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US CDC: travel ‘low risk’ for vaccinated people; not recommending trips

US CDC: travel ‘low risk’ for vaccinated people; not recommending trips, Air travel still remains down 43% from pre-COVID levels and business and international travel remain even harder hit. WASHINGTON  – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely travel at “low risk” […]

Study examines genomes of 53,000 people to better understand disease

Study examines genomes of 53,000 people to better understand disease, The analysis Identified 400 million genetic variants, 97% of which were very rare with less than 1% of people having the variant. Researchers from the University of Virginia have analyzed the full genome sequences of over 53,000 people, the majority of whom are from minority […]

UK regulator found 30 blood clot cases after AstraZeneca vaccine use

UK regulator found 30 blood clot cases after AstraZeneca vaccine use, The health officials said they still believe the benefits of the vaccine in the prevention of COVID-19 far outweigh any possible risk of blood clots. British regulators on Thursday said they have identified 30 cases of rare blood clot events after the use of […]

Good news for moms: Breastfeeding toddlers, infants at same time is OK

Good news for moms: Breastfeeding toddlers, infants at same time is OK, The researchers specifically examined the influence of nursing two offspring of different ages on the macronutrient content of the mother’s milk. It is healthy to nurse an older child and a newborn baby in tandem and to nurse an older child while pregnant, […]

UK regulator found 30 blood clot cases after AstraZeneca vaccine use

UK regulator found 30 blood clot cases after AstraZeneca vaccine use, The health officials said they still believe the benefits of the vaccine in the prevention of COVID-19 far outweigh any possible risk of blood clots. British regulators on Thursday said they have identified 30 cases of rare blood clot events after the use of […]

Microsoft wins $21.9b. contract with US Army to supply AR headsets

Microsoft wins $21.9b. contract with US Army to supply AR headsets, Over the past two years, Microsoft has worked with the Army to on the prototyping phase of what is called the Integrated Visual Augmentation System. Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it has won a deal to sell the US Army augmented reality headsets based […]

Israeli researchers testing if cord blood could help treat autism

Israeli researchers testing if cord blood could help treat autism, Umbilical cord blood is normally thrown away at birth. But in honor of World Autism Awareness Day on Friday, a team of doctors and scientists are calling on new mothers to collect and save the blood because it could be used for lifesaving – or […]

Johnson & Johnson finds issue with COVID vaccine batch, 15m. doses ruined

Johnson & Johnson finds issue with COVID vaccine batch, 15m. doses ruined, J&J did not say how many vaccine doses the batch would have produced. The New York Times reported that about 15 million doses were ruined, without citing a source. Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it had found a problem with a batch […]

COVID lockdowns worsened condition of Parkinson’s patients

COVID lockdowns worsened condition of Parkinson’s patients, One patient stated that she experienced difficulty sleeping, nightmares, difficulty walking, fixation and motor stiffness and gained weight during the lockdowns. About 43% of Parkinson’s patients in Israel reported a worsening of their condition during the coronavirus lockdowns, according to a new study by the University of Haifa, […]