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Monthly Archives: July 2020

Prepare now for a winter COVID-19 peak, warns Academy of Medical Sciences

The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences released. Combined with the disruption already created … Continue reading

Published Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 at 12:01 am
Posted in Infectious diseases, Respiratory

Asthma and allergies more common in teens who stay up late

Teenagers who prefer to stay up late and wake later in the morning are more likely to suffer with asthma and allergies compared to those who sleep and wake earlier, according to a study published in ERJ Open Research. [1] … Continue reading

Published Monday, July 6th, 2020 at 12:01 am
Posted in Respiratory

Breast cancer drug, olaparib, depletes store of immature eggs in mouse ovaries. Fertility preservation counselling should be considered for young women before treatment with the drug, say researchers

Australian researchers have shown for the first time that a new drug used to treat breast cancer patients damages the store of immature eggs in the ovaries of mice. The authors of the study, which is published in Human Reproduction … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cancer, Fertility