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Irregular periods linked to a greater risk of an early death, study suggests – CNN

(CNN)Doctors should pay more attention to women's menstrual cycles and treat them as an additional vital sign to assess a patient's health, researchers have said, after a new study found a link between irregular periods and a greater risk of early death.A team of mostly US-based researchers found that women who reported always having irregular…

Minnesota reports 16 COVID-19 deaths; highest total in a month – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sixteen COVID-19 deaths were reported Wednesday by Minnesota health authorities, who urged people to seek flu shots to prevent seasonal influenza from exacerbating a worsening pandemic. Large social gatherings, Labor Day weekend festivities and college and K-12 school classes and events have contributed to an acceleration in infections with the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19,…

Minnesota scientists find coronavirus in samples of beach water for the first time – Daily Mail

Minnesota scientists find coronavirus in samples of beach water for the first time - but it is not likely the disease is able to spread through the body of waterResearchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School have been testing water samples at eight beaches along Lake Superior since JulyOver the weekend of September 11…

Oklahoma coronavirus death toll rises by 13; health officials report 980 new positive cases – KOCO Oklahoma City

>> I THINK IT IS PRETTY CLEAR WHEN YOU LOOK AT KIND OF THE PEAK IN THE STATE THAT OPENING SCHOOLS IS PROBABLY CONTRIBUTED BECAUSE YOU HAVE MORE KIDS POTENTIALLY INFECTED. CHRISTINE: DR. BRATZLER SAYS HE BELIEVES THE RECENT SPIKE IN CASES AND HOSPITALIZATIONS IS A COMBINATION OF DIFFERENT FACTORS. >> KIDS GOING BACK TO…

Study: Neanderthal genes may be liability for COVID patients – Minneapolis Star Tribune

BERLIN — Scientists say genes that some people have inherited from their Neanderthal ancestors may increase their likelihood of suffering severe forms of COVID-19. A study by European scientists published Wednesday by the journal Nature examined a cluster of genes that have been linked to a higher risk of hospitalization and respiratory failure in patients…

The first known person to be cured of HIV has died of cancer – CNN

(CNN)After a five-month battle with leukemia, the first known person to be cured of HIV has died of cancer, according to the International AIDS Society.Timothy Ray Brown, also known as "the Berlin patient," was 54.Brown was considered cured of his HIV infection in 2008. In the year prior, Brown received a bone marrow transplant in…

Hospitalizations spike as Iowa reports 1,048 new coronavirus cases, 18 additional deaths – KCCI Des Moines

VOTERS. >> IN THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, THE STATE ANNOUNCED A BIG CHANGE TO ITS QUARANTINE POLICIES TODAY. IT MAKES IT LESS LIKELY FOR STUDENTS TO BE SENT HOME AFTER THEY ARE EXPOSED TO COVID-19. KCCI'S CHRIS IS LIVE WITH GOVERNOR REYNOLD'S BREAK WITH FEDERAL GUIDELINES. >> YES, STACY, BEFORE TODAY, IF TWO STUDENTS WERE WEARING…

Asus ZenBook 14 UX425EA review: a standard step ahead – The Verge

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. Asus has so many ZenBook 14 models it stresses me out. There’s the UX433, a 2.6-pound slim-bezeled affair. There’s the Flip 14, an elegant convertible. There’s the UX431, a mid-tier $900 option. And there’s the UX425, which…

Google Duo’s auto-framing feature comes to Samsung devices, no longer a Pixel 4 exclusive – Android Police

Last December, Google released its first feature drop for Pixel devices, kicking off a routine of bringing new capabilities to the phones each quarter. Included in the first drop was something called auto-framing for Google Duo. With auto-framing enabled, you can walk further away from your device, and Duo will zoom in to keep you…

Facebook takes a big step in linking Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp – CNN

(CNN Business)Some Instagram users will now be able to message their friends on Messenger, without needing a Facebook account. The move is the first step in Facebook's plan to integrate Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger, announced last year. The effort could effectively cement Facebook's dominance over the messaging market for years to come, and arguably make…

HP G2 Omnicept: Enterprise-grade VR whose sensors can read “cognitive load” – Ars Technica

Gonna wait for Imaxcept — G2 Omnicept coming “Spring 2021.” No price yet, but it sure has a lot of sensors. Sam Machkovech - Sep 30, 2020 12:00 pm UTC The HP G2 Omnicept Edition looks a lot like the standard HP G2, but it comes with an additional slew of sensors. Visible at the…

Call of Duty: Warzone – Activision Reportedly Bans 20000 More Cheaters – IGN

The banhammer shows no mercy.By Jordan Oloman Updated: 30 Sep 2020 12:05 pmPosted: 30 Sep 2020 11:57 amActivision reportedly banned around 20,000 Call of Duty Warzone cheaters as the game's Season 6 update began.A report from Vice citing an Activision spokesperson and "people familiar with the matter" says that the publisher issued a ban wave on…
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GB’s Evans calls opponents ’embarrassing’

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US team walks off after ‘homophobic slur’

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As colleges reopened, many more young people got covid-19, CDC reports – msnNOW

Covid-19 cases surged nationally among 18- to 22-year-olds between Aug. 2 and Sept. 5, according to a report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which urged young adults as well as colleges and universities to take precautions to prevent the spread of the virus.Weekly cases among the age group jumped 55…