Warming Risk of Mass Extinction in World’s Oceans, Model Shows

[ad_1] At first, the scientists chose a simple title for their research: “The Risk of Extinction at Sea from Climate Warming.” But as the broadcast drew near, something bothered them. Their findings showed two drastically different outcomes for ocean life over the next three centuries, depending on whether greenhouse gas emissions were sharply controlled or …

From King Cobras to Geckos, 20 Percent of Reptiles Are at Risk of Extinction

[ad_1] About 20 percent of reptile species are at risk of extinction as humans deprive their habitats for agriculture, urban development and logging, according to the first global reptile assessment of its kind. The study found that at least 1,829 reptile species are threatened, including lizards, snakes, turtles and alligators, from the inch-long lizards to …

Fires, Then Floods: Risk of Deadly Climate Combination Increases

[ad_1] With global warming drastically increasing the risk of heavy rains following extreme wildfires in the western United States, a new study highlights the need for better preparations for hazards such as mudslides and flash floods that can wreak havoc long after the flames. fierce flames broke out. Fires destroy forests, devastate homes and kill …

Large study finds ivermectin does not reduce risk of Covid-19

[ad_1] The anti-parasitic drug ivermectin, increased in popularity According to the results of a large clinical trial, as an alternative treatment for Covid-19, despite the lack of strong research to support it, it showed no signs of alleviating the disease. published Wednesday. The study’s authors said the study, which compared more than 1,300 people infected …

Ivermectin Doesn’t Reduce Risk of Covid Hospitalization, Large Study

[ad_1] The anti-parasitic drug ivermectin, increased in popularity According to the results of a large clinical trial, as an alternative treatment for Covid-19, despite the lack of strong research to support it, it showed no signs of alleviating the disease. published Wednesday. The study’s authors said the study, which compared more than 1,300 people infected …

Cancer Patients Are at Higher Risk of Depression and Suicide, Studies

[ad_1] One day many years ago, while training in neurology, Dr. Corinna Seliger-Behme met a man with end-stage bladder cancer. Dr. Seliger-Behme recalled that before the diagnosis, the man had a stable family and job and had no history of mental health problems. However, shortly after learning of her terminal illness, she tried to kill …

Pfizer Recalls Some Blood Pressure Drugs By Clarifying Cancer Risk

[ad_1] Pfizer says it exceeded the acceptable daily intake level of a cancer-causing compound in those batches, recalling some shipments of the blood pressure drug Accuretic as well as authorized generic versions of the drug. The compound in the drug is nitrosamine, which is found in water and beer, as well as some foods such …

Ordinary Books Are Like a Diary Without the Risk of Disturbing

[ad_1] I’ve never been a diary writer, though not because I haven’t tried it. In a monogrammed duffel bag in my family’s basement are many old diaries—a furry leopard-print journal from elementary school, Moleskines with broken spikes from college—each with an optimistic introduction. But the habit never gave up. It’s partly due to a lack …

Climate Change Could Increase Wildfire Risk by 50% by the End of the Century

[ad_1] A landmark United Nations report concluded that the risk of devastating wildfires worldwide will increase in the coming decades as climate change intensifies what the report describes as a “global bushfire crisis.” The scientific assessment is the first assessment by the organization’s environmental authority to assess wildfire risks worldwide. Inspired by a series of …

Mayhem Over ‘Cracked Pipes’ Biden Puts His Drug Strategy At Risk

[ad_1] Resolutely, Ms. Shalala encouraged philanthropists to fund needle exchange programs and instructed the National Institutes of Health to provide training on needle exchange. Mr. Clinton later said regret his decision. When Mr. Biden was elected, addiction experts were delighted. The American Recovery Plan, the coronavirus relief package it enacted last year, has set aside …