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Hong Kong biotech firm says its 30-minute coronavirus tests are ‘comparable’ to the ‘gold standard’

SINGAPORE — Fast and accurate coronavirus tests have become a reality, according to genetic testing firm Prenetics. The Hong Kong-based company last week told CNBC that the accuracy of its rapid coronavirus tests is comparable to the “gold standard” of PCR testing. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests have been widely used to detect coronavirus infections… Read More »

No need to panic about COVID-19 trial halts, FDA chief says. They show the system is working

Headlines about COVID-19 vaccine and drug trial pauses may ring alarm bells for millions of people watching their progress, but FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, M.D., has another point of view. The breaks in the action actually show the development process is working as intended, Hahn told Bloomberg. “The system was designed to identify safety issues,” he… Read More »

Research Says These Specific Facial Expressions Mean Someone Is Definitely Interested In You, So…

Today in news-that’s-not-really news: Science officially confirms flirting works. (Science = a study conducted by researchers from the University of Kansas). But actually, there’s more to the okay/duh/obvious results. In addition to confirming that flirting is definitely A Thing and aids in showing romantic interest in someone, that same research, now published in the Journal… Read More »

Trump’s blood oxygen level ‘dropped rapidly’ on Friday sparking health concerns, Meadows says

U.S. President Donald Trump walks to the South Lawn of the White House before boarding Marine One in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, on his say to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to be treated for Covid-19, the White House said. Sarah Silbiger | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump’s… Read More »

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Effective Treatment For Depressed Teenage Girls, Says Study

Philadelphia, September 16: The risk of developing the major depressive disorder (MDD) surges during adolescence-particularly for girls. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be an effective treatment, but only about half of girls diagnosed with depression show significant improvement. Researchers have now identified a non-invasive test of brain function that could help predict who will respond… Read More »

The Future of Health Is “Now,” Deloitte Says; But Are Consumers Living and Loving It?

The pandemic has become a sort of forcing function on all aspects of daily living, include health care. Deloitte’s latest wave of health care consumer market research updates the COVID-19 impacts on the U.S. health care landscape and asks the question in the study report’s title: “Are consumers already living the future of health?” For… Read More »

Trump pushes to reopen schools, says closures will probably cause ‘more death’

President Donald Trump on Thursday continued his push for schools to reopen as fall approaches regardless of the state of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak, adding that keeping schools closed “is causing death also.”  Trump called on Democrats to work with Republicans to pass the latest coronavirus relief bill, which currently includes $ 105 billion to help… Read More »

More than 80% of cross-border travellers are exempt from COVID-19 quarantine rules, government says

Article content continued Everyone else who is not exempted receives three emails — on the fourth, eighth and eleventh days of their quarantine period. Recorded phone messages go out on the eighth and eleventh day. And 175,723 people have received live calls from a trained “screening officer,” who rates the person’s compliance through a series… Read More »