Ontario, Alberta to lower minimum age for AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine to 40 from 55

Ontario and Alberta will start offering the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine to people age 40 and over starting Tuesday.A spokesperson for Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott said the shot will be offered at pharmacies and primary care settings. In a statement Sunday, Alexandra...

Ontario to lower minimum age for AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine to 40 from 55

Ontario will start offering the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine to people age 40 and over starting Tuesday.A spokesperson for Health Minister Christine Elliott said the shot will be offered at pharmacies and primary care settings. In a statement Sunday, Alexandra Hilkene said the province...

Ontario lowering minimum age for AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine to 40 from 55

Ontario will start offering the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine to people 40 years of age and over starting Tuesday. A spokesperson for Health Minister Christine Elliott said the shot will be offered at pharmacies and primary care settings. In a statement Sunday, Alexandra Hilkene said...

Impacts of coronavirus lockdowns: New study collects data on pollutants in the atmosphere

One consequence of the coronavirus pandemic has been global restrictions on mobility. This, in turn, has had an effect on pollution levels in the atmosphere. Researchers from across the world are using this unique opportunity to take measurements, collect data,...

Novel genetic mitochondrial disorder discovered

The list of known genetic mitochondrial disorders is ever-growing, and ongoing research continues to identify new disorders in this category. In an article recently published in Brain, a Japanese-European team of scientists, including researchers from Fujita Health University, describe mutations...

Uncovering the secret of the hunger switch in the brain

Being constantly hungry, no matter how much you eat -- that's the daily struggle of people with genetic defects in the brain's appetite controls, and it often ends in severe obesity. In a study published in Science on April 15,...

New benefits from anti-diabetic drug metformin

Researchers from Kumamoto University (Japan) have found that the anti-diabetic drug metformin significantly prolongs the survival of mice in a model that simulates the pathology of non-diabetic chronic kidney disease (ND-CKD) by ameliorating pathological conditions like reduced kidney function, glomerular...

Fauci sees decision on U.S. resuming J&J vaccine by Friday

WASHINGTON -- A decision on whether to end a U.S. pause in vaccinations with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot is likely by Friday, top U.S. pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci said Sunday. A government-convened expert panel has been assessing the...

Treatment not always needed to prevent vision loss in patients with elevated eye pressure

More than 20 years after the launch of a landmark clinical trial, follow-up examinations and analyses found that not all patients with elevated eye pressure need pressure-lowering treatment to prevent vision loss from glaucoma. When the study was launched, it...

Genetic ancestry versus race can provide specific, targeted insights to predict and treat many diseases

The complex patterns of genetic ancestry uncovered from genomic data in health care systems can provide valuable insights into both genetic and environmental factors underlying many common and rare diseases -- insights that are far more targeted and specific than...
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