logistics support to ease the nationwide shortage of baby formula By ZEKE MILLER and MATTHEW PERRONE Associated Press May 16, 2022, 3:42 PM • 4 min read WASHINGTON — Under fire from parents and politicians, President Joe Biden is offering formula manufacturers and retailers […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Georgia State University scientists have created gene-edited hamsters for studies of social neuroscience and have found that the biology behind social behavior may be more complex than previously thought. A team of Georgia State University researchers led by Regents’ Professor of Neuroscience H. Elliott Albers and Distinguished University Professor Kim Huhman used CRISPR-Cas9 technology to […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Eliminating air pollution emissions from energy-related activities in the United States would prevent more than 50,000 premature deaths each year and provide more than $600 billion in benefits each year from avoided illness and death, according to a new study by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers. Published today in the journal GeoHealth, the study reports the […]

Steve May 16, 2022

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has blasted officials over slow medicine deliveries and ordered his military to respond to the largely undiagnosed COVID-19 crisis that has left 1.2 million people ill with fever and 50 dead in a matter of days By KIM TONG-HYUNG and HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press May 16, 2022, 8:09 AM […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Image source, AFPImage caption, Employees spray disinfectant and wipe surfaces in North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has lambasted health officials and ordered the army to help distribute medicine, as a wave of Covid cases sweeps through the country. More than a million people have now been sickened by what Pyongyang is […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Authorities say most of Shanghai has stopped the spread of the coronavirus in the community and fewer than 1 million people remain under strict lockdown ByThe Associated Press May 16, 2022, 7:53 AM • 4 min read BEIJING — Most of Shanghai has stopped the spread of the coronavirus in the community and fewer than […]

Steve May 15, 2022

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has blasted officials over slow medicine deliveries and ordered his military to respond to the largely undiagnosed COVID-19 crisis that has left 1.2 million people ill with fever and 50 dead in a matter of days By KIM TONG-HYUNG and HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press May 16, 2022, 8:09 AM […]

Steve May 15, 2022

By Emily McGarvey & Charley AdamsBBC News Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The freeze in charges will help ease some of the cost of living pressures, says Health Secretary Sajid Javid NHS prescription charges in England are to be frozen for the first time in 12 years, the government has confirmed. Single prescription charges, which […]