Many Male Breast Cancers Diagnosed Late, and Delays Can Be Lethal

THURSDAY, Oct. 15, 2020 — Breast cancer in men is rare. But because it’s not often suspected in men, diagnosis often comes only after a tumor has begun to spread throughout the body, new research shows. “Approximately one-half of males with breast cancer received a diagnosis after it had already spread,” either to nearby or distant tissues, said a team […]

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Olympic athletes should be mindful of their biological clocks

Biological clocks have sizeable effects on the performance of elite athletes. This conclusion was drawn by chronobiologists from the University of Groningen after studying the times achieved by swimmers in four different Olympic Games. Shifting the clock to reach peak performance at the right time could make the difference between winning and losing. The results were published on 8 October […]

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Trump admits that a vaccine won't be available until after election

Trump backtracks and admits that a coronavirus vaccine WON’T be available until after the election – and says experimental drug Regeneron is ‘ready to go’ despite not being approved by FDA President Trump admits that a vaccine won’t be available until after the election In video shared Wednesday, Trump said: ‘We’re going to have a great vaccine very, very shortly. […]

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Chinese Company Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Should Be Available in U.S. in Early 2021

THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 — A Chinese pharmaceutical company claims its COVID-19 vaccine should available by early next year for distribution in the United States and other countries. If it passes its final round of human tests, SinoVac will apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to sell the CoronaVac vaccine, company CEO Yin Weidong said Thursday, the Associated […]

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Are corona passports the magic bullet Ministers hope they'll be?

Are corona passports really the magic bullet Ministers hope they’ll be? Experts are sceptical that testing to prove people DON’T have Covid-19 could help unlock society Tech companies believe a smartphone app could unlock society as we know it  This simple-to-use technology would prove our ‘Covid status’ and allow access   Experts claim a negative test result can’t guarantee an individual is […]

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Rapid 90-minute COVID-19 test shown to be highly accurate

A 90-minute COVID-19 test has been shown to have over 94 percent sensitivity, and 100 percent specificity in a new study. The work, published in the journal The Lancet Microbe, was led by scientists from Imperial College London.In the research, the high-speed tests, which do not require a laboratory and can be performed in cartridges smaller than a mobile phone, […]

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Oct, Nov to be ‘tougher’ with more coronavirus deaths: WHO Europe

The World Health Organization expects Europe to see a rise in the daily number of COVID-19 deaths in October and November, the head of the body’s European branch told AFP on Monday. “It’s going to get tougher. In October, November, we are going to see more mortality,” WHO Europe director Hans Kluge said, as the continent currently experiences a surge […]

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