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New (But Still Not Enough) Data on Modafinil and Pregnancy

Modafinil (brand name Provigil) is a wake-promoting agent which is used to treat sleepiness due to narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder, or obstructive sleep apnea.  It is also used in other settings, often in combination with other medications, to treat ADHD symptoms, depressive symptoms, and cognitive dysfunction.   In 2018, an interim report from a registry… Read More »

Where’s REALLY had the most Covid-19 deaths? Study says Belgium but data reveals SAN MARINO

Where has REALLY had the most Covid-19 deaths? Analysis of 19 countries shows Belgium has highest per-population count while UK and US sit 3rd and 4th… but data reveals SAN MARINO is top of the table US researchers compared Covid-19 death tolls in 19 countries with more than five million citizens It found Belgium had… Read More »

Data Well-Being: A Pillar of Health Citizenship for US Consumers

In the COVID-19 era, most U.S. consumers believe they have an obligation to share personal health information to stop the spread of the coronavirus. However, only 44% would be willing to share their personal data with a national database, a MITRE study learned. Only one-third of Americans would be willing to share their temperature, 29% their… Read More »

Health Insurance and Demand for Masking, Testing and Contact Tracing – New Data from The Commonwealth Fund

The coronavirus pandemic occasioned the Great Lockdown for people to shelter-at-home, tele-work if possible, and shut down large parts of the U.S. economy considered “non-essential.” As health insurance for working-age people is tied to employment, COVID-19 led to disproportionate loss of health plan coverage especially among people earning lower incomes, as well as non-white workers,… Read More »

St. Johns River Water Management District use satellite data analytics to drive a unique approach to vegetation management and burn control in Florida

Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK, 02 April 2020 – Rezatec, leading provider of satellite data analytics is deploying its unique satellite data technology to help St. Johns River Water Management District map and monitor controlled burn areas across large areas of Florida. St. Johns, winners of the Thiess International River prize, covers about 7.8 million acres of… Read More »

Standardizing COVID-19 data analysis to aid international research efforts

Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) have launched a new database to advance the international research efforts studying COVID-19. The publicly-available, free-to-use resource (https://covid.crg.eu) can be used by researchers from around the world to study how different variations of the virus grow, mutate and make proteins. “Scientists are working round the clock to… Read More »