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China's virus may have been lurking in animals for DECADES

Chinese coronavirus may have been lurking in animals for DECADES before adapting to infect humans, leading expert says amid killer outbreak Sir Jeremy Farrar said the virus isn’t new but has likely adapted to infect humans  Deadly SARS, HIV and Ebola viruses also emerged from an animal source  A total of 325 people have caught

Virus screenings to begin at three US airports amid outbreak in China

Federal authorities will begin screening airline travelers arriving from Wuhan, China, for signs that they may be infected with a new coronavirus that is spreading in Asia, officials announced Friday. Passengers flying into Los Angeles International Airport, San Francisco International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York will be examined for the

This Guy Lost 22 Pounds and Got a Six-Pack in 4 Months

Massimo Giusto loves challenges. The 39-year-old has lived with his family in Hong Kong for the last 14 years, where he owns and manages a company devoted to high-end timepieces and accessories. He’s a driven guy who sets goals and commits himself to hitting them. He freely admits there were times in his life when

Pakistan says Facebook to help in fight against polio

Pakistan says Facebook will help the country in its fight against polio after authorities blamed anti-vaccine content posted last year on the social network site for a leap in the number of cases. Pakistan is one of only three countries where polio has not been eradicated, but a years-long effort began to show fruit with

Faster, cheaper tests for myopia in sight

The world’s most common vision problem myopia or short/near sightedness, which causes damage to the eye and even blindness, just got easier to assess. Progressive research at Flinders University in Australia has identified a new method to measure how it affects the eye, a new article in PLOS ONE reveals. The work was based on

In mice, alcohol dependence results in brain-wide remodeling of functional architecture

Employing advanced technologies that allow whole brain imaging at single-cell resolution, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that in an alcohol-dependent mouse model, the rodent brain’s functional architecture is substantially remodeled. But when deprived of alcohol, the mice displayed increased coordinated brain activity and reduced modularity compared to nondrinker or

Missing protein in brain causes behaviors mirroring autism

Scientists at Rutgers University-Newark have discovered that when a key protein needed to generate new brain cells during prenatal and early childhood development is missing, part of the brain goes haywire—causing an imbalance in its circuitry that can lead to long-term cognitive and movement behaviors characteristic of autism spectrum disorder. “During brain development, there is

Warning, the mold-poison discovered: fruit bars recalled nationwide

"In the context of a routine Review, it was in a Batch, an increased content of figs at OTA festgestellt", informed the manufacturer on Thursday. These products are affected: Lubs Fruit Bar Almond And Vanilla Date of minimum durability: 14.10.2020, 11.11.2020, 12.12.2020 Lubs Fruit Bar Banana-Almond Date of minimum durability: 23.09.2020, 20.10.2020, 13.11.2020, 12.12.2020 Other

Stars Who Welcomed Babies Later in Life

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