Quotidiani e periodici

OSHA Criticized for Lax Regulation of Meatpacking in Pandemic

New York Times - 2 ore 56 min ago
Critics say the agency has applied scant oversight and negligible penalties despite virus outbreaks at many plants in the spring.

Wikipedia and W.H.O. Join to Combat Covid Misinformation

New York Times - 3 ore 19 min ago
The health agency will license much of its material to the online encyclopedia, allowing the information to be reposted widely into almost 200 languages.

The Pandemic’s Real Toll? 300,000 Deaths, and It’s Not Just From the Coronavirus

New York Times - 4 ore 15 min ago
A C.D.C. analysis finds that overall death rates have risen, particularly among young adults and people of color.

No, Mouthwash Will Not Save You From the Coronavirus

New York Times - 4 ore 16 min ago
Even if people coated the inside of their mouths with a coronavirus-killing chemical, a substantial amount of the virus would still remain in the body.

The Coronavirus Has Claimed 2.5 Million Years of Potential Life in the U.S., Study Finds

New York Times - 4 ore 16 min ago
A Harvard researcher added up the number of years that Americans who died from Covid-19 might have lived had they reached a typical life expectancy.

Why Running Won’t Ruin Your Knees

New York Times - 6 ore 14 min ago
Running pummels knees more than walking does, but in the process it may fortify and bulk up cartilage, helping stave off knee arthritis.

Depression in Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Childhood Asthma

New York Times - 6 ore 58 min ago
Mothers who were psychologically distressed during pregnancy had a higher risk of asthma in their offspring.

Contagi familiari, come evitarli: igiene personale, micro abbracci e incontri in una «bolla»

Corriere della Sera - 7 ore 46 min ago
Per l’Istituto superiore di sanità l’80% dei casi di Covid si propaga in famiglia. Ecco a cosa fare attenzione

What Does ‘Negative’ on a Coronavirus Test Really Mean?

New York Times - 8 ore 26 min ago
President Trump’s recent tests are a reminder that although many products exist, none test for infectiousness.

Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge Trial

New York Times - 8 ore 27 min ago
Critics said the study, sponsored by the W.H.O., was too poorly conducted to be definitive.

La mascherina e il rispetto (del codice della strada)

Corriere della Sera - 8 ore 35 min ago
Se qualcuno passasse con il rosso perché lo ritiene un’imposizione di regime per controllare la sua libertà di circolazione si vedrebbe arrivare la multa a casa

Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges for Opioid Sales

New York Times - 17 ore 7 min ago
The Justice Department announced an $8 billion settlement with the company. Members of the Sackler family will pay $225 million in civil penalties but criminal investigations continue.

Coronavirus in Italia, il bollettino di oggi 21 ottobre: 15.199 nuovi casi e 127 morti

Corriere della Sera - Mer, 21/10/2020 - 23:30
I dati del bollettino sulla pandemia di Covid-19, aggiornati a oggi 21 ottobre. Il tasso di positività: circa 9%. La Regione più colpita è la Lombardia (+4.125). Oltre mille nuovi positivi in Piemonte, Campania, Veneto e Lazio. I decessi come il 22 maggio

J. Michael Lane, a General in the Rout of Smallpox, Dies at 84

New York Times - Mer, 21/10/2020 - 23:27
At the C.D.C., he waged a 13-year campaign to vanquish a deadly infectious disease that had ravaged the world for centuries. Victory came in 1977.

Could Mom's Thyroid Levels Influence ADHD in Kids?

WebMD Health - Mer, 21/10/2020 - 23:06

The study found that children born to mothers with low thyroid hormone levels during the first trimester of pregnancy had a 28% increased risk of being diagnosed with ADHD later.

One Big Reason Women May Be Less Prone to COVID-19

WebMD Health - Mer, 21/10/2020 - 21:58

A survey conducted in eight countries in March and April found substantial gender differences both in numbers of people who considered COVID-19 to be a serious health crisis and who agreed with public policies to help fight the pandemic.

Cells That Drive Diabetes Seen in Healthy People

WebMD Health - Mer, 21/10/2020 - 21:53

Scientists knew that dangerous T-cells lived in the pancreases of people with type 1 diabetes, but a new study shows they also take up residence in the pancreases of healthy individuals.

How Nick Saban Made It to Alabama's Kickoff on Saturday

New York Times - Mer, 21/10/2020 - 20:43
Alabama’s immense resources and a newly developed Southeastern Conference policy paved the way for Saban to return to the field only days after he tested positive for the coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Italia, il bollettino di oggi 20 ottobre: 10.874 nuovi casi e 89 morti

Corriere della Sera - Mer, 21/10/2020 - 20:13
I dati del bollettino sulla pandemia di Covid-19, aggiornati a oggi 20 ottobre. Le Regioni più colpite: Lombardia (+2.023), Piemonte (+1.396), Campania (+1.312) e Lazio (+1.224). Mai così tanti decessi dal 4 giugno

5 Ways Families Can Prepare as Coronavirus Cases Surge

New York Times - Mer, 21/10/2020 - 20:05
As winter approaches, we still need to be vigilant about taking precautions.