Landmark study details sequencing of 64 full human genomes to better capture genetic diversity
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) co-authored a study, published today in the journal Science, that details the sequencing of 64 full human genomes. This reference data includes individuals from around the world and better captures the genetic diversity of the human species. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UMD partners with industry to improve rainbow trout filet production via genomic selection
(University of Maryland) The University of Maryland was recently awarded a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to explore genomic selection as a method of increasing fillet quality and yield in rainbow trout. While genomic selection has been widely adopted in livestock programs, it is yet to be adopted in aquaculture. UMD and collaborators across academia and industry are taking the lead in showcasing the benefits of genomic selection in rainbow trout and beyond. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 23, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Effort to understand agricultural nitrogen in U.S. and China receives joint funding
(University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science) A collaborative project to identify ways to improve sustainability of nitrogen management in food, water, and energy systems in China and the United States has received funding from the United States and China's National Science Foundations. This research will help further understand and analyze the interconnectedness of these life-sustaining systems and help future policymakers with decisions for improving the sustainability of these systems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

It ’s Not Clear That We Actually Need Human Challenge Trials for COVID-19, But the U.K. Is Moving Ahead With Them Anyway
On Feb. 17, health officials in the UK announced that they are ready to start exposing healthy volunteers to the COVID-19 virus in a carefully controlled study. The so-called human challenge trial is the first of its kind for COVID-19 and will help scientists learn how much virus is needed to cause infection, among other important questions. The practice of intentionally exposing healthy people to a disease-causing (and potentially deadly) pathogen isn’t new in science, but it remains controversial. Scientists must balance the benefits of exposing people—which mostly fall in the realm of new knowledge about the...
Source: TIME: Health - February 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Mid-Atlantic Quantum Alliance expands impact and reach with addition of 10 new partners
(University of Maryland) Mid-Atlantic Quantum Alliance--a rapidly growing hub of quantum technology research, development, innovation and education organized and facilitated by the University of Maryland--has added 10 new members for a total of 24 university, government and industry partners. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Got Covid? You could get treatment at the Baltimore Convention Center for free.
Johns Hopkins Medicine and University of Maryland Medical System are making use of therapies that have been cleared for emergency use by the FDA. The drugs have been show to help certain Covid-positive patients avoid developing more severe infections. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Scientists awarded Fulbright scholarships to study climate and the environment
(University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science) University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Associate Professor Lora Harris and Ph.D. candidate Christina Goethel have been named Fulbright Scholars for 2021-2022. Harris will use her award to work in Finland on questions of estuarine ecology, and Goethel will use her award to support post-doctoral research and teaching in Iceland. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Maryland sets date to open mass vaccination site at M & T Bank Stadium
Maryland will open a new mass vaccination site in Baltimore later this month, though state officials continue to have trouble securing enough Covid-19 vaccines to inoculate everyone who is currently eligible. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that the state will partner with the University of Maryland Medical System to open a vaccination site at M&T Bank Stadium on Feb. 25. Appointments will be available for scheduling starting sometime next week. The new site at the Ravens' stadium will expand… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 11, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Amanda Yeager Source Type: news

Maryland sets date to open mass vaccination site at M & T Bank Stadium
Maryland will open a new mass vaccination site in Baltimore later this month, though state officials continue to have trouble securing enough Covid-19 vaccines to inoculate everyone who is currently eligible. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that the state will partner with the University of Maryland Medical System to open a vaccination site at M&T Bank Stadium on Feb. 25. Appointments will be available for scheduling starting sometime next week. The new site at the Ravens' stadium will expand… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 11, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Amanda Yeager Source Type: news

Maryland sets date to open mass vaccination site at M & T Bank Stadium
Maryland will open a new mass vaccination site in Baltimore later this month, though state officials continue to have trouble securing enough Covid-19 vaccines to inoculate everyone who is currently eligible. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that the state will partner with the University of Maryland Medical System to open a vaccination site at M&T Bank Stadium on Feb. 25. Appointments will be available for scheduling starting sometime next week. The new site at the Ravens' stadium will expand… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 11, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Amanda Yeager Source Type: news

Misuse of opioid drugs during pregnancy could have lasting impact on child's development
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine now have preliminary but striking evidence that suggests that such exposure can cause long-lasting impairment in the brain's ability to process sensory information. These impairments may give rise to autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and substance use disorders during adolescence. The landmark study was recently published inJournal of Neuroscience. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers release analysis of largest, most diverse genetic data set
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and their colleagues published a new analysis today in the journal Nature from genetic sequencing data of more than 53,000 individuals, primarily from minority populations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 pandemic led to decreased school meal access for children in need across Maryland
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) School closures during COVID-19 have decreased access to school meals, which is likely to increase the risk for food insecurity among children in Maryland, according to a new report issued by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A computational approach to understanding how infants perceive language
(University of Maryland) A multi-institutional team of cognitive scientists and computational linguists have developed computationally-based modeling approach that opens the path toward a much deeper understanding of early language acquisition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study sheds new light on the behaviour of the giant carnivorous dinosaur Spinosaurus
(Queen Mary University of London) New research from Queen Mary University of London and the University of Maryland, has reignited the debate around the behaviour of the giant dinosaur Spinosaurus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 26, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

UMD researcher expands plant genome editing with newly engineered variant of CRISPR-Cas9
(University of Maryland) Recently named a Web of Science 2020 Highly Cited Researcher, Yiping Qi of the University of Maryland already has a new high-profile publication in 2021 introducing SpRY, a newly engineered variant of the famed gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9. SpRY removes the barriers of what can and can't be targeted for gene editing, making it possible for the first time to target nearly any genomic sequence in plants for potential mutation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 22, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The feeling economy: how AI is creating the era of empathy
(University of Maryland) As machines are trained to " think, " many tasks that previously required human intelligence are becoming automated through artificial intelligence. However, human workers have a competitive advantage: It is more difficult to automate emotional intelligence. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Protected areas vulnerable to growing emphasis on food security
(University of Maryland) New study shows croplands are prevalent in protected areas, challenging their efficacy in meeting conservation goals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 19, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

MD Man Arrested for Stealing, Flipping Ambulance
According to a report from WJLA, Augustus Redditt, 52, of Baltimore, Maryland, was charged with vehicle theft, driving under the influence, drug possession, and related traffic offenses after stealing and crashing an ambulance in Dorchester County. Police say they were contacted just after 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15, regarding a Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services ambulance that was stolen from outside the University of Maryland Medical Center. Troopers located the ambulance traveling west on Route 50 in Cambridge. No patients or other passengers were on board the ambulance at the time it was stolen. ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

MD Man Arrested for Stealing, Flipping Ambulance
According to a report from WJLA, Augustus Redditt, 52, of Baltimore, Maryland, was charged with vehicle theft, driving under the influence, drug possession, and related traffic offenses after stealing and crashing an ambulance in Dorchester County. Police say they were contacted just after 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15, regarding a Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services ambulance that was stolen from outside the University of Maryland Medical Center. Troopers located the ambulance traveling west on Route 50 in Cambridge. No patients or other passengers were on board the ambulance at the time it was stolen. ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

MD Man Arrested for Stealing, Flipping Ambulance
According to a report from WJLA, Augustus Redditt, 52, of Baltimore, Maryland, was charged with vehicle theft, driving under the influence, drug possession, and related traffic offenses after stealing and crashing an ambulance in Dorchester County. Police say they were contacted just after 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15, regarding a Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services ambulance that was stolen from outside the University of Maryland Medical Center. Troopers located the ambulance traveling west on Route 50 in Cambridge. No patients or other passengers were on board the ambulance at the time it was stolen. ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

MD Man Arrested for Stealing, Flipping Ambulance
According to a report from WJLA, Augustus Redditt, 52, of Baltimore, Maryland, was charged with vehicle theft, driving under the influence, drug possession, and related traffic offenses after stealing and crashing an ambulance in Dorchester County. Police say they were contacted just after 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15, regarding a Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services ambulance that was stolen from outside the University of Maryland Medical Center. Troopers located the ambulance traveling west on Route 50 in Cambridge. No patients or other passengers were on board the ambulance at the time it was stolen. ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

MD Man Arrested for Stealing, Flipping Ambulance
According to a report from WJLA, Augustus Redditt, 52, of Baltimore, Maryland, was charged with vehicle theft, driving under the influence, drug possession, and related traffic offenses after stealing and crashing an ambulance in Dorchester County. Police say they were contacted just after 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15, regarding a Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services ambulance that was stolen from outside the University of Maryland Medical Center. Troopers located the ambulance traveling west on Route 50 in Cambridge. No patients or other passengers were on board the ambulance at the time it was stolen. ...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

MD Man Arrested for Stealing, Flipping Ambulance
According to a report from WJLA, Augustus Redditt, 52, of Baltimore, Maryland, was charged with vehicle theft, driving under the influence, drug possession, and related traffic offenses after stealing and crashing an ambulance in Dorchester County. Police say they were contacted just after 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15, regarding a Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services ambulance that was stolen from outside the University of Maryland Medical Center. Troopers located the ambulance traveling west on Route 50 in Cambridge. No patients or other passengers were on board the ambulance at the time it was stolen. ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

Fueled by a History of Mistreatment, Black Americans Distrust the New COVID-19 Vaccines
When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes widely available to Americans, Brianna Clarke says she won’t be taking it. “I don’t trust the vaccine,” the 22-year-old says. “I think it’s too soon to have a vaccine.” Clarke, who lives in Willingboro, N.J., is among a significant number of Black Americans who are skeptical of the healthcare industry in general and, critically, the COVID-19 vaccines recently developed by pharmaceutical companies Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, more specifically. Over the past couple of weeks, the U.S. has averaged in the neighborhood of 200,000 new COVID-19 cases per d...
Source: TIME: Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dezimey Kum Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Low-income preschoolers exposed to nurturing care have with higher IQ scores later on
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Preschoolers living in impoverished communities who have access to a nurturing home environment have significantly higher intelligence quotient (IQ) scores in adolescence compared to those raised without nurturing care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New study identifies greatest risk factors of mortality from COVID-19
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Hospitalized COVID-19 patients have a greater risk of dying if they are men or are obese or have complications from diabetes or hypertension, according to a new study conducted by University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) researchers. In a study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, the researchers evaluated nearly 67,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in 613 hospitals across the country to determine link between common patient characteristics and the risk of dying from COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UMD finds more West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes in lower-income areas of Baltimore
(University of Maryland) Researchers at the University of Maryland found higher rates of West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes in lower-income neighborhoods in urban areas of Baltimore, Maryland. Continuing a collaboration with the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, this preliminary data provides another piece of the puzzle pointing to higher risk of mosquito-transmitted diseases in these neighborhoods already struggling with environmental injustices and poorer health outcomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Why do we assume pandemics result in devastation?
(University of Maryland) Late 19th century misconceptions about outbreaks of plague in the ancient world led to an ingrained belief that pandemics inherently cause widespread death and change the course of history, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland's National-Socio Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

UMD paves the way for growing human organs for transplantation with new proof-of-concept
(University of Maryland) With the number of people who suffer from organ failures and the growing need for available organs for transplant, finding a new way to provide organs and therapeutic options to transplant patients is a critical need. In a new paper, University of Maryland researchers show for the first time that newly established stem cells from pigs could provide a solution, laying the groundwork for growing transplantable human organs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How the First COVID-19 Vaccinations Rolled Out at Hospitals Across the U.S.
Just before 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Sandra Lindsay, an intensive care nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York, became one of the first people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The jab was the highly anticipated start of what public health experts hope is a nationwide wave of vaccinations that will signal the beginning of the end of the pandemic. The news coincided with a dark new milestone for the country—more than 300,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths. Only one vaccine, from Pfizer-BioNTech, has received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration to begin shipping. Another va...
Source: TIME: Health - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park, Jamie Ducharme and W.J. Hennigan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer overnight Source Type: news

Emerging from the fog: Little understood post-stroke cognitive issues are verified
(University of Maryland) For the first time, researchers at the University of Maryland have measured the physical evidence of diminished neural processing within the brain after a stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers create gene expression database to gain new insights into pneumococcal infecti
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine published one of the most comprehensive analyses of how genes get expressed during infection (known as a transcriptome). The analyses include three different strains of the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae, which causes pneumonia, meningitis and middle-ear infections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

UMBC researchers use machine learning to develop more accurate COVID-19 diagnostic tool
(University of Maryland Baltimore County) Researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) have developed a method of generating high-quality chest X-ray images that can be used to diagnose COVID-19 more accurately than current methods. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Research concluding noncompetes stifle workers forthcoming in multiple publications
(University of Maryland) The University of Maryland's Evan Starr has extensively studied noncompetes, with the same conclusion: the agreements hurt workers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

As Covid cases surge, Md. university will again graduate some nurses early to bolster health care workforce
In the spring, 107 University of Maryland School of Nursing students graduated and entered the workforce early. This fall, 182 students may do the same. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

How Will COVID Affect Black Friday Sales? Stores ‘ Significantly Scaling Back, ’ Says Expert
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Business Consumer News Black Friday covid-19 Holiday Shopping Jie Zhang Norm Elrod Source Type: news

How Will COVID Impact Black Friday Sales? Stores ‘ Significantly Scaling Back, ’ Expert Says
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Business Consumer News Black Friday covid-19 Holiday Shopping Jie Zhang Norm Elrod Source Type: news

University of Maryland Medical Center to open temporary ICU as Covid-19 cases surge
Sixteen extra ICU beds will be added to UMMC's existing inventory of 160 at both its downtown and Midtown campuses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 19, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

UMD Researcher Receives NIH Funding to Develop a Novel Approach to...
With funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the University of Maryland (UMD) is leading research that will leverage the conserved replication machinery across all enteroviruses to try...(PRWeb November 18, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/umd_researcher_receives_nih_funding_to_develop_a_novel_approach_to_vaccination_against_a_wide_range_of_enteroviruses_in_a_single_vaccine/prweb17556241.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researchers identify promising new compounds to potentially treat novel coronaviruses
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have discovered new drug compounds to potentially treat the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. This finding could lead to the development of new broad-spectrum antiviral drugs that target viruses such as influenza, Ebola and coronaviruses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

COVID-delayed Arctic research cruise yields late-season data
(University of Alaska Fairbanks) Researchers studying the Bering and Chukchi seas for three weeks in October found no ice and a surprisingly active ecosystem as they added another year's data to a key climate change record. The research vessel Norseman II carried scientists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Clark University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 11, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Late-season Arctic research cruise reveals warm ocean temperatures, active ecosystem
(University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science) Arctic researchers have been visiting the Bering and Chukchi seas off Alaska for nearly 30 years, collecting information about the biological diversity of the watery world under the sea ice. This year, a late-season research cruise revealed a surprise. At a time of year when an ice-breaking ship is usually required to get to some of the data-gathering outposts, scientists found nothing but open water and an unusually active ecosystem. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 11, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Botswana: U.S. Extends Bilateral Health Funding to Botswana
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- The US government has extended cooperative agreements amounting to over P280 million between the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Botswana University of Maryland School of Medicine Health Initiative (BUMMHI) and Botswana Training and Education Center for Health (B-TECH). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Care Planning During Crises: Communication Is Key
Nancy Lerner, DNP, RN, associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, talks about how you can play role in planning your loved one ’s care in a nursing home during the pandemic and beyond. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - October 31, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: Caregiver ’s Corner Source Type: news

States Want to Approve COVID-19 Vaccines Themselves. Will That Lead to More Trust —Or Less?
Getting a COVID-19 vaccine—and fast—has been a main focus in the fight against the coronavirus. But when a vaccine is ultimately made available to the American public, California Governor Gavin Newsom said at a press conference last week, another factor will come into play: what he called the “speed of trust.” “You have to have confidence in the efficacy of the vaccine, confidence that we’re not rushing to judgment in terms of its distribution and its accessibility,” said Newsom. His comments came while announcing that his state is convening a scientific review panel to double-chec...
Source: TIME: Health - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Medical trials for COVID-19 vaccine candidates may be unable to stop people from falling ill and dying, scientist warns
(Natural News) A scientist has warned that phase three trials currently underway for COVID-19 vaccine candidates may ultimately be unable to stop the coronavirus. University of Maryland professor Peter Doshi wrote in an Oct. 21 piece in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) that coronavirus vaccines currently being developed may not be able to protect people... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Aspirin-taking patients '47% less likely to die'
A new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine found that patients in the aspirin group were 43% less likely to be admitted to the ICU and 44% less likely to need ventilators. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitalized patients taking aspirin daily were 47% less likely to die of COVID-19 
A new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine found that patients in the aspirin group were 43% less likely to be admitted to the ICU and 44% less likely to need ventilators. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Birthrates, marriage, gender roles will change dramatically in post-pandemic world, scientists predict
COVID-19 and America ’s response to it are likely to profoundly affect our families, work lives, relationships and gender roles for years, say12 prominent scientists and authors who analyzed 90 research studies and used their expertiseto evaluate our reaction to the pandemic andpredict its aftermath.The group, which included several UCLA researchers, foresees enduring psychologicalfallout from thecrisis, even amongthose who haven ’t been infected. Their predictions and insights,published Oct. 22 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, include:Planned pregnancies will decrease in a d...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news