Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

International students are being pushed to the brink during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the mounting pressures have led to a rise in death by suicide cases across Canada, according to a report by the nonprofit One Voice Canada.“It’s a

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With $44M and Microsoft R&D alliance, Volastra takes aim at metastatic cancers

Cancer metastasis

  Many of the cancer drugs in development are targeted therapies that address a particular genetic signature. While those drugs can treat the tumors at their origin, they aren’t much help when cancer metastasizes, or spreads. Yet it’s metastasis that

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‘It Takes Time’: I.C.U. Workers Help Their Former Covid Patients Mend

‘It Takes Time’: I.C.U. Workers Help Their Former Covid Patients Mend

LOS ANGELES — Three days after being released from Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, Gilbert Torres returned on a stretcher, a clear tube snaking from his nose to an oxygen tank. It was the last place he wanted to

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Asher Bio adds $55M and takes a page from nature for cancer immunotherapy

Asher Bio adds $55M and takes a page from nature for cancer immunotherapy

  The oldest immunotherapy uses a signaling protein found in the body that can marshal immune cells into action. Engineered versions of this protein, interleukin-2 (IL-2) have been available for decades as a treatment. Andy Yeung, co-founder and chief technology

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President Biden Takes 1st Tentative Steps to Address Global Covid-19 Vaccine Shortage

Biden Takes First Tentative Steps to Address Global Vaccine Shortage

WASHINGTON — President Biden, under intense pressure to donate excess coronavirus vaccines to needy nations, moved on Friday to address the global shortage in another way, partnering with Japan, India and Australia to expand global vaccine manufacturing capacity.In a deal

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Biden Takes First Tentative Steps to Address Global Vaccine Shortage

Biden Takes First Tentative Steps to Address Global Vaccine Shortage

WASHINGTON — President Biden, under intense pressure to donate excess coronavirus vaccines to needy nations, moved on Friday to address the global shortage in another way, partnering with Japan, India and Australia to expand global vaccine manufacturing capacity.In a deal

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‘Burnout is real’: COVID-19 pandemic takes mental health toll on health-care workers

‘Burnout is real’: COVID-19 pandemic takes mental health toll on health-care workers

As the one-year mark since the declaration of the global coronavirus pandemic arrives, the continuing health crisis is taking a toll on the mental health of those on the front lines.It is a busy afternoon in the ICU at

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New patient engagement company created as PatientPoint takes over rival Outcome Health

PointClickCare to acquire Collective Medical in $500M+ deal

After a spectacular rise and equally precipitous downfall, patient engagement company Outcome Health is seeing its brand name disappear altogether. On Tuesday, Cincinnati-based PatientPoint, also a provider of patient engagement solutions, announced that it is combining with the Chicago-based startup to

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When a Child’s Type 1 Diabetes Takes a Toll on Couple’s Relationship – Diabetes Daily

When a Child's Type 1 Diabetes Takes a Toll on Couple's Relationship – Diabetes Daily

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission.By Bonnie O’Neil“You have to fly home now!” was all I could say before bursting into uncontrollable sobs. “Austin has diabetes.”My worst nightmare had come true — my 5-year-old son

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Canada adds over 2,500 new coronavirus cases as vaccine rollout takes shape – National

Canada adds over 2,500 new coronavirus cases as vaccine rollout takes shape - National

Canada’s coronavirus vaccination rollout for the general population began to take shape Monday as the country added another 2,559 new infections and 23 more deaths.The latest data pushed the national caseload to 870,038, while the death toll now stands

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