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Study finds owning a puppy helps kids stay out of trouble

A new study has found that puppies can help children stay away from bad behaviour. The study, carried out by the University of Western Australia, shows that puppies can have beneficial effects on children’s social skills and help keep them out of trouble. UWA looked at the emotional wellbeing of over 1,600 children between the… Read More »

‘Gold Standard’ Clinical Trial Finds Hydroxychloroquine Won’t Prevent COVID-19

WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2020 — Hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug touted and reportedly used by President Donald Trump as a preventative for COVID-19, appears not to have lived up to its hype, a new study shows. Unlike some prior studies, this new trial was a “gold standard” prospective, randomized clinical trial. It found that hydroxychloroquine could… Read More »

First map of tumour microbiomes finds bacteria live in many cancers

By Alice Klein More than 60 per cent of pancreatic tumours tested positive for bacterial DNAANNE WESTON, FRANCIS CRICK INSTITUTE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY The first comprehensive survey of the microorganisms that live inside tumours has found that bacteria reside in those from many different cancer types, but it is unclear whether they contribute to… Read More »

Financial Stress Is An Epidemic In America, Everyday Health Finds

One in three working-age people in the U.S. have seen a doctor about something stress-related. Stress is a way of American life, based on the findings in The United States of Stress, a survey from Everyday Health. Everyday Health polled 6,700 U.S. adults between 18 and 64 years of age about their perspectives on stress, anxiety, panic,… Read More »