Exclusive: Medical journals expand investigation into potential misconduct in cardiac research

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Three medical journals recently launched independent investigations into possible manipulation of data in cardiac studies by Temple University researchers, Reuters has learned, adding a new scrutiny to an investigation into the misconduct by the university and the US government. The Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology and the Journal of … Read more

Canada’s Conservatives pick populist to try to oust Trudeau’s Liberals

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OTTAWA, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Canada’s Conservatives on Saturday picked Pierre Poilievre, a veteran parliamentarian who has promoted bitcoin as a way to fight inflation, to lead the party’s bid to oust the Liberals and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Poilievre, 43, won the leadership in the … Read more

EU divided over Russian gas price cap amid ‘energy war’

The gas installation is pictured at the Cavern Underground Gas Storage (CUGS) facility in Kosakowo, near Debogorze, Poland April 30, 2022. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Countries resist EU proposal to cap Russian gas price Wider support for cash grants to energy companies Ministers will discuss an exceptional … Read more

Top scientists join forces to study main theory behind long COVID

A patient suffering from long COVID is examined in the post-coronavirus disease (COVID-19) clinic at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv, Israel February 21, 2022. Picture taken February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/ File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHICAGO, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Top scientists from leading academic centers are banding … Read more

Millions in China’s Chengdu thrown into prolonged COVID lockdown

Workers in protective gear prepare to deliver food placed on a rack outside a residential compound to its residents, amid a lockdown to curb the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China on September 2, 2022. cnsphoto via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Sept 8 (Reuters) – … Read more

Long link between COVID and suicide: Scientists warn of hidden crisis

CHICAGO/LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Scott Taylor could never quit COVID-19. The 56-year-old, who caught the disease in the spring of 2020, had still not recovered about 18 months later when he took his own life at his home near Dallas, having lost his health, memory and ‘silver. “No one cares. No one wants to … Read more

US eyes annual shots as updated COVID vaccines roll out

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – The United States should begin recommending COVID-19 vaccines every year, health officials said on Tuesday, as new reminders designed to combat currently circulating variants of the coronavirus roll in. deploy. By the end of this week, 90% of Americans will be … Read more

US FDA greenlights Omicron-targeted COVID boosters ahead of revaccination campaign

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 31 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday cleared Pfizer’s updated COVID-19 booster shots (PFE.N)/BioNTech (22UAy.DE) and Moderna that target the dominant BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants, as the government prepares for a massive fall vaccination campaign that could begin within days. … Read more

Biden declares urgency over Mississippi water crisis

JACKSON, Mississippi, Aug 30 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration approved an emergency declaration regarding a water crisis in the state of Mississippi and on Tuesday ordered federal aid to supplement the response to the state. “Emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, will be provided at 75% of federal funding for a period … Read more

Populous Chinese cities including Shenzhen speed up COVID restrictions

BEIJING, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Several major Chinese cities stepped up COVID-19 restrictions on Tuesday, with Shenzhen closing more businesses and Dalian locking down millions, renewing economic uncertainty and delaying the start of the school year for some. The new measures, which are expected to last only a few days for now, reflect China’s insistence … Read more