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Covid-19 lockdown rules: ‘I don’t expect to see any friends until 2021’ – BBC News

People and businesses react as areas move into tougher coronavirus restrictions this weekend.

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By Francesca GillettBBC News
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image captionJosh says the first lockdown was different as, like the oft-used phrase, “we were all in it together”
“I don’t expect to see any of my friends until 2021 now, which is upsetting,” says Josh Whipps, 24.
The first-year university student is one of millions of people in England who
woke up to tougher Covid rules on Saturday morning, as areas moved to a higher tier because of rising coronavirus cases.
It is not known how…

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Drug used to control blood pressure may improve cancer patients’ response to immunotherapy – News-Medical.Net

The same biochemical triggers that spur a “fight or flight” response when we encounter threats may help tumor cells to thrive.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 30 2020
The same biochemical triggers that spur a “fight or flight” response when we encounter threats may help tumor cells to thrive. A team of researchers from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is looking at ways to disrupt that dynamic so that cancer treatments can be more effective. Their latest work, published today in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, suggests that a drug widely prescribed to control…

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Living near green space ‘associated with higher chances of quitting smoking’ – The Irish News

Scientists have also found that those residing in leafy neighbourhoods are less likely to smoke.

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People who smoke are more likely to successfully give up the habit if they live near green spaces, research suggests.
Scientists have also found that those residing in leafy neighbourhoods are less likely to smoke.
The research, published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, is based on Health Survey for England (HSE) data from more than 8,000 adults.
Leanne Martin, from the University of Plymouth, the lead author on the study, said: “This study is the first to investigate the association between…

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Researchers seek to understand HIV-related attitudes of nursing faculty in six countries – News-Medical.Net

Since the earliest study about nursing faculty and students attitudes and beliefs about caring for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) in the early 1990’s, there…

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 30 2020
Since the earliest study about nursing faculty and students attitudes and beliefs about caring for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) in the early 1990’s, there have only been 17 additional studies. Knowledge in this area of study is still lacking to fill some gaps in understanding attitudes towards people living with the disease.
Primary investigators, Dr. Juan Leyva (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona), Dr. Patrick Palmieri (Universidad Norbert Wiener…

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