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WHO says around 28 mn vaccine doses injected so far

The World Health Organization said Wednesday that about 28 million vaccine doses have been administered so far in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic—largely in the wealthiest countries. WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan said around 46 countries had started their coronavirus vaccination campaigns—of which 38 were high-income countries. “We’ve about 28 million vaccine doses that

Single gene disorders not so simple after all

Traditionally, geneticists divide disorders into “simple,” where a single gene mutation causes disease, or complex, where mutations in many genes contribute modest amounts. A new study suggests that the truth is somewhere in between. For many years, scientists studying patient genomes have gained glimpses of genetic “burden” or additional genetic variation that contributes to the

Here’s how Big Lots keeps its prices so low

If we told you that Big Lots was founded by a man named Sol Shenk who, as per company site, “loved making crazy closeout deals” on things like automotive parts and vehicles, it may help you understand just how the store manages to keep its prices so low and competitive compared to other stores. While Big Lots

Meningitis, and Sepsis: Why meningococcal disease is so resilient – Naturopathy naturopathy specialist portal

Neuentdecktes Protein with a big effect Meningococcal disease is dangerous bacteria, the life-threatening brain skin inflammation (Meningitis) and blood poisoning (Sepsis) can cause. So far, it was unclear what the bacterium makes it so successful in causing such serious diseases. A German research team explained this well, and paves the way for better therapies. Researchers

Silicone Mats That Are for So Much More Than Baking

There are countless items in your kitchen that you know for a fact you won’t use every day, but still serve a purpose. Take silicone mats, for example. Unless you’re a regular Betty Crocker, you might not see the point to purchasing silicone mats when you could just buy the occasional roll of parchment paper.

Pho Soup Is Actually Pretty Damn Healthy So Get Yourself A Bowl

Sometimes, nothing quite hits the spot like a steamy bowl of noodles—and ramen is no longer the only trendy option. These days, everyone seems to be slurping down pho (pronounced “fuh”) instead. Just how nutritious the recently-buzzy dish is (and how many calories pho contains), though, is still a little unclear. “Pho originated hundreds of

What are viruses anyway, and why do they make us so sick?

You may sometimes have felt like you “have come down with a virus,” meaning that you became sick from being exposed to something that could have been a virus. In fact, you have a virus—actually, many—all the time. Some viruses cause the common cold, and some are crucial to human survival. New viruses can also

Decaf Coffee So Good You Won't Miss the Caffeine

Poor decaf coffee can’t catch a break. Coffee enthusiasts often dismiss it as “not real” coffee simply because the caffeine has been removed. But even as the bar for coffee — both regular and decaf — rises, the methods of decaffeinating coffee actually haven’t changed much. To break it down simply: There are two basic methods, chemical or

The real reason the bullet journal is so effective

With its bells and whistles, the organizer app on your smartphone might be a gift from the digital gods, but those who remain married to their pen-and-paper planners say bullet journaling is the way to go as it has clear benefits that you may not have thought of. The system was invented by Ryder Carroll,

Happy Birthday! All of Dream Kardashian's Cutest Moments So Far

A dream come true! Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna welcomed their daughter, Dream, in November 2016 via C-section and have been posting sweet pictures of the little one ever since. “She’s an exact copy,” the E! personality wrote on Instagram after her arrival, comparing the newborn to his late father, Robert Kardashian Sr. “Pops sent