A Final Stand Seeks To Save Holy Apache Land In Arizona’s High Desert
The Trump administration is set to approve a controversial land swap, clearing the way for a giant copper mine to open beneath sacred Oak Flat. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Evolution in a test tube: these bacteria survive on deadly copper surfaces
(Martin-Luther-Universit ä t Halle-Wittenberg) The descendants of regular wild-type bacteria can evolve to survive for a long time on metallic copper surfaces that would usually kill them within a few minutes. An international research team led by Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology was able to produce these tiny survivalists in the lab and has been able to study them more closely. The team reports on its findings inApplied and Environmental Microbiology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 13, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Copper-indium oxide: A faster and cooler way to reduce our carbon footprint
(Waseda University) Emergent e-fuel technologies often employ the reverse water-gas shift (RWGS) reaction to convert atmospheric CO2 to CO. While efficient, this reaction requires high temperatures and complex gas separation for high performance. However, for the first time in the world, scientists from Japan have now demonstrated record-high CO2 conversion rates at relatively low temperatures in a modified chemical-looping version of RWGS using a novel copper-indium oxide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 13, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mining giant Rio Tinto Face Environmental, Human Rights Complaint in Papua New Guinea
Contamination of rivers and streams by mine waste in the vicinity of the Panguna copper mine in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. Credit: Catherine WilsonBy Catherine WilsonCANBERRA, Australia, Jan 4 2021 (IPS) Local communities in the vicinity of the abandoned Panguna copper mine, have taken decisive action to hold the global mining multinational, Rio Tinto, accountable for alleged environmental and human rights violations during the mine’s operations between 1972 and 1989. The mine operated in the mountains of central Bougainville in Papua New Guinea until 1989. The complaint by 156 resident...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Catherine Wilson Tags: Active Citizens Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Development & Aid Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Human Rights Indigenous Rights Natural Resources Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanit Source Type: news

Copper radiotracers ID tumors, improve survival
Two copper radionuclides that target the somatostatin receptor overexpressed...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New radioisotope works better for certain cancers SPECT agent could help spot DNA damage from radiotherapy FDG-PET leads prediction on neuroendocrine tumor outcomes Cu-64 DOTATATE PET could handle neuroendocrine tumors New class of radiotracers targets many cancer types (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Alzheimer's disease: regulating copper in the brain stops memory loss among mice
(CNRS) Alzheimer's disease is characterized by the presence of amyloid plaques1 in the patient's brain. These plaques sequester copper, and contain approximately five times as much as a healthy brain. Two CNRS scientists from the Coordination Chemistry Laboratory recently developed, with their colleagues from the Guangdong University of Technology and Shenzhen University (China), a molecule that regulates the circulation of copper in the brain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New theranostic approach reduces tumor volume and increases survival in NET study
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) A pair of copper radionuclides that target the somatostatin receptor overexpressed in neuroendocrine tumors has proven successful in identifying tumors and improving survival. According to new research published in the December issue ofThe Journal of Nuclear Medicine, the imaging agent 64Cu-CuSarTate produced high-quality positron emission tomography (PET) images in a mouse model of neuroendocrine tumors, while its therapeutic counterpart, 67Cu-CuSarTate, was highly effective in reducing tumor volume and extending lifespan. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

FDA warns face masks with metal could cause burns during MRIs
The unidentified patient had burns 'consistent with the shape of the mask' they were wearing, the FDA said. Some masks may have hidden metal nose pieces or use metallic fibers like copper. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simulation exercises and after action reviews - analysis of outputs during 2016-2019 to strengthen global health emergency preparedness and response - Copper FA, Mayigane LN, Pei Y, Charles D, Nguyen TN, Vente C, Chiu de V ázquez C, Bell A, Njenge HK, Kandel N, Ho ZJM, Omaar A, de la Rocque S, Chungong S.
BACKGROUND: Under the International Health Regulations (2005) [IHR (2005)] Monitoring and Evaluation Framework, after action reviews (AAR) and simulation exercises (SimEx) are two critical components which measure the functionality of a country's health... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Team uses copper to image Alzheimer's aggregates in the brain
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau) A proof-of-concept study conducted in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease offers new evidence that copper isotopes can be used to detect the amyloid-beta protein deposits that form in the brains of people living with -- or at risk of developing -- Alzheimer's. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Face mask with copper 'kills 90% of coronavirus' and will be available to doctors by CHRISTMAS
A scientist at Nottingham Trent University designed the mask and his company, a university spin-off called Pharm2Farm, is now manufacturing them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Constrained minimal-interface structures in polycrystalline copper with extremely fine grains
Metals usually exist in the form of polycrystalline solids, which are thermodynamically unstable because of the presence of disordered grain boundaries. Grain boundaries tend to be eliminated through coarsening when heated or by transforming into metastable amorphous states when the grains are small enough. Through experiments and molecular dynamics simulations, we discovered a different type of metastable state for extremely fine-grained polycrystalline pure copper. After we reduced grain sizes to a few nanometers with straining, the grain boundaries in the polycrystals evolved into three-dimensional minimal-interface str...
Source: ScienceNOW - November 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Li, X. Y., Jin, Z. H., Zhou, X., Lu, K. Tags: Materials Science, Physics reports Source Type: news

FDA Issues Recommendations for Certain High-Risk Groups Regarding Mercury-Containing Dental Amalgam
 For Immediate Release:September 24, 2020Statement From:Director - CDRH Offices: Office of the Center DirectorDr. Jeffrey E. Shuren MD, JDPart of our role in protecting patients is to regularly evaluate, monitor and update scientific evidence on the risks from medical devices —including issues related to the materials used in devices, such as metals. In the case of implanted and inserted medical devices, where materials may be in contact with the body for extended periods of time, we evaluate safety issues involved with, among other things, the body’s long-term expos ure to certain materials, taking into a...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 11, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Infusion of beta vulgaris seeds: protective action in experiment in vivo - Konkabayeva A, Tykezhanova G, Pudov AM, Sirman DY.
This paper shows the positive effect of the infusion of Beta Vulgaris seeds in the experiments in vivo. Due to the significant contamination with the copper compounds of some industrial regions and their accumulation in living systems, methods of health im... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Detectnet (copper Cu 64 dotatate)
Title: Detectnet (copper Cu 64 dotatate)Category: MedicationsCreated: 10/9/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/9/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - October 9, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Evidence of first metallurgy furnaces, from 6,500 years ago, found in Beersheba
Scientific study of traces of copper furnaces near Beersheba shows necessity was not the mother of invention, but rather human... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Detectnet (Copper Cu 64 dotatate Injection, for Intravenous Use) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 28, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

What Are the Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Congenital Syphilis?
Discussion Syphilis is caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum. It is a very old disease that despite understanding the organism and readily available treatment, still causes disease. Syphilis is transmitted sexually. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “[i]n 2018, a total of 35,063 cases of [Primary and Secondary] syphilis were reported in the United States, yielding a rate of 10.8 cases per 100,000 population …. This rate represents a 14.9% increase compared with 2017 (9.4 cases per 100,000 population), and a 71.4% increase compared with 2014 (6.3 cases per 100,000 population).” The incre...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 28, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Popular Dental Filling Could Cause Health Problems For Some Patients
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN FDA Source Type: news

A case report of cake frosting as a source of copper toxicity in a pediatric patient - Tsao HS, Allister L, Chiba T, Barkley J, Goldman RH.
We describe the unique presentation of a 12-month-old girl who developed acute onset of vomiting and diarrhea a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

FDA Approves Detectnet (copper Cu 64 dotatate injection) Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Agent
Houston, TX and St. Louis, MO, Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RadioMedix Inc. and its commercial partner Curium announced today that Detectnet (copper Cu 64 dotatate injection) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - September 8, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Alaska Pebble Mine opposed by Trump Jr. hit with unexpected setback
The federal government Monday announced that a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska would cause substantial environment damage,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blocking copper uptake in tumor cells may be clue to boosting immune system
(Children's Cancer Institute Australia) Australian researchers have discovered that removing copper from the blood can destroy some of the deadliest cancers that are resistant to immunotherapy using models of the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Observation of small Fermi pockets protected by clean CuO2 sheets of a high-Tc superconductor
In cuprate superconductors with high critical transition temperature (Tc), light hole-doping to the parent compound, which is an antiferromagnetic Mott insulator, has been predicted to lead to the formation of small Fermi pockets. These pockets, however, have not been observed. Here, we investigate the electronic structure of the five-layered Ba2Ca4Cu5O10(F,O)2, which has inner copper oxide (CuO2) planes with extremely low disorder, and find small Fermi pockets centered at (/2, /2) of the Brillouin zone by angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy and quantum oscillation measurements. The d-wave superconducting gap opens a...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Kunisada, S., Isono, S., Kohama, Y., Sakai, S., Bareille, C., Sakuragi, S., Noguchi, R., Kurokawa, K., Kuroda, K., Ishida, Y., Adachi, S., Sekine, R., Kim, T. K., Cacho, C., Shin, S., Tohyama, T., Tokiwa, K., Kondo, T. Tags: Materials Science, Physics reports Source Type: news

Clarity's breast imaging agent enters clinical trial
Radiopharmaceutical firm Clarity Pharmaceuticals said that its copper-64 SAR-Bombesin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Clarity begins trial for pediatric neuroblastoma therapy Clarity, ImaginAb team to develop theranostic agents NorthStar inks supply deal with Clarity (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?
(CBS Local)- In the last few months, COVID-19 has drastically changed our norms. While everyone is social distancing, masking up and wiping down every door knob in a three-mile-radius, what about the germ magnets we all keep glued to our finger tips; our cell phones. Cell phones have always been a haven for germs, in fact the average cell phone contains eight to ten times as many germs as a toilet seat. As we face this invisible enemy how can we take steps to keep our phones as sterile as possible while cleaning supplies remain difficult to come across in many areas of the county? Fortunately there are several options avai...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Coronavirus COVID19 Source Type: news

Scientists pinpoint surprising new function for histones
FINDINGSUCLA scientists have identified a new function for histones, the spool-shaped proteins that regulate gene expression and help pack long strands of DNA into cells. The resulting matrix, called chromatin, provides the structural foundation for chromosomes.In a surprising finding thatreceived more than 1,400 “likes” and more than 600 shares on Twitter within the first several days after the study was published, the researchers discovered that histones also function asenzymes that convertcopper into a form that can be used by the body ’s cells.Scientists had assumed that copper spontaneously converted...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Consumer Fireworks Can Release Toxic Metals Into Air, Study Finds
NEW YORK (CBS) – Fireworks get their beautiful, vibrant colors from metals, and now researchers at New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine have found that fireworks sold to consumers can release toxic metals into the air. “I was surprised there were such high levels,” said lead study author Dr. Terry Gordon. Dr. Terry Gordon, of New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine. (WBZ-TV) He said his son, Christopher, came up with the idea to study the toxicity of fireworks particles for a high school science project. They collected airborne particles emitted from about a dozen differ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Fireworks Source Type: news

Consumer Fireworks Could Pose Health Risk, Study Finds
BOSTON (CBS) – Fireworks get their beautiful, vibrant colors from metals, and now researchers at New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine have found that fireworks sold to consumers can release toxic metals into the air. “I was surprised there were such high levels,” said lead study author Dr. Terry Gordon. Dr. Terry Gordon, of New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine. (WBZ-TV) He said his son, Christopher, came up with the idea to study the toxicity of fireworks particles for a high school science project. They collected airborne particles emitted from about a dozen differen...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Fireworks Source Type: news

The histone H3-H4 tetramer is a copper reductase enzyme
We report that the recombinant Xenopus laevis H3-H4 tetramer is an oxidoreductase enzyme that binds Cu2+ and catalyzes its reduction to Cu1+ in vitro. Loss- and gain-of-function mutations of the putative active site residues correspondingly altered copper binding and the enzymatic activity, as well as intracellular Cu1+ abundance and copper-dependent mitochondrial respiration and Sod1 function in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The histone H3-H4 tetramer, therefore, has a role other than chromatin compaction or epigenetic regulation and generates biousable Cu1+ ions in eukaryotes. (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - July 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Attar, N., Campos, O. A., Vogelauer, M., Cheng, C., Xue, Y., Schmollinger, S., Salwinski, L., Mallipeddi, N. V., Boone, B. A., Yen, L., Yang, S., Zikovich, S., Dardine, J., Carey, M. F., Merchant, S. S., Kurdistani, S. K. Tags: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology r-articles Source Type: news

Copper Won ’t Save You From Coronavirus
Pandemic fears have created interest in metallic products touting antimicrobial properties. But experts have doubts about the copper craze. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine J. Wu Tags: Copper, Brass and Bronze Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Protective Clothing and Gear Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Microbiology Masks your-feed-science your-feed-health Source Type: news

Exclusive: Peru miners restart pandemic-hit operations with mass testing, isolating workers
Peru's miners are revving up stalled operations with mass testing, isolation periods and revamped shift patterns, setting up the world's No. 2 copper producer to hit 80% of production capacity by the end of June, industry officials said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bodybuilding supplements leading to copper toxicity, encephalopathy, fulminant hepatic failure and rhabdomyolysis - Richards JR, Scheerlinck PH, Owen KP, Colby DK.
Millions of people worldwide use nutritional and dietary supplements, such as vitamins and minerals. These and other performance-enhancing substances are also used by high school, college, and professional athletes, bodybuilders, and amateur sports enthusi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Chilean copper miners labor group alleges 'alarming' rise in coronavirus cases
Chilean copper miners' unions called on Sunday for a re-evaluation of the operational continuity plans of the country's biggest miners during what they said was an "alarming" increase in coronavirus cases among workers. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Crab blood to remain big pharma's standard as industry group rejects substitute
Animal rights groups have been pushing a synthetic alternative to horseshoe crab blood in drug safety testingHorseshoe crabs ’ icy-blue blood will remain the drug industry’s standard for safety tests after a powerful US group ditched a plan to give equal status to a synthetic substitute pushed by Swiss biotech Lonza and animal welfare groups.The crabs ’ copper-rich blood clots in the presence of bacterial endotoxins and haslong been used in tests to detect contamination in shots and infusions.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 31, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Reuters Tags: Wildlife Pharmaceuticals industry Environment Science Marine life Oceans Conservation Endangered species Source Type: news

Doorknobs, handrails and shopping trolleys should be coated in copper to prevent spread of Covid-19
Covid-19 can survive and remain contagious on steel and plastic for up to three days. Professor William Keevil, from Southampton University, said copper's antibacterial properties help it kill the virus rapidly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

StayWell Copper Products - 607773 - 05/28/2020
Unapproved and Misbranded Products Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 29, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Source Type: news

' Clear Signature' of ALS Found in Children's Teeth'Clear Signature' of ALS Found in Children's Teeth
Altered metabolism of zinc, copper, lead, and other metals evident in teeth during childhood and early adolescence are linked with the onset of ALS decades later.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 22, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

This is how 5,000 workers move Copper River salmon in the age of coronavirus
Copper River salmon is selling today at Whole Foods for $33 a pound for the king variety and $30 for sockeye. Getting it from Alaska to Washington is challenging during Covid-19. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 18, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Patti Payne Source Type: news

This is how 5,000 workers move Copper River salmon in the age of coronavirus
Copper River salmon is selling today at Whole Foods for $33 a pound for the king variety and $30 for sockeye. Getting it from Alaska to Washington is challenging during Covid-19. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Patti Payne Source Type: news

Freeport Indonesia ramps up coronavirus testing as cases near mine rise
PT Freeport Indonesia, operator of the world's second-biggest copper mine, is to conduct "extensive testing" among its employees after coronavirus cases in the area where the mine operates topped 100. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Copper takes aim at COVID-19 with virus-killer coatings
At an outer suburban manufacturing plant, engineer Byron Kennedy is resetting a machine to spray-print a layer of copper on to a door handle, aiming to use the metal's antiviral properties to counter the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Promising study by Texas A & M scientists offers hope for Menkes disease patients
(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications) A Texas A&M AgriLife Research team has good news for patients with copper-deficiency disorders, especially young children diagnosed with Menkes disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Anti-Coronavirus Surface Coating Could Be Effective for Months
SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, has a nasty habit of lingering on surfaces for extended periods of time. For example, active virus particles were found on the Diamond Princess cruise ship 17 days after it had been evacuated. Disinfectants in current use temporarily remove the virus from surfaces such as doorknobs and handrails but don’t protect them from being contaminated anew. Scientists in Israel are engineering novel surface coatings that will have a long-term effect neutralizing the virus, according to a news report. The coatings contain nanoparticles of safe metal ions and polymers...
Source: MDDI - May 7, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Design News Source Type: news

Elesclomol alleviates Menkes pathology and mortality by escorting Cu to cuproenzymes in mice
Loss-of-function mutations in the copper (Cu) transporter ATP7A cause Menkes disease. Menkes is an infantile, fatal, hereditary copper-deficiency disorder that is characterized by progressive neurological injury culminating in death, typically by 3 years of age. Severe copper deficiency leads to multiple pathologies, including impaired energy generation caused by cytochrome c oxidase dysfunction in the mitochondria. Here we report that the small molecule elesclomol escorted copper to the mitochondria and increased cytochrome c oxidase levels in the brain. Through this mechanism, elesclomol prevented detrimental neurodegene...
Source: ScienceNOW - May 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Guthrie, L. M., Soma, S., Yuan, S., Silva, A., Zulkifli, M., Snavely, T. C., Greene, H. F., Nunez, E., Lynch, B., De Ville, C., Shanbhag, V., Lopez, F. R., Acharya, A., Petris, M. J., Kim, B.-E., Gohil, V. M., Sacchettini, J. C. Tags: Medicine, Diseases r-articles Source Type: news

Sending copper where it is needed most
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Lutsenko, S. Tags: perspective Source Type: news

Coronavirus Precautions: Experts Say No Need To Wipe Down Groceries, But Wash Hands
(CNN) — Has wiping down your groceries and take-out food become part of your coronavirus survival kit? It might be time to reconsider, experts say, especially if that extra effort is adding to your daily stress. Even the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is re-emphasizing there’s no real risk of getting the virus that causes Covid-19 that way. ICYMI: FDA has heard your concerns about shopping for #food safely. We want to assure you there is currently NO evidence of human or animal food or food packaging being associated with transmission of the #COVID19 . More food shopping info here: https://t.co/D0g6HSCN...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Coronavirus Source Type: news

Coronavirus cases in Peru top 15,000, second highest in Latin America
Peru reported over 15,000 cases of coronavirus on Sunday, the second-highest tally in Latin America, as the disease continues to ravage the economy of the world's No. 2 copper producer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

All Your Coronavirus Questions, Answered
One of the worst symptoms of any plague is uncertainty—who it will strike, when it will end, why it began. Merely understanding a pandemic does not stop it, but an informed public can help curb its impact and slow its spread. It can also provide a certain ease of mind in a decidedly uneasy time. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic from TIME’s readers, along with the best and most current answers science can provide. A note about our sourcing: While there are many, many studies underway investigating COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-19, the novel coronavirus that causes the illn...
Source: TIME: Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TIME Staff Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer Source Type: news