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Oxford vaccine trial pause isn’t bad news – it’s the process working

By Clare Wilson Michelle D’Urbano The has been great alarm over the news that a trial of a vaccine candidate for the coronavirus, from the University of Oxford and drug firm AstraZeneca, has had to be put on hold after a participant developed strange neurological symptoms. It might seem a cause for concern, but, in… Read More »

‘My daughter’s chicken pox turned to sepsis and it’s still haunting me’ – novelist Caitriona Lally

Award-winning novelist Caitriona Lally has revealed how her daughter’s chicken pox infection turned into the potentially fatal illness sepsis. n an emotional piece in today’s Living section, the author describes how the family’s nightmare unfolded. She said she and her husband “spent three chicken­pocked nights trying to dodge her hurtlings, trying to comfort and contain… Read More »

A clue as to why it’s so hard to wake up on a cold winter’s morning

Winter may be behind us, but do you remember the challenge of waking up on those cold, dark days? Temperature affects the behavior of nearly all living creatures, but there is still much to learn about the link between sensory neurons and neurons controlling the sleep-wake cycle. Northwestern University neurobiologists have uncovered a clue to… Read More »

Headaches After Exercise? It’s Linked to Your Intensity, New Research Suggests – runnersworld.com

According to a new study, high-intensity exercise can increase the levels of a compound called calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP)—which is associated with headache and migraine pain. If you’re prone to headaches and migraines, it may be your best bet to dial back the intensity of your runs, since low-to-moderate exercise doesn’t seem to be as… Read More »

Coronavirus Is Spreading, but W.H.O. Says It’s Not a Global Emergency

The World Health Organization on Thursday decided not to declare the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak a global emergency, despite the spread of the dangerous respiratory infection from China to at least five other countries. Although the disease has reached beyond China, the number of cases in other countries is still relatively small, and the disease does… Read More »