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FDA pesticide report shows majority of food samples tested below tolerances

12 minutes ago   |   Food Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued its annual Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program Report for the 2019 fiscal year. The results show the levels do not pose a...
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Healius braces for COVID test surge as restrictions lift

1 hour ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The boss of the pathology operator says PCR tests will become even more critical as borders reopen and new drugs for COVID hit the market.
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Public and environmental health effects of the pandemic revealed by chemical analyses of wastewater

3 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   5 articles

When investigators analyzed primary sludge collected during the first wave of COVID-19 at a wastewater treatment plant in Connecticut, they found trends in the presence of...
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New shorter treatment regimen found to be safer, more effective at treating drug-resistant TB

3 hours ago   |   News Medical

A new all-oral six-month treatment regimen is safer and more effective at treating rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis than the current accepted standard of care, according to...
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Novel Drug Lanifibranor Promising for NASH

4 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Lanifibranor, a first-in-class pan-PPAR agonist, hits the primary and key secondary end points in a phase 2b trial of patients with noncirrhotic, highly active nonalcoholic...
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Onions from Mexico identified as source of outbreak; more than 650 patients confirmed

6 hours ago   |   Food Safety

More than 650 people have been infected in a Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak that federal officials say has been traced to fresh onions from Mexico. The announcement this...
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FDA approves booster shot of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines

FDA approves booster shot of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines

7 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   6 articles

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized booster shots for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday.
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Pan-PPAR Agonist 'Promising' for NASH Patients

Pan-PPAR Agonist 'Promising' for NASH Patients

7 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

Patients with active nonalcoholic steatohepatitis who received the investigational oral drug lanifibranor showed greater reduction in disease activity compared to placebo, a...
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Gates Foundation pledges millions to help get COVID-suppressing pills to the poor

9 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Drugmaker Merck is already manufacturing the drug in anticipation of that approval, which could come in December.
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Sales of Biogen's costly new Alzheimer's drug fall far short of expectations

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

The drug, Aduhelm, brought in $300,000 in revenue in its first full three months of availability. The company expects the drug to generate minimal revenue for the rest of the year.
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What Norwegian death metal can teach you about stress management

What Norwegian death metal can teach you about stress management

Imagine life with nothing to challenge you, change you, or encourage you to grow. Sounds like a total snooze, right? Well, that's a life with no stress. In reality, we want a... Read more ...

The Good Part About ‘Waning' Immunity

In early March, Deepta Bhattacharya, an immunologist at the University of Arizona, celebrated a milestone: hitting the point of full vaccination , two weeks after getting his... Read more ...

Vaccine doubts fuel doctor's rise in Minnesota governor race

A small-town family doctor angling to become Minnesota's next governor is tapping conservative anger at the Democratic strategy of trying to vaccinate, mask and social-distance... Read more ...

Keto and the Menstrual Cycle: Is There Reason To Worry?

Keto and the Menstrual Cycle: Is There Reason To Worry?

Every “keto for women” forum abounds with stories about menstrual cycles gone haywire in the first few months of keto. Common complaints include: Irregular menstrual... Read more ...

🌻 What's good in your world: October 22, 2021

We ask subscribers to the Greater Good newsletter to send us photos of things that have made them smile recently. You can send your own contributions to greatergood smh.com.au... Read more ...

Age journalism recognised in Walkley Awards nominations

The finalists for this year's Walkley Awards have been named, and The Age has a number of contenders among the most outstanding journalism in Australia. Read more ...

Healius braces for COVID test surge as restrictions lift

The boss of the pathology operator says PCR tests will become even more critical as borders reopen and new drugs for COVID hit the market. Read more ...

Covid: Doctors criticise ministers over new rules refusal

A doctors' union accuses the government of taking its "foot off the brake" as cases rise. Read more ...

Interaction between rs10830962 polymorphism in MTNR1B and lifestyle...

AbstractBackgroundInteractions between polymorphisms of the melatonin receptor 1B gene and lifestyle intervention for gestational diabetes have been described. Whether these... Read more ...

Maternal caffeine intake and DNA methylation in newborn cord blood

AbstractBackgroundEpigenetic mechanisms may underlie associations between maternal caffeine consumption and adverse childhood metabolic outcomes. However, limited studies have... Read more ...