A large-scale clinical trial conducted by the World Health Organization has determined that Gilead Sciences Inc.’s remdesivir had little or no effect on COVID-19 patients’ chances of survival or length of hospital stay. The antiviral drug had been granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the Food and Drug Administration in
A team of political scientists and neuroscientists has shown that liberals and conservatives use different parts of the brain when they make risky decisions, and these regions can be used to predict which political party a person prefers. The new study suggests that while genetics or parental influence may play a significant role, being a Republican or Democrat changes how the brain functions.
The fearless dominance associated with psychopathy may be an important predictor of U.S. presidential performance.
On the Medical Xpress website, Carol Clark relates the following story: "After a gunman shot him in the chest in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt went ahead and delivered a scheduled speech, blood leaking onto his shirt. ‘Friends,’ he began, "I don’t know whether you fully understand that I’ve just been shot. But it takes more than that to bring down a Bull Moose.’"