Pfizer will offer cheap medicines, vaccines to poor nations

Pfizer will offer cheap medicines, vaccines to poor nations

Pfizer said Wednesday it will supply nearly two dozen products, including its best-selling COVID-19 vaccine and treatment, at not-for-profit prices in some of the world’s poorest countries. Pharmaceutical manufacturer PFE, +1.00% 0Q1N, -0.66% announced the program at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, and said it aimed to improve health in 45 … Read more

Mechanism divided by mutations in various genes associated with autism, schizophrenia and other detected conditions

Mechanism divided by mutations in various genes associated with autism, schizophrenia and other detected conditions

Summary: Researchers have identified a mechanism shared by mutations in the SHANK3 and ADNP genes. The genes have been linked to the development of ASD and schizophrenia. Source: Tel Aviv University Researchers at Tel Aviv University, led by Prof. Illana Gozes of the Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry at the Sackler Faculty of … Read more

2 stretches to do after walking

2 stretches to do after walking

Ssummer time is almost here (finally!) and that means more daylight and more time outside. Whether you are able to vacation or just happy to get out of the house more often, most of us find that we go much more than usual. When the sun is shining, our plans are more likely to take … Read more

Cowlitz County Commissioners Approve Contract for Sheriff’s Office of Mental Health | crime and courts

Cowlitz County Commissioners Approve Contract for Sheriff’s Office of Mental Health |  crime and courts

About a year after it was first proposed, the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office will soon include a team of professionals to help deputies respond to a growing number of calls where people are in crisis. County commissioners on Tuesday approved an agreement with Columbia Wellness to allow four full-time mental health workers to work under … Read more

Reckoning with the growing demand for long-term care

Reckoning with the growing demand for long-term care

Declining fertility rates, increases in life expectancy, and the progression of large-sized cohorts into older age are driving rapid population ageing globally. In developed and emerging countries, this phenomenon – among myriad health and economic concerns – will raise disability prevalence in the population and dramatically increase the need for long-term care (LTC). Combined with … Read more

Reckoning with the growing demand for long-term care

Reckoning with the growing demand for long-term care

Declining fertility rates, increases in life expectancy, and the progression of large-sized cohorts into older age are driving rapid population ageing globally. In developed and emerging countries, this phenomenon – among myriad health and economic concerns – will raise disability prevalence in the population and dramatically increase the need for long-term care (LTC). Combined with … Read more

Computer model predicts dominant SARS-CoV-2 variants

Computer model predicts dominant SARS-CoV-2 variants

Colored electron microscopy image of a cell (purple) infected with SARS-COV-2 (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have developed a machine learning model that can analyze millions of SARS-CoV-2 genomes … Read more

Computer model predicts dominant SARS-CoV-2 variants

Computer model predicts dominant SARS-CoV-2 variants

Colored electron microscopy image of a cell (purple) infected with SARS-COV-2 (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have developed a machine learning model that can analyze millions of SARS-CoV-2 genomes … Read more

Computer model predicts dominant SARS-CoV-2 variants

Computer model predicts dominant SARS-CoV-2 variants

Colored electron microscopy image of a cell (purple) infected with SARS-COV-2 (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have developed a machine learning model that can analyze millions of SARS-CoV-2 genomes … Read more