Blocking middle seats on planes reduces risk of COVID-19 spread: CDC

CDC: Fully vaccinated people can travel in US John Hopkins University professor of health policy Dr. Marty Makary weighs in on CDC’s new air travel guidance on ‘FOX News Live’ Blocking middle seats on planes reduces the risk of exposure to COVID-19, a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests. As airlines continue to allow […]

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Largest comprehensive Middle East GWAS reveals Arab genetic risk factors

A group of researchers at Qatar Foundation have reported the first and largest genetic association study in the Middle East, that has been published online in Nature Communications—a leading a peer-reviewed, open access, scientific journal published by Nature Research. The study titled “Whole genome sequencing in the Middle Eastern Qatari population identifies genetic associations with 45 clinically relevant traits” highlights […]

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Hypertension at Middle Age Associated With Cognitive Decline

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2020 — Hypertension at younger or older middle ages is associated with cognitive decline in different abilities, according to a study published online Dec. 14 in Hypertension. Sara Teles de Menezes, Ph.D., from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and colleagues conducted a longitudinal study involving 7,063 participants in the ELSA-Brasil cohort (mean age, […]

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Ronda Rousey Posts New Graphic Video After Revealing Her Middle Finger Almost Snapped in Two

Hey, remember on Tuesday when professional wrestler Ronda Rousey shared an extremely graphic photo of her middle finger, which had nearly broken in two? Well, she's back—and this time, she's got some behind-the-scenes video footage of what happened in the hospital after her finger break.  In her new video, shared Thursday on YouTube (and promoted on her Instagram page), Rousey, 32, went […]

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Higher out-of-pocket costs threaten universal health coverage in ‘missing middle’ nations

One in six countries is expected to have substantially high out-of-pocket spending as a proportion of total health expenditures by 2050, according to a new scientific study. As low-income countries increase their GDP, they often face the “missing middle” problem: As they receive less development assistance, they are not able to fill the resulting gap due to slower growth in […]

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Dylan Dreyer Opens Up About Secondary Infertility: I’m ‘In the Middle of It’

Sharing her story. Dylan Dreyer suffered a miscarriage while trying to have a second baby with her husband, Brian Fichera, and is now opening up about her infertility journey. After trying to conceive for six months, the Today show meteorologist, 37, found out she had a “very low egg count” and her uterus was “scarred shut” from delivering her son, […]

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