The UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his recent video message, while describing the impact of the coronavirus as “the most challenging crisis we have faced since the Second World War”, warned about spreading of global “misinfo-demic,” the UN Information Centre (UNIC) reported.
UN chief warns of ‘dangerous epidemic of misinformation’ during pandemic
Active older veterans fall more often than their more sedentary peers who never served in the armed forces, but they’re less likely to injure themselves when they do, said a University of Michigan researcher.
Physically active older veterans fall more, but hurt themselves less
Are overweight women less fertile? Does primary ovarian insufficiency increase risks for obesity and diabetes? For years the controversy regarding the connection between reproductive health and body mass index has continued.
Does primary ovarian insufficiency affect risks for obesity, diabetes?
Some 15 percent of people suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder after having a heart attack, and the condition often leads to additional health problems in many of them, a new study found.
Some 15% of heart attack sufferers experience PTSD symptoms: Study
Three potential COVID-19 vaccines are making fast progress in early-stage testing in volunteers in China and the US, but it’s still a long road to prove if they’ll really work.
Search for a COVID-19 vaccine heats up in China, US
More than half of US health care personnel infected with the new coronavirus likely contracted it via contact with an infected patient or coworker, new data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggested.
Most US health care workers who contracted coronavirus likely infected at work: CDC
SE Asia leaders meet by video on pandemic
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world was approaching 2 million on Tuesday, with nearly 120,000 confirmed deaths, according to data compiled by the US Johns Hopkins University, as in Southeast Asia, leaders linked up by video to plot a strategy to overcome the virus crisis.
Global coronavirus cases near 2m, confirmed deaths  approach 120,000
The parasite causing the most severe form of human malaria uses proteins to make red blood cells sticky, making it harder for the immune system to destroy it and leading to potentially fatal blood clots. New research at the Crick has identified how the parasite may control this process.
Deadliest malaria strain protects itself from immune system

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