Duke University to require COVID vaccinations for fall term

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke University will require all new and returning students to present proof of vaccination to student health officials before they can enroll for the fall semester, the school’s president said Friday. A statement from Duke President Vincent Price says the policy will cover all undergraduate, graduate, and…

Greece to open high schools as home-testing campaign begins

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece will open high schools next week despite a record number of daily new cases recently, officials said on Wednesday, as the government began mass distribution of home-testing kits it hopes will help control the pandemic and reopen the economy.Slideshow ( 4 images )With health services still…

Researchers discover method to synthesize useful and unique compounds

Researchers in Japan discovered a method to synthesize useful and unique compounds called N−C axially chiral compounds. “N−C axially chiral compounds” are important chiral molecules with various applications in medicinal chemistry and chiral technology. However, there is a scarcity of research on ways to synthesize them in an enantioselective (asymmetric)…

Hyperacusis Treatments

Hyperacusis refers to an increased sensitivity to and reduced tolerance of everyday sounds that people would not usually find uncomfortable. People with hyperacusis may find these sounds merely irritating or they may have a more adverse reaction, experiencing severe discomfort and even pain on exposure to certain noises. Examples of…

Optometry Organizations

Optometry is a science concerned with the study and therapy of diseases and disorders associated with eyesight, like refractive errors, color blindness, etc. The field of optometry is charismatic, challenging, and offers many opportunities for personal growth. It is an independent and registered profession performed by healthcare persons called optometrists….

Kids with autism in UK detained in

A British Parliamentary committee says many people with autism or learning disabilities are being detained in “horrific” conditions and is calling for an overhaul of the system intended to evaluate their treatment. The Joint Committee on Human Rights said in a report issued Friday that it heard “grim” evidence about…