Kids Health

The smart trick to get rid of deodorant stains

Imagine slipping on your favorite little black dress that you’ve been visualizing yourself in for weeks, only for your deodorant, whose label swore it would glide on invisibly, to leave a painfully obvious streak. Not only do you now have a billboard pointing to your underarms, you start second guessing whether you need to backtrack […]

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Lack of awareness of the sensitivity of DNA data

In both ethical and scientific respects, Roma population groups are treated inappropriately in DNA databases and in genetic studies—potentially with consequences for investigations that draw on forensic genetic databases: this was the conclusion of Prof. Dr. Veronika Lipphardt and her colleague Dr. Mihai Surdu from the Chair of Science and Technology Studies at the University […]

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New arthritis pill that can end the hell of stiff joints

New £10-000-a-year arthritis pill that can end the hell of stiff joints could bring relief to more than 400,000 Britons Some 400,000 Britons suffer from rheumatoid arthritis and are in great pain Many young people suffering with the condition can be left using wheelchairs  Current treatments are only able to soothe pain or dampen the […]

Medications

Pfizer and BioNTech Announce Vaccine Candidate Against COVID-19 Achieved Evidence of Efficacy in First Interim Analysis from Phase 3 Study

NEW YORK & MAINZ, GERMANY–(BUSINESS WIRE) November 9, 2020 Vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 in participants without evidence of prior SARS-CoV-2 infection in the first interim efficacy analysis Analysis evaluated 94 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in trial participants Study enrolled 43,538 participants, with 42% having diverse backgrounds, […]

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People of Black and Asian ethnicity up to twice as likely to be infected with COVID-19 as those of White ethnicity

People of Black ethnicity are twice as likely to be infected with COVID-19 compared to those of White ethnicity, according to researchers at the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham, supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre. The findings are published in EClinical Medicine by The Lancet today. People from […]