‘Celebrity Treasure Island’ Host Matt Chisholm Tackles Male Mental Health in ‘Man Enough’ (EXCLUSIVE)

“Man Enough,” the New Zealand version of Australian documentary format “Man Up,” which tackles male mental health issues, is due to land on TVNZ 1 this month.

Fronted by “Celebrity Treasure Island” host Matt Chisholm, the series (2 x 44′) is backed by men’s health charity Movember and was produced by Wellington-based production outfit Gibson Group during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the series, Chisolm sets out on a personal journey into the world of masculinity, on a mission to break the silence around male suicide and challenge ideas about what it means to be a modern man. He visits rugby clubs, construction sites, boardrooms, men’s barbershops and boxing gyms, asking whether men can be “man enough” to open up.

U.K.-based independent factual distributor TVF International is launching both “Man Enough” and “Man Up” globally this week at the virtual Mipcom market. TVF International acquisitions manager Julian Chou-Lambert acquired the original

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Exclusive: Moderna Vaccine Trial Contractors Fail to Enroll Enough Minorities, Prompting Slowdown | Top News

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Private contractors hired by Moderna Inc to recruit volunteers for its coronavirus vaccine trial failed to enroll enough Black, Latino and Native American participants to determine how well the vaccine works in these populations, company executives and vaccine researchers told Reuters.

To make up for the shortfall, Moderna slowed enrollment of its late-stage trial and instructed research centers to focus on increasing participation among minority volunteers, the company said. The effort is being bolstered by academic researchers who have longstanding relationships with organizations in Black and other minority communities.

Five investigators working on the Moderna trial said in interviews that commercial site investigators quickly filled a large portion of the 30,000-person study with mostly white volunteers.

But COVID-19 infects Blacks in the United States at nearly three times the rate of white Americans, and they are twice as likely to die from the virus, according to a

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Exclusive Interview with Bruce Springsteen on Love, Loss, Aging and New Album “Letter To You”

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Inside the October/November issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM) is a heartbreaking six-part account on the alleged elder abuse of the Marvel Comics visionary Stan Lee, an exclusive interview with music legend Bruce Springsteen, exciting 2020 medical breakthroughs to celebrate in the midst of the pandemic and an interview with Drew Barrymore on her next role as a daytime talkshow host. Plus, a spotlight feature on influential black voices including Harriet Tubman, W.E.B. Du Bois and Langston Hughes, whose words continue to inspire change and justice.

In this issue of AARP The Magazine:

Cover Story: Bruce Springsteen
The 71-year-old artist welcomed AARP The Magazine to his home and horse farm in New Jersey for a conversation on his career, family, marriage, friendships, new album and more.

What I Know Now: Drew Barrymore
With nearly four decades in

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Exclusive: FDA Widens U.S. Safety Inquiry Into AstraZeneca Coronavirus Vaccine – Sources | Top News

By Marisa Taylor and Dan Levine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has broadened its investigation of a serious illness in AstraZeneca Plc’s COVID-19 vaccine study and will look at data from earlier trials of similar vaccines developed by the same scientists, three sources familiar with the details told Reuters.

AstraZeneca’s large, late-stage U.S. trial has remained on hold since Sept. 6, after a study participant in Britain fell ill with what was believed to be a rare spinal inflammatory disorder called transverse myelitis.

The widened scope of the FDA probe raises the likelihood of additional delays for what has been one of the most advanced COVID-19 vaccine candidates in development. The requested data was expected to arrive this week, after which the FDA would need time to analyze it, two of the sources said.

Effective vaccines are seen as essential to help end a pandemic that

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Jaguar Health to Host Exclusive Virtual Educational Event “Diarrhea Dialogues: Why Bowel Control is Critical to Supportive Care in Cancer”

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September 24, 2020 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) —
Leading Oncologists, Supportive Care Experts, and Patient Advocates Discuss Importance of Supportive Care for Cancer Patients and Address Debilitating Diarrhea Resulting from Cancer Therapy

SAN FRANCISCO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / September 24, 2020 / Jaguar Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAGX), a commercial stage pharmaceuticals company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel, plant-based, non-opioid, and sustainably derived prescription medicines, today announced it will hold its first “Diarrhea Dialogues” virtual event on October 20 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM ET. The event, open to the financial and business community, will address the importance of supportive care for cancer patients as it relates to chronic lower GI tract distress, specifically with regard to debilitating diarrhea experienced as a result of cancer therapy.

Participating in the virtual event will be Jaguar leadership and distinguished

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Exclusive: Brits on bikes as fitness app data shows pandemic boom

FILE PHOTO: A man cycles down The Mall, with Buckingham Palace in the background, in London, Britain, August 9, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – Active travel is booming in Britain as millions of commuters, shoppers and schoolchildren get on their bikes to avoid confined spaces on public transport during the COVID-19 pandemic, data from the fitness tracker app Strava showed on Wednesday.

The city of Liverpool saw the greatest year-on-year rise in cycling, with an increase of more than 220% for people taking at least one trip by bike.

The UK data, seen exclusively by Reuters, also showed the peak of Britain’s cycling popularity growth surge came in May 2020, coinciding with the height of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions across Britain.

Strava spokesman Gareth Nettleton said the app is now making data freely available to local authorities to help them plan improvements to cycle paths and streets to enable

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Exclusive: Study Suggests Dengue May Provide Some Immunity Against COVID-19 | Top News

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A new study that analyzed the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil has found a link between the spread of the virus and past outbreaks of dengue fever that suggests exposure to the mosquito-transmitted illness may provide some level of immunity against COVID-19.

The not yet published study led by Miguel Nicolelis, a professor at Duke University, and shared exclusively with Reuters, compared the geographic distribution of coronavirus cases with the spread of dengue in 2019 and 2020.

Places with lower coronavirus infection rates and slower case growth were locations that had suffered intense dengue outbreaks this year or last, Nicolelis found.

“This striking finding raises the intriguing possibility of an immunological cross-reactivity between dengue’s Flavivirus serotypes and SARS-CoV-2,” the study said, referring to dengue virus antibodies and the novel coronavirus.

“If proven correct, this hypothesis could mean that dengue infection or immunization with an efficacious and

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