JAMA reports fluvoxamine as potential early treatment for COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO — Nov. 12, 2020 — The COVID-19 Early Treatment Fund (CETF), today announced that JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, published the results of a Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis double-blind, randomized controlled clinical trial that investigated whether the antidepressant medication fluvoxamine, if taken within seven days of…

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Are the movements of tiny hairlike structures a key to our health?

Little is understood about how cilia, the tiny hairlike organelles that in humans are often the first lines of defense against pathogens in our lungs and respiratory tracks and even help push sperm along, move in coordination. New research from USC scholars identifies the mechanisms in play for cilia to work effectively and productively to…

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How will COVID-19 affect our next generation?

Exposure to COVID-19 could pose a risk to the health and aging of individuals who aren’t even born yet, according to a newly published analysis by USC researchers. In the article, University Professors Eileen Crimmins and Caleb Finch of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and Keck School of Medicine neonatology fellow Molly Easterlin…

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Navy Research Confirms Need for Strict Coronavirus Testing Protocols

Young, healthy people who contract the coronavirus are often asymptomatic, very rarely need hospital care and can transmit the virus to a roommate unwittingly even when following strict quarantine orders, according to two new studies from the U.S. Navy. The findings support the need for strong measures, like daily testing, that go beyond the temperature…

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Taking Down Bad Men Is Her Job

“It’s just something that comes natural,” said Carla Campbell, the foulmouthed breakout hero of “Love Fraud,” a Showtime docu-series about a romantic con man and the women who banded together to bring him to justice. Since 1993, Ms. Campbell, a bounty hunter, has apprehended hundreds of individuals who have failed to appear in court after…

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The New Rules of Virtual Wedding Gifting

There may be no Champagne, no breaking of the glass and no first dance. So do virtual wedding guests still need to give the happy couple an expensive wedding gift? After all, you didn’t even get treated to a meal, let alone a single glass of wine. If you can afford it, you should still…

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Modern Love Podcast: No More Secrets

Listen and subscribe to Modern LoveApple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher ‘But I knew: If I drank, I would cheat, and she would leave. She had the tools and presence to move on, and I didn’t. She would be the one who got away.’ ImageCredit…Brian Rea Sarah and Liz met on a blind date in…

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What Are You Thankful for This Year?

Welcome. In a couple weeks, it will be Thanksgiving, a holiday whose most cherished traditions — gathering in large groups, communal meals, a million permutations of togetherness — are off limits this year. We’re reconfiguring our celebrations, arranging video feasts, halving or quartering the mashed potato recipe to make Thanksgiving conform to the new rules…

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