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Government leaders worldwide debate future of green jobs after pandemic

Government leaders worldwide debate future of green jobs after pandemic, To economically recover from the pandemic, leaders are debating the transition toward green economies to curb negative effects of current climate crisis in the process. Can Israel follow suit? In late January 2021, US President Joe Biden signed a number of executive orders supporting the […]

Stress hormone found to cause hair loss, new study discovers

Stress hormone found to cause hair loss, new study discovers, The process by which stress influenced hair loss remained a mystery, until now. Can reducing stress be the secret to hair growth? According to a new study led by Seyku Choi, of Harvard University’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, that may just be […]

Men with high testosterone levels have greater risk of melanoma – study

Men with high testosterone levels have greater risk of melanoma – study, The study concluded that one in 36 males in the UK will contract melanoma throughout their life, compared to one in 47 women. Men with higher levels of testosterone are more prone to developing melanoma, a form of skin cancer according to a […]

NASA to launch spaceship to ‘punch’ asteroid, stop future impacts

NASA to launch spaceship to ‘punch’ asteroid, stop future impacts, The DART Mission’s spacecraft’s launch window is set for July 2021, and will arrive at the asteroid in September 2022. If an asteroid heads towards Earth, what can we possibly do to stop it from impacting the planet? According to NASA: Punch it. Stopping an […]

Cancer patients can safely get COVID-19 vaccine, Israeli study shows

Cancer patients can safely get COVID-19 vaccine, Israeli study shows, Cancer patients who have been treated with all types of anticancer drugs have as much as a 40% increased likelihood of dying from COVID-19 than non-cancer patients. Individuals being treated for cancer who get inoculated against COVID-19 are not expected to have any severe side […]

Stem cell transplants lower relapse rate in common cancer – study

Stem cell transplants lower relapse rate in common cancer – study, The treatments take a person’s own immune system and modifies it to be more effective at eliminating cancer cells. Children who received cutting edge Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for cancer have been found less likely to relapse later in life, according to […]

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 […]