SARS-CoV-2 immunization passports: A ticket to normal life?

Proof of immunization against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) may soon be required in many parts of the globe. The authors discuss how immunization passports could work, what Canada needs to do, and potential barriers and limitations in a CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) commentary. “We expect that immunization passports may be imminently introduced for international travel,” writes […]

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Resilience and quality of life go hand in hand for heart defect survivors

Melissa Jeng had her first surgery when she was 3 days old—and the first of four open-heart surgeries at 8. Since then, she’s also had over a dozen heart procedures. “I got to the point where I would call them tune-ups,” the 52-year-old from Seattle said. “None of it feels good, but it is what it is, and you have […]

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The Truth About Donald And Melania Trump’s Life At Mar-A-Lago

Donald Trump’s tumultuous time in the White House was marked not only by his policies, his trademark rallies, and his personal and professional scandals, but also by the lavish lifestyle that he maintained as president. Donald and his wife, Melania Trump, came to Washington, D.C. after leading extremely opulent lives, and proved very quickly that they would be keeping up […]

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Katie Price Wants to Give Son Harvey, 18, 'Best Shot at Life'

Next steps. Katie Price is giving an inside look into her 18-year-old son Harvey’s transition to full-time care in her BBC show. Everything Katie Price Has Said About Raising Son Harvey “Things change when you’re 18 for anyone when you become an adult,” the former model, 42, said in the Saturday, January 16, trailer for Katie Price: Harvey and Me. […]

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Forty percent of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life

Modifying 12 risk factors over the lifecourse could delay or prevent 40% of dementia cases, according to an update to The Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention, and care, which is being presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 2020). Combined, the three new risk factors are associated with 6% of all dementia cases—with an estimated 3% of cases […]

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World-first technology breathes new life into cystic fibrosis detection and treatment

World-first research led by Monash University could hold the key to better monitoring and treatment of lung disease associated with cystic fibrosis (CF) – a condition thousands of people are diagnosed with each year. Using X-ray velocimetry (XV), the multi-disciplinary collaboration of physicists, engineers, biomedical engineers and clinicians was able to measure the dynamics of airflow through the lungs during […]

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