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DuPont inks deal with Rutgers to focus on microbiome links to cancer therapies

By |2020-09-02T01:07:24+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences will collaborate with Rutgers University on research focusing on improving cancer therapy outcomes by reducing gut inflammation linked caused by chemotherapy. The two year research pact will see DuPont’s Human Microbiome Venture (HMV) link up with the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM) at Rutgers to explore whether modulation of the microbiome can improve cancer treatment response rates. Research will build on findings of [...]

“This is a no-brainer” – airborne spread of Covid-19 and the need to change official guidance

By |2020-09-02T01:07:22+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

This emotional language from some of the world’s top experts in airborne transmission of diseases and the behaviour of aerosolised viruses, is testimony to the desperation and frustration currently felt by many towards the world’s leading public health bodies, over their failure to recognise airborne spread of Covid-19. The failure of WHO, CDC and Public [...]

Researchers identify evolutionary origins of SARS-CoV-2

By |2020-09-02T01:07:20+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

By reconstructing the evolutionary history of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, an international research team of Chinese, European, and U.S. scientists has discovered that the lineage that gave rise to the virus has been circulating in bats for decades and likely includes other viruses with the ability to infect humans. [...]

Critically ill COVID-19 patients make quick recovery with treatment RLF-100

By |2020-09-02T01:07:17+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

TEL AVIV — Critically ill COVID-19 patients recovered rapidly from respiratory failure after three days of treatment with RLF-100, a therapy granted fast-track designation in the United States, two drug companies said Sunday. Geneva-based Relief Therapeutics Holdings AG RFLB.S has a patent for RLF-100, or aviptadil, a synthetic form of a natural peptide that protects [...]

Mississippi On Track To Become No. 1 State For New Coronavirus Cases Per Capita

By |2020-09-02T01:07:14+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

Mississippi is heading for a title that no state would want: It is on track to overtake Florida to become the No. 1 state for new coronavirus infections per capita, according to researchers at Harvard. The state already faces high levels of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and obesity. As a result, the challenges specific to the coronavirus pandemic are [...]

50+ Shocking Facts About Air Pollution

By |2020-09-02T01:07:05+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

Air pollution is an ongoing and growing crisis. Our air, indoor and outdoor, is full of hazardous emissions. Not only can this make us feel ill, but it can actually kill us. In this article, we’ll cover air pollution facts that will scare you into making a change. Air pollution is causing global warming, millions of [...]

Study Links IPF With Increased Risk for Several Cancer Types

By |2020-09-02T01:07:03+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

People with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) are at increased risk of several cancers other than lung cancer, a new study reports. The study, “Risk of cancer incidence in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: A nationwide cohort study,” was published in the journal Respirology. IPF and cancer share common risk factors (e.g., smoking) and biological mechanisms (e.g., abnormal cell-to-cell [...]

A scramble to address fears that coronavirus can spread through shared air in buildings

By |2020-09-02T01:07:00+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

Greg Smith had little time to spare when studies began suggesting the novel coronavirus can spread through shared air within buildings. As a facilities management director for the King County Library System, Smith overseas the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in about four dozen buildings currently closed to non-staffers. He contacted the county’s HVAC maintenance [...]

France also affected by Listeria in enoki mushrooms

By |2020-09-02T01:06:58+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

France has become the fifth country to report Listeria in enoki mushrooms from South Korea. It was already known that 36 people fell sick and four died in the United States from November 2016 to December 2019. Six illnesses were recorded in Canada between 2017 and 2019 and five in Australia between October 2017 and March [...]