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Iceland Has Tested 13% of Its Entire Population for Coronavirus. Heres What Health Authorities Found

2020-05-04 09:40:11 UTC

Iceland Has Tested 13% of Its Entire Population for Coronavirus. Heres What Health Authorities FoundThe number of new COVID-19 cases each day has fallen from 106 at the peak of the outbreak to single digits even, on some days, zero
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Interaction between host genes and Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineage can affect tuberculosis severity: evidence for coevolution?

2020-04-30 18:09:57 UTC

Interaction between host genes and Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineage can affect tuberculosis severity: evidence for coevolution?Author summary Susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) is affected by genetic variation in both the human host and the causative bacterium, Mycobacterium tuberculosis. However, prior studies of the genetics of each species have not explained a large part of TB ri Read more at Plos.org


With testing, Iceland claims major success against COVID-19

2020-05-04 06:19:53 UTC

With testing, Iceland claims major success against COVID-19Winter storms isolated the northern village of Hvammstangi from the rest of Iceland. High schools, hair salons, dentists and other businesses across Iceland are reopening Monday after six weeks of lockdown, after this North Atlantic nation managed to tame its Read more at Yahoo.com


Amazon Quiz Time Answers-1st May 2020

2020-05-01 02:37:42 UTC

placeholder img1. After China, India and the USA, which country has the next highest population? Answer: Indonesia 2. A recently announced documentary by Ken Burns with the tagline An Intimate History is based on which topic? (Hint : It is inspired from a book written by Read more at Gktoday.in


What are the signs and symptoms of coronavirus?

2020-04-30 08:07:00 UTC

What are the signs and symptoms of coronavirus?Today we explain the most common and less frequent signs and symptoms of coronavirus. We also put forward the current thinking behind why some people do not display symptoms. The post What are the signs and symptoms of coronavirus? appeared first on Crikey. Read more at Crikey.com.au


An Out-of-Patagonia migration explains the worldwide diversity and distribution of Saccharomyces eubayanus lineages

2020-05-01 17:50:48 UTC

An Out-of-Patagonia migration explains the worldwide diversity and distribution of Saccharomyces eubayanus lineagesAuthor summary Lager yeast history has intrigued scientists for decades. The recent isolation of S. eubayanus, the lager yeast ancestor, represents an unprecedented opportunity to extend our knowledge on yeast phylogeography and the origins of the S. pastoria Read more at Plos.org


With testing, Iceland claims major success against COVID-19

2020-05-04 09:09:20 UTC

With testing, Iceland claims major success against COVID-19The country confirmed its first case of the virus on Feb. 28, and declared Ischgl a high-risk zone on March 5, two days before authorities there confirmed the first case. Read more at Indianexpress.com


Iceland claims major success against coronavirus with rigorous testing, tracking

2020-05-04 15:46:28 UTC

Iceland claims major success against coronavirus with rigorous testing, trackingHVAMMSTANGI, Iceland Winter storms isolated the northern village of Hvammstangi from the rest of Iceland. Then spring brought the coronavirus, isolating villagers from each other. Now, as summer approaches, residents hope life is getting back to some kind o Read more at Nypost.com


With testing, Iceland claims major success against COVID-19

2020-05-04 06:22:18 UTC

With testing, Iceland claims major success against COVID-19High schools, hair salons, dentists and other businesses across Iceland are reopening after six weeks of lockdown, after this North Atlantic nation managed to tame its coronavirus outbreak Read more at ABC News


Biallelic mutations in SORD cause a common and potentially treatable hereditary neuropathy with implications for diabetes

2020-05-04 00:00:00 UTC

Biallelic mutations in SORD cause a common and potentially treatable hereditary neuropathy with implications for diabetesBiallelic mutations in the sorbitol dehydrogenase gene SORD are identified as a common cause of hereditary neuropathy. Functional studies suggest that SORD deficiency may be treatable with aldose reductase inhibitors. Read more at Nature.com


Blood Glucose, Brains, and Heart Attack | Salty Talk 007 | THRR

2020-05-04 17:14:20 UTC

Blood Glucose, Brains, and Heart Attack | Salty Talk 007 | THRRWelcome to Salty Talk. This is a special edition of Healthy Rebellion Radio. Each week on Salty Talk Robb will do a deep dive into current health and performance news, mixed with an occasional Salty conversation with movers and shakers in the world of researc Read more at Robbwolf.com


Biallelic mutations in SORD cause a common and potentially treatable hereditary neuropathy with implications for diabetes

2020-05-04 00:00:00 UTC

Biallelic mutations in SORD cause a common and potentially treatable hereditary neuropathy with implications for diabetesBiallelic mutations in the sorbitol dehydrogenase gene SORD are identified as a common cause of hereditary neuropathy. Functional studies suggest that SORD deficiency may be treatable with aldose reductase inhibitors. Read more at Nature.com


COVID-19 vaccine: Will Canadians take one when it's available?

2020-04-30 22:27:32 UTC

COVID-19 vaccine: Will Canadians take one when itSeveral recent polls have found that Canadians are divided on whether they would take a vaccine to combat COVID-19.
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Martin Chvez and Beth Karlan to lead Overseers

2020-05-01 09:45:50 UTC

Martin Chvez and Beth Karlan to lead OverseersMartin Chvez and Beth Karlan to occupy senior posts on Harvard Universitys Board of Overseers for the 202021 academic year.
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These are the 15 European health startups investors think will blow up during the coronavirus pandemic

2020-05-04 06:30:00 UTC

These are the 15 European health startups investors think will blow up during the coronavirus pandemic

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