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Telehealth Services May Be Convenient, but They’re Creating Major Problems for Some Patients

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CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom — Video consultations with doctors, sometimes called telemedicine or telehealth, may be more convenient than an in-person visits during the pandemic for some, but are possibly disastrous for others, scientists warn. According to a new study, patients who suffer from mental health issues or hearing problems could lose out as health services…

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A Single Molecule Can Switch Certain Ants From Workers to a Queen

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — All hail — the worker ant? It may sound like a Cinderella story, but a new study finds a species of ant can transform from a worker to a queen thanks to “flipping the switch” of a single molecule. Scientists from the University of Pennsylvania say ants of the Harpegnathos saltator species…

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Ultra-thin Microchip Can Monitor Health by Placing a ‘computer on the Bone’

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TUCSON, Ariz. — A microchip attached to a bone in your body may be the future of preventing osteoporosis. Scientists from the University of Arizona have developed an ultra-thin computer which they hope will one day monitor a patient’s bone health from inside their own bodies. The microchip, which is as thin as a sheet of…

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Plant-derived Drug Effective at Blocking COVID-19’s Delta Variant

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NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom — The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on, continually reinvigorated every few months by the emergence of yet another variant. While each new variant is a major global health concern, the Delta variant in particular has emerged as a particularly nasty and infectious version of SARS-CoV-2. On a positive note, scientists report a…

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