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The link between androgens and COVID-19

A new paper published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology examines the association between androgens and the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as revealed by the research carried out on this topic throughout the pandemic. Study: Androgens and COVID-19. Image Credit: 3DJustincase/Shutterstock Introduction The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) emerged in Wuhan, China, towards the end […]

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Phase I of first-in-human clinical trial of bifunctional immunotherapeutic for advanced solid tumor cancers

Physicians and scientists at the University of Minnesota have opened a new solid tumor cancer clinical trial and have treated their first patient with HCW9218, an injectable, bifunctional immunotherapeutic, developed by HCW Biologics Inc (NASDAQ: HCWB). This Phase I, first-in-human clinical trial is enrolling patients that have advanced solid tumors with progressive disease after prior […]

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Spain tracks monkeypox cases back to a 'SAUNA'

Spain tracks monkeypox cases back to a ‘SAUNA’ as nation becomes centre of world’s growing outbreak, while WHO convenes emergency meeting and the Netherlands becomes TWELFTH country to detect virus Spain has now detected 30 cases of the tropical virus — more than anywhere else in the world, including UK  Almost all have occurred in […]

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Why we make up fake scenarios in our heads at night

You’re lying in bed with the lights off. You’ve finished reading or scrolling TikTok. Now you’ve got some time to kill while your eyes are closed and you wait to drift off. It’s the perfect opportunity to imagine some fake scenarios. If you thought you were the only one who does this – think again. […]

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A Scary Amount of Young People Are Going to Porn & Google for Sex Ed

Five years after Pornhub launched a sex ed site, adolescents, teens, and twenty-somethings still don’t know where to find inclusive, safe, and trustworthy relationship and sexual education (RSE) on the internet, according to recent survey from Fumble. The UK-based sexual health organization queried hundreds of people from the ages of 11 to 25, and found that while nearly 90 percent […]