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PFAS Chemical Producers Under Criminal Investigation

It may sometimes look like alphabet soup when scientists begin writing about perfluorinated chemicals, historically abbreviated PFC. Interestingly, the abbreviation PFC refers to two similar, yet distinctly different chemicals: perfluorinated chemicals and perfluorocarbons.1 Perfluorinated chemicals include perfluorocarbons and other per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, such as PFOA and PFOS. To reduce confusion, the EPA made the… Read More »

That Isn’t Always Pedro Pascal Under the Helmet in The Mandalorian

Pedro Pascal been garnering significant praise for injecting real personality and pathos into a fairly standard gunslinger archetype character in Disney’s The Mandalorian, all without showing his real face. It is, after all, a central tenet of Mandalorian culture within the Star Wars universe that the society of bounty hunters never remove their helmets around… Read More »

New patient test could tell GPs if infections are antibiotic resistant in under two hours

A new rapid patient test which could identify whether bacteria isolated from clinical samples are antibiotic resistant in under two hours is being trialled on a range of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). If successful, the test could transform decision-making around antibiotic choice by helping inform the five million antibiotic prescriptions… Read More »

Analysis | The Health 202: Association health plans expanded under Trump look promising so far – The Washington Post

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New Male Contraceptive Gel Under Development: Where Do You Think It Goes?

Condoms have been a mainstay of male contraceptives. However, many men have not been using them. (Photo: Getty Images)Getty A clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be evaluating a new contraceptive gel for men to use. It’s not on the market yet. But it is designed for men to shoulder some more… Read More »