General anesthesia and normal sleep affect brain in an amazingly similar way as consciousness fades

What happens in the brain when our conscious awareness fades during general anesthesia and normal sleep? Finnish scientists studied this question with novel experimental designs and functional brain imaging. They succeeded in separating the specific changes related to consciousness from the more widespread overall effects, and discovered that the effects of anesthesia and sleep on…Continue Reading

Surgeon General: COVID vaccine reactions ‘normal’

Skip to main content HomeCoronavirus Updates2020 Election ResultsElectionsNationWorldPoliticsFactcheckEducationInvestigationsHealthWeatherRace in AmericaImpeachmentJust the FAQsTracking 2020Register to VoteVoter GuideUS Surgeon General Jerome Adams says there are reactions to all medications and the reactions to the coronavirus vaccinations are normal. Adams visited a hospital in Chicago as Illinois rolled out the vaccine on Tuesday. (Dec. 23)APContinue Reading

Surgeon General Says Immigration Status Will Not Affect Access to Coronavirus Vaccine

U.S. President Donald Trump watches as Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, Surgeon General of the United States, speaks during a news conference, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Washington D.C., U.S., March 22, 2020. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas) Surgeon General Jerome Adams said Sunday that immigrants in the U.S. illegally will have access to the coronavirus vaccine…Continue Reading

US Attorney General approves investigations into US election despite no evidence

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailThe US Attorney General has authorised federal prosecutors to pursue…Continue Reading

UK’s Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust rolls-out remote visiting service for patients

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Northamptonshire, UK, is offering patients the chance to connect digitally to their loved ones through the NHS Book a Virtual Visit service. The solution developed by public sector technology firm, Made Tech allows patients to access virtual visits despite COVID-19 restrictions in hospitals. It has also been developed…Continue Reading

Utah attorney general takes time off to join Trump’s legal team

November 6, 2020 | 4:13pm Enlarge Image Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes AFP via Getty Images Utah’s attorney general is taking time off to help President Trump mount court challenges over allegations of illegal voting and other election-related improprieties, he said Friday. Republican Sean Reyes, who won a third term on Tuesday, made the announcement…Continue Reading

General Motors shares jump after truck sales deliver big earnings beat in third quarter

General Motors on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations, thanks to its highly profitable trucks and SUVs in North America.Shares of the automaker jumped more than 7% during premarket trading before leveling off at about 6%.Here are the numbers:Adjusted EPS: $2.83, vs. $1.38 expected, based on average analysts’ estimates compiled by RefinitivRevenue:…Continue Reading

U.N. General Assembly to Convene Remotely, With World Watching Trump, Rouhani

President Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will square off this week at the United Nations General Assembly, as Washington threatens still more sanctions to escalate its already formidable pressure on Tehran. The annual gathering of world leaders has been relegated to a largely virtual format by the novel coronavirus pandemic and will feature few…Continue Reading