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Bubble tea shortage hits US, could last for several months

Bubble tea is following in the footsteps of garden gnomes, ketchup and toilet paper. That’s right, there’s another shortage in the US. Bubble tea, a drink that includes a layer of tapioca balls, or boba, at the bottom, originated in Taiwan but has become a popular drink around the world.  However, companies are seeing delayed shipments of boba, as well as the key… Read More »

‘There Was Nothing Anybody Could Do for These Patients.’ Now There Is.

Sonia Sein, outside her Bronx home, had irreparable damage to her trachea. She received a new trachea in January and is believed to be the first patient in the world to undergo a successful direct transplant of a donor trachea.Credit…Sarah Blesener for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index ‘There Was Nothing… Read More »

Apple-backed Stanford study suggests iPhone, Apple Watch could remotely monitor heart patients’ frailty

iPhones and Apple Watches could enable at-home assessment of cardiovascular disease patients’ frailty via sensor data and an app-guided version of the six-minute walk test (6MWT), a traditionally clinic-based assessment of a person’s functional capacity, according to data published yesterday in PLoS One. Conducted by Stanford University researchers and funded by Apple, the study provided 110… Read More »

Canada didn’t need to lose 22,000 to COVID. Here’s what could have saved them

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada This month marks a full year since Canada saw its first major lockdowns as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what we should have done differently Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Mar 10, 2021  •  March 10, 2021  •  3 minute read  •  213 Comments… Read More »

AstraZeneca vaccine halt could slow down Asia’s economic recovery, says economist

SINGAPORE — Asia’s economic recovery could slow down as more countries suspend the use of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, warned the chief Asia-Pacific economist of Moody’s Analytics. “It adds some modest risk to the role that Asia plays in terms of the global economic turnaround,” Steve Cochrane told… Read More »