France to end mandatory outdoor masks and COVID curfew

France on Wednesday said it was ending the obligation to wear masks outside and would bring forward the lifting of a nighttime curfew, as COVID infections fall and the country’s vaccine drive picks up. Prime Minister Jean Castex said the requirement for people to wear masks outdoors in much of the country would be lifted from Thursday, with some exceptions, […]

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Guidelines: Management of Moderate to Severe Crohn’s Disease

For adult outpatients with moderate to severe Crohn’s disease, new guidelines from the American Gastroenterological Association strongly recommend induction and maintenance therapy with anti–tumor necrosis factor–alpha agents or ustekinumab over no treatment. “Although [related] evidence supporting infliximab and adalimumab was moderate certainty, the evidence for certolizumab pegol was low certainty,” wrote Joseph D. Feuerstein, MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical […]

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Drug reduces deaths for subset of COVID-19 patients in trial

Preliminary RECOVERY trial results find a monoclonal antibody (MAB) drug by Regeneron reduces the risk of death in a subset of patients with severe COVID-19. The RECOVERY trial has demonstrated that in patients who have not mounted a natural antibody response of their own, the investigational antibody combination developed by Regeneron reduces the risk of death when given to patients […]

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FDA approval of controversial Alzheimer’s drug could delay discovery of more promising treatments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved aducanumab, the first treatment that aims to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. But approval of the drug has provoked mixed reactions from the scientific community. Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by progressive memory loss, spatial disorientation and many other cognitive and behavioral disorders that ultimately lead to a state of total […]

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Dr Amir hits back at mandatory vaccines for care home staff – ‘It will impact the NHS

Care home vaccines 'shouldn't be mandatory' says Dr Amir When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Care home staff are […]

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The Fit List: Sporty and health-conscious buys from skincare to activewear

If you’re into fitness, you’re probably interested in looking after your body inside and out. From plant-based protein snacks and probiotic skincare to high-fashion loungewear and printed swimsuits, this week’s Fit List is all about looking and feeling good. Plus Sweaty Betty takes a big step in the right direction with their new inclusive activewear range including modest sports gear […]

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New web tool offers many capabilities vital to bacteria mutation research

In 1943, two scientists named Max Delbrück and Salvador Luria conducted an experiment to show that bacteria can mutate randomly, independent of external stimulus, such as an antibiotic that threatens a bacterial cells' survival. Today the Luria-Delbrück experiment is widely used in laboratories for a different purpose–scientists use this classic experiment to determine microbial mutation rates. When performing the Luria-Delbrück […]

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