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Fluvoxamine: An Antidepressant Emerging As A Leading Drug To Treat COVID-19

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COVID-19 Drugs: Fluvoxamine, an inexpensive anti-depressant drug is now emerging as a potential candidate to be repurposed to treat COVID-19. Speculations are adrift that Canada might be the first country to approve its usage to...

The new alkali metal-chlorine batteries can store up to six times more charge than...

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An international team of researchers led by Stanford University have developed rechargeable batteries that can store up to six times more charge than ones that are currently commercially available. The advance, detailed in a new...

One nanolitre Biosupercapacitors (BSCs) provides energy for biomedical applications

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The miniaturization of microelectronic sensor technology, microelectronic robots or intravascular implants is progressing rapidly. However, it also poses major challenges for research. One of the biggest is the development of tiny but efficient energy...

Spinal cord stimulation may drastically reduce chronic back pain

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A new approach to spinal cord stimulation may drastically reduce chronic back pain, a small pilot study suggests. The study, of 20 patients with stubborn low back pain, tested the effects of implanting electrodes near...

COVID-19: le persone infette sono più contagiose due giorni prima e tre giorni dopo...

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Ogni ondata della pandemia ha sottolineato quanto sia gravemente contagioso il COVID-19, ma c'è meno chiarezza tra gli esperti su esattamente quando – e fino a che punto – gli individui infetti hanno maggiori...

COVID-19: Infected individuals are most contagious two days before and three days after symptoms...

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Each wave of the pandemic has underscored just how gravely contagious COVID-19 is, but there is less clarity among experts on exactly when - and to what extent - infected individuals are most likely...

Chronic viral infections of the liver can lead to hepatocellular carcinoma

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Chronic viral infections in the liver can lead to organ dysfunction and ultimately to liver tumors in a progression invariably characterized by viruses that proliferate free of immune system restraints. Although it has been known...

COVID-19: cosa sappiamo della variante Delta e dell’efficacia dei vaccini

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Il 27 luglio 2021, il CDC ha pubblicato  una guida aggiornata  sulla necessità di aumentare urgentemente la copertura vaccinale COVID-19 e una raccomandazione per tutti coloro  che si trovano in aree a  trasmissione sostanziale o alta di indossare una maschera...

I vaccini Pfizer e Moderna COVID-19 sono efficaci al 66% contro la variante Delta

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L'efficacia contro l'infezione dei vaccini Pfizer e Moderna COVID-19 è scesa dal 91 percento prima che la variante Delta diventasse dominante al 66 percento in seguito, secondo un ampio studio sugli operatori sanitari statunitensi...

COVID-19: What We Know About Delta Variant and Vaccines Efficacy

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On July 27, 2021, CDC released updated guidance on the need for urgently increasing COVID-19 vaccination coverage and a recommendation for everyone in areas of substantial or high transmission to wear a mask in public indoor places, even...

The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are 66% effective against Delta variant

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The effectiveness against infection of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines dropped from 91 percent before the Delta variant became dominant to 66 percent afterwards, according to a large study of US health workers...

The Earth’s deepest diamonds are commonly made up of former living organisms

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The Earth's deepest diamonds are commonly made up of former living organisms that have effectively been recycled more than 400 kilometers below the surface, new Curtin research has discovered. The research, published in Nature's Scientific...

RRAM: new perovskite device can simultaneously store and visually transmit data

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In a step toward a future of higher performance memory devices, researchers from National Taiwan Normal University and Kyushu University have developed a new device that needs only a single semiconductor known as perovskite...

An obese mum-to-be may be raising the risk of bowel cancer in her adult...

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An obese mum-to-be may be raising the risk of bowel cancer in her adult children, suggests research of more than 18,000 mother and child pairs, published online in the journal Gut. The findings suggest that...

Staying well hydrated reduce the risk of developing heart failure

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Staying well hydrated throughout life could reduce the risk of developing heart failure, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2021. "Our study suggests that maintaining good hydration can prevent or at least slow down...