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Young People More Vulnerable to Loneliness Than Thought

WEDNESDAY, June 10, 2020 — Even with social media keeping more people connected than ever before, young people in many nations are more likely to feel lonely, British researchers report. “Contrary to what people may expect, loneliness is not a predicament unique to older people,” said lead researcher Manuela Barreto, from the University of Exeter,… Read More »

Helping people with autism spectrum disorder manage masks and COVID-19 tests

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many new challenges for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Features of ASD, including impaired social and communication skills, repetitive behaviors, insistence on sameness, and especially sensory intolerances, make adapting to wearing face masks and the experience of a COVID-19 test particularly challenging. Challenges of wearing face masks with ASD… Read More »

New study shows that one third of Irish people exercise every day

Independent research experts iReach have released findings from a survey they carried out prior to the COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland. The survey, which was carried out on behalf of leading protection specialist Royal London, asked over 1,000 adults nationwide if they exercised regularly and if so, how often. 33% of respondents said they did in… Read More »

FDA Approves Genentech’s Tecentriq as a First-Line Monotherapy for Certain People With Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Print this page South San Francisco, CA — May 18, 2020 — Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tecentriq ® (atezolizumab) as a first-line (initial) treatment for adults with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have high… Read More »

Hidden death toll: Doctors say people dying as they avoid ERs due to COVID fears

Health-care providers are warning of an unseen toll COVID-19 could take if people die because they are too afraid to go to an emergency room for serious health issues unrelated to the pandemic. “There’s going to be secondary harm. Make no mistake,” said Dr. Alan Drummond with the Canadian Federation of Emergency Physicians. “To what… Read More »