Monthly Archives: March 2020

Technique reveals organization of tongue bacteria

Using advanced imaging techniques, researchers revealed how different bacteria live together in communities on the human tongue. …read more

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Number of steps per day more important than step intensity

Adults who took 8,000 or more steps a day had a reduced risk of death over the following decade than those who only walked 4,000 steps a day. …read more

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Dopamine affects how brain decides whether a goal is worth the effort

Researchers found that drugs like Ritalin may work as a study aid by shifting attention, through the brain chemical dopamine, from the challenges of undertaking a difficult mental task to its rewards. …read more

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FluNet Summary

National Influenza Centres (NICs) and other national influenza laboratories from 94 countries, areas or territories reported data to FluNet for the time period from 02 March 2020 to 15 March 2020 a(data as of 2020-03-27 03:11:25 UTC). The WHO GISRS laboratories tested more than 213931 specimens during that time period. 35618 were positive for […]

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    Coronavirus stimulus provides key investments in public health

Coronavirus stimulus provides key investments in public health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Silver Spring, MD, March 27, 2020 — The emergency aid package passed by Congress today makes key investments in public health, according to the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL). The measure, designed to bolster US response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), includes a tenfold increase to improve the management of public health […]

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