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The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has offered to grant...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CDC accelerates effective date of COVID-19 code FDA cuts back on U.S. inspections due to COVID-19 Novel coronavirus remains stable on surfaces CMS expands telehealth services in coronavirus outbreak ACR posts list of resources for coronavirus outbreak
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Arkansas' governor on Tuesday opposed allowing cities to issue their own stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus outbreak while the state resists such a restriction.
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Universities must be given extra protection during the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure their financial survival because of their vital contribution to the economy, local communities and crucial medical research, unions are warning the government today (Tuesday). In a joint letter to higher education minister Michelle Donelan, five unions representing higher education (HE) staff ask for urgent assurances that universities will not be allowed to go under as a result of the outbreak, backed up with legislation. UNISON, University and College Union (UCU), GMB, Unite and the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) say the sect...
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The hypothalamus–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis acts to release cortisol into the blood stream, as cortisol calls the body into action to combat stress. When high amounts of cortisol interact with the hypothalamus, the HPA axis will slow down its activity. The amygdala detects stress, while the prefrontal cortex regulates our reactions to stress. Source: Bezdek K and Telzer E (2017) Have No Fear, the Brain is Here! How Your Brain Responds to Stress. Front. Young Minds. 5:71. doi: 10.3389/frym.2017.00071 _______ [Editor’s note: Continued from yesterday’s Exploring the human brain and how it responds to...
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Christopher A. PrebleAs the United States struggles to contain the coronavirus outbreak, it has revivedthe perennial guns versus butter debate. Or, in this case, guns versus medical equipment. Might some of the money spent on the U.S. military have been better spent on more useful things closer to home? Might a few million additional N ‑95 masks have protected more Americans than a few additional M1 Abrams tanks? Might the money spent on even a single F ‑35 fighter plane have saved more lives — in April and May of 2020, at least — if it had been used to buy a few thousand more ventilator...
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UK foreign secretary to lead country; China reports no deaths from Covid-19UK live blog: PM spends night in intensive careBoris Johnson moved to intensive care after his condition worsensGlobal leaders send messages of support to Boris JohnsonAt a glance - latest developmentsSee all of our coronavirus coverage2.50pmBSTBrazil ’s president has been forced into a humiliating climbdown after a revolt by top members of the country ’s political and military establishment forced him to abort plans to sack the health minister with whom he has been sparring over coronavirus,Tom Phillips reports from Rio de Janeiro.Jair ...
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Blood transfusion studies by teams in China report striking improvementsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDoctors have found tentative evidence that seriously ill coronavirus patients can benefit from infusions of blood plasma collected from people who have recovered from the disease.Related:Wellcome Trust urges firms to donate £6bn for Covid-19 researchContinue reading...
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New legislation now limits the basic freedoms once enshrined in English law – but police cannot interpret it as they wishCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIn the first few weeks of law school in 1989 I learned something about English law that has been a source of comfort, pride and security ever since. In England, you can do anything that is not specifically prohibited by law.Related:What are your rights in coronavirus lockdown Britain?Continue reading...
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UK ’s biggest cancer charity expects income to fall by up to 25% as a result of the coronavirus crisisCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK ’s biggest cancer charity is cutting research funding by £44m because of a sharp fall in income and has acknowledged that the move could set back the fight against the disease for many years.Cancer Research UK (CRUK), which funds nearly half of the cancer research in the country, said it was the most difficult decision it had ever taken but explained that it believed limiting spending now would enable it to continue to support life-s...
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It is ‘the best investment your business can make’, says medical research charityCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Wellcome Trust is calling on big businesses to donate $8bn ( £6.4bn) for research into developing diagnostic tests, therapies and vaccines to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.Jeremy Farrar, the director of the London-based medical research charity,said a huge investment in scientific research was “the only exit strategy” to save millions of lives and drag the global economy out of an inevitable recession.Continue reading...
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The Dean flat out said campus is to stay OPEN amidst this outbreak, even defying state law. The state FORCED him to close campus and make classes be online, and he has still insisted on keeping the campus open: Colleges are emptying because of coronavirus. Liberty University is inviting students back As college campuses close, Liberty University is welcoming students back. President Jerry Falwell Jr. has said people are overreacting to coronavirus. www.usatoday.com Edit: Second article I just fou...
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