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A new study found that hydroxychloroquine can’t prevent COVID-19

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The FINANCIAL — A new study published in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal shows that hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit in COVID-19 prevention. 132 full-time health care workers took part in the research. Of the 64 participants who took the drug, researchers found that four ended up testing positive for COVID-19 — the same number of people who tested positive out of the 61 workers who didn’t take it. Despite this discovery, Australian scientists will continue testing to see if taking hydroxychloroquine can prevent coronavirus. Hydroxychloroquine, the drug President Trump said he was taking to ward off the novel coronavirus, does not reduce transmission of the contagious disease…

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A new study found that hydroxychloroquine can’t prevent COVID-19

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The FINANCIAL — A new study published in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal shows that hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit in COVID-19 prevention. 132 full-time health care workers took part in the research. Of the 64 participants who took the drug, researchers found that four ended up testing positive for COVID-19 — the same number of people who tested positive…

Giving mothers’ excrements to C-section babies may help them develop healthy gut flora

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The FINANCIAL —  A new study conducted by a research group from the Pediatric Research Center suggests that feeding C-section newborns with their mothers’ excrements helps theme restore gut microbiota. The team compared the microbiota of the babies in their study to 82 not given the experimental treatment, born either vaginally or via C-section. A proof-of-concept study suggests the procedure can…

Study finds that vitamin D could lower coronavirus risk

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The FINANCIAL — A retrospective study published in JAMA Network Open finds that people with untreated vitamin D deficiency, measured as less than 20 nanograms per milliliter, may be almost twice as likely to contract coronavirus compared to people who get sufficient doses of the sunshine vitamin. The study, out of UChicago Medicine, looked at 489…

A new study shows COVID-19 may cause brain disorders even in people with mild coronavirus symptoms

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The FINANCIAL — Preliminary clinical data indicate that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection is associated with neurological and neuropsychiatric illness. A new study shows that some coronavirus patients suffered either temporary brain dysfunction, strokes, nerve damage or other serious brain effects. Another dozen patients observed in the study had swelling in their central nervous systems. “We’re seeing things in the…

New study shows that humans arrived in Australia 20,000 years earlier than we thought and they may have been Vegetarians

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The FINANCIAL – The role of plant foods in the evolution and dispersal of early modern humans has often been underestimated. A team from the University of Queensland found ancient charcoal, which contains trace elements of food cooked by locals 65,000 years ago and which proves that Australians subsisted on a diet that was largely…