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MGH-led study shows light therapy is safe

Light therapy is safe and has measurable effects in the brain, according to a pioneering study  by researchers from the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Senior investigators Rajiv Gupta, director of the Ultra-High Resolution Volume CT Lab at MGH, and Benjamin Vakoc at the Wellman Center led the study, which was… Read More »

Stocks slip as CEOs warn of need for aid

CEOs said they worry that economic recovery will stall if Washington fails to approve another relief package, hours before stocks accelerated losses through the end of the day. “Further major support from the federal government is necessary to prevent economic recovery from being derailed,” said Joshua Bolten, CEO of Business Roundtable, the group of big-business… Read More »

Covid surge threatens wave of mental health issues, warns TV Secret Millionaire

Businessman Jim Breen, who lost his aunt to Covid-19, believes the second wave will have a far more significant impact on mental health than the first. s Ireland experiences a surge in cases, the charity founder said the pandemic had created the need for a sharper focus on mental health and was encouraging companies to… Read More »

Fast, inexpensive test for malaria drills down to specifics

“This field-ready SHERLOCK diagnostic malaria assay surpasses the sensitivity and specificity requirements set by the WHO for a desired test that can be used to detect low parasite density in asymptomatic carriers of all major Plasmodium species,” said Collins. “Its highly streamlined design could provide a viable solution to the present diagnostic bottleneck on the… Read More »