How a lugworm could help organ transplants – France 24

Issued on: 30/06/2022 – 19:47 A French biotechnology company hopes that the unique properties of nematodes, which can survive for hours without breathing, can be used to improve the success rate of organ transplants in humans. Source link Denial of responsibility! is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available … Read more

KLM pays back last of Dutch government pandemic loans

AP HAAG, The Netherlands (AP) – The Dutch flagship KLM announced on Thursday that it is repaying the last tranche of loans from the Dutch government and banks to help it survive when the covid-19 pandemic threw global aviation into a spin. The carrier repays EUR 277 million ($ 290 million) to the government, the … Read more

Amazon, Rite Aid cap purchase of emergency contraceptives

By HALELUYA HADERO NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon limits how many emergency contraceptives consumers can buy and joins other retailers who put on similar caps after Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Amazon’s limit, which temporarily limits the purchase of contraceptives to three units per week, came into force on Monday, an e-commerce giant … Read more

New York’s 1st legal marijuana crop sprouts under the sun

By MICHAEL HILL – Associated Press CLIFTON PARK, NY (AP) – New York’s marijuana market for leisure activities is literally sprouting, with thin leafy plants stretching toward the sun on farms around the state. In a new move, New York gave 203 hemp growers first shot at growing marijuana intended for legal sale, which may … Read more

The bowel cancer signs Deborah James didn’t want people to miss

Supermarkets have promised to add the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer to their toilet roll packaging when tributes are paid to the Dame Deborah James campaign that has died. The mother of two and former principal, who told her hundreds of thousands of Instagram followers in May that she stopped active treatment, died peacefully … Read more

Experts weigh in on Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 situation |

The uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 continues when Saskatchewan enters its third summer and has to deal with the virus. Experts say that public health now more than ever must keep the message clear: keep pace with proper vaccinations and booster shots. “Driving covid-19 to the back burner will not help us individually or collectively,” said epidemiologist … Read more

FDA advisers recommend updating COVID booster shots for fall

By LAURAN NEERGAARD ​​and MATTHEW PERRONE – Associated Press At least some American adults can get updated COVID-19 shots this fall, as government advisers voted on Tuesday that it’s time to adjust booster doses to better match the latest virus variants. Advisors to the Food and Drug Administration struggled with how to change doses now … Read more

Anti-Black, Gay, Asian Bias Fuel California Hate Crime Surge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Hate crimes in California increased by 33% to nearly 1,800 reported incidents in 2021, the sixth highest number ever and the highest since after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001, the state prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday. Chancellor of Justice Rob Bonta said that crimes against blacks were again the most … Read more

Covid-19: Paris court rules French govt did not stock enough masks in 2020

Issued on: 28/06/2022 – 19:52 A court in Paris ruled on Tuesday that the French government failed to adequately stock up on surgical masks in the early 2020 coronavirus pandemic and prevented the virus from spreading. The ruling came as the number of registered infections with variants of coronavirus increased sharply. It was not immediately … Read more

Abortion Foes, Supporters Map Next Moves After Roe Reversal

By LEAH WILLINGHAM and SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP) – A group in Texas helping women pay for abortions halted their efforts on Saturday while evaluating its legal risk under a ban it says will harm disproportionately much to poor women and minority women. Mississippi’s only abortion clinic continued to see patients … Read more