Could a popular COVID-19 antiviral supercharge the pandemic?
A widely used COVID-19 drug may be driving the appearance of new SARS-CoV-2 variants, sparking concerns it could prolong and even reinvigorate the pandemic. The drug, molnupiravir, produced by Merck & Co., is designed to kill the virus by inducing mutations in the viral genome. A survey of viral genomes reported in a new preprint, however, suggests some people treated with the drug generate novel viruses that not only remain viable, but spread. “It’s very clear that viable mutant viruses can survive [molnupiravir treatment] and compete [with existing variants],” says virologist William Haseltine, chair of A...
Source: ScienceNOW - February 1, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news

FDA clears Clarius' AI ultrasound app
Ultrasound technology developer Clarius Mobile Health has secured U.S. Foo...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Clarius debuts continuous ultrasound scanning accessory Clarius posts 44% higher sales in fiscal year 2022 Clarius launches Clarius Marketplace Clarius names Arazi as new CEO Clarius partners with ImaCor on handheld ultrasound (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Erdogan: Sweden can't join NATO if Quran-burning is allowed
ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reaffirmed Wednesday that Turkey won’t allow Sweden to join the NATO military alliance as long as the Scandinavian country permits protests desecrating Islam’s holy book to take place. Turkey, which had already been holding off approving…#ankara #turkey #turkish #receptayyiperdogan #sweden #nato #scandinavian #islam #finland #western (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Federation Studios ’ ‘Kids in Crime’ Wins Kenneth Karlstad the 2023 Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize
“Kids in Crime,” a high energy 22-minute episode coming of age drama with a notable turn by Scandi superstar Jakob Oftebro (“Kon Tiki,” “Black Crab”) as a not-to-be-messed-with local drug lord, walked off with the 2023 Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize for best drama series screenwriting. Hardly known…#kidsincrime #scandi #jakoboftebro #kontiki #blackcrab #nordiskfilmtv #fondprize #hunger #cannes #karlstad (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Winnebago Introduces eRV2 To Wedge Into Electric-RV Future
Winnebago Industries revealed its first fully operational all-electric RV at the gigantic Florida RV SuperShow in Tampa in late January, touting a fully operational, zero-emission “eRV2” that runs both the powertrain and the house systems on electricity, provides up to seven days of “boondocking”…#winnebagoindustries #florida #tampa #forestcity #iowa #erv2 #japandi #scandinavian #winnebago #greatrecession (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Legacy ICDs Exposed to MRI Still Shock, Pace as Needed Legacy ICDs Exposed to MRI Still Shock, Pace as Needed
Non-MRI-conditional devices need a few adjustments before imaging but still reliably deliver therapy. Referring such patients to larger centers only makes it harder for them to get required scans.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Real-Time CGMs Better; Spinal Cord Stimulation OK'd for DPN; Best Time to Exercise
(MedPage Today) -- The 24-month ALERTT1 trial found that switching to a real-time continuous glucose monitor from an intermittently scanned one significantly improved glycemic control and hypoglycemia worry score for people with type 1 diabetes... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 1, 2023 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New Unit Focused on Food Safety After Baby Food Scandal
TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2023 -- Stung by recent food safety scandals -- most notably last year ' s infant formula shortage -- the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it is creating a new unit devoted to food safety. " We ' re proposing... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Banker In Perella Weinberg Insider Trading Probe Commits Suicide
Over the past decade, we extensively covered a bizarre surge in banker suicides, pointing out the various conspiracy theories linking various high-level bank executives and inside scandals at the very highest levels across financial…#deutschebank #perellaweinberg #weinberguk #frankfurt #raids #munich #bavarian #austria #bafin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After Baby Formula Scandal, FDA Announces New Unit Focused on Food Safety
TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2023 -- Stung by recent food safety scandals -- most notably last year ' s infant formula shortage, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it is creating a new unit devoted to food safety. The newly dubbed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 31, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Scandal trust CEO ‘proud of staff’ who embraced criticism
The chief executive of a trust embroiled in the NHS’ biggest maternity scandal says staff have tried to embrace and understand the criticism they have received, and insists the culture of the organisation has started to change. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 31, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The Adani Group scandal, explained
Indian billionaire Gautam Adani is in hot water after an activist investment firm published a report alleging large-scale corruption and malfeasance across his multinational conglomerate, Adani Group. Here's what you need to know: What's happening? On Jan. 24, Hindenburg Research — a small firm…#gautamadani #adanigroup #hindenburgresearch #nathananderson #guatamadani #hindenburg #adani #economist #mradani #hinderberg (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calls mount to curb classification
AUSTIN, Texas — Die-hard transparency advocates are expressing guarded optimism that the scandals over sensitive documents found at the homes of President Joe Biden, former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence could spur action to fight a long-running problem — arbitrary and…#austin #donaldtrump #mikepence #saturdaynightlive #topsecret #mikeyday #merrickgarland #universityoftexas #ezracohen #trump (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mindray highlights ultrasound, 'medical ecosystem' at Arab Health
Mindray is highlighting new ultrasound systems and its Smart Hospital offerin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mindray unveils Resona 7 Lightning Edition Mindray launches new TE7 Max ultrasound scanner Mindray unveils point-of-care ultrasound unit Mindray launches Resona I9 ultrasound scanner Mindray unveils refurbishing program (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 30, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SMBC Nikko Plunges into Deeper Loss Under Rigging Scandal Cloud
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Source: Reuters: Health - January 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news