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Poor nutrition in school years may have created 20 cm height gap across nations


A new global analysis led by Imperial College London, and published in the journal The Lancet, has assessed the height and weight of school-aged children and adolescents across the world.  […]

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Largest seroprevalence study in the region finds number of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Iran may be higher than expected
The Lancet Infectious Diseases:

Largest seroprevalence study in the region finds number of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Iran may be higher than expected

An analysis of the first wave of the epidemic in Iran in 8902 people suggests the overall proportion of people with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in their blood - known as seroprevalence ...

How the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine works?

How the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine works?

The coronavirus pandemic has changed life as we know it in just a few short months. Since the World Health Organisation declared it a Public Health Emergency of International Concern ...

Lights in COVID-19 dark tunnel: Moderna and Pfizer

Lights in COVID-19 dark tunnel: Moderna and Pfizer

Moderna said its vaccine appears to be 94.5% effective, according to preliminary data from an ongoing study. A week ago, competitor Pfizer Inc. announced its own vaccine looked 90% effective ...

Baricitinib treatment linked to reduced mortality in COVID-19 patients

Baricitinib treatment linked to reduced mortality in COVID-19 patients

An arthritis drug has been found to cut deaths in patients admitted to hospital with Covid-19 by a remarkable two-thirds – giving medics a powerful new weapon in their armoury ...

Promising results of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Promising results of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech announce vaccine candidate against achieved success in first interim analysis from phase 3 study. According to the company's announcement  analysis evaluated 94 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in trial ...

Poor nutrition in school years may have created 20 cm height gap across nations

Poor nutrition in school years may have created 20 cm height gap across nations

A new global analysis led by Imperial College London, and published in the journal The Lancet, has assessed the height and weight of school-aged children and adolescents across the world.  The ...

The world has never been better prepared than in early 2020 in the face of epidemics of infectious diseases
The Chair of the Executive Group of the International Steering Committee for the Solidarity Clinical Trial for Covid-19 Treatments of the WHO:

The world has never been better prepared than in early 2020 in the face of epidemics of infectious diseases

About 11 horrific months have passed since the emergence of the Coronavirus in December 2019 and the announcement of a state of emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO) in ...

Announcement of the final results of a review of four drugs in the Solidarity Clinical Trial for Covid-19 Treatments

Announcement of the final results of a review of four drugs in the Solidarity Clinical Trial for Covid-19 Treatments

Six months after the start of the largest clinical trial fo Covid-19 treatments by the World Health Organization (WHO) were announced the final results of the studies on four drugs ...

Carcinogenicity of Opium Consumption was confirmed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer

Carcinogenicity of Opium Consumption was confirmed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer

At an important historical event , Carcinogenicity of Opium Consumption , the most prominent achievement of more than two decades of research efforts of Iranian scientists in the "Golestan Cohort ...

The results of an unprecedented international study of the state of the world’s blood cholesterol

The results of an unprecedented international study of the state of the world’s blood cholesterol

TEHRAN (ISW)— According to the results of a large and unprecedented international study, high Non-HDL/LDL that was responsible for an estimated 3.9 million worldwide deaths caused by IHD (Ischaemic Heart ...

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