Monday January 24-th, 2022

‘Pandemic is no excuse for not getting enough exercise’ ‘Pandemic is no excuse for not getting enough exercise’

All adults should do a minimum of 150 minutes of vigorous physical activity per week, even more vital for well-being and mental health in the Covid-19 era, the World Health Organization ( WHO ) said on Wednesday in its first guidance in a decad...

One New COVID Death Reported in Windsor-Essex on Thursday One New COVID Death Reported in Windsor-Essex on Thursday

On Thursday, the health unit reported 33 new COVID-19 cases for the region. Of the new cases, 14 are from close contact with a confirmed case, four were acquired in the community, two are local healthcare workers, two are healthcare workers who tra...

Cocoa and 5 other brain foods that can make you smarter Cocoa and 5 other brain foods that can make you smarter

When taking cognitive tests, the flavanol-rich group outperformed their baseline performance and the reduced flavanol group by 11 percent. But how exactly does cocoa boost brainpower? Cocoa powder, which is sometimes used to make chocolate puddin...

Scientists defend AstraZeneca and Oxford over vaccine questions Scientists defend AstraZeneca and Oxford over vaccine questions

Even so, the AstraZeneca shot developed with Oxford University is cheaper to make, easier to distribute and faster to scale up than its rivals. Although a number of vaccines using this technology are in development for other infections and cancer...

Here’s the latest COVID-19 modelling for Ontario Here’s the latest COVID-19 modelling for Ontario

How many coronavirus cases are there in Canada, by province, and worldwide? The report shows 70 per cent of new cases in Toronto, and 27 per cent of cases in Peel and Ottawa, can not be linked to a source. Toronto and Peel Region are now under the ...

Russias Sputnik V developers call on AstraZeneca to try combining vaccines Russias Sputnik V developers call on AstraZeneca to try combining vaccines

Pascal Soriot, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of AstraZeneca, prepares to testify on February 26, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington. But they have not mentioned why some participants did not receive as much vaccine in the first two...

Supreme Court rules against Cuomo's coronavirus limits -- with Barrett playing key role Supreme Court rules against Cuomo's coronavirus limits -- with Barrett playing key role

The groups sued to challenge attendance limits at houses of worship in areas designated red and orange zones, where NY had capped attendance at 10 and 25 people, respectively. The Court's unsigned per curiam opinion called the plaintiffs' need for re...

Computer scientist James Allen named AAAS fellow Computer scientist James Allen named AAAS fellow

Phil Castellano , Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Chair in the Department of Chemistry and co-director of the Organic and Carbon Electronics Cluster, for distinguished contributions to the fields of solar energy conversion, photochemistry and phot...

Mexico reports 10,335 new cases, 858 new deaths_china Mexico reports 10,335 new cases, 858 new deaths_china

Of the active cases, seven are hospitalized and 63 Ohio Countians have been hospitalized during the pandemic. COVID-19-related deaths in Marshall County jumped by almost 50 percent Tuesday as the county remained in the highest risk designation on W...

High risk of bone fractures for vegetarian, vegan people, study reveals High risk of bone fractures for vegetarian, vegan people, study reveals

The doctor dismissed the findings of the new Oxford study and highlighted several oversights of the publication. A large British study found that people who follow non-meat diets may be more prone to bone fractures. Researchers from the Univers...

Aylesbury Vale to go into Tier 2 when lockdown ends Aylesbury Vale to go into Tier 2 when lockdown ends

There were 1,100 cases in Norfolk in the week up to 21 November, down from 1,345 in the previous week. Just three areas will be in the lowest-level of restrictions - tier one - once lockdown ends after 2 December. No mixing of households indoors ...

Moe 'troubled' as Trudeau admits Canada may wait for COVID-19 vaccine Moe 'troubled' as Trudeau admits Canada may wait for COVID-19 vaccine

In a press conference, Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet said it was "unacceptable" that vaccines could still be months away from arriving in Canada, saying the federal government should have moved sooner to secure manufacturing rights and...

US To Distribute 6.4 Million Covid Vaccine Doses In First Tranche US To Distribute 6.4 Million Covid Vaccine Doses In First Tranche

The vaccines, which use an inactivated virus unable to replicate in human cells to trigger immune responses, require two doses, clinical trial registration data showed. The social media message apparently from tour operator Gem Travels claims that it...

COVID-19 mutation does not make virus more infectious COVID-19 mutation does not make virus more infectious

None of the mutations are now documented in SARS-CoV-2 The virus appears to increase its transmissibility in humans, according to a study conducted by University College London researchers. The final mutation process occurs when the natural immun...

State hits single-day record for Covid-19 cases

Four new deaths from COVID-19 were also reported Sunday. We've just got to get there. All public and private schools will be closed to in-person instruction beginning November 23. Top counties with the most positive cases Thursday are: Jefferson,...

Ontario's COVID-19 response hampered by 'delays, confusion’ Ontario's COVID-19 response hampered by 'delays, confusion’

The report paints a picture of various government departments tripping over each other. The report says that several key lessons learned from the 2003 SARS outbreak had not been implemented and were not followed during the response. For example: A ...

Biden stresses shift to global cooperation Biden stresses shift to global cooperation

The incoming leader, who this week received the official go-ahead for his transition to power , has been hard at work setting up the team of top officials who will fill his White House. "America is back. Multilateralism is back". Linda Thomas-Gree...

CDC Looking to Shorten Quarantine for Potential Exposure to Coronavirus CDC Looking to Shorten Quarantine for Potential Exposure to Coronavirus

Robert Redfield told Yahoo Finance that the agency will reduce quarantine time recommendations in an interview Wednesday. Walke also revealed that officials are now discussing the exact quarantine time period and what type of test someone shoul...

TikTok Adds New Feature To Help Epileptic People Avoid Photosensitive Content TikTok Adds New Feature To Help Epileptic People Avoid Photosensitive Content

A new TikTok feature will help people who have epilepsy filter out photosensitive content that could trigger seizures. The feature kicks in when you come across a photosensitive video. "What some people may not recognize is that for someone livin...

Flavanols in Cocoa Drink Boost Cognitive Performance, Suggests Small Study Flavanols in Cocoa Drink Boost Cognitive Performance, Suggests Small Study

Participants with already high levels of brain oxygenation at the start of the experiment did not see any added performance from enriched cocoa. Neither the participants nor researchers knew which type of cocoa was consumed by each participant.

European Union secures 160m doses of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine European Union secures 160m doses of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine

An EU official involved in the talks told Reuters last week the EU was seeking a price below US$25 (S$34) per dose for Moderna's vaccine. "With almost 3,000 deaths a day, COVID-19 was the cause No. The terms of the contract have not been disclosed, w...

Confirmed: Three households can form Christmas bubble to spend festive period together Confirmed: Three households can form Christmas bubble to spend festive period together

In a joint statement, Mr Gove, Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish First Minister, Arlene Foster, the Northern Ireland First Minister and Mark Drakeford, the Welsh First Minister, said: "As 2020 draws to a close, we recognise it has been an incredibly hard...

COVID-19 testing centre opening Tuesday in downtown Ottawa

This is the third straight day of more than 1,500 cases in Ontario. The Ottawa COVID-19 Testing Taskforce announced the new COVID-19 assessment centre at the McNabb Community Centre will open on Tuesday, Nov. New infections outpaced the 1,429 ad...

Melia saves day as SKC eliminates San Jose Melia saves day as SKC eliminates San Jose

Never before in MLS competition had a team failed to score in a shootout, let alone had all three of their penalties saved. "Penalty shootouts are different than penalties in a game ", Melia said after that game. Sporting had taken the lea...

Rapid COVID-19 testing being deployed across Eastern Ontario

The Panbio tests are now in use in 30 long-term care homes, 27 retirement homes, eight hospitals and 11 other industry partners. Ontario is expecting to receive up to 1.5 million more Panbio tests by the end of December. The ID NOW rapid tests are cu...

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