AstraZeneca, Oxford vaccine prevents COVID-19 in big US study amid controversy overseas

A coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford was strongly protective against COVID-19 in the partners’ largest study yet, a significant finding for a shot that has been mired in controversy but could still play a crucial role.  The result, which comes from a Phase 3 trial of 32,449 participants in the… Read More »

They kill jobs, overwhelm treasuries, harm mental health but COVID lockdowns work, science suggests

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Still, for many lay people and some doctors and scientists , the question has become: Was it all worth it? Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Mar 22, 2021  •  5 hours ago  •  6 minute read  •  380 Comments Like it or not, restricting human-to-human contact has… Read More »

5 Successful Ways to Prevent Hearing Loss

Hearing loss has devastating and detrimental effects on the victim. While some get fewer job opportunities, others struggle with impaired communication, low esteem, and social withdraw. Ear damage happens gradually and with minimal warning indicators. By the time most individuals notice their failing sense of hearing, it almost too late.  It is worth noting that… Read More »

Tiffany’s star jewelry designer and philanthropist Elsa Peretti dies in Spain

Zurich, March 19, 2021 … It is with great sadness that Elsa Peretti’s death yesterday from natural causes was announced by her family office in Zurich and by the Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation. The designer, who was famous for her creations for high-end US jewelers Tiffany, passed away in a village close to Barcelona,… Read More »