German leaders confer on COVID as omicron infections soar

Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Germany’s 16 state governors will confer Monday to chart the country’s way forward in the coronavirus pandemic, and are expected to prioritize the use of PCR tests for those most at risk as the omicron variant fuels a steep rise in infections. Germany has seen a string of new infection records over the past two weeks […]

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Researchers find negative parenting leaves males more likely to develop negative traits

Harsh and negative parenting has long been linked to the development of callous-unemotional traits in children and adolescents. Now, a study by Florida State University researchers has found that maltreated males are more likely to develop those callous-unemotional traits than females. Callous-unemotional traits include lying, cheating and a lack of guilt. Researcher Bridget Joyner, a doctoral student in criminology, led […]

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COVID-19 has infected about 20% of Americans, but true percentage likely higher: report

Fox News Flash top headlines for January 23 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. At least one in five Americans have now been infected with COVID-19 since the pandemic began, but the number is likely higher, including secondary to unreported asymptomatic cases, according to The Hill. The United States had its first confirmed […]

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Blood clots: The everyday activity linked to 35% higher risk of blood clots – ‘risky’

British Heart Foundation: Understanding blood clots We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Physical inactivity increases your risk of suffering life threatening blood clots by up to […]

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RUDN University dentist implements new approach to treating inflammation of periodontal tissues

A dentist from RUDN University implemented a new approach to treating of inflammation of tissues around dental root and root canal. The new comprehensive therapeutic method includes the treatment of inflamed tissues with ozone. When used in a complex clinical case, the method helped save a patient's tooth. The case was described in the Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dentistry journal. […]

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Scientists find predictors of heart disease among Black Americans that are shared across ethnicities

Coronary heart disease, which is a major cause of heart attack, develops when damaged or clogged arteries cannot deliver enough oxygen-rich blood to the heart. Black Americans are at greater risk of coronary heart disease than non-Hispanic white individuals; however, because Black Americans are underrepresented in clinical research, established risk prediction models do not fully capture their risk. To identify […]

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