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Eating late at night increases risk of obesity, here’s why

Dieticians regularly warn against eating late at night but why is this and how does it affect body weight? New research reveals all.
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Cannabis may offer relief from menopause symptoms

Menopause symptoms, ranging from hot flashes to weight gain, can be eased with cannabis and CBD, research finds.
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Will CBD replace opioids?

America is gripped by opioid addiction and a dangerous opioid epidemic - could CBD be a viable replacement?
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Rural US sees worse COVID impact due to low vaccine uptake

Across the US, those living in rural counties have been more affected by variants of the COVID-19 vaccine, with a faster rate of spread as well as more deaths due to lower rates of vaccination.
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70% of physicians unaware of how to treat someone with a disability

Researchers from Mass General have found that physicians are lacking basic understanding on how to care and treat people with disabilities.
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How did the COVID-19 pandemic affect blood pressure?

A US study found higher blood pressure levels were associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, due to stay-at-home orders impacting healthy lifestyle behaviours.
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Death rate from Parkinson’s disease rises in US

The death rate from Parkinson’s disease has risen by 63% in the United States, according to a new study.
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Bringing back women to the workforce

Patrice Williams, HR Manager for Vuram, discusses how to tackle the tech gender gap and elevate women in the workforce.
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FDA approves Pfizer booster vaccine for over 65s

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given authorisation for the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccine to be administered to people aged 65 and over.
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Scientists identify new “Mexican variant” similar to Alpha variant

The UK's Alpha variant became one of the most highly transmitted forms of the virus, which led to other variants mutating into existence - now, scientists are picking up on the beginnings of a "Mexican variant", yet to be named under the WHO system.
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Modelling Armageddon: The effects of nuclear weapons on climate

Owen B. Toon, Alan Robock & Richard P. Turco turn our thoughts towards modelling Armageddon in terms of the effects of nuclear weapons on climate.
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Changes in hospital mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers have published the most comprehensive study of COVID-19 hospital mortality rates in the United States.
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Social media users more likely to believe COVID-19 conspiracy theories

A study by Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) researchers has found that users of conservative and social media are more likely to believe COVID-19 conspiracy theories.
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More than 25% of children have not received childhood vaccinations

According to new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, more than a quarter of American children had not received common childhood vaccinations in 2018.
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Only 16% of men received HPV vaccine

Researchers from Michigan Medicine have found that only 16% of men had received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine.
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Life expectancy is up for HIV patients in Latin America

Researchers studied over 30,688 HIV patients across seven Latin American countries - finding that life expectancy has dramatically increased over a period of 14 years.
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Five steps towards effective CUI classification

Adam Strange, Global Marketing Director at Titus, by HelpSystems, talks us through the 5 steps towards effective CUI classification.
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84% of young people willing to get vaccinated

Data from a MyVoice national survey has found that the percentage of young people who say they're willing to get vaccinated has risen to 84%.
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Why does the U.S. need an STI National Strategic Plan?

Open Access Government discusses STI prevention in the U.S., and the benefits and priorities of the STI National Strategic Plan 2021-2025.
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U.S. Astronomical Sciences: Ensuring scientific excellence for all

Open Access Government discusses how the U.S. NSF’s Division of Astronomical Sciences continues to break boundaries in research and discovery, yet remains conscious of its social and environmental impact The National Science Foundations’ (NSF) Division of Astronomical Sciences (AST) continues to fulfil its mission of supporting forefront research in ground-based...

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