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Asthma drug can block important SARS-CoV-2 proteins

Image: Nsp1 targeting with montelukast helps prevent shutdown of host protein synthesis Opinion more Credit: Muhammed Afsar A new study by researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) shows that a drug used to treat asthma and allergies can bind to and inhibit the essential protein produced by SARS-CoV-2, reducing virus replication in human …

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MLB star Trevor Power sues ex-girlfriend for falsely accusing him of rape

Trevor Power, 31, has sued a woman who accused him of sexual assault after he insisted it was violent, consensual sex. Power’s legal team filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles on April 25 against the plaintiff, Lindsey Hill, and her attorney, Fred Thiagarajah, TMZ reported. Neither of them has commented on the allegations they now …

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Dow Jones futures: what to do as the stock market correction continues; Elon Musk buys Twitter

Dow futures rose slightly of late after the stock market rose on Monday. Twitter stock jumped as Tesla CEO Elon Musk signed a deal to buy the company in a $44 billion deal. X American Packaging Company (PKG) was the main driver of earnings after the close. PKG shares rose more than 1.5% in extended …

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Mysterious outbreak of hepatitis in children, first death reported

Zoom / Liver lesions in a patient with chronic active hepatitis C. At least one child has died of unexplained hepatitis in a growing global outbreak of the baffling cases of hepatitis in children, according to the World Health Organization. The number of outbreaks has reached more than 170 in 12 countries and is expected …

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Kevin Durant talks about his friendship with Keri; lebron effect

NEW YORK – Kevin Durant was tired and not broke. Frustrated, but still confident about his personal future with the Brooklyn Nets and his friendship with Kyrie Irving. The nets were swept away by the more cohesive and determined Boston Celtics, a sweep that marked the first time in Durant’s 14 NBA seasons. The same …

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The #1 Best Supplement To Keep Your Bones From Aging, Dietitian Says – Don’t Eat This

More than 43 million people in the United States have low bone mass, which puts them at risk of developing osteoporosis – a disease with low bone strength, bone mass, and a high risk of fractures. This risk increases with age, which puts older adults at greater risk of developing osteoporosis and breaking a bone. …

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China’s Covid concerns as Beijing expands mass testing

SINGAPORE – Mainland Chinese stocks struggled on Tuesday, swinging between gains and losses as Covid fears settled as Beijing expanded mass testing. The Shanghai Composite is finally down 0.82%, while the Shenzhen component is down 1.11%. The CSI 300 Index is down 0.39%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng bucked the trend, jumping 0.54%, extending morning gains …

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Long-term cause of COVID-19 may be an abnormally suppressed immune system in some people: UCLA-led study

A potential contributor to COVID-19 may actually be an abnormally suppressed immune system, rather than an overactive system, according to a research group led by UCLA. The study was recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical infectious diseases. It contradicts what scientists previously believed, which is that an excessive immune response to SARS-CoV-2, often referred …

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