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Over 50% Of People Say Women’s Intimate Experiences Aren’t Talked About Openly, Finds Study

Woman In Pain While Sleeping On Bed At Home Getty It’s estimated that around the world 800 million people menstruate daily. Just under half of the world’s population identifies as female and with that comes unique experiences like menopause. While conversations about health have opened up over the last decade, there’s still a stigma attached… Read More »

Bandana is least effective face mask material, study finds

Face mask material has a “notable impact” in stopping expelled respiratory droplets, one study recently found. Single-layer bandana-style masks offer the worst stopping-capability compared to other materials, researchers said. The team from Florida Atlantic University explored the effectiveness of various materials in stopping propelled droplets through visualization experiments. Researchers used a manual pump and a mannequin… Read More »

First map of tumour microbiomes finds bacteria live in many cancers

By Alice Klein More than 60 per cent of pancreatic tumours tested positive for bacterial DNAANNE WESTON, FRANCIS CRICK INSTITUTE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY The first comprehensive survey of the microorganisms that live inside tumours has found that bacteria reside in those from many different cancer types, but it is unclear whether they contribute to… Read More »

No evidence of children infecting teachers with coronavirus, study finds

A possible date for UK schools opening is June 1st. There is, however, a general uneasiness among parents, teachers and trade unions. Commentators argue the main stumbling block is not knowing if children infect teachers. In this atmosphere of controversy I thought you might be interested in a study from New South Wales, Australia. The… Read More »

Loneliness is on the rise and younger workers and social media users feel it most, Cigna survey finds

It is often said that it’s lonely at the top, but loneliness on the job is a growing issue well beyond the corner office. American workers are feeling more isolated, and younger workers are experiencing loneliness more so than their older co-workers, according to a new Cigna study. Three out of every five adults, or… Read More »