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Coronavirus News Roundup: October 10-October 16 2020-10-16 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus Drug Remdesivir Shortens Recovery but Is Not 2020-10-16 13:45:00Despite conflicting data, the highly anticipated results will make the treatment a standard of care in the U.S. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Don't Expect a COVID Vaccine before the Election 2020-10-16 13:30:00A vaccine made by Pfizer could seek emergency approval by the third week of November, but it likely won’t be available to the public until mid-

How Straight Talk Helped One State Control COVID 2020-10-16 09:00:00Nirav Shah directs Maine’s response, which is seeing impressive results despite risk factors -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why a Historic Emissions Drop from COVID Is 2020-10-15 14:00:00The greenhouse gas reductions highlight the difficult road ahead to substantially limit global warming -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Physician-Politicians Tout Medical Credentials in Key U.S. Congressional 2020-10-15 08:00:00Amid the pandemic, candidates in tight contests in Arizona and Kansas contrast their understanding of science with opponents’ disregard -- Read

How to Take Racial Bias Out of Kidney 2020-10-15 06:45:00A medical student describes winning her fight to change an equation that prevented Black people from getting crucial treatment -- Read more on Scienti

How to Avoid COVID while Voting 2020-10-14 09:50:00Epidemiologists offer tips for U.S. voters and poll workers to limit their chances of getting infected -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

I Can't Breathe: Asthma, Black Men and the 2020-10-14 07:00:00The common, chronic inflammation of the airways may help explain why deaths in custody are so high among African-Americans -- Read more on ScientificA

Eight Persistent COVID-19 Myths and Why People Believe 2020-10-12 10:15:00From a human-made virus to vaccine conspiracy theories, we rounded up the most insidious false claims about the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAme

Why So Many Americans Are Skeptical of a 2020-10-12 08:30:00It’s not just “antiscience thinking” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Lab-Made 'Miniproteins' Could Block the Coronavirus from Infecting 2020-10-12 06:45:00Synthetic peptides that mimic human antibodies for COVID-19 could be cheaper and easier to produce -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Poverty Might Raise Black Kids' Health Risks as 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: Poverty Might Raise Black Kids' Health Risks as Early as Age 5Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26

Skip Costume Contact Lenses This Halloween 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: Skip Costume Contact Lenses This HalloweenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Dangerous COVID-19 Syndrome First Seen in Kids Also 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: Dangerous COVID-19 Syndrome First Seen in Kids Also Strikes AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10

CDC Warns of Listeria Outbreak 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: CDC Warns of Listeria OutbreakCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

'Tough Guy' Mentality Keeps Athletes in Denial About 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: 'Tough Guy' Mentality Keeps Athletes in Denial About PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/202

AHA News: Team Gemini Gives Disabled Children Something 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Team Gemini Gives Disabled Children Something to Cheer AboutCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review

More Evidence Masks Slow COVID's Spread 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: More Evidence Masks Slow COVID's SpreadCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

An Unexpected Finding on What Might Drive Joint 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: An Unexpected Finding on What Might Drive Joint DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/2020 12

Fading Sense of Smell Could Signal Higher Death 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: Fading Sense of Smell Could Signal Higher Death Risk in Older AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

U.S. Daily COVID-19 Case Count Sets New Record 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: U.S. Daily COVID-19 Case Count Sets New Record for the PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26

Kidney Trouble Greatly Raises Odds for Fatal COVID-19 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: Kidney Trouble Greatly Raises Odds for Fatal COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/2020 12:0

Knowing What to Expect May Help After Sexual 2020-10-27 03:00:00Title: Knowing What to Expect May Help After Sexual AssaultCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/2020 12:00

Global News : Health

Over 10,000 people in Canada have died from New! 2020-10-27 17:35:46Canada's chief public health officer warned that the number of serious virus-related hospitalizations and deaths could increase even more in the comi

Coronavirus linked to mental decline, may age some New! 2020-10-27 16:53:48Hampshire’s team analyzed results from 84,285 people who completed a study called the Great British Intelligence Test.

Canadians are feeling pandemic fatigue. Experts say ‘greater New! 2020-10-27 16:00:40The challenge now -- both for people and policymakers -- is tackling it.

Airport testing should come to Toronto if Calgary New! 2020-10-27 14:58:59Ford said if the pilot project is successful, international travellers coming to Toronto should have the option of reducing their quarantine time if t

Quebec gym owners, clients who flout COVID-19 red New! 2020-10-27 14:48:28The proposed decree comes one day after the provincial government extended restrictions for areas on red alert.

Labrador Liberal member resisting calls from Innu Nation New! 2020-10-27 13:11:17Liberal Perry Trimper said in an interview Tuesday he will continue to represent Labrador's Lake Melville district.

Quebec sees 963 new cases, 19 more deaths New! 2020-10-27 11:11:00Quebec has the highest death toll and caseload in the country.

Businesses, cities look to give Canadians outdoor rec New! 2020-10-27 10:42:41Canadian rec business owners are reporting higher demand for outdoor sporting equipment as the novel coronavirus pandemic enters the winter months.

Ontario reports 827 new coronavirus cases, 4 more New! 2020-10-27 10:25:45According to Tuesday's provincial report, 355 new cases were recorded in Toronto, 169 in Peel Region, 89 in York Region, 58 in Ottawa and 44 in Durha

N.B. company says its rapid-test technology for sewage 2020-10-27 08:09:13'It's all about giving us an earlier warning.'

Atlantic Canada’s economy bounces back faster after region 2020-10-25 15:12:42While the initial impact was similar to what happened in the rest of Canada, data shows the rebound in jobs and economic activity that followed was qu

Showdown on Parliament Hill pushes tension between science, 2020-10-25 12:34:25The relationship between a nation's scientists and their senior politicians is a challenging one, said Ian Culbert, executive director of the Canadia

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Study suggests Ontario could avoid hundreds of hep 2020-10-25 22:24:36

Could lab-grown meat save the world? 2020-10-25 08:00:00Cellular agriculture could put an end to animals suffering, halt deforestation, reduce pollution, drastically cut greenhouse emissions and, on top of

In-person medical exam cancelled for residents seeking licence 2020-10-23 10:04:05

Why you should eat your breakfast in silence 2020-10-22 14:33:18The concept for silent breakfast is simple enough: Focus on your food, quietly, and deal with whatever thoughts come up. But it’s more difficult

Study shows novel coronavirus can live on skin 2020-10-21 21:10:00Findings from the study suggest that the virus that causes COVID-19 can remain active for 9.04 hours — nearly five times longer than the surviva

'A long, dark winter': Experts worry about mental 2020-10-20 16:41:00Psychologists worry that COVID anxiety could turn into COVID depression over the winter — especially with case numbers rising after a period of

Traditional Halloween not recommended in hot spots regions 2020-10-19 15:17:38

How do you separate fact from fiction in 2020-10-19 13:47:58McGill symposium’s keynote speaker is a former naturopath who turned in her credentials in 2014.

Suicide the leading cause of Ontario gun deaths 2020-10-19 09:46:33

COVID cluster prompts closure of Tim Hortons in 2020-10-16 18:59:00Another 155 people have tested positive in the province, bringing B.C.’s total to 11,189.

Why can’t I get a flu shot? Experts 2020-10-16 17:42:07While the possibility of simultaneous COVID-19 and influenza outbreaks is real, experts urge an anxious public to be patient, plan ahead by calling pr

U.S. university is mapping the genetics of eating 2020-10-16 17:31:08The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is kicking off a genetic study of eating disorders that it says will be the largest of its kind.

Santé

COVID-19: l'immunité «diminue assez rapidement», selon une étude 2020-10-27 06:35:28Une étude britannique a montré mercredi que les personnes asymptomatiques sont plus susceptibles de perdre rapidement leurs anticorps.

Cellule de crise de la COVID-19: le Parti 2020-10-27 05:00:00L'«observateur indépendant scientifique» œuvrerait au sein de la cellule de crise gouvernementale chargée de la r&eac

COVID-19: 1,3 milliard $ pour rétablir le temps 2020-10-27 03:39:44Un financement de 1,3 milliard $ est nécessaire pour rétablir le temps d’attente pour les soins chirurgicaux à son niveau d

COVID-19: les mesures en zone rouge prolongées jusqu’au 2020-10-26 20:24:57Le premier ministre François Legault impose quatre semaines d’efforts de plus pour réduire la contagion.

La pollution atmosphérique pourrait augmenter la mortalité de 2020-10-26 20:20:51Une exposition à long terme à la pollution de l’air ambiant pourrait entraîner un risque accru de mourir de la COVID-19 d&rs

Une future résidence sur un terrain de golf? 2020-10-26 19:36:54Un audacieux projet de services de santé privés sur un espace du terrain du golf Métabéroutin de Trois-Rivières a &

Le coût humain des mesures sanitaires pour les 2020-10-26 04:00:00Une résidente de Matane a appris à ses dépens que les mesures mises en place pour limiter la propagation de la COVID-19 ont aussi

Le décès de sa mère va lui coûter 2020-10-26 01:00:00L’aînée chinoise sans assurance a été happée pendant sa visite au Québec.

La transmission des ITS repart au galop 2020-10-25 19:44:20Après avoir chuté pendant la première vague, le nombre de cas d’ITS est reparti à la hausse dans les dernière

Explosion de cas de troubles alimentaires 2020-10-25 16:19:44Les cas de troubles alimentaires ont explosé partout dans le monde depuis le début de la pandémie et le Québec ne fait pas

De collectionneur d’art à itinérant 2020-10-25 01:00:00Denis-André Lépine, un amateur d’art québécois sans domicile fixe, doit se départir de sa collection é

COVID-19: Le Québec n’a pas le pire bilan 2020-10-24 00:00:00Si on compare le Québec aux autres provinces canadiennes, Mme Anglade a raison d’affirmer que le Québec est le pire.


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