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Why countries should not promote antimalarial drugs for COVID-19

Why countries should not promote antimalarial drugs for COVID-19

Why countries should not promote antimalarial drugs for COVID-19 Why countries should not promote antimalarial drugs for COVID-19 Evidence on the efficacy of HCQ/CQ for COVID-19 is very limited at best or even stands on shaky grounds. Credit: Manjurul Haque/Shuttestock At least 55 countries have ordered large supplies of the …

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    Strong relationships promote physical activity in older adults

    Strong relationships promote physical activity in older adults

    Strong relationships promote physical activity in older adults Strong relationships promote physical activity in older adults Woman walking in Tirana, Albania in May 2020. Credit: Dr. Alban Ylli Relationships are key to influencing positive health behaviors and should not be forgotten during social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Strong …

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      Interactions between cancer cells and fibroblasts promote metastasis

      Interactions between cancer cells and fibroblasts promote metastasis 2

      Credit: CC0 Public Domain In order to colonize other organs and grow into metastases, tumor cells that detach from the parent tumor need to manipulate their new microenvironment and create a ‘metastatic niche.’ Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center and the Heidelberg Institute for Stem Cell Technology and Experimental …

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        Pediatricians should promote physical activity in children

        Pediatricians should promote physical activity in children 3

        (HealthDay)—Pediatricians should promote physical literacy and activity in children, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics clinical report published online Feb. 24 in Pediatrics. Noting that only 26.1 percent of American adolescents reported levels of activity consistent with current guidelines in the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Felipe Lobelo, M.D., …

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          Two cancer-causing genes work together to promote metastasis

          Two cancer-causing genes work together to promote metastasis 4

          Credit: CC0 Public Domain Cancer-promoting genes MYC and TWIST1 co-opt immune system cells to enable cancer cells to spread, but blocking a key step in this process can help prevent the disease from developing. These findings, published today in eLife, may help clinicians to identify cancer patients at risk of …

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            New recommendations released on bedsharing to promote breastfeeding

            New recommendations released on bedsharing to promote breastfeeding 7

            Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers Leading experts representing The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) have released new evidence-based recommendations regarding the benefits and risks of bedsharing for mother-infant pairs who have initiated breastfeeding and are in home settings. The new protocol is published in Breastfeeding Medicine, the official journal …

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