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Study of Coronavirus in Pregnant Women Finds Striking Racial Differences

Black, Hispanic and Latino pregnant women in Philadelphia are five times as likely as their white counterparts to have been exposed to the coronavirus, according to data collected from nearly 1,300 women between April and June. The findings, which have not been published in a scientific journal, were based on tests for coronavirus antibodies, which… Read More »

Experts Outline Research Methods to Study Puberty Suppression Impacts on Brains of Transgender Youth

Representational Image (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington DC, June 10: A new set of expert consensus-based recommendations lays out how best is to study possible neurodevelopmental impacts of pubertal suppression treatment in transgender youth. Developed by a consensus panel of 24 international scientists, the recommendations were published in the journal Transgender Health. Also Read | Anand Sagar’s… Read More »

Merck’s bladder cancer late-stage study fails to meet main goals

(Reuters) – Merck & Co said on Tuesday its blockbuster therapy Keytruda used along with chemotherapy failed to meet the main goals of a late-stage study testing the combination as a first-line treatment for bladder cancer. The trial did not meet the main goals of overall survival or progression-free survival, compared with standard-of-care chemotherapy alone,… Read More »

New study shows that one third of Irish people exercise every day

Independent research experts iReach have released findings from a survey they carried out prior to the COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland. The survey, which was carried out on behalf of leading protection specialist Royal London, asked over 1,000 adults nationwide if they exercised regularly and if so, how often. 33% of respondents said they did in… Read More »

Coronavirus Can Spread Through Sex? COVID-19 Found in Semen of Infected Men Reveals Possibility of Sexual Transmission in New Study

Coronavirus sexual transmission (Photo Credits: Pixabay) After numerous theories trying to understand the way of Coronavirus spread, and constant questions if sex can transmit COVID-19, the answer has come as a positive possibility in a recent study. Scientists have found traces of the virus in semen of the recovering coronavirus patients. The study was carried… Read More »