Issued on: 04/07/2020 – 23:30Modified: 04/07/2020 – 23:32 Between 2,000 and 3,000 people turned out Saturday in Paris for a politically engaged Gay Pride march, a week after the officially scheduled event was cancelled because of coronavirus restrictions. A young, multicultural crowd marched behind a lorry bearing a banner declaring […]

Issued on: 04/07/2020 – 21:17Modified: 04/07/2020 – 21:17 In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune says there is an opportunity to achieve “appeased relations” with France. He believes that French President Emmanuel Macron is “honest” and “proper” with regard to the country’s colonial past, welcomes the return […]

Moderate alcohol consumption may lead to slower mental decline in middle-age and older people, a new study found. Some previous studies have suggested that moderate drinking has beneficial cognitive effects; others have found it harmful. In the new study, published in JAMA Network Open, researchers tracked the cognitive abilities of […]

Issued on: 04/07/2020 – 17:20Modified: 04/07/2020 – 17:20 Books written by prominent Hong Kong democracy activists have started to disappear from the territory’s libraries, online records show, days after Beijing imposed a draconian national security law on the finance hub. Among the authors whose titles are no longer available are Joshua […]

China is planning changes in its organ donation rules to tackle a shortage of donors and curb illicit harvesting after it stopped taking tissue from executed prisoners five years ago. The draft rules published Wednesday by the National Health Commission allow people to donate the organs of relatives who have […]

Issued on: 03/07/2020 – 13:22Modified: 03/07/2020 – 13:27 Every day thousands of people around the world continue to become direct casualties of the Covid-19. But there’s another group slowly emerging — indirect victims who have not contracted the virus but are suffering its consequences. Our reporter Julie Dungelhoff went to meet […]

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A novel study from the Institute of Environmental Medicine at Karolinska Institutet indicates that antibodies against a small lipid entity, phosphorylcholine (PC), can be associated with protection in inflammatory systemic diseases, including SLE and Sjögren’s syndrome. The results support evidence for a potential treatment by providing […]

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Britain on Friday exempted dozens of countries from its quarantine rules as the coronavirus outbreak slowed in Europe, but excluded the United States as the pandemic accelerates across the Americas. With Europe reopening after an unprecedented lockdown, travellers arriving into England from more than 50 nations […]

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Saudi Arabia passed the grim milestone of 200,000 confirmed novel coronavirus cases, the health ministry said Friday, weeks ahead of an annual hajj pilgrimage drastically cut back because of the pandemic. The Gulf’s worst-hit country has now 201,801 confirmed infections including 4,193 new cases on Friday […]

Issued on: 03/07/2020 – 19:21Modified: 03/07/2020 – 19:22 France’s new prime minister, Jean Castex, warned on Friday that the coronavirus pandemic was not over and an economic crisis was already making itself felt, as he took the helm of President Emmanuel Macron’s government. “The economic crisis is already here,” Castex said, praising […]

People with HIV who were hospitalized with COVID-19 didn’t have worse results than COVID-19 patients without HIV, new research shows. “Throughout the pandemic, we’ve suspected that immunocompromised patients, such as those with HIV, could be at a higher risk for infection and suffer more severe outcomes, but without data on […]

PD Dr. Daniel Porres ist neuer Chefarzt der Klinik für Urologie im Klinikum Leverkusen in der Nachfolge von PD Dr. Jürgen Zumbé, der den Ruhestand angetreten hat (wir berichteten). Porres ist kein Unbekannter im Klinikum. Bereits am 1. Oktober 2018 nahm er seine Arbeit als Ko-Direktor der Klinik für Urologie […]