Scientists prove ‘feel-good’ hormone stimulates thyroid gland in Northern peoples ARKHANGELSK. KAZINFORM Scientists of the Arctic federal research center for complex studies of the Arctic (the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Urals Branch) proved a stimulating effect of dopamine (the so-called ‘feel-good’ hormone) on thyroid glands of people living in the Arctic regions. Such studies were conducted for the first time.
COVID-19: Brazil-made nose spray may be available by 2022 BRASILIA. KAZINFORM A vaccine in the form of a nose spray against COVID-19 is being developed by researchers from the University of São Paulo (USP) in collaboration with the Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp) and the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz).
Mothers feeling greater stress during pandemic: private survey TOKYO. KAZINFORM Mothers raising children are feeling more stress due to the coronavirus pandemic than men or women without kids as the health crisis has limited their opportunity to go out and chat with other mothers, according to a private survey released Monday.
Elbasy extends condolences over passing of prominent Kazakhstani scientist NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed his condolences over the untimely passing of outstanding Kazakhstani scientists and member of the National Academy of Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nadir Nadirov, Kazinform has learnt from Elbasy.kz.
E Kazakhstan to build unique children’s development centre UST-KAMENOGORSK. KAZINFORM Daniyal Akhmetov met with heads of education, culture, sports and construction departments to debate a large-scale project on the construction of a Zerde scientific centre. It is expected to be the unique centre, the Governor’s press service reports.
UK universities to continue online lessons in autumn term despite lockdown lift LONDON. KAZINFORM Many of the top universities in Britian have refused to bring back full face-to-face teaching in the autumn, despite government advice that they can lift all COVID-19 restrictions, local media reported Sunday.
Kazakh student bags bronze at int’l Olympiad KOSTANAY. KAZINFORM Two pupils of Kostanay region Arseniy Samoilenko and Zhan Dautov took part in the Tuymaada international school Olympiad in mathematics, physics, and computer science. Arseniy Samoilenko won the bronze medal in physics, Kazinform reports.
China Focus: Scientists rule out man-made origin of COVID-19 BEIJING. KAZINFORM The SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can only be the product of multi-step natural selection; hence, SARS-CoV-2 is unlikely to have had evolved in a market in a big city and even less likely to have been created in a laboratory, says a scientific article published Friday.
Kazakhstan kicks off thyroid cancer drug production NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On June 22 the Institute of Nuclear Physics produced the first commercial batch of a radiopharmaceutical agent, Sodium Iodide I 131, to treat thyroid disorders, as well as thyroid cancer, the Energy Ministry’s press service reports.
Abu Dhabi Department of Health recommends boosting vitamin D levels to prevent Covid-19 complications ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH) encourages the community to boost their vitamin D levels as a preventive tool against Covid-19 infection and to ensure community immunity.
COVID-19 has negative effects on hypertension patients ANKARA. KAZINFORM Coronavirus has negatively impacted people suffering from hypertension, which is the primary risk factor for cardiovascular diseases claiming millions of lives every year, said Dr. Mustafa Kemal Erol, the head of the Turkish Cardiology Association.