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Vaccine intake higher among people who knew someone who died of COVID-19: U.S. survey

Daily Breeze 08 Feb 2023
Paul Duberstein, chair and professor in the department of health behaviour, society and policy at Rutgers School of Public Health and co-author of the study, said in the release that there is often a large social element to our health choices, and that decision makers should be taking this into account when constructing vaccine campaigns.

Florida is officially a laboratory for fascism in America

Raw Story 07 Feb 2023
In a recent essay at Raw Story, Thom Hartmann summarized the danger to American democracy and society embodied by DeSantis ... DeSantis and his regime's thought crime attacks on African-American studies are Orwell's "1984" meets "Birth of a Nation." ... In all likelihood, he encountered the work of Foucault during his studies there.

What the world’s longest happiness study says about money

Reuters 07 Feb 2023
NEW YORK, Feb 6 (Reuters) - For generations, society has grappled with the question of whether money brings happiness ... That's according to the findings of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, the world's longest study on happiness ... Our tendency as a society is to imagine that being a big achiever will solve all our problems.

Knowing Someone Who's Been Ill or Died of COVID Pushes Folks to Get Vaccine: Study

TDN 07 Feb 2023
“This study shows that the messenger matters more than the message ... We need to stop acting like people rationally make vaccine decisions by themselves based on a careful weighing of the evidence,” said study co-author Paul Duberstein, chair of the Department of Health Behavior, Society and Policy at Rutgers School of Public Health.

Americans overwhelmingly want Congress to pass data protection laws

The Daily Dot 07 Feb 2023
The study, conducted by the University of Pennsylvania, found that 79% of Americans believe Congress needs to act swiftly to regulate companies' use of individuals' digital information ... As we approach the 30th anniversary of the commercial internet, the latest Annenberg national survey finds that Americans have neither,” the study said.

‘Cancer patients used to be told to rest after treatment – now staying active is advised in many cases’

Irish Independent 07 Feb 2023
... said the clinic is part of a study funded by the Irish Cancer Society and supported by the Trinity St James’s Cancer Institute which will run until the summer, gathering important data and insights with findings on how best to help cancer patients be active.She said.

Mistrust in U.S. medical system leads to lack of diversity in clinical trials

Yahoo Daily News 07 Feb 2023
Studies estimate that Black Americans make up about 8% of participants in clinical trials but represent 13% of the U.S ... The existence of a decades-long syphilis study using Black men as "guinea pigs" is exposed in the New York Times ... For racial and ethnic minorities discrimination in health care is a problem that still plagues our society today.

Why did scientists name new disease-killing molecule after Keanu Reeves?

Irish Independent 07 Feb 2023
The research, published recently in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, describes how the natural product group of “Keanumycins”, produced by the bacteria of the genus Pseudomonas, works against plant pests.Researchers, including those from the ...

BIO 300 Demonstrates Protection Against Radiation-Induced Lung Injury

Pharmiweb 07 Feb 2023
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A recently published paper in Radiation Research, the official journal of the Radiation Research Society, details the results from studies conducted with Humanetics Corporation’s (Humanetics) new radioprotective drug, BIO 300, finding that BIO 300 is ...

Atmospheric rivers aren’t just a problem for California. They’re changing the Arctic, too

Egypt Independent 07 Feb 2023
“Sea ice melting has a big impact for the climate system and for society, and our study finds the Arctic is an open system and that climate change is way more complicated than temperature change alone can explain,” Laifang Li, co-author of the study and assistant professor of meteorology and atmospheric science at Penn State, said in a statement.

New Keanu Reeves Molecules A Deadly Weapon In The Fight Against Fungi

IFL Science 07 Feb 2023
The substances, named keanumycins, have been shown in a new study to be effective against fungi that cause disease in both plants and humans ... “We have a crisis in anti-infectives,” explained study author ... The study is published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Tree rows in modern agriculture reduce damage to environment

Phys Dot Org 07 Feb 2023
According to a new study by an international, multidisciplinary research team led by the University of Göttingen, this type of land use rapidly leads to significant ecosystem improvements in farmland ... Their study was published in the journal Communications Earth & Environment ... This in turn results in high costs for society.

How can nature-based solutions help cities achieve their climate goals?

Resilience 07 Feb 2023
To really understand what NBS do, we need to look at how they try to provide benefits for climate change, biodiversity and society – all together ... Vulnerability is a complex area of research, but in our study, we were looking for a few simple things ... The map below shows the distribution of the urban NBS projects included in our study.

Scientists Develop Compound That Kills So Efficiently They Named It After Keanu Reeves

Futurism 07 Feb 2023
"Keanumycins," a new pesticide invented and named by a team of researchers at the Bio Pilot Plant at Germany's Leibniz-HKI, who published a study on the killer biochemical discovery in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

California farmers can reduce emissions and feed the world with regenerative farming

Daily Breeze 07 Feb 2023
Studies show that many of the fruits, vegetables, and grains we eat today contain fewer nutrients, including protein, calcium, iron, and vitamin C, than they did 70 years ago.� ... A nearly 30-year study conducted by researchers from Michigan State University found that no-till farming increases crop yields over time.�.

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