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Austria further eases virus lockdown measures

Austria said Tuesday citizens would be allowed to leave the house for non-essential trips as it eases coronavirus lockdown measures, but said limits on gatherings and social distancing rules would remain in place. Currently, residents are permitted to leave the house only for certain trips, including to go to work if they cannot do their […]

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Patients with certain cancers more at risk dying of coronavirus

Patients with blood and lung cancers are three times more at risk of dying of coronavirus than people with other tumors, study finds Researchers looked at coronavirus patients with multiple forms of cancer in comparison with coronavirus patients without tumors People with blood and lung cancers were at a three-times greater risk of dying from the […]

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Gene defects linked to eczema, wheeze and nasal disease among babies

A link has been discovered between a common gene defect and eczema, nasal blockage and wheeze among babies as young as six months, according to a new study at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). The research raises new questions about how soon in life these defects could start affecting babies, resulting in serious health problems, and suggests treatment targeted towards children carrying these genetic defects started soon after birth could improve their lives.   The […]