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COVID-19 contact tracing: Canadian company says authorities not interested in app that could help with virus

The international consensus is growing: one of the keys to containing the COVID-19 pandemic and reviving a comatose world economy is a novel type of technology. Daniel Leung says his mostly Canadian company, LivNao, has a ready-to-use version of the concept: a smartphone app designed to automatically identify those who have been in contact with… Read More »

Pandemic view from Dr Maurice Gueret: ‘in the current crisis, surely the paracetamol limit could be reviewed’

Sharing thoughts on Leo, Boris and their respective management of the coronavirus crisis, Maurice Gueret suggests we relax the limits on paracetamol. Leo’s moment Readers have asked me to write more about coronavirus. The truth of the matter is that Rude Health is written two-and-a-half weeks before publication. This pandemic has clearly shown that just… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson’s disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic protein buildup. Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain are the hallmark sign of Parkinson’s disease. Many experts believe that these toxic protein clumps lead to the progressive loss of brain cells that… Read More »