First patient-derived organoid model for cervical cancer

Researchers from the group of Hans Clevers (Hubrecht Institute) developed the first patient-derived organoid model for cervical cancer. They also modeled the healthy human cervix using organoids. In close collaboration with the UMC Utrecht, Princess Máxima Center and the Netherlands Cancer Institute, the researchers used the organoid-based platform to study sexually transmitted infections for a herpes virus. The model can […]

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A nutrition report card for Americans: Dark clouds, silver linings

Many of the latest findings on the American diet are not encouraging. Almost half of U.S. adults, or 46%, have a poor-quality diet, with too little fish, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and beans, and too much salt, sugar-sweetened beverages and processed meats. Our additional research shows U.S. kids are doing even worse: More than half, or 56%, have a […]

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'Data is in': Dr. Makary on Fauci cautioning against indoor dining after being vaccinated

Dr. Makary: Cases rising, medical experts losing credibility because of mixed messaging. Fox News contributor Dr. Marty Makary reacts to Dr. Fauci cautioning against indoor dining even after being vaccinated. Fox News contributor Dr. Marty Makary reacted to Dr. Fauci cautioning against indoor dining, even after being fully vaccinated, during a Tuesday appearance on “Fox & Friends.” MARTY MAKARY: You’re […]

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UK hits vaccine target; Johnson warns of more virus deaths

LONDON — Britain began offering coronavirus vaccinations to anyone over 45 on Tuesday after hitting its target of giving at least one dose to everyone over 50 by the middle of April. Despite the good news, Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned that the U.K. would inevitably see “more hospitalization and deaths” as it emerges from lockdown. On Monday non-essential shops, […]

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New Mexico governor signs bill to legalize recreational pot

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Monday legalizing recreational marijuana use within months and kicking off sales next year, making it the seventh state since November to put an end to pot prohibition. The governor, a Democrat, has supported marijuana reform as a way to create jobs and shore up state revenue. New Mexico voters ousted ardent opponents […]

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DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

How to tackle heel pain and get back on your feet: DR MARTIN SCURR addresses your health issues My wife is a keen walker, but has not been able to walk for months due to heel pain. Her doctor and podiatrist both suggested plantar fasciitis, but it does not hurt in the typical area, and she has not responded to […]

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Maskless Florida Woman Jailed for Coughing on Customer

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A Florida woman who purposefully coughed on another customer without wearing a mask in a Pier 1 store last summer has received jail time and fines, according to The Washington Post. Debra Hunter, 53, will serve 30 days in jail, followed by 6 months of probation. […]

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