Daily Archives: April 26, 2022

What Amber Heard’s alleged Borderline Personality Disorder means

A psychologist for Johnny Depp’s defense in his high-profile defamation suit against his ex-wife Amber Heard said that the actress suffers from borderline personality disorder. Dr. Shannon Curry, who is a licensed — but not board certified, as Heard’s attorney pointed out — clinical psychologist, testified on Tuesday that she believes Heard, “demonstrates psychological symptoms of… Read More »

Which players are now forced to sit out Wimbledon –

Players from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to compete at Wimbledon this year. The decision was announced Wednesday. The third Slam of the year became the first to ban players from those countries, in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and Belarus’ close allyship to Russian president Vladimir Putin.The All England Club (AELTC)…

COVID-19 therapy: Better in combination than alone: How a well-known drug can become a game changer

There is a steadily growing arsenal of drugs for COVID-19. Researchers from Charité — Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) and Freie Universität (FU) Berlin have studied the mechanisms of action of antiviral and anti-inflammatory drugs. Their findings, which have been published in Molecular Therapy, show that treatment effects were best… Read More »

What to make of Jay Wright’s shocking retirement and what’s

A quiet Wednesday night in mid-April got very loud in quite a hurry within the world of college basketball, as Villanova men’s coach Jay Wright stunned the industry via word of his imminent retirement after 21 seasons, 520 wins, two national championships and four Final Fours on Philadelphia’s Main Line. Wright stepped down just 18…

New COVID-19 nasal spray outperforms current antibody treatments in mice: A single inhaled dose treated or even prevented infection by COVID-19 and its variants

A new protein-based antiviral nasal spray developed by researchers at Northwestern University, University of Washington and Washington University at St. Louis is being advanced toward Phase I human clinical trials to treat COVID-19. Designed computationally and refined in the laboratory, the new protein therapies thwarted infection by interfering with the virus’ ability to enter cells.… Read More »

Bilas: Why Jay Wright’s retirement leaves such a void in

In 2000, I remember calling then-Delaware head coach Mike Brey and asking him what I might be missing in his league, the America East. Brey said, “You need to check out Hofstra. They have a couple of pros, and their coach is the real deal.” Brey was talking about Speedy Claxton and Norman Richardson, and…

Most older adults want to ‘age in place’ but many haven’t taken steps to help them do so: From home safety and accessibility, to social support, community services and paid in-home help, National Poll on Healthy Aging shows varied preparation

The vast majority of people over 50 say it’s important that they keep living in their current homes for as long as possible. But a new poll shows many of them haven’t planned or prepared for “aging in place,” and a sizable percentage might have a hard time paying for in-home help. The pandemic’s toll… Read More »