Coronavirus Survivors’ Blood Is Saving Lives
by Dan Vergano on 2020-08-07 in Science
As we await a coronavirus vaccine, the spotlight in COVID-19 treatments is returning to antibodies, the body’s natural defenses against viruses. On Monday, federal health officials kicked off two large clinical trials of synthetic antibodies to treat mild, moderate, and hospitalized coronavirus cases. A biotech firm is starting a related trial in nursing homes. And The post Coronavirus Survivors’ Blood Is Saving Lives appeared first on 365 NEWS.
Car Designer Henrik Fisker Lost His First Race With Elon Musk. He Wants to Go Again.
by 365NEWS on 2020-08-07 in Tech
Danish car designer Henrik Fisker is getting back in the electric-vehicle race, this time in pursuit of his old adversary Elon Musk. The question is: Can he catch his rival this time? Roughly a decade ago the man who made a name for himself designing sports cars for Aston Martin and BMW was neck and The post Car Designer Henrik Fisker Lost His First Race With Elon Musk. He Wants to Go Again. appeared first on 365 NEWS.
American Idol creator Simon Fuller turns to TikTok talent
by 365NEWS on 2020-08-07 in Entertainment
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Simon Fuller and TikTok want to find users who can become “a cultural phenomenon” Simon Fuller, who created Pop Idol and American Idol and launched The Spice Girls, has teamed up with TikTok to find the next big pop group. In a modern twist on the talent show format, The post American Idol creator Simon Fuller turns to TikTok talent appeared first on 365 NEWS.
Russia And China Are Threats To US Election, US Says
by Stephanie K. Baer on 2020-08-07 in Politics
Russia is again attempting to interfere in the US presidential election and is using “a range of measures” to undermine former vice president Joe Biden’s candidacy, a top intelligence official said Friday. William Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, made the revelation public in a statement describing the efforts the intelligence community The post Russia And China Are Threats To US Election, US Says appeared first on 365 NEWS.
What Buildings Will Look Like After the Covid Crisis
by 365NEWS on 2020-08-07 in Life & Style
Someday, years from now, a resident will wake up in their luxury condominium at developer Gregg Covin’s The Cedars Lodge & Spa in Hendersonville, N.C. They’ll make breakfast on the island in their big kitchen and sit on their heated balcony. They’ll walk out of their private entrance and use an elevator that serves only The post What Buildings Will Look Like After the Covid Crisis appeared first on 365 NEWS.
Private equity wants to own your DNA
by 365NEWS on 2020-08-07 in Business
The nation’s largest private equity firm is interested in buying your DNA data. The going rate: $261 per person. That appears to be what Blackstone, the $63 billion private equity giant, is willing to pay for genetic data controlled by one of the major companies gathering it from millions of customers. Earlier this week, Blackstone The post Private equity wants to own your DNA appeared first on 365 NEWS.
Uighur Man Sends Secret Video, Text Messages From Inside Chinese Detention Center: Reports
by 365NEWS on 2020-08-07 in TOP
The footage and messages offer a terrifying glimpse into the allegedly unsanitary and inhumane conditions inside China’s so-called “re-education centers.” Source: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/uighur-video-text-messages-chinese-detention-camp_n_5f2da3cbc5b6e96a22b255a7 The post Uighur Man Sends Secret Video, Text Messages From Inside Chinese Detention Center: Reports appeared first on 365 NEWS.
Study Finds Reduced Opioid Use Among Chronic Pain Patients Who Use Cannabis
by 365NEWS on 2020-08-07 in 420
A review of published literature has found that chronic pain patients who use cannabis in addition to pharmaceutical medications showed a reduction in their use of opioids and required fewer visits to the emergency room. The study, “Medical cannabis for the reduction of opioid dosage in the treatment of non-cancer chronic pain: A systematic review,” The post Study Finds Reduced Opioid Use Among Chronic Pain Patients Who Use Cannabis appeared first on 365 NEWS.
Black, Hispanic Kids Much More Likely To Be Hospitalized For COVID-19
by 365NEWS on 2020-08-07 in US
NEW YORK (AP) — Racial disparities in the the U.S. coronavirus epidemic extend to children, according to two sobering government reports released Friday. One of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports looked children with COVID-19 who needed hospitalization. Hispanic children were hospitalized at a rate eight times higher than white kids, and Black The post Black, Hispanic Kids Much More Likely To Be Hospitalized For COVID-19 appeared first on 365 NEWS.
At Least 11 Dead After Air India Plane Overshoots Runway in Southern India
by 365NEWS on 2020-08-07 in World
NEW DELHI—An Air India Express flight carrying 190 people overshot the runway amid heavy rain in southern India, according to the country’s civil-aviation agency. The Boeing model 737 jet was landing in Calicut in the state of Kerala after traveling from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates Friday evening when it skidded off the runaway The post At Least 11 Dead After Air India Plane Overshoots Runway in Southern India appeared first on 365 NEWS.