'One Who Causes Fear': Scientists In Argentina Discover New Dinosaur Species
A group of paleontologists in Patagonia, Argentina, discovered a new dinosaur species resembling a T-rex that "causes fear." (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"One Who Causes Fear": Scientists In Argentina Discover New Dinosaur Species
A group of paleontologists in Patagonia, Argentina, discovered a new dinosaur species resembling a T-rex that "causes fear." (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Argentina ’s President who was vaccinated tests positive for COVID-19
Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez, who received two doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine earlier this year, has tested positive for... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US sets new record with 4m Covid jabs in day – as it happened
Number fully vaccinated in UK passes 5m milestone; Argentina ’s leader tests positive. This blog has now closed. Follow our coronavirus news below:See all our coronavirus coverage1.18amBSTThis blog has now closed. Stay up to date on all our coronavirus news below:12.34amBSTHere the latest key developments at a glance:Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Harry Taylor, Molly Blackall and Sarah Marsh (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases World news Science Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: US sets new record with 4m jabs in day; Turkey reports daily high in infections
Number fully vaccinated in UK passes 5m milestone; Argentina ’s leader tests positive; India’s daily coronavirus infections hit six-month highNHS feels strain as tens of thousands of staff suffer long CovidCare home residents in England allowed two visitors from 12 AprilAustralia vaccine rollout to continue after blood clot caseEurope faces another Easter of Covid restrictionsSee all our coronavirus coverage11.08pmBSTBrazil registered 43,515 fresh infections as well as 1,987 new deaths from the virus on Saturday, the health ministry said.Reuters reports:The Latin American nation is reeling from the worst of the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Harry Taylor, Molly Blackall and Sarah Marsh (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases World news Science Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Expands Phase 2a Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate to Include Adolescents
New Brunswick, NJ (April 2, 2021) – Johnson & Johnson (the Company) has begun vaccinating adolescent participants in the ongoing Phase 2a clinical trial for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. “The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on adolescents, not just with the complications of the disease, but with their education, mental health, and wellbeing,” said Paul Stoffels, M.D., Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Officer at Johnson & Johnson. “It is vital that we develop vaccines for eve...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson testing vaccine on teens
J&J says the first teens are being enrolled in the United Kingdom and Spain. Teens in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands will be added, followed by teens in Brazil and Argentina. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Dinosaur Whose Name Means 'One Who Causes Fear' Discovered In Argentina
Llukalkan aliocranianus appears to have been a top predator in its time, with hearing capabilities potentially exceeding those of similar dinosaurs. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 1, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Carola Eisenberg Dies at 103; Helped Start Physicians for Human Rights
She helped start the nonprofit after documenting atrocities in Latin America. She was also a pioneering educator at M.I.T. and Harvard. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sam Roberts Tags: Eisenberg, Carola (1917-2021) Deaths (Obituaries) Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Human Rights and Human Rights Violations Physicians for Human Rights Colleges and Universities Argentina Harvard University Massachusetts Institute of Technolog Source Type: news

HIV: Second person to naturally cure infection discovered in Argentina
The patient, an Argentinian woman in her thirties from the city of Esperanza, was found to have no disease-causing or 'intact' virus,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Argentina's President Alberto Fern ández targeted in vehicle by protesters
Protesters unhappy with government mining plans in the Patagonia region smash the vehicle's windows. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abortion Is Now Legal in Argentina, but Opponents Are Making It Hard to Get
Anti-abortion activists are suing to block a new law allowing the procedure, and many doctors in conservative areas have declared... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beatings and rubber bullets in Formosa (Argentina) during protests against the return to phase 1 of quarantine
La medida fue dispuesta ayer por Gildo Insfrán ante la aparición de 17 nuevos casos de COVID-19. Manifestantes salieron a las calles... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Konica unveils AeroDR X90 x-ray system at ECR 2021
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has launched a new x-ray system, AeroDR X90...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Invicro touts research, launches TauIQ software Konica Minolta, Medovate promote regional anesthetic Konica Minolta secures Argentinian PACS contract Konica Minolta debuts compact ultrasound system Konica Minolta, DiA add echo AI analysis of COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A research group proposes six guidelines for managing the impacts of invasive species
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Researchers in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and the UK are participating in the initiative. Results are published in the journal BioScience. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 1, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Rapinoe brace opens floodgates as USA rout Argentina to win SheBelieves Cup
Megan Rapinoe scored twice and the United States won the SheBelieves Cup title with a 6-0 victory over Argentina on Wednesday night (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitcoin activity now uses more energy than all of Argentina
(Natural News) As Bitcoin’s popularity continues to rise, driven in part by recent moves by electric automaker Tesla, the true energy cost of the cryptocurrency is also coming to light. A new study shows that Bitcoin uses more energy than the entire country of Argentina. The report comes from Cambridge University, which says that the cryptocurrency has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The CHILD Intervention for Living Drug-free Comprehensive Assessment of Risk, Resilience, and Experience (CHILD CARRE) measure: initial findings - Jones HE, Momand AS, Morales B, Browne T, Poliansky N, Ruiz D, Aranguren M, Sanchez S, Fratto V, O'Grady KE.
This paper summarizes the development and evaluation of an assessment instrument for children ages 7-12. The CHILD CARRE measure is a semi-structured interview with 7 domains. Children from the USA and Argentina (N=134) completed baseline and follow-up ass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Argentina's health minister resigned late Friday after it emerged that friends of his had been able to skip the line for a Covid-19...
Argentina's health minister resigned late Friday after it emerged that friends of his had been able to skip the line for a Covid-19 vaccination. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dinosaur Unearthed in Argentina Could Be Largest Land Animal Ever
The skeleton is still far from complete but paleontologists say what they've found suggests the dinosaur may be more than 120 feet long (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Educational inequalities in suicide in the highly volatile economy of Argentina - Leveau CM, Tapia Granados JA.
The objective of this study is to analyze the temporal variations in educational differentials in suicide in four Arge... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Depression in San Carlos de Bariloche: epidemiological study of prevalence and use of mental health services - Garibotti G.
INTRODUCTION: few studies have evaluated major depression (MD) prevalence in Argentina, and estimates are very variable. The goal of this research was to estimate prevalence of MD, health services utilization and relationship with socio-demographic factors... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Argentina ’s Abortion Legislation Sparks Hope in Caribbean Region
Member of Parliament Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn. Credit: Kate Chappell By Kate ChappellKINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 12 2021 (IPS) It was a joyful, tearful celebration in the early morning hours of Dec. 30, 2020 for countless Argentinians when they heard the news: the senate had legalized terminations up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. Prior to this, activists have said that more than 3,000 women died of botched, illegal abortions since 1983. And across the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region, this renewed sense of optimism was compounded after President Joe Biden rescinded what is known as the “global gag rule,” which ess...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kate Chappell Tags: Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis - 8 March 2021
International Women's Day is March 8th!  Join us as we discuss and highlight minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis. Hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Ann Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to raise money for...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

VIDEO: International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis
On International Women's Day 2021 we discussed and highlighted minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis.  Watch the recording to hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Anne Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to rais...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis
On International Women's Day 2021 we discussed and highlighted minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis.  Watch the recording to hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Anne Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to rais...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Hundreds of Chinese ships continue to plunder South America's fish stocks
After crossing the Pacific, China’s fishing armada is now off the Argentine coast. The Argentinian government is playing down the issue,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Domestic Violence Is a Pandemic Within the COVID-19 Pandemic
The last thing Sheila wanted to do on May 21 was drive her car. Getting behind the wheel with a concussion, multiple skull hematomas, and bruises and abrasions across her body was a decidedly bad idea. But it was the only way her husband would have let her out of the house. She told him she was going out to buy him cigarettes. The truth was, Sheila (a pseudonym to protect her identity) was heading to meet her pastor’s wife, who worked at one of the offices in the city hall of her small Nebraska town, seeking help to escape the domestic hell in which she’d been living since the start of spring. That was when the...
Source: TIME: Health - February 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

D í az, Lavorel and Westoby win the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Ecology
(BBVA Foundation) The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Ecology and Conservation Biology has gone in this thirteenth edition to ecologists Sandra D í az (Universidad Nacional de C ó rdoba, Argentina, and Argentine National Research Council, CONICET), Sandra Lavorel (Laboratoire d'Ecologie Alpine [LECA], France, and Landcare Research, New Zealand) and Mark Westoby (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia), for " expanding the concept of biodiversity, " through " their pioneering work to discover, describe and coordinate the measurement of plant functional traits. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 3, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Covid: Argentina imposes new tax on wealthiest
A one-off tax on Argentina's richest people will pay for medical supplies and help for businesses. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Konica Minolta, Medovate promote regional anesthetic
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas is partnering with medical device company...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta secures Argentinian PACS contract Konica Minolta debuts compact ultrasound system Konica Minolta, DiA add echo AI analysis of COVID-19 Konica Minolta signs SimonMed for Exa RIS Konica Minolta unveils new AeroRemote Insights release (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson ’s COVID-19 Vaccine Results Are Better Than They May Sound
Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies announced on Jan. 29 that its one-shot COVID-19 vaccine is 66% effective in protecting against disease, but 85% effective against preventing severe disease—results that could make it especially valuable in the effort to vaccinate parts of the world with weak health care systems. By comparison, the vaccines already authorized in the U.S.—one from Moderna and one from Pfizer-BioNTech—each require two doses, spaced three to four weeks apart. Janssen’s vaccine can also be stored in normal refrigerators, unlike Moderna’s and Pfizer-BioN...
Source: TIME: Health - January 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Met Primary Endpoints in Interim Analysis of its Phase 3 ENSEMBLE Trial
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., January 29, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced topline efficacy and safety data from the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE clinical trial, demonstrating that the investigational single-dose COVID-19 vaccine in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies met all primary and key secondary endpoints. The topline safety and efficacy data are based on 43,783 participants accruing 468 symptomatic cases of COVID-19. The Phase 3 ENSEMBLE study is designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidate in protecting moderate to severe CO...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Met Primary Endpoints in Interim Analysis of its Phase 3 ENSEMBLE Trial
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., January 29, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced topline efficacy and safety data from the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE clinical trial, demonstrating that the investigational single-dose COVID-19 vaccine in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies met all primary and key secondary endpoints. The topline safety and efficacy data are based on 43,783 participants accruing 468 symptomatic cases of COVID-19. The Phase 3 ENSEMBLE study is designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidate in protecting moderate to severe COVID-19, wit...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

COVID-19 ’s Social & Economic Fallout Hits Women Harder
A profound shock to our societies and economies, the COVID-19 pandemic underscores society’s reliance on women both on the front line and at home, while simultaneously exposing structural inequalities across every sphere. Responding to the pandemic is not just about rectifying long-standing inequalities, but also about building a resilient world in the interest of everyone with women at the centre of recovery. Credit: United NationsBy Constanza TabbushUNITED NATIONS, Jan 27 2021 (IPS) With over 90 million confirmed cases and 1.9 million deaths globally, and a second wave sweeping into 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic cont...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Constanza Tabbush Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Peace TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Participation in drinking games and predrinking among university students in Argentina, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand - Zamboanga BL, George AM, Van Hedger K, Olthuis JV, Pilatti A, Dresler E.
AIMS: The limited existing research on drinking games and predrinking among university students in Argentina, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand suggests that participation in these risky drinking practices is relatively widespread among this population. D... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Argentina's abortion law enters force under watchful eyes
Argentina’s groundbreaking abortion law has gone into force under the watchful eyes of women’s groups and government officials, who hope to ensure its full implementation despite opposition from conservative and church groups (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Argentina's abortion law enters force under watchful eyes
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s groundbreaking abortion law goes into force Sunday under the watchful eyes of women’s groups... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr. Roberto J. Groszmann, professor emeritus of medicine, dies at 81
A native of Argentina and a pioneer in the field of portal hypertension, Groszmann taught at Yale from 1975 to 2009. He passed away on Jan. 16. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccines: How and When Will Lower-Income Countries Get Access?
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post COVID-19 Vaccines: How and When Will Lower-Income Countries Get Access? appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Imprisoned Saudi Activist and Other Rights Defenders Seek Justice in 2021
By Mandeep TiwanaNEW YORK, Jan 19 2021 (IPS) Two events generated significant interest and global solidarity in the final days of December 2020. A court in Saudi Arabia handed down a five years and eight months sentence to activist Loujain Al-Hathloul for publicly supporting women’s right to drive. Nicholas Opiyo, Ugandan human rights lawyer and defender of persecuted members of the LGBTQI community and political opponents of the president was arbitrarily detained on trumped up charges of ‘money laundering.’ Nicholas Opiyo was granted bail on 30 December following an outpouring of global support for his a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mandeep Tiwana Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Crime & Justice Democracy Economy & Trade Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour LGBTQ Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes San Juan Province, Argentina
An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck San Juan Province, Argentina, late on Monday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6.4 quake strikes Argentina's San Juan province, no tsunami warning issued
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck Argentina's west-central province of San Juan on Monday night, according to a preliminary report... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dinosaur fossils found in Argentina could belong to largest creature ever to have walked the Earth
Titanosaur in Patagonia ‘probably exceeds’ largest known land animal, paleontologists say (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK Covid: arrivals from South America and Portugal banned from Friday over Brazilian variant concerns – as it happened
Latest updates:arrivals from Brazil, Argentina and the rest of South America, alongside Portugal, banned from Friday. This live blog is now closed -please follow the global live blog for the latest updatesUK bans travellers from South America and Portugal from FridayEngland ’s schools told not to provide free school meals at half-termCovid vaccines and immunity: does past infection help?Pimlico Plumbers to introduce ‘no jab, no job’ work contracts6.05pmGMTRelated:Coronavirus live news: curfew in Brazil's largest state after surge in fatalities; record deaths in Sweden6.05pmGMTA further 48,682 lab-confirme...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow Tags: Coronavirus Politics UK news Boris Johnson Infectious diseases Science Medical research Patrick Vallance Health NHS Northern Ireland Brexit Fishing industry Wales Welsh politics Keir Starmer Labour Conservatives Scottis Source Type: news

SARS-CoV-2 antibody test helps select donor blood samples for therapeutic use
(PLOS) Researchers have developed and applied a robust, versatile antibody test to assist health authorities in managing the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, according to a study published January 14 in the open-access journalPLOS Pathogens by Andrea Gamarnik of the Fundaci ó n Instituto Leloir-CONICET in Argentina, and colleagues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Konica Minolta secures Argentinian PACS contract
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has secured a contract with Argentinian...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta debuts compact ultrasound system Konica Minolta, DiA add echo AI analysis of COVID-19 Konica Minolta signs SimonMed for Exa RIS Konica Minolta unveils new AeroRemote Insights release Konica Minolta launches Exa Gateway for remote reading (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

COVID Survivors' Plasma Might Prevent Worsening Illness in Older Patients: Study
THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2021 -- Blood plasma from people recovering from COVID-19 could help prevent severe illness in older patients newly infected with the virus, a small new Argentinian study finds. The findings give new hope to the notion that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 7, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Serum Institute of India obtains emergency use authorisation in India for AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine
AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine has been granted emergency use authorisation in India as well as Argentina, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico and Morocco for the active immunisation of adults. The vaccine was shown in clinical trials to be safe and effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19, with no severe cases and no hospitalisations more than 14 days after the second dose. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured AstraZeneca Business and Industry Source Type: news

2021: Year of Living Dangerously?
By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 5 2021 (IPS) Goodbye 2020, but unfortunately, not good riddance, as we all have to live with its legacy. It has been a disastrous year for much of the world for various reasons, Elizabeth II’s annus horribilis. The crisis has exposed previously unacknowledged realities, including frailties and vulnerabilities. Jomo Kwame SundaramFor many countries, the tragedy is all the greater as some leaders had set national aspirations for 2020, suggested by the number’s association with perfect vision. But their failures are no reason to reject national projects. As Helen ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news