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Kashmira Gander


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Recent articles by Kashmira:

Discrimination Faced by African Americans Linked to High Blood Pressure

The study involved over 1,800 African American people. → Read More

Scientists Mixed Squid DNA With Human Cells to Control Their Transparency in 'Revolutionary' Study

The team were inspired by see-through sea creatures like squids. → Read More

Estrogen Levels May Make Alcohol More Rewarding to Females, Say Authors of Study on Binge-drinking Mice

Findings may mean women drink to excess during certain points in their menstrual cycle. → Read More

MRI Scan Appears to Show 'Viral Brain Invasion' of Coronavirus in 25-year-old Woman

A range of neurological problems have been reported in COVID-19 patients, including a loss of smell, taste, headaches as well as stroke, issues with consciousness, seizures, and brain damage, according to scientists. → Read More

Wearing a Face Mask at Home Could Reduce Risk of Transmission by up to 80 Percent, Scientists Say

The study involved hundreds of people in the Chinese capital of Beijing. → Read More

FDA Gives Go Ahead for Trial of Experimental Drug to Prevent COVID-19 Patients from Needing Ventilators

Its creators hope to recruit over 200 patients for the study. → Read More

Blood of Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients Found to Be Thicker Than Normal in Small Study

Researchers at Emory University studied 15 seriously ill COVID-19 patients. → Read More

The Rise and Fall of Hydroxychloroquine

France has banned doctors from prescribing hydroxychloroquine to COVID-19 patients over fears about its safety, after the World Health Organization expressed similar concerns. → Read More

Newborn Given Cannabis-derived Drug to Prevent Seizures and Brain Damage in World First Trial

Oscar Parodi is taking part in a trial where babies are given a 30th of the usual dose of the drug. → Read More

Length of Ring Finger Linked to Men's Risk of Dying from Coronavirus, Study Finds

Scientists studied the ratio of index to ring finger in tens of thousands of men and women across 41 countries. → Read More

Dementia-linked Gene Could Raise Risk of Developing Severe COVID-19, Study Suggests

Scientists explored the link between a version of what is known as the APOE gene and COVID-19. → Read More

Ohio Abortion Laws May Have Caused Rise in Later Terminations as Women Struggle to Access Treatment Quickly

More than 15 abortion-related laws were passed in Ohio between 2010 to 2018. → Read More

It May Be Possible to Catch the Coronavirus Twice, Scientists Believe

Scientists looked at 40 existing studies on the novel coronavirus and other members of its family. → Read More

Breast Milk Found to Contain Coronavirus in First Case of Its Kind

It's unclear if mothers can pass the coronavirus on to babies. → Read More

Sunlight Inactivates SARS-CoV-2 on Surfaces in Lab Study as CDC Says Virus Does Not Spread Easily Across Mediums

Natural sunlight may be an effective of certain materials, said the authors of the study. → Read More

'Thinness Gene' Could Explain Some People Stay Slim Without Trying

Scientists studied human genes, mice and flies to arrive that their conclusion. → Read More

Animal Which Passed the Coronavirus from Bats to Humans Probably Wasn't a Pangolin, Study Suggests

Scientists have looked at the genetic make-up of a coronavirus found in pangolins to see if the scaly animals were the intermediary host of the COVID-19 coronavirus. → Read More

Older People's Noses May Make Them More Vulnerable to Catching Coronavirus

Scientists looked at tissue samples from over 300 people aged four to 60 years old. → Read More

Scientists Controlled the Behavior of Monkeys by Zapping Their Brains With Ultrasound Waves

It is hoped the technique could one day help people with problems like addiction. → Read More

Coronavirus May Spread via Pillows Used by Presymptomatic COVID-19 Patients

A new study found the virus contaminated several key surfaces in a hotel room in less than 24 hours, despite the patients not yet showing any symptoms. → Read More