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Why mathematicians sometimes get Covid projections wrong | Kit Yates
Modelling may not be a crystal ball, but it remains the best tool we have to predict the futureOfficial modelling efforts have been subjected to barrages of criticism throughout the pandemic, from across the political spectrum. No doubt some of that criticism has appeared justified – the result of highly publicised projections that never came to pass. In July 2021, for instance, the newly installed health secretary, Sajid Javid, warned that cases couldsoon rise above 100,000 a day. His figure was based on modelling from the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling, known as SPI-M.One influential SPI-M member, Pro...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 26, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Kit Yates Tags: Coronavirus Mathematics UK news Science World news Source Type: news

ICYMI: New approvals by the FDA in 2021 offer greater treatment options for patients
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a total of 60 new drugs in 2021. Anew report from the FDA catalogs 50 new approvals by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). Separately, the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)approved 10. These novel medicines offer to transform many debilitating diseases, resulting in improved survival, better health outcomes, enhanced quality of life — and in many cases, they provide a first-time treatment option for patients.
Source: The Catalyst - January 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Richard Moscicki, M.D. Tags: Research and Development FDA PDUFA New Era of Medicine & D Focus Source Type: news

UK government advisers call for ‘proactive regulation’ around genomics
Report highlights ethical and practical issues surrounding the rapid advancement of the fieldBefore your child is born, you have their genome tweaked to boost their stature, build and intelligence. When they head to school, the teacher streams them according to their genetic makeup. And when working life begins, an employer checks their DNA to ensure they are healthy, agreeable and sufficiently extrovert for the role.It may sound like the worst science fiction. But a new government report warns that genomics is advancing so fast that such scenarios are plausibly on the horizon, with often few laws and regulations to preven...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 26, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Genetics Source Type: news

New research hints at 4 factors that may increase chances of long COVID
Now, a team of researchers who followed more than 200 patients for two to three months after their COVID diagnoses report that they have identified biological factors that might help predict if a person will develop long COVID.
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children ' s Use of Helmets Low During Sledding
TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 -- Only one in three parents report their child wears a helmet when sledding, according to a survey released by the C.S. Mott Children ' s Hospital National Poll on Children ' s Health. Sarah J. Clark, and colleagues from the...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports Q4 and Full-Year 2021 Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (January 25, 2022) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for fourth-quarter and full year 2021. “Our 2021 performance reflects continued strength across all segments of our business. Guided by Our Credo, I am honored to assume the role of CEO, leading our global teams in continuing our work to deliver life-changing solutions to consumers, patients, and health care providers” said Joaquin Duato, Chief Executive Officer. “Given our strong results, financial profile, and innovative pipeline we are well positioned for success in 2022 and beyond.” OVERALL FINANCIAL RESULTS ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Financial Source Type: news

Community Organization and Solidarity in Peru Tackle Hunger in Pandemic
Fortunata Palomino is an experienced community organizer from Carabayllo and general coordinator of the Network of Soup Kitchens of Metropolitan Lima, which includes 2,247 soup kitchens. She is critical of the neglect by the authorities and hopes that women will be trained, certified and incorporated into the labor market with respect for their rights. CREDIT: Mariela Jara/IPSBy Mariela JaraLIMA, Jan 24 2022 (IPS) It’s nine o’clock in the morning and Mauricia Rodríguez is already peeling garlic to season the day’s lunch at the Network of Organized Women of Villa Torreblanca, one of more than 2,400 solida...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mariela Jara Tags: COVID-19 Editors' Choice Featured Food and Agriculture Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy NGOs Source Type: news

ICYMI: New report demonstrates growing global impact of antimicrobial resistance
New research published inThe Lancet shows for the first time the global impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which poses an increasingly serious threat to human health around the world. The study found AMR is directly associated with at least 1.27 million deaths per year, making AMR a leading cause of death globally, higher than HIV/AIDS and malaria. In the United States alone, the CDC estimates AMR affects at least 3 million Americans and results in 48,000 U.S. deaths annually. Today ’s report also builds upona body of evidence further confirming the growing fear about the link betweenCOVID-19 and increasing levels...
Source: The Catalyst - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jocelyn Ulrich Tags: Research and Development Coronavirus Antimicrobial Resistance Source Type: news

Revamped CGHS website launched, beneficiaries can seek expert advice directly
The minister said the launch of the revamped CGHS website linked with a mobile app is an important and timely step towards catering to India's increasing digital penetration. "The website has several updated features which shall hugely benefit more than 40 lakh beneficiaries (both in-service and retired personnel) with real-time information from the convenience of their homes," Mandaviya stated.
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Multiples Alternate buys into BDR Pharma, invests Rs 750 cr
ET was the first to report in July last year that global and domestic PE funds were in initial discussions to purchase a minority stake in the drugmaker, whose portfolio includes Covid-19 drugs remdesivir, favipiravir, molnupiravir and baricitinib in India. It is also the exclusive manufacturing partner of Cipla for remdesivir.
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alcohol Consumption Among Men Declined During Pandemic; Men and Women Report More Alcohol-Related Problems
Alcohol consumption during the coronavirus pandemic declined among men, while it remained steady among women. Researchers found that alcohol-related problems increased during the pandemic, by 49% for women and 69% for men, but the reasons for the problems remain unclear.
Source: RAND - January 24, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Samsung UNPACKED 2022 website confirms event date and time for the reveal of the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 series
Samsung has already announced a Galaxy Unpacked event for February, titled UNPACKED 2022. While the company has kept quiet on when the event will occur, its dedicated website has revealed the... #galaxys22 #unpacked2022 #galaxyunpacked
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Garrett Hedlund arrested for public intoxication in Tennessee: report
The arrest comes after actors Garrett Hedlund and Emma Roberts, who share one son, reportedly broke up. #garretthedlund #emmaroberts
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eyesight warning: The food eaten by millions that can cause 'blindness' - what to avoid
EYESIGHT is a precious commodity that you don't fully appreciate until it is in decline. A harrowing case report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests living off a particular type of food can cause blindness.
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bucs' Tom Brady 'noncommittal' to playing next season: report
Tom Brady’s season is far from over with a chance to advance to the NFC Championship game with a win over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday but, according to reports, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers... #bucs #tombrady #quarterback #losangelesrams #nfcchampionship
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news