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Infection fatality rate of COVID-19 inferred from seroprevalence data

John P A Ioannidis | www.who.int Abstract Objective To estimate the infection fatality rate of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) from seroprevalence data. Methods I searched PubMed and preprint servers for COVID-19 seroprevalence studies with a sample size 500 as of … Continue reading

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Nanotechnology in Medical Applications: The Global Market

Source: PR Newswire HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Global Information Inc. (GII) is pleased to announce a new market research report “Nanotechnology in Medical Applications: The Global Market” by BCC Research. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120120/CG39448) The global nanomedicine market reached … Continue reading

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The Alyona Show 7/23/12

The Alyona Show RT America Tonight we’ll talk about events in Anaheim over the weekend, where a police involved shooting led to protests and police firing rubber bullets into a crowd of women and children. We’ll speak to a reporter … Continue reading

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Health Impact, Interplay of Diet Soft Drinks and Overall Diet Unravelled

ScienceDaily Are diet sodas good or bad for you? The jury is still out, but a new study sheds light on the impact that zero-calorie beverages may have on health, especially in the context of a person’s overall dietary habits. … Continue reading

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Disappearing Dead: Economic Optimism about Immortality

PBS NewsHour Will we one day be able to live forever? What is the goal of economics if not the greatest good for the greatest number of people? Substitute “happy, healthy, never-ending life” for “greatest good” and you can see … Continue reading

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It’s a family affair

The Economist IN RECENT years China’s leaders have become increasingly concerned that the public’s awareness of the growing wealth gap could lead to social instability. In Beijing, displays of gratuitous overcompensation are a daily reminder that some people, in keeping … Continue reading

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The latest goss on infanticide

Michael Cook BioEdge A Washington Post blog has announced that the editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics, Julian Savulescu, is preparing a special issue on infanticide. This follows the world-wide controversy over the JME’s February 23 article, “After-birth abortion: … Continue reading

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All patients to be barcoded by 2013

Source: Telegraph The barcodes, which will be read by handheld scanners, are to be issued to patients from October neaxt year under the orders of the Information Standards Board (ISB) for Health and Social Care. By next April trusts have … Continue reading

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Campbell diaries: Murdoch ‘called Blair over Iraq’

BBC News Rupert Murdoch called Tony Blair urging him not to delay the invasion of Iraq, former Number 10 communications chief Alastair Campbell has said. The claim is made in the latest part of Mr Campbell’s diaries, which are being … Continue reading

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Number of Children with Diabetes Jumps 14% Between 2000-2008

Mike Barrett Natural Society The Western lifestyle and average American diet pave a smooth road for developing various illnesses and diseases. Over the years, food has become more processed, less natural, and filled with even greater amounts of toxic additives … Continue reading

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