Tag: oxygen

India

Medical crowdfunding has become essential in India, but it’s leaving many behind It helps us weave together the Indian government’s recently stated positions on intellectual property protection and what appears to be India’s conflicted position on the TRIPS… Read More

Longevity

Little evidence that social restrictions during the pandemic have added to rates of death and ill-health. As we age our telomeres, the end caps of the chromosomes shorten. Preserve telomeres and thus reduce aging. The first time that… Read More

Microbiome

This collection of microbes in your body includes bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Together, it’s called the human microbiome. Scientists are only just discovering the enormous impact of our gut microbiome and how it could hold the key to… Read More

Nepal

The battle against the pandemic is being fought not just by medics in hospitals, but by volunteers and activists through social media, online groups and community organising, while political leaders are widely seen as incompetent and indifferent. The… Read More

Ethiek

COVAX is based on the recognition that a free market system is unlikely to ensure globally equitable vaccine access during a pandemic. It risks losing health equity out of sight in favour of equity markets. The coronavirus turned… Read More

Care

We are keen to bring our ventilator to as many hospitals as possible to combat serious respiratory diseases worldwide. What do teeth and oral health have to do with the brain? Does it protect against degenerative diseases? Hospitals,… Read More

Lucifer

It’s a bell-shaped curve of disease resistance versus host tolerance. This sPLA2-11A enzyme is trying to kill the virus, but it is destroying the patient’s cell membranes and thereby contributing to multiple organ failure and death. That’s just… Read More

Obesity

The hypothesis and paradox of obesity being associated with higher survival rates in severe bacterial infections was confirmed in this prospective, population-based observational study. Increased bodyweight is the second greatest predictor of hospitalisation and a high risk of… Read More

Future

Whether it’s reviving old trends or starting new ones, TikTok is where Gen Z sets the tone for what’s cool. The climate and the biodiversity summit, which equal climate change as an existential crisis. Amazon’s strategy depends on… Read More

Communication

CRISPR are bits of genetic code that bacteria have evolved to locate and destroy viruses. Using it as a toolbox system. Two new AI models out this week show the power of artificial intelligence to read text, write… Read More

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