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Can Carrots Help Combat COVID?

Carrots (Daucus carota) are root vegetables and one of the most popular food ingredients used worldwide. Researchers have found this popular vegetable may hold one key in the fight against COVID-19.1 Historians believe the history of the carrot is somewhat obscured since, initially, carrots and parsnips were used interchangeably and it has been difficult to… Read More »

Worrying consequence of border wars

Queensland police are being “managed” for fatigue with leave balances “out of control” after cops were recalled from holidays to guard the border. The government made a snap decision in mid-December to shut the border to anyone from Greater Sydney after the area was declared a hot spot. Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll says leave balances… Read More »

Bacterial STI rates rose in the year before starting PrEP, but not during PrEP, Australian study finds

A study of gay and bisexual male participants in the first large implementation study of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Australia has found that although rates of bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were high, they did not increase in the two years after starting PrEP. In contrast, they increased significantly in the year before men… Read More »

Males and females react differently to the same pain

It’s no secret that men and women are different. Diane Halpern, Ph.D., past president of the American Psychological Association, wrote an academic text, “Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities.” Bruce Goldman, science writer at Stanford,1 reported in the preface to the first edition that:2 “At the time, it seemed clear to me that any between-sex differences… Read More »

Artesian takes Underwriting Acumen to the Next Level with the Launch of Artesian Connect™

15th January 2021: Artesian Solutions, a leading provider of client relationship intelligence and risk solutions, has today announced the launch of Artesian Connect™, a new way to solve complex and high-value commercial underwriting challenges. Artesian Connect™ combines leading advances in data-science with a revolutionary way to harness the collective expertise which exists in an underwriting… Read More »