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Twitter bots have limited success spreading anti-vaccination messages – The Guardian

A study of millions of tweets finds Twitter users rarely see or retweet vaccine misinformation generated by bots

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Twitter users rarely see or retweet anti-vaccination content generated by bots, a study of millions of tweets found, suggesting the role of bots in spreading vaccine misinformation is limited.
The study was led by the University of Sydneys associate professor Adam Dunn, who said despite growing concern about the influence of bots in spreading misinformation, they appeared to be ineffective when it came to influencing discourse around vaccines.
Dunn said while many previous studies into bots ex…

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Europe is ‘paying for summer holidays with winter lockdowns’, says expert – Yahoo News Australia

Professor Devi Sridhar said Europe is “paying for summer holidays with winter lockdowns” after a study suggested a strain of coronavirus from Spain is causing UK…

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Europe is paying for summer holidays with winter lockdowns, a leading scientific expert has suggested.
Professor Devi Sridhar, scientific adviser to Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon, made the comment as she shared a new study that suggests that a coronavirus variant originating in Spanish farm workers now accounts for most UK cases.
Prof Sridhar shared a news story about the study, which has not yet been peer reviewed in a medical journal, with the comment: Europe paying for summer holidays…

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Beetroot peptide may be a good candidate for development of a drug to treat inflammatory diseases – News-Medical.net

In a recent study, a research group led by Christian Gruber at MedUni Vienna’s Institute of Pharmacology isolated a peptide (small protein molecule) from beetroot….

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 30 2020
In a recent study, a research group led by Christian Gruber at MedUni Vienna’s Institute of Pharmacology isolated a peptide (small protein molecule) from beetroot.
The peptide is able to inhibit a particular enzyme that is responsible for the breakdown of messenger molecules in the body.
Due to its particularly stable molecular structure and pharmacological properties, the beetroot peptide may be a good candidate for development of a drug to treat certain…

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3 Major Differences Between Mail-Order and Orthodontist-Prescribed Teeth Aligners – POPSUGAR Health and Fitness Australia

Teeth-straightening methods like mail-in aligners and orthodontic braces seem similar, but dentist Dr. Geoffrey Morris says the two are very different.

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Metal braces fit with neon rubber bands (aka my middle-school vibe) aren’t the only teeth-straightening option nowadays. And as someone looking for a slightly subtler aligner, I’m thrilled. What’s hard is deciding between a mail-in retainer and an orthodontist-prescribed option.
To the untrained eye, mail-in aligners and orthodontic offerings seem similar, but cosmetic and restorative dentist Dr. Geoffrey R. Morris, DMD, said the two are actually very different.
Here’s what I’ve learned to be the…

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