Day: March 29, 2021

Scientists Search for Covid Treatment in Older Drugs

March 29, 2021

Could a decades-old energizer be a clear-cut advantage against Coronavirus? A couple of researchers think in this way, after two little investigations showed that fluvoxamine, commonly endorsed for fanatical impulsive problem, forestalled genuine ailment altogether members who took the pills not long after creating indications. It’s an energizing thought: A $10, fourteen day course of […]

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A new way of processing cowpeas brings affordable nutrition to children

March 29, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, its complex connections with food security are developing too. Lockdowns have disrupted livelihoods and trade. Food prices have increased. The World Food Programme estimates that over 270 million people are at risk of food insecurity around the globe – an increase from 135 million at the beginning of 2020. The Food and Agriculture Organisation’s Committee on World […]

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Spanish software company gives employees 3-day weekend and increases sales by 30%

March 29, 2021

Software Delsol is the first company in Spain to introduce the 4-day work week for its 181 employees – without any loss of income. The company in Jaén, a city in southern Spain, is now considered a blueprint for a nationwide model of the 4-day work week in Spain. The results after one year are very positive, as […]

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Friendly fire: How autoantibodies could drive severe Covid

March 29, 2021

ome people get very sick with Covid-19; some die. Some have symptoms that last for months. Yet others have only mild illness, or don’t even notice they’re infected. Last spring, as the pandemic got going, many immunologists began hunting, in patients’ blood samples, for the reason behind this broad variation. Perhaps, some surmised, the sickest patients […]

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COVID-19 affects men and women differently. It’s important to track the data

March 29, 2021

The African Population Health Research Centre, based in Kenya, has been mining data across 47 countries in Africa, tracking differences in COVID-19 infection, illness and deaths among men and women. Sylvia Muyingo lays-out their key findings and explains why tracking these data is important. What did you set out to track? Why? I am part […]

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