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Calories Burned From Skiing Calculator

How many calories does skiing burn? How many calories burned skiing depends on the level of effort you’re exerting, your body weight and the terrain you’re skiing on. Downhill skiing will burn approximately 300 to 600 calories per hour, although it depends on your body weight. A downhill skier weighing 155 pounds can burn 446… Read More »

MIT researchers say you’re no safer from Covid indoors at 6 feet or 60 feet in new study challenging social distancing policies

The risk of being exposed to Covid-19 indoors is as great at 60 feet as it is at 6 feet — even when wearing a mask, according to a new study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who challenge social distancing guidelines adopted across the world. MIT professors Martin Bazant, who teaches chemical engineering and… Read More »

Merck ends development of Covid drug it acquired from OncoImmune

Merck announced Thursday it will end the development of its experimental drug for patients hospitalized with severe Covid-19 after the Food and Drug Administration asked the company to provide additional data to support an emergency use authorization. New Jersey-based Merck acquired the drug, MK-7110, through its $ 425 million acquisition of privately held biopharmaceutical company… Read More »

Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Who Can Get Vaccinated? Vaccine Questions Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus Collaborating with devoted colleagues, Dr. Kariko laid the groundwork for the mRNA vaccines turning the tide… Read More »

New Research from the CWMH: No Increase in Major Malformations in Children Prenatally Exposed to Aripiprazole

Despite the increasing use of the newer atypical or second-generation antipsychotic agents to treat a spectrum of psychiatric disorders, including psychotic disorders, bipolar disorder, major depression, PTSD and other anxiety disorders, we have relatively little data on the reproductive safety of these newer atypical agents. In response to this deficit, the National Pregnancy Registry for… Read More »

Almost 1 in 10 who lost sense of smell and taste from COVID-19 have not recovered a year later

New research from Italy has found that nearly 1 in 10 people who lost their senses of taste and smell after having COVID-19 have not recovered those senses a year later. A study by researchers from the University of Trieste surveyed 187 patients who had reported a loss of either taste or smell or both… Read More »