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 »

Human Sperm Stem Cells Grown in Lab, an Early Step Toward Infertility Treatment

Infertility affects one in seven men of reproductive age worldwide. One idea for treating male sterility is spermatogonial stem cell (SSC) therapy. In this approach, sperm stem cells in the testis are transferred to a test tube, cultured and nudged into becoming fully fledged sperm. However, a key bottleneck has been identifying just the right… Read More »

Gucci is selling denim overalls with grass ‘stain effect’ for $1,400

These overalls are a haute mess. Luxury brand Gucci is selling strategically stained denim overalls for a whopping $ 1,400 — perfect for poseurs who want to look rugged but are really just rich. “This denim overall is crafted from organic cotton and specifically treated for a stained-like, distressed effect,” reads the description of the… Read More »