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nypost.com - Ben Cost - Right-handed man' almost masturbates to death: medical case study
Right-handed man' almost masturbates to death: medical case study
New York Post

A '51-year-old right-handed' man nearly died after suffering a stroke while repeatedly masturbating, according to a new medical case study. This fellow redefined “mind-blowing sex” after he suffered a life-threatening stroke while…

phys.org - Angela Hsiung - New composite material has potential for medical use
New composite material has potential for medical use
Phys.org

by Angela Hsiung, University of Georgia University of Georgia researchers have developed a new material with properties ideal for medical products such as masks and bandages. It's also better for the environment than the materials in current use.

nhk.or.jp - Medical system stretched thin as Games start
Medical system stretched thin as Games start
NHKオンライン

As organizers of the Tokyo Olympics make last-minute preparations for the opening ceremony on Friday, medical workers across the city are struggling with an alarming increase in coronavirus hospitalizations. The number of COVID-19 patients…

cnbc.com - Vicky McKeever - UK college offers medical students $13,700 in cash to defer their degree
UK college offers medical students $13,700 in cash to defer their degree
CNBC

The U.K.'s University of Exeter is offering students who want to study medicine a £10,000 ($13,735) bursary and free first-year accommodation to defer their place, due to increased demand to study at the medical school. In addition to…

wptv.com - Scott Sutton - Jupiter Medical Center seeing about 5 new COVID-19 patients each day, doctor says
Jupiter Medical Center seeing about 5 new COVID-19 patients each day, doctor says
WPTV

JUPITER, Fla. — Cases of the coronavirus continue to rise in Florida, prompting Jupiter Medical Center to reopen its COVID-19 unit to treat affected patients. The latest figures from the Florida Department of Health show that new cases…

theadvocate.com - Andrea Gallo - Jeff Landry targets new Louisiana medical school over coronavirus vaccine mandates
Jeff Landry targets new Louisiana medical school over coronavirus vaccine mandates
The Advocate

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is threatening to sue the state's newest medical school over its coronavirus vaccine policies after three students complained they've been retaliated against over their refusal to get the vaccine. Landry sent…

wbaltv.com - Kim Dacey - What is a breakthrough COVID-19 infection? Medical expert explains
What is a breakthrough COVID-19 infection? Medical expert explains
WBAL

Updated: 9:43 PM EDT Jul 22, 2021 What is a breakthrough COVID-19 infection? Medical expert explains Updated: 9:43 PM EDT Jul 22, 2021 Public health officials now say those who are fully vaccinated don't need to get tested for COVID-19 unless they…

abcactionnews.com - Haley Bull - Medical experts urge vaccines as COVID-19 spreads in Florida
Medical experts urge vaccines as COVID-19 spreads in Florida
WFTS

TAMPA, Fla. — Federal health officials say three states, Florida, Texas and Missouri, account for 40 percent of all COVID-19 cases nationwide. For the second week in a row, Florida alone accounts for 1 in 5 of all cases nationwide, according…

euractiv.com - Nathalie Moll - Superbug pandemic threatens to undo medical progress
Superbug pandemic threatens to undo medical progress
EURACTIV.com

This article is part of our special report From words to action: Exploring the ecosystem of antimicrobial resistance. It's never easy to focus on more than one crisis at a time. But, as vaccines begin to point the way out of the COVID-19 pandemic…

wraltechwire.com - Chantal Allam - As NC debates medical marijuana, people are getting high on hemp-it's legal (sort of)
As NC debates medical marijuana, people are getting high on hemp-it's legal (sort of)
WRAL TechWire

CHAPEL HILL – As North Carolina's General Assembly debates the legalization of medical marijuana, hemp farmers and retailers have already found a legal alternative: Delta-8 THC. Otherwise known as “Weed's Little Brother,”…

cdispatch.com - Mississippi lawmakers work toward medical marijuana program
Mississippi lawmakers work toward medical marijuana program
The Dispatch

JACKSON — Two Mississippi lawmakers say they're continuing to work on proposals to create a medical marijuana program, two months after the state Supreme Court invalidated one that voters had approved. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal…

usatoday.com - , USA TODAY - Live from the Olympics opening ceremony: Latest news, updates from the scene in Tokyo
Live from the Olympics opening ceremony: Latest news, updates from the scene in Tokyo
USA TODAY

TOKYO — The Olympics are officially here. The Tokyo 2020 Summer Games start with the opening ceremony, which will air live in the U.S. on Friday (7 a.m. EST, NBC), one day shy of when it was originally scheduled to take place in 2020. About…

venturebeat.com - Paul Sawers - Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to unlock industrial robotics' economic potential
Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to unlock industrial robotics' economic potential
VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Google's parent Alphabet has spun out a new industrial robotics company called Intrinsic. Led by Wendy Tan-White, a veteran entrepreneur and investor who has served as VP…

kcra.com - Stephanie Lin - How common are COVID-19 breakthrough cases? What medical experts say
How common are COVID-19 breakthrough cases? What medical experts say
KCRA

Updated: 6:53 PM PDT Jul 22, 2021 What you need to know about COVID-19 breakthrough cases Updated: 6:53 PM PDT Jul 22, 2021 What you need to know about COVID-19 breakthrough cases Updated: 6:53 PM PDT Jul 22, 2021 The delta variant of the COVID-19…

punchng.com - Agency Report - Medical expert decries dearth of ophthalmologists in Nigeria
Medical expert decries dearth of ophthalmologists in Nigeria
Punch Newspaper

A medical expert, Prof. Caleb Mpyet, has decried the dearth of ophthalmologists in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa. Mpyet, of Department of Ophthalmology, College of Health Sciences, University of Jos, said this while delivering the 97th inaugural…

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