CD4 count below 350 increases the risk of severe COVID-19

European HIV medical groups recommend priority vaccination for people with CD4 counts below 350 People with HIV with CD4 counts below 350 were almost three times more likely to experience severe COVID-19 symptoms than people with higher CD4 counts, confirming warnings by the British HIV Association and the European AIDS Clinical Society that immunosuppressed people… Read More »

Fibromyalgia Linked to Extensive Brain Inflammation

Fibromyalgia, characterized by chronic, widespread pain is an often-debilitating condition that primarily affects women. While as many as 10 million Americans have fibromyalgia, its cause remains a mystery. Brain scans of fibromyalgia patients have offered hard evidence that the pain they experience is indeed real — mainly because their threshold for tolerating pain impulses is… Read More »

Cops investigate massive beach party

NSW Police are investigating a huge beach party in North Bondi on Sunday evening over concerns the event may have breached COVID-19 gathering rules. Crowds of carefree party goers can be seen in a video dancing and jumping up and down to drum beats. Under COVID-19 rules in force in Greater Sydney, no more than… Read More »

Smart Toilets Will Use Anal Fingerprints

The idea behind smart technology is that your cellphone or appliance does the thinking for you. Researchers at Stanford Medicine have taken this to a whole new level and hope to develop a toilet that evaluates your excrement each time you use the toilet.1 A smart device can do many of the things your computer… Read More »

Alex Blowers appointed as new chair of INCA

The body representing the challenger internet network providers also welcomes CityFibre back into membership London, UK, 15 January – INCA’s board has appointed CityFibre’s head of regulation to be the association’s new Chair. Alex Blowers is one of the biggest hitters in policy and regulation in the sector and his appointment will add significant depth… Read More »