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The health carer – Science Magazine

Summary When Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus took office as director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) on 1 July 2017, he brought an ambitious to-do list: Reform WHO, strengthen evidence-based decision-making, highlight the health impact of climate change, and provide 1 billion more people with health coverage. But now, the rapid spread of a novel coronavirus, declared a Public… Read More »

Beef and bacon healthy? A fight raging in nutrition science, explained. – Vox.com

A group of 14 researchers just set off a firestorm with a new series of studies that upends years of nutrition advice about meat. Their five systematic reviews, published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, suggest there’s no health reason to eat less red meat — not even the bacon and salami we’ve… Read More »

Regeneron’s Great Science Led To An Important Drug. But Will It Flop Commercially?

Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) is an insidious disease. People so afflicted are born without low density lipoprotein (LDL) receptors – the receptors that are responsible for clearing this atherosclerosis causing protein through the liver. People with HoFH have cholesterol levels five times that of a normal person and, as a result, are prone to heart… Read More »