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Czech daily virus cases hit new record

The Czech Republic registered a record high of 3,130 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, reaching in 24 hours a figure comparable with the entire month of March, health ministry data showed Friday. It was the third straight daily record for the EU member of 10.7 million people, which has registered 44,155 confirmed cases and 489

New tool can detect COVID-19 outbreaks in U.S. counties

A new machine learning-based online tool developed by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School (HMS), Georgia Tech and Boston Medical Center allows for early detection of COVID-19 outbreaks in different U.S. counties. The COVID-19 Outbreak Detection Tool is updated two-to-three times per week and it predicts how fast an outbreak is spreading

New research reveals the suffering of temporary migrants during the COVID-19 crisis

In the early days of the COVID-19 lockdown in March, many temporary visa holders working in heavily casualised industries, such as hospitality and retail, lost their jobs and struggled to meet basic living expenses. These included international students, backpackers, graduates, sponsored workers and refugees, among others. Despite the devastating financial impact on these temporary migrants,

Ina Garten Gave Another Sneak Peak of Her New Cookbook

Since May when Garten shared a recipe from her upcoming cookbook, Modern Comfort Food, we’ve been eagerly awaiting another peek. And today, as fellow Garten fan Taylor Swift‘s new album folklore played softly in the background, we stumbled upon it: another Garten recipe pulled from the pages of her highly anticipated cookbook, Fig & Cheese

A new approach to aiding Black male trauma survivors

Many Black men suffer symptoms of traumatic stress in the aftermath of traumatic injury, and they also often carry social concerns, including experiences of discrimination and stigma. Yet despite their significant needs, underserved populations often have limited access to behavioral health care as well as a lack of financial resources to pay for such care.

New PET radiotracer proven safe and effective in imaging malignant brain tumors

A first-in-human study presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2020 Annual Meeting has demonstrated the safety, favorable pharmacokinetic and dosimetry profile of 64Cu-EBRGD, a new, relatively long-lived PET tracer, in patients with glioblastomas. The radiotracer proved to be a superior, high-contrast imaging diagnostic in patients, visualizing tumors that express low or

Chrissy Teigen Might Launch a New Popcorn Seasoning

Is it weird that a bowl full of freshly popped, lightly buttered popcorn excites us? No, really, hear us out: It’s like this blank canvas that you can flavor in so many different ways. Want it sweet? Sprinkle some cinnamon sugar or caramel seasoning on it. Want it tangy and spicy? A few heavy dashes

Bodyform's new Womb Stories advert breaks every period ad taboo

Most ads for menstrual products feature someone wearing white trousers while riding a horse or playing tennis. Then some blue liquid drops onto a pad to show absorbency and that’s that. Bodyform recently shifted that paradigm with an advert called Viva la Vulva, which celebrated the differences in our genitals in all their glory. And

Jazzy 'J' Baby Names for Your Joyous New Arrival

If you were just taking a jaunt through our Baby Names from A to Z and you jumped straight to “J,” that definitely says something about you — and your jolly, jaunty baby on the way. Maybe the “G” names were a tad too glam, the “I” names iconic but intimidating. If you jive with

New Beijing outbreak raises virus fears for rest of world

China raised its emergency warning to its second-highest level and canceled more than 60% of the flights to Beijing on Wednesday amid a new coronavirus outbreak in the capital. It was a sharp pullback for the nation that declared victory over COVID-19 in March and a message to the rest of the world about how

Risk of preterm births falls under new initiative

The rate of potentially fatal preterm births in Western Australian hospitals can be safely reduced by up to 20% when a coordinated series of interventions is applied to pregnant women, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia. The detailed research findings, published in PLOS ONE, reveal a 7.6% reduction in preterm births across the

‘All eyes’ on New York: Reopening tests city torn by crises

After three bleak months, New York, the corner of the U.S. hit hardest by the coronavirus, gradually began reopening Monday in what was seen as a landmark moment in the crisis and a test of the city’s discipline. With the virus in check—at least for now—stores previously deemed nonessential were cleared to reopen for delivery