Daily Archives: February 23, 2020

Key Step Towards Coronavirus Vaccine

News Picture: U.S. Scientists Take Key Step Towards Towards Coronavirus Vaccine

Latest Infectious Disease News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — There’s been a crucial move forward in efforts to develop vaccines and treatments against the new COVID-19 coronavirus, U.S. researchers say. As of Wednesday, cases of infection with the virus have topped 74,000 (the vast majority in …

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Week 8 in review: Mid-range phone announcements instead of MWC teasers

Huawei P40 and P40 Pro appear on TENAA with dual-mode 5G

Week 8 of 2020 was supposed to be marked by the teasers leading up to this year’s Mobile Wolrd Congress but with that getting cancelled plans changed. We still got some new phones – LG brought its K-series trio, while Sony brought the Xperia L4. Meanwhile Sharp brought its R5G …

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Buttigieg requests a review of Nevada caucuses results

Buttigieg requests a review of Nevada caucuses results

Shortly after conceding the Nevada caucuses to Sen. Bernie Sanders, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg began questioning the results there. Late Saturday night, a letter from Buttigieg’s campaign to the chairman of the Nevada State Democratic Party made clear that the campaign has questions about what it says are …

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Women’s Six Nations: England beat Ireland to keep grand slam in sight | Sport

England have already had to deal with extremes in weather so far in this tournament, from a blazing hot day in France to a storm-lashed date with Scotland, and on a squally and sunny afternoon in Doncaster their power and precision proved too much for Ireland. The Red Roses made …

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Plastics Chemical BPA Common in ‘Preemie’ ICU: Study

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By Amanda GardnerHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 22 (HealthDay News) — Premature babies who spend their first few days of life in the neonatal intensive care unit may be exposed to a possibly harmful chemical widely used in the manufacture of hard plastics, new research says. The chemical, bisphenol A (BPA), …

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Intuit Is Expected to Buy Credit Karma in $7 Billion Deal

Intuit Is Expected to Buy Credit Karma in $7 Billion Deal

Intuit, the home of TurboTax and Mint, is nearing a deal to buy Credit Karma, a start-up that grew to fame by offering consumers free access to their credit scores, for about $7 billion in cash and stock, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday. The deal, which …

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FDA Approves Voltaren Arthritis Pain, Pataday for OTC Use

News Picture: FDA Approves Voltaren Arthritis Pain, Pataday for OTC Use

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved three drugs for nonprescription, over-the-counter use — Voltaren Arthritis Pain (diclofenac sodium topical gel, 1 percent), Pataday Twice Daily Relief (olopatadine HCl ophthalmic solution/drops, 0.1 percent), and Pataday Once Daily Relief (olopatadine HCl ophthalmic solution/drops, 0.2 …

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Hong Kong Sounds Warning; Italy Cancels Carnival: Virus Update

Hong Kong Sounds Warning; Italy Cancels Carnival: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) — The coronavirus continued its global human and economic destruction over the weekend, and the sense of caution in the financial markets showed no sign of letting up as Asian trading got underway. Hong Kong’s finance chief warned the city is being threatened by a “Tsunami-like cataclysm,” while inside …

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‘Nerve Block’ to Neck Might Help Ease Hot Flashes

'Nerve Block' to Neck Might Help Ease Hot Flashes

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women suffering from hot flashes might get some relief through an injection of an anesthetic near a nerve bundle in the neck, a small new study finds. This technique, called a stellate ganglion block, is a common treatment for …

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