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Slovaks expand restrictions, plan more amid record surge

Slovakia on Monday expanded strict coronavirus restrictions including hotel, bar and restaurant closures to almost a half of the country amid a record surge of infections. The government is expected to discuss additional measures as the country’s health minister joined medical personnel who treat COVID-19 patients in urging Slovaks to get vaccinated. “Only vaccination can

Systematic anatomical study specifies guidelines for performing nasopharyngeal swabs

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of nasopharyngeal swabs have been taken in Austria – millions worldwide. Their correct performance is essential for diagnosing and challenging Covid-19. To assist the correct collection of nasopharyngeal material, a systematic anatomical study conducted at MedUni Vienna specifies guidelines and landmarks and evaluates the danger for the

Portugal asks other European partners for COVID jabs

Portugal has asked other European countries for supplies of coronavirus vaccines to help accelerate its inoculation campaign, Health Minister Marta Temido said on Tuesday. Lisbon “has made a huge effort” to “receive more vaccines”, the minister said at the end of a meeting of experts to review the health situation. Around 45 percent of the

Study sheds light on precise personalized hepatocellular carcinoma medicine

A research group led by Prof. Piao Hailong from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) identified hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) subtypes with distinctive metabolic phenotypes through bioinformatics and machine learning methods, and elucidated the potential mechanisms based on a metabolite-protein interaction network and multi-omics data. The study, published

MRI can cut overdiagnoses in prostate-cancer screening by half

Most countries have not introduced nationwide prostate-cancer screening, as current methods result in overdiagnoses and excessive and unnecessary biopsies. A new study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, which is published in the New England Journal of Medicine, indicates that screening by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and targeted biopsies could potentially cut overdiagnoses by

Lisbon drives virus surge as Portugal is chided for failings

The Lisbon region’s surge in COVID-19 cases is powering ahead, with new infections pushing Portugal’s daily new cases to a four-month high as a report by health experts finds fault with the government’s pandemic response. Portugal on Wednesday reported almost 1,500 new cases, two-thirds of them in the capital region where 2.8 million people live.

Gwen Stefani Has Full-On Cruella De Vil Hair Now

Gwen Stefani's platinum blonde hair has been a key part of her signature style since her early No Doubt days. Despite the near-constant bleach, somehow, the musician's hair has always managed to look like it's in its healthiest state. And while she has occasionally dipped into bright colors like pink and blue, her icy hair