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Swedish PM self-isolates as nation sees rising virus cases

Sweden’s leader has gone into protective self-isolation even after a person close to him tested negative for COVID-19, as Sweden experiences a fall surge of coronavirus cases By JAN M. OLSEN Associated Press November 5, 2020, 12:55 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Sweden’s leader has… Read More »

Home healthcare sees surge in wake of COVID-19 nursing home fears

Dive Brief: Nursing homes lost about 18,000 jobs last month while home healthcare services gained the same amount, according to June’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some industry officials say it’s a trend accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic after nursing homes were brutally hit earlier this year given their vulnerable populations. No… Read More »

Beijing sees drop in virus cases as Brazil passes 1 million

China’s capital has recorded a further drop in coronavirus cases amid tightened containment measures, while Brazil surpassed more than 1 million confirmed infections, second only to the United States By KEN MORITSUGU and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press June 20, 2020, 10:02 AM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article… Read More »

Study sees limited risk in taking ondansetron during first trimester of pregnancy

Ondansetron (Zofran) is commonly and increasingly prescribed during pregnancy to relieve nausea. In 2014, an estimated 22 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. used the drug at some point during their pregnancy. Despite its prevalence, data on the safety of the drug and any effects on the developing fetus have been limited, with small-scale… Read More »

Harvard neuroscientist Paola Arlotta sees disease-fighting potential in brain organoids

To determine whether the cells her lab was growing related to those of the human brain, Arlotta turned to Lichtman, who for many years had been able to look at the organ in super-high resolution. The goal was to identify protrusions on nerve cells called dendritic spines, where the synapses form that connect one cell… Read More »