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Government pauses key part of school testing plan, after PHE says balance between risk and benefit ‘unclear’

Concerns have been raised over the use of lateral flow devices (LFDs) in schools

Government pauses key part of school testing plan, after PHE says balance between risk and benefit ‘unclear’ Government pauses key part of school testing plan, after PHE says balance between risk and benefit ‘unclear’ The government has paused a key part of their testing plan for schools following advice from Public Health England (PHE), who said the balance between risks …

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Vitamins C and E Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

Vitamins C and E Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

Vitamins C and E Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson’s Disease Vitamins C and E Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson’s Disease People who consume a diet rich in vitamins C and E may be at reduced risk for Parkinson’s disease. Researchers followed 41,058 Swedish men and women for an average of 18 years, gathering data on their health and …

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How Our Sex Habits May Affect Our HPV and Cancer Risk

How Our Sex Habits May Affect Our HPV and Cancer Risk

How Our Sex Habits May Affect Our HPV and Cancer Risk How Our Sex Habits May Affect Our HPV and Cancer Risk Almost 45 percent of patients had had more than 10 sexual partners during their lifetimes, compared with 19 percent of the cancer-free controls. People under 23 who had a sexual partner at least 10 years older were more …

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Coronavirus: New school rules could undermine lockdown and put poorest families at greatest risk, experts warn

Pupils to get set number of hours of remote education, government says

Coronavirus: New school rules could undermine lockdown and put poorest families at greatest risk, experts warn Coronavirus: New school rules could undermine lockdown and put poorest families at greatest risk, experts warn T he decision to include children without access to laptops or adequate internet connections as among those who should go to school during the new national lockdown risks …

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Oral Contraceptives Tied to Lower Risk for Certain Cancers

Oral Contraceptives Tied to Lower Risk for Certain Cancers

Oral Contraceptives Tied to Lower Risk for Certain Cancers Oral Contraceptives Tied to Lower Risk for Certain Cancers Women who have used oral contraceptives may be at lower risk for ovarian and endometrial cancer. Oral contraceptives are known to be associated with a higher risk for breast cancer, but a new study in Cancer Research suggests the increased risk is …

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Study Says Blood Plasma Reduces Risk of Severe Covid-19 if Given Early

Study Says Blood Plasma Reduces Risk of Severe Covid-19 if Given Early

Study Says Blood Plasma Reduces Risk of Severe Covid-19 if Given Early Study Says Blood Plasma Reduces Risk of Severe Covid-19 if Given Early It will be difficult “to find and diagnose them within that vanishingly small window,” said Dr. Ilan Schwartz, an infectious disease physician at the University of Alberta who wasn’t involved in the study. “The study looks …

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Does Your Dog Have Diabetes? You May Be at Higher Risk of Diabetes, Too

Does Your Dog Have Diabetes? You May Be at Higher Risk of Diabetes, Too

Does Your Dog Have Diabetes? You May Be at Higher Risk of Diabetes, Too Does Your Dog Have Diabetes? You May Be at Higher Risk of Diabetes, Too If your dog has diabetes, you may be at higher risk of developing the disease yourself. Those are the findings of a new study in BMJ that examined pet insurance data in …

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Trump Incentives for Signing Peace Accords With Israel Could Be at Risk

Trump Incentives for Signing Peace Accords With Israel Could Be at Risk

Trump Incentives for Signing Peace Accords With Israel Could Be at Risk Trump Incentives for Signing Peace Accords With Israel Could Be at Risk WASHINGTON — For Sudan, agreeing to normalize relations with Israel was the price of removal from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. A similar diplomatic deal with Israel sealed Morocco’s demand for the United …

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More Hacking Attacks Found, Officials Warn of Risk to U.S. Government

More Hacking Attacks Found, Officials Warn of Risk to U.S. Government

More Hacking Attacks Found, Officials Warn of Risk to U.S. Government More Hacking Attacks Found, Officials Warn of Risk to U.S. Government President Trump has yet to say anything about the attack. Echoing the government’s warning, Microsoft said Thursday that it had identified 40 companies, government agencies and think tanks that the suspected Russian hackers, at a minimum, stole data …

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Birth Defects Tied to Higher Cancer Risk

Birth Defects Tied to Higher Cancer Risk

Birth Defects Tied to Higher Cancer Risk Birth Defects Tied to Higher Cancer Risk People born with birth defects have a higher risk for cancer throughout life, researchers report. It has been generally known that major birth defects are associated with an increased risk for cancer in childhood. Now new research suggests that the risk persists, at a lower rate, …

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