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The gut shields the liver from fructose-induced damage

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The gut shields the liver from fructose-induced damage The gut shields the liver from fructose-induced damage Credit: CC0 Public Domain After one consumes food or a beverage containing fructose, the gastrointestinal system, or gut, helps to shield the liver from damage by breaking down the sugar before it reaches the …

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    Boston partnership leverages local manufacturing to quickly produce reusable face shields

    Boston partnership leverages local manufacturing to quickly produce reusable face shields

    Boston partnership leverages local manufacturing to quickly produce reusable face shields Boston partnership leverages local manufacturing to quickly produce reusable face shields An anesthesia provider wearing the BWH/PanFab face shield. Credit: Dr. James Rathmell Researchers at a major Boston academic medical center designed, fabricated, tested, and implemented a reusable face …

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      Could face shields replace masks in preventing COVID-19?

      Could face shields replace masks in preventing COVID-19?

      Could face shields replace masks in preventing COVID-19? Could face shields replace masks in preventing COVID-19? (HealthDay)—Face masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19, but some people find them awkward, uncomfortable or downright unbearable to wear. There’s another good option available for people who just can’t get used to strapping …

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        Engineering and health team up to design and produce face shields

        Engineering and health team up to design and produce face shields 1

        Simplify 3D adjuster printing Credit: The Grainger College of Engineering A team of engineers, physicians, researchers and designers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carle Health has developed and launched production of a face shield for health professionals responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The design specifications and instructions …

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          Apple to ship 1 mn face shields a week for medical workers

          Apple to ship 1 mn face shields a week for medical workers 2

          Apple has said it will ship one million face shields a week for medical workers Apple has said it will soon be producing one million face shields a week for medical workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. The tech giant had already sourced 20 million surgical masks from around the world …

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            How malaria detects and shields itself from approaching immune cells

            How malaria detects and shields itself from approaching immune cells 4

            Credit: CC0 Public Domain Malaria parasites can sense a molecule produced by approaching immune cells and then use it to protect themselves from destruction, according to new findings published today in eLife. The study, led by scientists from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR) Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), …

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