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COVID-19 causes ‘unexpected’ cellular response in the lungs, research finds

New insights into the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infections could bring better treatments for COVID-19 cases. An international team of researchers unexpectedly found that a biochemical pathway, known as the immune complement system, is triggered in lung cells by the virus, which might explain why the disease is so difficult to treat. The research is… Read More »

90% senior executives now expect to work from home, according to recruitment research

76% of companies say hiring is no longer city-dependent due to COVID-19 77% of employers have already adjusted their Employee Value Proposition during COVID-19, and a further 16% plan to make changes Survey by Talent Works also reveals that 40% of recruitment budgets have increased during the pandemic to help companies fill roles Boston, US;… Read More »

Lockdowns Made Taming Obesity Even Tougher, Research Shows

TUESDAY, Nov. 3, 2020 — People struggling with obesity fared poorly during the COVID-19 lockdowns earlier this year, with their weight-control plans flying off the rails as they coped with the stress of the global pandemic, two new studies report. Seven out of 10 people with obesity reported that their weight-loss goals became harder to… Read More »

Research Says These Specific Facial Expressions Mean Someone Is Definitely Interested In You, So…

Today in news-that’s-not-really news: Science officially confirms flirting works. (Science = a study conducted by researchers from the University of Kansas). But actually, there’s more to the okay/duh/obvious results. In addition to confirming that flirting is definitely A Thing and aids in showing romantic interest in someone, that same research, now published in the Journal… Read More »

New research shows COVID-19 immunity may only last few months

An employee of the Bonn professional firefighters gives instructions to a man seeking a test for possible Covid-19 infection at a coronavirus testing station during the novel coronavirus pandemic on August 24, 2020 in Bonn, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/2020 Getty Images) In Hong Kong, new research confirms a man has contracted COVID-19 for the… Read More »