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This cheese could be the latest superfood (and no, it’s not French)

This cheese could be the latest superfood (and no, it’s not French)

Eating small amounts of a particular Norwegian cheese might help keep bones from weakening without raising cholesterol, a new study has found. Researchers in Norway have found that eating a daily serving (about 57g) of Jarlsberg may help prevent bone thinning without increasing harmful low-density cholesterol, and that the health benefits are unique to this …

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Pig skin protein gives sight back to 14 blind people – including three with perfect vision

Pig skin protein gives sight back to 14 blind people – including three with perfect vision

Twenty people who were blind or nearly blind have regained some or all of their sight thanks to a by-product of the food industry: pig skin. Researchers from Linköping University and LinkoCare Life Sciences AB were able to restore the group’s sight with a special corneal implant made from medical-grade collagen from porcine skin, a …

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Summary of Guidance for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19…

Summary of Guidance for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19...

COVID-19 prevention strategies Monitoring of community levels of COVID-19 to guide COVID-19 prevention efforts. People can use information about the current level of impact of COVID-19 in their community to decide which prevention behaviors to use and when (at all times or at specific times), based on their own and members’ risk of severe illness …

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Arizona man details his monkeypox diagnosis as cases rise in the country

Arizona man details his monkeypox diagnosis as cases rise in the country

Arizona man details his monkeypox diagnosis as cases rise in the country PHOENIX – Monkeypox cases are on the rise in the Phoenix area and across the nation, and the Biden administration recently declared the outbreak a public health emergency. More than a hundred cases of monkeypox have been reported in Arizona and getting the …

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International travel restrictions were a key intervention for slowing COVID-19 spread, study shows

The time has come for DIY mandates on covid

A study of the transmission of COVID-19 variants in Canada and across Canada shows that international travel restrictions were a key intervention to reduce or slow the spread, according to a report published today in eLife. The results suggest that reducing the number of virus imports that can cause domestic outbreaks within a country through …

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LGBTQ monkeypox patients use social media to help each other get treatment

LGBTQ monkeypox patients use social media to help each other get treatment

Popular support against monkeypox TPOXX is an antiviral that can be used to treat monkeypox. But the prescription process is complicated and not well known. So members of the LGBTQ community created a shareable Google Doc to help patients find doctors who know what TPOXX is and how to navigate the cumbersome prescribing process. NEW …

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The time has come for DIY mandates on covid

The time has come for DIY mandates on covid

Here we are in the grip of another wave of covid-19, yet most people I see behave as if the pandemic is over. And I live in Los Angeles County, whose public health department is possibly one of the most vigilant and proactive in the US. We all have pandemic fatigue. Even the people who …

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How Hedge Funds are moving money during the market downturn

How Hedge Funds are moving money during the market downturn

While most regular investors don’t have millions to spare invest in hedge funds, they can still learn from their playbook. Especially when the economy appears to be entering recession territory, taking a closer look at where hedge funds see opportunities (and also what stocks and sectors they are betting against) can provide interesting insights for …

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