301 articles from TUESDAY 7.7.2020

Study: Surgical delay associated with increased risk in some gastrointestinal malignancies

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, widespread cancellations of electively-scheduled or "non-emergency" operations were implemented to free up hospital beds and conserve protective equipment for health care workers. In a new study published in the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, a team of investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center examined the effects of delaying surgery for...

Targeted taxes and school lunch policies benefit low-income populations

Targeted taxes on sweetened beverages and policies that strengthen nutritional standards for meals and beverages at schools may be effective tools for decreasing the purchase of sweetened drinks and reducing obesity among children living in poverty, according to two studies led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Towards improved wound healing -- Chemical synthesis of a trefoil factor peptide

The family of trefoil factor peptides brings hope to both research and industry to improve the treatment of chronic disorders. For the first time, a team led by ERC awardee Markus Muttenthaler from the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Vienna succeeded in the synthesis and folding of the peptide TFF1. The study was published in "Chemical Communications".

Curiosity Mars Rover's Summer Road Trip Has Begun

Portal origin URL: Curiosity Mars Rover's Summer Road Trip Has BegunPortal origin nid: 462474Published: Monday, July 6, 2020 - 21:24Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: After more than a year in the "clay-bearing unit," Curiosity is making a mile-long journey around some deep sand so that it can explore higher up Mount Sharp.Portal...

Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson accuses care homes over deaths as US cases near 3m

Atlanta mayor tests positive for Covid-19; Kenya emerges from lockdown; Israel reimposes restrictions. Follow the latest updatesUS cases near 3m as White House claims country is a “leader” in global fight against virusFury as Boris Johnson accuses care homes over high Covid-19 death tollGlobal report: India sees record daily rise as capital opens giant hospitalWorld map: which countries have...