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Researchers collaborate on universal antibody test for COVID-19

Researchers with the U.S. Army Futures Command are part of a team that tested alternative ways to measure COVID-19 antibody levels, resulting in a process that is faster, easier and less expensive to use on a large scale. Their method holds promise for accurately identifying potential donors who have the best chance of helping infected

Cancer Takes Heavy Toll on Women’s Work and Finances: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 12, 2020 — Young women with cancer are at a high risk for employment and financial consequences, a new study finds. “Our study addresses the burden of employment disruption and financial hardship among young women with cancer — a group who may be at particular risk for poor financial outcomes after cancer given

The Life-Changing Impact Silence Has on Our Brains

When it comes to mental health, there are quite a number of times when silence is gold and speech silver. Indeed, contemporary life is now littered with too many noisy distractions that we seem to have accepted it as the norm in society. To truly appreciate silence, one needs to have an understanding of the

Pessimists die two years earlier on average, study finds

Pessimists die two years earlier than the average person – but being an optimist does not lead to a longer life, study finds Researchers compared more than 3,000 people and their scores on optimism-pessimism scales People with higher pessimistic scores were more likely to die two years earlier from issues such as cardiovascular disease Higher

Cancer survivors overestimate the quality of their diets, finds first study on the topic

There are 15 million cancer survivors in the United States, and prior research has provided strong evidence that lifestyle interventions, such as diet and physical activity, are especially important in the long-term recovery of cancer survivors. Energy imbalance—when energy expenditure does not equal energy intake- and metabolic changes after cancer treatment can directly affect the

On the road again: COVID-19 safety tips for commuters

Many commuters are back on the road as COVID-19 restrictions are lifting across the country and businesses are reopening. For commuters using public transportation, car sharing services and carpooling, close proximity to fellow commuters may raise concerns about safety and risk of infection. That’s because COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person through droplets

‘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

The Spring Recipes That Are Starting to Trend on Pinterest

Although the weather doesn’t really feel like it (at least in the northeast), it is technically spring and that means soon, we’ll have lots of fresh, spring produce to work with in our kitchens. Deciding how to use all of that delicious new produce is an entirely different story. When we’re in need of recipe

George, Charlotte and Louis Adorably Cheer On Health Care Workers

The perfect pick-me-up! Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis sweetly showed gratitude for the staff who are taking on the coronavirus pandemic. “To all the doctors, nurses, carers, GPs, pharmacists, volunteers and other NHS staff working tirelessly to help those affected by #COVID19: thank you,” Kensington Palace tweeted on Thursday, March 26. “#ClapForOurCarers #ClapForNHS.”

Jordan goes on virus lockdown as Iran’s death toll mounts

Air raid sirens echoed across Jordan’s capital on Saturday to mark the start of a three-day curfew, the latest mass lockdown in the Middle East aimed at containing the coronavirus, which has claimed another 123 lives in Iran, home to the region’s worst outbreak. The latest deaths bring Iran’s overall toll to 1,556 amid 20,610