Corporate Australia is opening its books — and the numbers probably won’t be too bad, for now

It is time for the twice-a-year look inside corporate Australia, and analysts say this profit-reporting season is likely to signal a turning point for the economy as a whole. Key points: Publicly listed companies have started reporting their half-year results The winners are expected to be consumer stocks and banks Worsening economic conditions mean this … Read more

Effect of risk communication format on COVID-19 vaccine-related risks

In a recent study published in Healthcareresearchers investigated the association between risk-communication format and perceived coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine-related risks. Studies: Association between Risk Communication Format and Perceived Risk of Adverse Events after COVID-19 Vaccination among US Adults. Image Credit: CKA/Shutterstock Vaccination against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a crucial strategy … Read more

Webinar Thursday, February 23, 2023

To receive continuing education (CE) for WC4520-022323 – Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Calls/Webinars – Evaluating and Supporting Children and Adolescents Presenting with Post–COVID ConditionsThursday, February 23, 2023, please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps by Monday, March 27, 2023. To receive continuing education (CE) for WD4520-022323 – Clinician Outreach and Communication … Read more

Denys Kireyev was a Ukrainian spy hailed as a hero who saved Kyiv from Russian invaders. So why was he killed for treason?

Nine days after Russia invaded Ukraine, a prominent banker was thrown from a van in central Kyiv with a gunshot wound to the head. Denys Kireyev, a Ukrainian, had just returned from Belarus where he had been assisting with peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. But as he lay dead in the street, rumors quickly … Read more

Scientists first in the world to regenerate diseased kidney cells

Credit: Duke-NUS Medical School In a world first, scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School, the National Heart Center Singapore (NHCS) and colleagues in Germany have shown that regenerative therapy to restore impaired kidney function may soon be a possibility. In a preclinical studies reported in Nature Communicationsthe team found that blocking a damaging and scar-regulating protein … Read more

Rishi Sunak condemns forced gas meter installation for ‘vulnerable families’ after report

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has condemned the alleged actions of debt collectors working for British Gas after media reports they broke into customers’ homes. Key points: The report alleges debt collectors sought warrants to break into the homes of customers who were behind on their gas bill The average UK household gas bill has … Read more

The safety and tolerability of Remdesivir in children affected by COVID-19

In a recent study posted to Research Square* and under review at the European Journal of Pediatrics, researchers reported findings of a multicenter study conducted across ten hospitals in Italy to investigate the safety of Remdesivir (RDV) in children affected by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Additionally, they examined its tolerability and the clinical characteristics of … Read more

5 Standard decks to try in Magic: The Gathering Arena for Phyrexia: All Will Be One

Magic: The Gathering Arena is about to see Phyrexia: All Will Be One begin, and that means it’s time to brew new decks. There will be an Early Access event taking place on Thursday, February 2, 2023, where I will take part, trying out decks, drafting, and seeing how the expansion handles. With that in … Read more

Sensational 500-Million-Year-Old Fossil Found In India Turns Out To Be A Case Of Mistaken Identity

What at first looked like a Dickinsonia fossil (on the left) had decayed and started peeling off the … [+] rock in just a few short years (on the right), a sign it was something much more modern. Meert et al. 2023/Gondwana Research In 2020, amid the first pandemic lockdowns, a scientific conference scheduled to … Read more