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Russian coronavirus cases above 260,000 as Moscow launches antibody tests
Russia's coronavirus case tally rose above 260,000 on Friday, cementing its status as the country with the second highest number of infections after the United States, as the city of Moscow began offering free antibody tests.
Source: Reuters: Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Addition of Atezolizumab May Aid in Metastatic Urothelial Cancer
FRIDAY, May 15, 2020 -- For patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma, the addition of atezolizumab to platinum-based chemotherapy prolongs progression-free survival, according to a study published online May 14 in The Lancet. Matthew D....
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Russia ’s Coronavirus Outbreak Became One of the World’s Worst
Russian President Vladimir Putin eased the nationwide lockdown imposed on March 30 to stem the spread of the coronavirus, even as Russia becomes Europe’s new hotspot for the infection. With more than 250,000 cases as of May 15, Russia now has the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world. In a televised address to the nation on May 11, Putin said that some sectors would return to work from the following day, though restrictions on large public events across the country would stay in place. Everyone is required to wear face masks and gloves in shops and on public transport. Still closed in Moscow ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Roache Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer feature Londontime Source Type: news

Check-up after check-in: Accor bets on online medicine for hotel rebound
France's Accor , which runs hotels such as Ibis and Movenpick, said on Friday it would offer its clients free access to online medical consultations run by insurer AXA as it prepares for a recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
Source: Reuters: Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Singapore ’s HeartVoice extends the use of its telehealth platform to all healthcare providers
Singapore-based HeartVoice, which was formed in February 2019 as a joint venture between both iAPPS and Omron Healthcare, announced last week that it will extend the use of its telehealth platform to all healthcare providers for free in the country until 31 July, 2020. HeartVoice said the reason for this was to support safe distancing amongst the public and contribute to the fight against COVID-19 situation. WHAT ’S IT ABOUT
Source: mobihealthnews - May 15, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Leave Clothes Out In The Sun? Do Flu Shots Protect? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Coronavirus Questions
BOSTON (CBS) — As Massachusetts continues to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the public has plenty of questions. Dr. Mallika Marshall answered some of those sent to her email (drmallika@cbs.com) and Facebook and Twitter accounts. I want know why all of these surgeries have been canceled. Mine was canceled and I’m in a lot of pain. – Trish, Canada Not just in Canada. Elective and nonemergency surgeries have been postponed throughout the U.S. in an effort to protect patients, healthcare workers, and free up hospital beds. Hospitals are anxious to resume elective surgeries, but the ability will be based on the ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Coronavirus Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Roche launches new blood gas digital solution designed to improve patient care
Basel, 15 May 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced the CE mark availability of Roche v-TAC, a new digital diagnostic solution that allows clinicians to obtain results for arterial blood gas values from patients with respiratory or metabolic abnormalities via a simpler, less invasive venous puncture through the use of a digital algorithm. Blood gas analysis is typically used in hospital point of care (POC) settings, where quick and accurate results are needed. This includes emergency rooms, intensive care units and operating rooms. The analysis provides clinicians with information about a patient ’s p...
Source: Roche Media News - May 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Clarification of microbial community structures around Antarctic lakes
(Toyohashi University of Technology (TUT)) A research team lead by Toyohashi University of Technology has revealed the community structure of microorganisms living around freshwater lakes, ice-free areas of Antarctica. An analysis of samples collected from lake shores, puddles, etc. using a next-generation sequencer has verified that cyanobacteria and tardigrades are widely distributed and specific eukaryotic algae are dominant in certain sites. This knowledge will contribute to clarification of adaptation mechanisms of microorganisms to severe physical stresses in Antarctica.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 15, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Efficient Dose Escalation in First-in-Human Studies, Upcoming Webinar...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will explain how identifying and selecting key formulation can help in choosing the right dose levels. They will discuss prospective testing of the adaptive...(PRWeb May 15, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/efficient_dose_escalation_in_first_in_human_studies_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17125127.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

23andMe asks hospitals to help it recruit the sickest coronavirus patients for DNA study
23andMe this week expanded its genetic sequencing study by offering free test kits to up to 10,000 non-customers with 'severe' coronavirus - but it needs hospitals' help to refer the ill patients.
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Only 300 Covid patients have tapped Ayushman Bharat
A month after National Health Authority (NHA) rolled out free Covid-19 testing and treatment for the deprived in private hospitals under Ayushman Bharat, only 300-odd patients have used the government ’s universal health insurance scheme.
Source: The Economic Times - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chest x-rays in the ER predict COVID-19 severity
Chest x-rays acquired when patients present in the emergency room (ER) with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Free AI software can help triage COVID-19 on x-ray AI may predict COVID-19 progression on chest x-rays Italian researchers develop x-ray scoring for COVID-19 Can AI provide 'nowcasts' for COVID-19 on chest x-rays? Hospital gets creative to perform safer COVID-19 x-rays
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Janssen ’s BCMA CAR-T Therapy JNJ-4528 Showed Early, Deep and Durable Responses in Heavily Pretreated Patients with Multiple Myeloma
RARITAN, NJ, May 13, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today updated results from the Phase 1b/2 CARTITUDE-1 study (NCT03548207) evaluating the efficacy and safety of JNJ-4528, an investigational B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA)-directed chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) therapy in the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. Longer-term follow-up results from the Phase 1b portion of the study (n=29), to be shared in an oral presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Virtual Scientific Program (Abstract #8505), show that ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) Significantly Improved Overall Survival in Patients with Non-Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
RARITAN, NJ, May 13, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today results from the final analysis of the pivotal Phase 3 SPARTAN study demonstrating ERLEADA® (apalutamide) in combination with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) significantly improved overall survival (OS), compared to ADT alone, in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) who were at high risk of developing metastases.[i] Results will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Virtual Scientific Program (Abstract #5516) beginning May 29th. ERLEADA® in combina...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Survival and HIV-Free Survival Among Children Aged ≤3 Years --- Eight Sub-Saharan African Countries, 2015--2017
Providing antiretroviral treatment to women living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection before, during, and after pregnancy is critical for preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV and improving child survival.
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 14, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: HIV/AIDS MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pregnancy Source Type: news

Dubai in crisis as the coronavirus pandemic halts global trade
(Natural News) Dubai, a city built on the promise of globalization and free trade, is now under threat as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic puts a stop to global economic activity. As flights have been grounded and investments halted, the emirate and its vast web of state-linked industries are facing billions of dollars in looming debt payments. “They facilitate...
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roche to present first clinical data on novel anti-TIGIT cancer immunotherapy tiragolumab at ASCO
Basel, 14 May 2020 – Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced positive results from the Phase II CITYSCAPE trial, the first randomised study evaluating the efficacy and safety of tiragolumab plus Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) compared with Tecentriq alone as an initial (first-line) treatment for people with P D-L1-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Tiragolumab is a novel cancer immunotherapy designed to bind to TIGIT, an immune checkpoint protein expressed on immune cells. Both TIGIT and PD-L1 play an important role in immune suppression, and blocking both pathways could enhance anti -tumour a...
Source: Roche Media News - May 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Applications of Immunosequencing in Infectious Disease Research,...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will discuss Adaptive Biotechnologies’ immunoSEQ Technology, sequencing T- and B-cell receptors at high throughput and applications in both infectious...(PRWeb May 14, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/applications_of_immunosequencing_in_infectious_disease_research_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17121213.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID19: Ensuring Scientific Integrity of Clinical Trials During the...
In this free webinar, the featured speaker will provide key tips for ensuring scientific integrity of clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic.(PRWeb May 14, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/covid19_ensuring_scientific_integrity_of_clinical_trials_during_the_pandemic_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17121250.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

R & D Quality as the Foundation for Product Quality, Upcoming...
In this free webinar, the featured speaker will discuss the role of R&D in the Regulatory Roadmap for the Product Lifecycle and the activities that contribute to the quality of material produced...(PRWeb May 14, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/r_d_quality_as_the_foundation_for_product_quality_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17121268.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

‘People’s vaccine’ for coronavirus must be free, leaders urge
South African president and world politicians call for overriding of patents
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researchers Look To Plasma To Cure Sickest Coronavirus Patients
BOSTON (CBS) – Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute are looking at whether plasma from people who’ve recovered from COVID-19 can help those who are very sick. The Evaluation of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Antibody-containing Plasma thErapy (ESCAPE) study plans to transfuse plasma from male donors with a high level of antibodies to current coronavirus patients. Convalescent plasma, as it’s called, has been used to treat viral infections for decades, but there’s never been a high-quality controlled study to prove how well it works. “The potential is huge, ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus ESCAPE study Source Type: news

PenRad gives lung CT tracker to imaging centers
PenRad Technologies is donating its web-based lung and COVID-19 data management...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Free AI software can help triage COVID-19 on x-ray Lung ultrasound scans reduce staff exposure to COVID-19 Philips gets FDA nod for ultrasound for COVID-19 AI may predict COVID-19 progression on chest x-rays PenRad partners with Salient
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Viveo Health telemedicine platform released for free to users worldwide ​
" Virtual Office for Doctors "  had been built to ensure secure remote consultations.
Source: mobihealthnews - May 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Compounding Quality Center of Excellence: Virtual, Interactive Training Programs
The Compounding Quality Center of Excellence ’s free in-person training programs target outsourcing facility staff and offer continuing education credits. The training will open for state regulators and pharmacy compounders if space is available.
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 13, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Compounding Quality Center of Excellence: Self-Guided Online Training Courses
The Compounding Quality Center of Excellence offers free online training courses on quality manufacturing practice requirements and compounding policies pertaining to outsourcing facilities. These courses offer continuing education credits.
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 13, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

He's free for now during the coronavirus outbreak. But a looming prison date has him fearing for his life
An Arizona father of two, with no convictions for any violent offense, is about to go to jail during the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kurtis Lee Source Type: news

Biomax Provides AI-Based Semantic Search Platform AILANI and Supports COVID-19 International Efforts
The bioinformatics company Biomax, headquartered in Planegg, Germany, makesitssemantic search platform AILANI available free of charge to research institutes around the world in order to support the rapid and successful search for drugs and suitable vaccinesagainst COVID-19 infections.
Source: eHealth News EU - May 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

The impact of COVID-19 on breast cancer management -- and a path forward - Sponsor Supplied
COVID-19 has forced restrictions and delays of breast screening, diagnostic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SCOUTCare helps integrate SCOUT radar localization system Wire-free breast tumor localization improves quality, efficiency, capacity Clinical Case Review: Long-term SCOUT® placement prior to surgery
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Healthy Oceans: Keeping Asia and the Pacific Afloat
Credit: Unsplash / Adolfo Félix By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, May 13 2020 (IPS) Memories of idyllic beaches and sonorous waves may seem far away while we remain at home. Yet, we need not look far to appreciate the enduring history of the ocean in Asia and the Pacific. For generations, the region has thrived on our seas. Our namesake bears a nod to the Pacific Ocean, a body of water tethered to the well-being of billions in our region. The seas provide food, livelihoods and a sense of identity, especially for coastal communities in the Pacific island States. Sadly, escalating strains on the marine enviro...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Tags: Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Why Some National Health Care Systems Do Better than Others
This article is based on a longer paper with figures on the DoCRI website. The post Why Some National Health Care Systems Do Better than Others appeared first on Inter Press Service.
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Vladimir Popov Tags: Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Free of human interference, wildlife thrives in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
(Natural News) Since that fateful day in 1986, almost no humans have set foot within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. In the absence of humans, a diverse community of wildlife has since moved in and repopulated the area. Today, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Zone of Alienation, as the exclusion zone is officially called, is almost completely devoid...
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Balancing Drug Delivery Device Connectivity, Sustainability and...
In this free webinar, the featured speaker will explain the growing demand for drug delivery device connectivity to improve patient adherence, care team collaboration, and health outcomes. He will...(PRWeb May 13, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/balancing_drug_delivery_device_connectivity_sustainability_and_usability_free_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17117244.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Applications of High Throughput Gene Expression Profiling in Early...
In this free webinar, the featured speaker will discuss how shallow RNA sequencing coupled with robust data interpretation holds potential to identify relevant pathways associated to drug mechanism of...(PRWeb May 13, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/applications_of_high_throughput_gene_expression_profiling_in_early_drug_discovery_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17117267.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US Payers ’ Perspectives on Digital Therapeutics, Upcoming Webinar...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will give an overview of the digital health landscape and details from ICON’s in-depth interviews with health plan and pharmacy benefit manager leaders....(PRWeb May 13, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/us_payers_perspectives_on_digital_therapeutics_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17117320.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ronald Reagan ’s Secret Cancer Cure
There’s no faster way to purify your body of viruses, bacteria and fungi — and at the same time ramp up your immune system — than a 125-year-old “cure” banned by the FDA. I’m talking about ozone therapy — and it’s not just good for cleansing your body. You see, ozone — a special “energized” kind of oxygen — can help heal almost any condition. Despite being banned by the FDA back in the 1940s, after more than 60 years of successful use, ozone therapy has saved millions of lives in countries where it has become a commonplace medical treatment. In countries like Germany, I...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 12, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr.A.Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news

Study: Any Level Of Drinking, Smoking While Pregnant May Affect Newborn ’ s Brain Development
(CNN) — If you’re stressed or wanting to enjoy virtual happy hour with friends while pregnant, having a glass of wine every so often may seem like a relaxing plan. But that behavior runs counter to a study published Tuesday in the journal JAMA Network Open. Researchers found drinking or smoking of any level while pregnant — from low to high, and even if you quit early — influenced the brain development of the mothers’ newborns. Negative long-term effects of excessive prenatal alcohol or tobacco exposure (or both), increase the risk for multiple adverse outcomes, researchers observed. Prenatal alcohol ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Pregnancy Source Type: news

How Do Genes Affect How Severe COVID-19 Will Be? How Do Genes Affect How Severe COVID-19 Will Be?
What makes one healthy young adult contract the coronavirus and fight for life on a ventilator while another gets through the infection almost symptom-free? The answers could be written in your genes.WebMD Health News
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 12, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Keeping key workers safe while travelling must remain paramount, says UNISON
Responding to new government guidance about using public transport during the coronavirus pandemic announced today (Tuesday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Many NHS, care, police, council and school staff don’t have cars and are reliant on public transport to get to work. Ensuring they can still travel safely is paramount. “Other workers and employers should think hard about making non-essential journeys and avoid buses, tubes and trains wherever possible to prevent a second wave of infection. “Any businesses still closed should open up their car parks for free to all key workers who are able to ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 12, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release coronavirus dave prentis key workers Source Type: news

Dexrazoxane Preserves Cardiac Function in Pediatric Leukemia
Beneficial for patients with AML receiving anthracyclines, with no impact on event - free, overall survival
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 12, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Madagascar: Free Transport Helps Pregnant Women in Madagascar Safely Deliver Amid COVID-19 Lockdown
[UNFPA] Aina attends a prenatal consultation with midwife Bakoly Rasoamanontany at Itaosy District Hospital of Reference. © UNFPA Madagascar/Hantanirina Andremanisa
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 12, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Biosense Webster Unveils Late-Breaking Results from PRECEPT Study in Patients with Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
IRVINE, CA – May 8, 2020 – Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* today announced that Biosense Webster, Inc.’s THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH® SF Ablation Catheter, evaluated in the PRECEPT study for the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation (AF), resulted in freedom from any documented, symptomatic atrial arrhythmias at 15 months post-procedure for eight out of ten study participants (80.4 percent).1 Use of the THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH SF CATHETER for persistent atrial fibrillation is investigational only. This PRECEPT study data support a Premarket Approval supplement application to the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Dr. Vinay Prasad airs concerns about science morphing into politics during pandemic
Academics must feel free to express a range of views without falling victim to personal attacks, Prasad argues.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

10 Novel Steps You Can Take Right Now to Reduce Anxiety and Panic Attacks in the Age of the Coronavirus
Recently, anxiety overtook depression, ADHD, and all other conditions to be the Number One mental health challenge.  We’re currently under siege by an invisible enemy, and most of our anxiety levels are higher than before. For some time, however, anxiety has been on the rise as we face all the everyday choices we have to make, both small and potentially life changing. We live in a highly complex world that complicates our existence and creates newer tensions.  The Process of Anxiety Most people think of anxiety as an emotional state, and it is. But anxiety is also a process that starts with several uncomfortable emotio...
Source: Psych Central - May 12, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT Tags: Anxiety Coronavirus COVID-19 Source Type: news

Dorchester Coronavirus Testing Site Offers Boxes Of Food For Residents In Need
BOSTON (CBS) – Starting Tuesday, coronavirus testing will be available to anyone with suspected symptoms at Brigham and Women’s new walk-in site on Blue Hill Ave. in Dorchester. Symptoms include fever, sore throat, shortness of breath and loss of smell. A Brigham and Women’s testing location in Dorchester. (WBZ-TV) Testing is on a first come, first serve basis. You do not need to be a Brigham patient, you will not be asked about your immigration status and you do not need to have health insurance. In addition to coronavirus testing, Brigham and Women’s will be screening for food insecurity. Those who ar...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Brigham And Womens Coronavirus Dorchester News Source Type: news

New ways for members to get legal help
Here’s a simple guide for branches to help our members get the support they need, when they need it. Employment advice Members with issues relating directly to their work should still go direct to their branch, but to speed things up, we have adapted the case form to make it more streamlined. COVID-19 and PPE issues If members have any concerns about PPE in their workplace, these should also be raised directly with their branch who are best placed to negotiate with the employer and support their members. Non-employment legal advice UNISON has set up a new direct phone number to our legal services provider Thompsons to m...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 12, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article Legal legal services Source Type: news

Bristol announced as UK consortium partner providing essential reagents for SARS-CoV-2 research
A new COVID-19 Protein Portal providing UK scientists with free access to protein reagents for critical SARS-CoV-2 research is launched today [12 May]. The Portal, in response to a Wellcome and UKRI Open Science initiative, is led by a consortium of leading protein production laboratories including the MultiBac expression facility in the University of Bristol ’ s School of Biochemistry.
Source: University of Bristol news - May 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research, Announcements; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biochemistry; Press Release Source Type: news