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26 Jan 2022

Those COVID vaccine symptoms may have come from your brain, not the vaccine

More than a third of purported COVID-19 vaccine side effects result of placebo effect, study says.

Source: Deseret News

26 Jan 2022

Why some people avoid Covid-19 when those around them have it? Study explains

The researchers zeroed in on the T cells, according to the study published in Nature. They said that the T cells that they measured not only targeted the spike protein part of the virus but also the nucleocapsid, the core part of the virus. | World News

Source: Hindustan Times

26 Jan 2022

North Carolina zoo temporarily closing its bird habitat amid avian flu outbreak

The North Carolina Zoo is temporarily closing its aviary, which is home to more than 100 exotic birds from 36 species, amid an outbreak of avian flu in wild birds in the state.

Source: Fox News

26 Jan 2022

OHSU study hints at second path to COVID 'super immunity'

Vaccination and infection, in either order, were shown to prompt a robust immune system response.

Source: KGW.com

25 Jan 2022

Potentially fatal heart valve disease puts 300000 people at risk, say researchers

An estimated 300,000 people in the UK have potentially fatal heart valve disease and the number is set to rise further as the population ages, according to a ne

Source: The Times

25 Jan 2022

This Surprising Thing Can Take a Toll on Men's Heart Health, According to New Research

A new study found a relationship between anxiety and heart disease in men.

Source: Eatingwell.com

25 Jan 2022

When will you need a 4th COVID booster shot? It’s happening in Israel

Fourth doses of COVID-19 vaccine could soon be available for anyone 18 and older in Israel, but don’t expect to see an additional booster shot offered in the United States just. An Intermountain Healthcare doctor says the data to support the shots will come.

Source: Deseret News

25 Jan 2022

Booster drive lagging: Only 40% in US have gotten extra shot; FDA unauthorizes two antibody treatments: Live COVID-19 updates

A new poll found Americans are more likely to believe the first vaccinations are essential, but not the boosters. Latest COVID news.

Source: USA Today

25 Jan 2022

Do face shields actually do anything to protect us? Here's what we know

As omicron spreads rapidly, some are testing out new preventative measures like face shields

Source: Salon

25 Jan 2022

Mayo Clinic Expert predicts COVID-19 will be around until NEXT CENTURY

Dr Gregory Poland, of the Mayo Clinic, warned Tuesday that Covid could be around for so long that generations down the line, people will still need to receive regular vaccines to be protected.

Source: Daily Mail

25 Jan 2022

Can the COVID-19 vaccine affect a woman's menstrual cycle?

ABC News' Dr. Jen Ashton answers viewers’ health and COVID-19 questions.SUBSCRIBE to GMA3's YouTube page:https://bit.ly/3kNlst8VISIT GMA's homepage:https://a...

Source: YouTube

25 Jan 2022

La Jolla crime and public safety news: Coronavirus case and vaccination numbers; police blotter

La Jolla crime and public safety news

Source: La Jolla Light

25 Jan 2022

Washington Board of Health launches survey on COVID vaccine requirement for students

Parents and caregivers can share their thoughts on a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for public schools and daycares.

Source: KREM.com

25 Jan 2022

Child COVID hospitalizations reach pandemic-high in northern MN

More kids in St. Louis County have been hospitalized in January due to COVID than any other month during the pandemic.

Source: Bring Me The News

25 Jan 2022

COVID-19 booster drive is faltering in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — The COVID-19 booster drive in the U.S. is losing steam, worrying health experts who have pleaded with Americans to get an extra shot to shore up their protection against the highly contagious omicron variant.

Source: Associated Press

25 Jan 2022

Slowing the Aging Process: Two Blood Proteins Could Be Key to a Long and Healthy Life

Two blood proteins have been shown by scientists to influence how long and healthy a life we live, research suggests. Developing drugs that target these proteins could be one way of slowing the aging process, according to the largest genetic study of aging. A…

Source: SciTechDaily

25 Jan 2022

Deaths Months After Covid Point to Pandemic's Grim Aftermath

Source: Bloomberg

25 Jan 2022

Is sneezing a symptom of the omicron COVID variant?

Sneezing can be an especially confusing symptom, difficult to tell if it’s pollen or infectious droplets in the air.

Source: Newsnationnow.com

25 Jan 2022

What is MIS-C in children? TX mom shares son's story of 'scary' battle with rare COVID complication - WPVI

What is MIS-C COVID? Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children is a rare COVID-19 complication. This TX mom shared her "scary" story.

Source: WPVI-TV

25 Jan 2022

Is long COVID a syndrome or a series of coronavirus complications? What we know now about lingering symptoms.

Long COVID is probably a wide array of diseases, say experts, who continue to study the mysterious lingering symptoms faced by some who get COVID-19.

Source: USA Today

25 Jan 2022

How can I get Paxlovid, the COVID-19 pill, monoclonal antibodies and other COVID treatments?

Scarce supplies and the record surge in Omicron cases can make it tricky to secure the "game-changer" COVID-19 pill from Pfizer.

Source: CBS News

25 Jan 2022

Blood plasma from Covid survivors 'DOES help seriously ill patients'

New York researchers, who examined eight studies involving more than 2,000 Covid patients, found those treated with convalescent plasma were 15 per cent less likely to die within four weeks.

Source: Daily Mail

25 Jan 2022

Artificial Intelligence Can Analyze Eye Scans To Identify Patients at High Risk of Heart Attack

AI system is “trained” to read conventional retinal scans for signs of heart disease The system — which has 70% to 80% accuracy — predicts if patients are at risk of a heart attack over the next year Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) s…

Source: SciTechDaily

25 Jan 2022

Half of children hospitalized with COVID develop headaches, altered mental state

Concerning new data shows that nearly half of all children hospitalized with COVID-19 experience neurological symptoms.

Source: fox8.com

25 Jan 2022

Did I have COVID-19? Here's seven signs you were sick and didn't know

Source: Google News

25 Jan 2022

Why you should not eat spinach in excess and people who should avoid it

Spinach is one such leafy green which needs to be consumed carefully and in limited quantities to reap the benefits of this green vegetable without harming your health.

Source: The Times of India

25 Jan 2022

Israeli panel recommends fourth Covid vaccine dose for all adults

Country is first to back quadruple jabs after study showed they increased protection against severe illness

Source: Financial Times

25 Jan 2022

What NYC Dog Owners Should Know About Leptospirosis

The Health Department did not confirm reports of an outbreak of the bacterial disease linked to McCarren Park, but said it was working with the Parks Department to keep out the rats that spread the illness.

Source: New York Times

25 Jan 2022

Why don’t we have COVID-19 vaccines for new variants?

Experts debate whether new vaccine formulas can prevent infection and disease spread and whether it’s worth trying when they remain effective against severe illness.

Source: The Mercury News

25 Jan 2022

I Think I Might Have Covid-19. Should I Isolate or Quarantine?

A guide to when and how long to stay home if you are exposed to Omicron

Source: The Wall Street Journal

25 Jan 2022

Ways to Lose the "Killer" Fat Inside You — Eat This Not That

Visceral fat is an underlying health issue not talked about enough. Visceral fat is hidden...

Source: Eatthis.com

25 Jan 2022

COVID-19: endemic doesn't mean harmless

Rosy assumptions endanger public health — policymakers must act now to shape the years to come.

Source: Nature.com

25 Jan 2022

Dangerous Flu Comeback Expected atop COVID This Winter

COVID shutdowns limited the spread of influenza in 2019–2020. Several factors could mean this season will be more severe

Source: Scientific American

25 Jan 2022

Most People Get Omicron This Way, Experts Say

Dr. Eva Beaulieu explains the most common ways people catch the virus and why it's important to help prevent getting it.

Source: Eatthis.com

25 Jan 2022

A Harvard- & Yale-Trained Doctor Swears By These Tips To Get Quality Sleep

Go-to tips for a successful snooze.

Source: mindbodygreen.com

25 Jan 2022

Cannabis compound CBD stops coronavirus in test tube, but can it treat COVID?

Early research suggesting that a popular non-psychoactive compound derived from marijuana might help prevent or treat COVID-19 warrants further investigation in rigorous clinical trials, researchers say.

Source: Reuters

25 Jan 2022

Woman, 25, whose symptoms were dismissed by doctors discovers that she has stage-four cancer

Kasey Altman, 25, from San Diego, California, was diagnosed with a rare soft tissue cancer in October 2020 after she claims that multiple doctors advised there was nothing wrong with her.

Source: Daily Mail

25 Jan 2022

Omicron Covid strain evolved in mice – Chinese study

A newly-released report by Chinese scientists has identified mice as the “most likely” host for the evolution of the Omicron Covid variant

Source: RT

25 Jan 2022

Was the Pandemic Caused by a Leaked Bioweapon or a Mishap in the Vaccine Race?

The devastation wreaked by the Covid-19 virus on human life and the world economy – especially the way it made doomsday scenarios of contagion all too real – has made ordinary people anxious to know its origin.  Shockingly, there is ...

Source: Americanthinker.com

25 Jan 2022

Boston patient removed from heart-transplant list because he’s not vaccinated against COVID: report

The parents of a 31-year-old in need of a heart transplant at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital said their son has been removed from the transplant list because he has not been vaccinated for COVID-19, according to a report.

Source: Fox News

25 Jan 2022

Britain says 6000 more people needed for trial of Merck COVID pill

Britain said on Tuesday it needed to recruit 6,000 more people onto a trial of Merck's <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/MRK.N" target="_blank">(MRK.N)</a> COVID-19 antiviral pill molnupiravir to inform how the drug can be rolled out more widely.

Source: Reuters

25 Jan 2022

Lots of People Die Every Year During or After Having Sex. A Pathologist Explains Why

Sex has many beneficial physical and psychological effects, including reducing high blood pressure, improving the immune system and aiding better sleep.

Source: ScienceAlert

25 Jan 2022

How long is omicron’s incubation period? - WIVB.com

A small study by the Centers for Disease Control found that omicron’s incubation appears to be about a day shorter than delta’s.

Source: WIVB.com - News 4

25 Jan 2022

Study finds men who got coronavirus had fertility issues for 60 days; expert explains why - KGO

A new study involving more than 2,000 couples trying to conceive shows men who got coronavirus had fertility issues after infection.

Source: KGO-TV

25 Jan 2022

Neurological complications of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine - News

In a study published in the latest issue of the journal Neurological Sciences, a team of researchers described a three-patient case series presenting with neurological manifestations after the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination, followed by a lit…

Source: News-Medical.Net

25 Jan 2022

Is this why some people get sicker than others with Covid-19?

Why are some people affected more severely by infections, including Covid? It's a question that's perplexed scientists but now they think they know part of the answer at least: autoantibodies.

Source: Daily Mail

25 Jan 2022

Mysterious Effects of Smoking May Surface Even 3 Generations Later, Study Finds

The great-granddaughters of men who smoked cigarettes when they were pre-pubescent boys are more likely to carry excess fat on their bodies as young women several decades later, a rather startling study has found.

Source: ScienceAlert

24 Jan 2022

How long is omicron’s incubation period?

A small study by the Centers for Disease Control found that omicron’s incubation appears to be about a day shorter than delta’s.

Source: WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

24 Jan 2022

Missouri doctors make discovery about possible cause of long COVID

A Missouri Baptist Medical Center doctor and his team may have discovered a potential cause of long COVID-19.

Source: WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

24 Jan 2022

Omicron Is Spreading. Resistance Is Futile

The good news is that the variant’s mildness makes preventing infection much less of a priority.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

24 Jan 2022

Jim Broadbent: Actor on 'distressing' progressive illness - symptoms

JIM BROADBENT is an Academy Award winner, best known for his performance in Moulin Rouge! and the Harry Potter film franchise where he played Horace Slughorn. Off screen, the star has faced his fair share of personal battles, one which involved a serious and …

Source: Express

24 Jan 2022

Shingles: Three early warning signs 'several days before the rash appears'

SHINGLES is activated by the herpes zoster virus that lies dormant within the body following a chickenpox infection, usually caught in childhood. Here are the warning signs.

Source: Express

24 Jan 2022

We're Only At 'Halfway Mark' Of Pandemic: WHO Official

The top COVID-19 envoy at the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday claimed that we’re only at the “halfway mark” of the pandemic. The worldwide scourge of COVID-19 last week entered its third year in the U.S., which means David Nabarro, the WHO’s special…

Source: The Daily Wire

24 Jan 2022

U of M, MDH say Twin Cities could see omicron peak within next 2 weeks

The promising news comes after data was processed from 13 different wastewater plants throughout the metro.

Source: KARE11.com

24 Jan 2022

COVID treatments: Essentia Health to help test 3 existing medications — including ivermectin

Essentia Health will take part in a nationwide clinical trial to see how effective three existing medications are in treating COVID.

Source: Bring Me The News

24 Jan 2022

Man thought he had a hernia, but doctors found female genitalia in bulge

A 67-year-old man went to a hospital for swelling in his groin and was diagnosed with a hernia, but doctors instead found a uterus and other genitalia.

Source: New York Post

24 Jan 2022

Allopurinol Initiation and All-Cause Mortality Among Patients With Gout and Concurrent Chronic Kidney Disease: A Population-Based Cohort Study: Annals of Internal Medicine: Vol 0, No 0

Background: Two recent randomized clinical trials of escalating doses of allopurinol for the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) reported no benefits but potentially increased risk for death. Whether the risk could occur in patients with gout and conc…

Source: Acpjournals.org

24 Jan 2022

Minnesota's COVID-19 breakthrough cases point to vaccine effectiveness

New state data shows that fully vaccinated Minnesotans made up 55% of infections reported in the week ending Dec. 25, but only 26% of deaths.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

24 Jan 2022

They had covid-19 once. Then, they got it again.

Although statistically rare, coronavirus reinfections have been rising recently, leading some states to track them separately.

Source: The Washington Post

24 Jan 2022

The astoundingly low COVID-19 infection rate in sub-Saharan Africa may be a mirage

Like previous COVID waves, omicron has largely bypassed much of Africa — or has it?

Source: Salon

24 Jan 2022

Bureaucracy Scuttles Release Of Antiviral Pills

Just more than two years since the first COVID-19 case was diagnosed in the U.S., scientists have created a powerful tool against the virus. The problem: It’s hard to get. “A flurry of regulatory, testing and logistical issues is complicating the rollout, pot…

Source: The Daily Wire

24 Jan 2022

Omicron survives much longer on plastic and skin than earlier COVID variants, new study finds

The Japanese researchers found Omicron can last up to eight days on plastic surfaces and 21 hours on skin.

Source: Euronews

24 Jan 2022

The Pig-Human Heart Transplant's Secret Weapon? Cocaine

To keep the gene-hacked pig heart beating during the historic operation earlier this month, surgeons used a drug cocktail that includes cocaine.

Source: Futurism

24 Jan 2022

Not seen in 5 years: USDA issues alert over bird flu concerns

After bird flu was found in three ducks in the Carolinas earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is reminding hunters, farmers and anyone else who works with birds to be careful.

Source: fox8.com

24 Jan 2022

First COVID, then hair loss?

Some coronavirus patients are noticing another side effect that happens months after recovery from COVID.

Source: fox8.com

24 Jan 2022

Omicron survives longer on plastic, skin than prior variants; nose swabbing found best for rapid tests

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review.

Source: Reuters

24 Jan 2022

Experts say parents with kids too young to get COVID vaccine need a 'blanket rule' for spending time with unvaccinated adults

Source: Google News

24 Jan 2022

Experts say parents with kids too young to get COVID vaccine need a 'blanket rule' for spending time with unvaccinated adults

Doctors agree that it's generally best to ask unvaccinated family members to keep their distance.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

24 Jan 2022

Omicron's Radical Evolution

Source: Google News

24 Jan 2022

Silencing a faulty gene may uncover clues to rare forms of ALS

NIH-funded preclinical study identifies potential therapeutic approach to treat ALS.

Source: National Institutes of Health

24 Jan 2022

Women ages 35 and younger are 44% more likely to have an ischemic stroke than male peers

Research Highlights: Women ages 35 years and younger were 44% more likely to have an ischemic stroke (caused by blockages of blood vessels in the brain) than...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

24 Jan 2022

First COVID, then hair loss?

Some coronavirus patients are noticing another side effect that happens months after recovery from COVID.

Source: WANE

24 Jan 2022

What Is Omicron's Incubation Period?

It’s in a similar range as the flu.

Source: Prevention.com

24 Jan 2022

Hope seen once the omicron wave increases global immunity

World health officials are offering hope that the ebbing of the omicron wave could give way to a new, more manageable phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, even as...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

24 Jan 2022

2 ‘Flurona’ cases detected in Alabama, both in young children, lab says

Two “Flurona” cases – simultaneous infections with COVID-19 and the flu - were detected in Alabama children last week.

Source: AL.com

24 Jan 2022

This Is How Long You Stay Contagious With COVID, Data Shows

Amid changing guidelines on isolation, this is what data has to say in terms of how many days you could stay contagious with COVID.

Source: Best Life

24 Jan 2022

Why America Isn't Ready for the Next Pandemic

Genomic surveillance is a critical tool that helps current vaccines remain effective by monitoring viral mutations. But a lack of funding and political will ...

Source: YouTube

24 Jan 2022

Eating Habits to Look a Decade Younger, Say Dietitians — Eat This Not That

Lifestyle choices play a major role in aging, so read on to learn more about the top eating habits that will help you look and feel radiant.

Source: Eatthis.com

24 Jan 2022

New Immunotherapy Study Gives Encouraging News For Children With Peanut Allergy

Children who are highly allergic to peanuts stand a significant chance to reduce the risk of adverse and potentially life-threatening reactions to the food, new research suggests.

Source: ScienceAlert

24 Jan 2022

Cataract surgery may cut the risk of developing dementia by nearly 30%, study finds

A study by University of Washington experts of more than 3,000 over-65s who had cataract surgery found the procedure reduced risk the risk by 29 per cent.

Source: Daily Mail

24 Jan 2022

COVID Brain Fog a 'True Neurologic Condition'

Preexisting risk factors and immune system activation may explain why some COVID patients and not others experience cognitive symptoms.

Source: Medscape

24 Jan 2022

New CPR guidance addresses more contagious COVID-19 variants amidst evolving pandemic

DALLAS, January 24, 2022 — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Heart Association and collaborating organizations, including the American...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

24 Jan 2022

Lab study shows omicron-blocking antibodies persist four months after a Pfizer-BioNTech booster

The study suggests a second booster may not yet be necessary.

Source: The Washington Post

24 Jan 2022

Magnesium in cancer and immunity

A mouse study shows how magnesium helps the immune system eliminate cancerous cells. The authors also discuss a role for magnesium in cancer treatment.

Source: Medical News Today

24 Jan 2022

COVID's Turbo-Mutation Is Killing This Vax Dream, So What's Next?

The aspiration to tackle new variants with specific vaccines is falling apart because the dominant strain changes so quickly. The good news is that there might be a better plan.

Source: Daily Beast

24 Jan 2022

More evidence points to decline in omicron surge, but hospital numbers remain high

Yarmouth wastewater data shows another drop in virus levels, adding to evidence of a decline in infections in southern Maine.

Source: Press Herald

24 Jan 2022

Blood proteins could be the key to a long and healthy life, study finds

Two blood proteins have been shown by scientists to influence how long and healthy a life we live, research suggests.

Source: Medical Xpress

24 Jan 2022

Will COVID end soon? Expert says your grandkids will get COVID vaccine

Will the COVID vaccine exist in the 2100s? When will COVID end? Will we stop using the COVID vaccine?

Source: Deseret News

24 Jan 2022

Half of children hospitalized with COVID develop headaches, altered mental state

Another 14 percent had MIS-C, characterized by organ dysfunction, a fever, and inflammation.

Source: Study Finds

24 Jan 2022

New Covid variants ‘not far away’ – WHO envoy

The WHO special envoy on Covid has warned that new variants are “not far away,” urging officials to not suggest the virus is now “weak.”

Source: RT

24 Jan 2022

COVID-19: endemic doesn't mean harmless

Rosy assumptions endanger public health — policymakers must act now to shape the years to come.

Source: Nature.com

24 Jan 2022

Dementia symptoms: One warning sign of the onset of dementia that may become more prevalent after midday

Forgetfulness, confusion, difficulty in speaking, writing and poor judgment, all these signs can make living with dementia quite difficult.

Source: The Times of India

24 Jan 2022

Sars-CoV-2 spike protein activates human endogenous retroviruses in blood cells

Transposable elements, or jumping genes, are now known to be responsible for many human diseases. Keeping them repressed by methylation, RNA binding, or the attentions of the innate immune system is a full-time jump for cells.

Source: Phys.Org

24 Jan 2022

Infographic: Endemic vs pandemic diseases | Infographic News

The WHO has said calls to treat the coronavirus as endemic are premature as cases in parts of the world remain high.

Source: Al Jazeera English

24 Jan 2022

First COVID, then hair loss? - KSN

Some coronavirus patients are noticing another side effect that happens months after recovery from COVID.

Source: KSN-TV

24 Jan 2022

Antibody response 18 months after SARS-CoV-2 infection in vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals - News

A new study assessed the dynamics of IgG titers over 18 months in patients who had recovered from COVID-19 infections during March 2020.

Source: News-Medical.Net

24 Jan 2022

How You Can Drop Your Visceral Fat — Eat This Not That

Many people don't know about visceral fat—an underlying health issue not talked about enough, but its fat wrapped around your vital organs.

Source: Eatthis.com

24 Jan 2022

How You Can Drop Your Visceral Fat

Source: msnNOW

24 Jan 2022

How You Can Drop Your Visceral Fat

Many people don't know about visceral fat—an underlying health issue not talked about enough, but its fat wrapped around your vital organs.

Source: Eatthis.com

24 Jan 2022

Avian Influenza

Poultry producers across the United States are encouraged to continue to monitor their flocks closely.

Source: YouTube

24 Jan 2022

How mRNA and DNA vaccines could soon treat cancers, HIV, autoimmune disorders and genetic diseases

DNA and mRNA vaccines produce a different kind of immune response than traditional vaccines, allowing researchers to tackle some previously unsolvable problems in medicine.

Source: The Conversation Africa

24 Jan 2022

This Secret Trick Can Help You Start Losing Weight Immediately, Says New Study — Eat This Not That

A small new study found that slow chewing can increase levels of diet-induced thermogenesis and have a cumulative weight loss effect.

Source: Eatthis.com

24 Jan 2022

Getting Epstein-Barr Virus Makes You More Likely to Get MS— Best Life

Concerned about your MS risk? Harvard experts say that having had the Epstein-Barr Virus your odds of developing the condition by 32 times.

Source: Best Life

24 Jan 2022

Deep dive into HIV's hidden DNA finds that some people could eventually drop their drugs

Eighteen months ago,&nbsp;aidsmap.com reported on a study&nbsp;that suggested a mechanism behind some people’s ability to control their HIV without drugs. A new study, published in the scientific journal Cell, used sophisticated probes to uncover every bit of…

Source: aidsmap

24 Jan 2022

8 Things Neurologists Do When They Have A Headache

Steal this smart advice from the pros the next time you feel a migraine, tension or cluster headache coming on.

Source: HuffPost

24 Jan 2022

Apple cider vinegar shots: Benefits, risks, and recipe

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) shots are concentrated mixes of ACV and another liquid, such as juice. Learn the benefits and side effects here.

Source: Medical News Today

24 Jan 2022

WHO warns against comparing Covid to flu because it's still 'very nasty' and 'full of surprises'

Dr David Nabarro, the WHO's British special envoy for Covid, said comparing the two viruses was irresponsible because it suggested Covid 'has suddenly got incredibly weak'.

Source: Daily Mail

24 Jan 2022

More NY kids ending up in hospitals due to COVID, fewer getting vaccinated. The latest

Here's what you should know today.

Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

24 Jan 2022

Cataract Surgery May Reduce Your Dementia Risk

Older adults who had cataract removal to restore their vision had a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Source: New York Times

24 Jan 2022

High cholesterol: Three signs to spot in your eyes warning of dangerously high levels

HIGH cholesterol is often a precursor for far more dangerous health conditions including heart attack or stroke. Therefore, spotting the early signs is crucial.

Source: Express

24 Jan 2022

Diabetes type 2: Treatment for blood sugar includes garlic | Express.co.uk

CONTROLLING blood sugar levels is key to managing type 2 diabetes and diet offers an effective means of doing this. Even simple dietary tweaks can have a seismic impact, suggests a study published in the journal Feyz.

Source: Express

24 Jan 2022

How to live longer: The spice which may ward off cancer and heart disease - study findings

LIVING longer and avoiding ill health can be achieved in some cases. Indeed, there are certain lifestyle changes such as eating a healthy diet that can help.

Source: Express

24 Jan 2022

Feelings of Physical Fatigue Predict Death in Older Adults

How fatigued certain activities make an older person feel can predict the likelihood death is less than three years away, according to research published today in the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences by University of Pittsburgh epidemiologists. It is …

Source: SciTechDaily

24 Jan 2022

Long Covid: Could your lingering symptoms be a side effect from the vaccine?

LONG Covid: Each individual will experience COVID-19 recovery differently with some seeing symptoms lingering for weeks after the initial infection. Could long Covid be a rare side effect from vaccines? Experts weigh in.

Source: Express

24 Jan 2022

Children of the '90s: Grandfathers smoking habits might affect girls' weight

Women whose grandfathers began smoking before hitting puberty carry more body fat, a study suggests.

Source: BBC News

24 Jan 2022

COVID-19: Researchers study long-term impact first round of infection had on sense of smell

Researchers in Sweden are trying to learn more about the long-term impact that the first wave of COVID-19 infections had on individuals who lost their sense of smell when they first learned they had the virus.

Source: Fox News

24 Jan 2022

The 3rd Leading Global Cause of Death Is Likely Not What You Think, New Study Reveals

Antibiotic resistance is often seen as a 'future problem', but newly published data have revealed it's affecting far, far more lives than you might imagine.

Source: ScienceAlert

24 Jan 2022

Yorkshire teenage girl facing internal decapitation has just months to save her life

Allesha Barnfield has until May to raise money for vital surgery before the quote expires and prices rise once again

Source: ExaminerLive

24 Jan 2022

City Investigating Dog Deaths Possibly Linked To Brooklyn Park

“New York City dogs are at high risk [for leptospirosis] because of the rat population,” one local vet told WNYC/Gothamist. “Anywhere there’s runoff, you’re at risk.”

Source: Gothamist

24 Jan 2022

Do you have ‘super immunity’ after booster, omicron?

As millions of Americans begin to recover from COVID infections contracted in December and January, some are wondering if a breakthrough case leads to “super immunity.”

Source: KXAN.com

24 Jan 2022

We Asked an Expert How To Lose Weight Without Exercising

Weight loss starts in the kitchen.

Source: Spy.com

23 Jan 2022

Size matters more than we think, Israeli study concludes

Source: Google News

23 Jan 2022

Cunningly low carb comfort food: Cutting back on carbohydrates isn't so hard

UK-based author Dr Michael Mosley shares a selection of nutritious recipes to keep you feeling full and satisfied in an extract from his new weight-loss book the Fast 800 Keto.

Source: Daily Mail

23 Jan 2022

Brain fog problem returns to haunt Covid-19 survivors

As the fast-moving third wave moves towards its peak, cases of a debilitating post-Covid complication, “brain fog,” are already being reported among survivors. The symptom, which was noted in the second wave, is being reported in rising frequency among Covid-…

Source: Deccan Herald

23 Jan 2022

Blood pressure chart by age: 12 key signs your rate is too high or low

BLOOD PRESSURE is used to measure the force at which the heart pumps blood around the body. When your blood pressure is too high or too low, a number of physical symptoms can occur - but what is considered a healthy measurement for your age?

Source: Express

23 Jan 2022

Alpha, Delta and Now Omicron – 6 Critical Questions Answered As COVID-19 Cases Surge Across the Globe

"The Conversation" Editor’s note: The omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has fueled a rapid surge in cases globally. We asked a team of virologists and immunologists from the University of Colorado Boulder to weigh in on some of th…

Source: SciTechDaily

23 Jan 2022

Fourth COVID shot triples resistance to serious illness in over-60s, Israel finds

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Source: Haaretz

23 Jan 2022

Opinion | Exercise Is Good for You, Even if You Have a Mild Case of Covid

The seven- to 10-day rest recommendation appears to be as arbitrary as the 6-foot social distancing one.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

23 Jan 2022

Lose weight with these five ‘negative calorie’ foods

Weight loss is basically about achieving a ‘calorie deficit’- which basically involves burning more calories than you consume. A calorie deficit is the first and foremost step towards weight loss and only when one achieves a calorie deficit can one hope to lo…

Source: The Times of India

23 Jan 2022

Half of first-wave Covid cases may have lasting harm to sense of smell

Early findings in Swedish study show range of chronic olfactory problems in people infected in 2020

Source: The Guardian

23 Jan 2022

How the next COVID variant may emerge

The U.S. is currently in the grips of the latest COVID-19 variant, and many experts believe it won’t be the last before the end of the pandemic.

Source: WOODTV.com

23 Jan 2022

This simple habit reduces risk of flu and viral infections

Source: Google News

23 Jan 2022

This simple habit reduces risk of flu and viral infections

Source: Google News

23 Jan 2022

Are omicron symptoms different for vaccinated and unvaccinated people?

While there haven’t yet been any major peer-reviewed studies of omicron symptom differences between vaccinated and unvaccinated people, doctors are reporting anecdotal evidence that show some differences.

Source: WKRG News 5

23 Jan 2022

How long does omicron last on surfaces and in the air?

Most of us stopped wiping down our groceries and disinfecting all our possessions much earlier in the pandemic. Does the omicron variant change that calculus?

Source: Fox 59

23 Jan 2022

The delta variant is infecting placentas, likely causing stillbirths

Scientists are seeing the delta variant causing inflammation in the placenta, which can lead to stillborn births

Source: Salon

23 Jan 2022

Covid infection could put you at risk of an irreversible condition warns new study

ALZHEIMER'S disease is linked to specific proteins accumulating in the brain. A new study has found that COVID-19 can cause the same proteins to accumulate.

Source: Express

23 Jan 2022

How does COVID-19 cause people to lose sense of smell? And how many regain it?

Source: ABC News

23 Jan 2022

Best Ways to Reverse Gray Hair, Say Experts — Eat This Not That

According to experts, there are plenty of home remedies, vitamins and lifestyle changes that can help get rid of the gray naturally.

Source: Eatthis.com

23 Jan 2022

Best Ways to Reverse Gray Hair, Say Experts

Source: msnNOW

23 Jan 2022

Omicron now in 171 countries, will soon replace Delta globally: WHO

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been identified in 171 countries, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. In its latest technical brief, the global health body said that Omicron is soon set to replace Delta globally as a result of its immunity evading p…

Source: Deccan Herald

23 Jan 2022

Not Dressing For The Weather Could Signal Dementia— Best Life

Concerned for your dementia risk? Experts say that not dressing for the weather may signal cognitive decline.

Source: Best Life

23 Jan 2022

Omicron now in 171 countries, will soon replace Delta globally: WHO

Europe News: GENEVA: The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been identified in 171 countries, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.

Source: The Times of India

23 Jan 2022

Scientists want to clear the air on a 'misleading' trend: 'Flurona' isn't real

It would have been hard to know in March 2020 that Covid-19 testing limitations in New York City would help lead doctors at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bro

Source: NBC News

23 Jan 2022

The red herbal drink that can turbo boost metabolism and burn 'dangerous' fat

This one drink can help rid the body of visceral fat

Source: Coventry Telegraph

23 Jan 2022

Omicron Symptoms "Most Often" Feel Like This — Eat This Not That

We're a few weeks into the COVID surge and Omicron isn't done with us just...

Source: Eatthis.com

23 Jan 2022

Using force crossed my mind when examining a defiant young patient. A short story made me take a breath

Even though we wore full protective garb, it was impossible not to imagine a steady stream of viral soldiers emerging from Johnny's mouth, breaching our eye protectors and masks, and searching for crevices of exposed skin.

Source: STAT

23 Jan 2022

Your health: Don't sugar coat the risks posed by diabetes - The Herald

Local pharmacist explains risks posed by Don't sugar coat the risks posed by diabetes, uncontrolled high blood sugar.

Source: Heraldtimesonline.com

23 Jan 2022

High number of Omicron mutations render antibodies ineffective - study

Source: Google News

23 Jan 2022

How long is Omicron’s incubation period? How it differs from Delta and other Covid variants

How long is incubation period for Omicron?

Source: Independent

23 Jan 2022

Man survives 2nd case of COVID after double lung transplant

He remains optimistic after recovering from COVID-19 for a second time.

Source: Blackhillsfox.com

23 Jan 2022

Tim Steller's column: As virus surges, internet epidemiologists hold sway in Cochise County

Cochise County symbolizes the country's struggles with COVID-19. With schools closing and hospitals overfilling, elected officials rejected COVID-19 grant money, citing their own research.

Source: Arizona Daily Star

23 Jan 2022

New Research Suggests High-Purity CBD May Help Block COVID-19 Virus From Replicating

UChicago Medicine study suggests high-purity CBD may help block virus from replicating. Researchers recommend clinical trials for CBD to prevent COVID-19 based on promising animal data. An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Chicago h…

Source: SciTechDaily

23 Jan 2022

How long does omicron last on surfaces and in the air?

Most of us stopped wiping down our groceries and disinfecting all our possessions much earlier in the pandemic. Does the omicron variant change that calculus?

Source: WOODTV.com

23 Jan 2022

We Have a 'Sixth Sense' That Is Key to Our Wellbeing, But Only if We Listen to It

Most people are familiar with the five senses (touch, sight, hearing, smell, and taste), but not everyone knows that we have an additional sense called interoception.

Source: ScienceAlert

23 Jan 2022

FDA considers limiting authorization of certain monoclonal antibody treatments

Federal regulators are considering limiting the authorization of certain monoclonal antibody treatments that have not proved effective against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, a source familiar with the decision-making told CNN.

Source: CNN

23 Jan 2022

Covid-19 hospitalizations are dropping in the Northeast. In other parts of the country, they're rising

During what has been another devastating surge of Covid-19 across the country, there is good news: Some states are starting to see infection numbers and hospitalizations drop. But it is not the case everywhere.

Source: CNN

23 Jan 2022

COVID Infection More Protective Than Vaccines Alone In CA

STUDY: Those who had been previously infected and were vaccinated had even more protection against delta, according to a new report.

Source: Avon, CT Patch

23 Jan 2022

Covid blueprint to transform new drugs for millions

The scientist who identified the first life-saving Covid drug will launch a project tomorrow to transform treatments for heart disease, dementia and arthritis

Source: The Times

22 Jan 2022

COVID-19 vaccination rate drops for kids in Minnesota

Vaccine hesitancy, holiday breaks and appointment hassles reduced first-dose vaccinations in children 5-11.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

22 Jan 2022

Can my husband stop the spread of his itchy red rash? DR ELLIE CANNON answers your questions

DR ELLIE CANNON: Itchy, sore rashes can destroy patients' confidence - especially when they affect several parts of the body.

Source: Daily Mail

22 Jan 2022

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Want to lose a stone in 21 days and stop craving chocolate? Eat MORE protein

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Eat too little protein, they say, and you'll be tormented by cravings and likely to over-indulge in all the wrong foods.

Source: Daily Mail

22 Jan 2022

Supplements: Four vitamins to be cautious of - ‘Discuss with your doctor before taking'

A HEALTHY balanced and varied diet should provide most people with essential vitamins and minerals their body needs, but there are times when supplements may be required. Certain supplements and mega doses should be taken with caution and on consulting your d…

Source: Express

22 Jan 2022

SSM Health specialist discusses impacts of apple cider vinegar, ashwagandha - WMTV

Apple cider vinegar and ashwagandha have been around for a long time and are both said to have benefits such as weight loss, stress relief and preventing bacterial infection.

Source: WMTV

22 Jan 2022

Is Sneezing a Symptom of COVID? How to Tell the Difference Between the Virus, Allergies and Flu

Is sneezing a symptom of COVID-19?

Source: NBC Chicago

22 Jan 2022

Wood Harrelson health: Actor, 60, credits 'raw' vegan diet for high energy levels

WOODY HARRELSON is the actor most recognisable for roles in True Detective, The Hunger Games and Venom: Let There Be Carnage. Away from his craft, Harrelson is a passionate advocate for animal rights and follows an eco-friendly way of living. As part of his s…

Source: Express

22 Jan 2022

How the next COVID variant may emerge

The U.S. is currently in the grips of the latest COVID-19 variant, and many experts believe it won’t be the last before the end of the pandemic.

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

22 Jan 2022

How the next COVID variant may emerge

The U.S. is currently in the grips of the latest COVID-19 variant, and many experts believe it won’t be the last before the end of the pandemic.

Source: fox8.com

22 Jan 2022

Here's how long people with COVID-19 may remain contagious, according to the best available data

Source: msnNOW

22 Jan 2022

Here's how long people with COVID-19 may remain contagious, according to the best available data

Source: Google News

22 Jan 2022

COVID-19 in pregnant women may trigger fetal inflammation

Pregnant women are at a higher risk of complications from COVID-19, and a new study finds that it can also harm their unborn child.

Source: fox8.com

22 Jan 2022

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine; their safety and effectiveness are established; the vaccines aren't experimental

Data from clinical trials as well as post-marketing surveillance, conducted in millions of people, demonstrate that the COVID-19 vaccines have an excellent safety profile and are highly effective at keeping people out of hospitals and dying from COVID-19.

Source: Health Feedback

22 Jan 2022

Dirty keto Vs clean keto for weight loss: What is the difference?

When the body breaks down both dietary and stored fat for fuel and creates ketones in the process, it is known as ketosis.

Source: The Times of India

22 Jan 2022

Pandemic Lessons Learned: Rushed COVID Vaccines

Commentary I was a young vaccine research scientist when SARS-CoV-1 emerged in China and spread around the world ...

Source: Theepochtimes.com

22 Jan 2022

How long does omicron last on surfaces and in the air?

Source: msnNOW

22 Jan 2022

Will the omicron variant end the COVID-19 pandemic for good?

"All viruses try to become endemic, and to me, this one looks like it's succeeding," one expert said.

Source: WISN Milwaukee

22 Jan 2022

Will the omicron variant end the COVID-19 pandemic for good?

"All viruses try to become endemic, and to me, this one looks like it's succeeding," one expert said.

Source: WYFF4 Greenville

22 Jan 2022

Will the omicron variant end the COVID-19 pandemic for good?

"All viruses try to become endemic, and to me, this one looks like it's succeeding," one expert said.

Source: WPBF West Palm Beach

22 Jan 2022

Early evidence suggests Omicron infection could give people 'superimmunity' against future coronavirus variants, but experts warn COVID-19 is still unpredictable

Source: Google News

22 Jan 2022

Early evidence suggests Omicron infection could give people 'superimmunity' against future coronavirus variants, but experts warn COVID-19 is still unpredictable

Source: Google News

22 Jan 2022

Essential Vitamins and Minerals women should take

The key to improving our overall health is by eating nutrient- and mineral-rich foods. Vitamins and minerals play an important role in maintaining our health and wellness.

Source: The Times of India

22 Jan 2022

How vaccine misinformation left children vulnerable to Omicron

The Covid-19 pandemic took a deadly toll on adults in the United States for two years while largely sparing children from the dire statistics.But the rapid spread of the Omicron variant led to record pediatric infections and hospitalizations in the country, a…

Source: Raw Story

22 Jan 2022

The kids are not alright: Data suggests 10% of children with COVID-19 become "long-haulers"

Doctors around the world estimate one in ten children with COVID-19 have long-term side effects

Source: Salon

22 Jan 2022

Omicron may build 'superimmunity' for future variants, it may be risky

A combination of vaccination and natural infection seems to offer enhanced immunity across variants.

Source: Business Insider

22 Jan 2022

Their DNA Hides a Warning, but They Don’t Want to Know What It Says

Some volunteers for biobanks, which collect genetic information to study health across populations, have been surprised to be informed they carry risky mutations.

Source: New York Times

22 Jan 2022

Moms in Middle Age: Rarely Alone, Often Online and Increasingly Lonely

Social media has both helped and hurt Gen X mothers dealing with burnout and loneliness during the pandemic

Source: The Wall Street Journal

22 Jan 2022

Heart disease: 5 expert-approved ways to avoid the risks

Globally, deaths due to heart disease account for 32% of the total deaths and more than three quarters of these deaths take place in low and middle income countries. As per global data and reports, most heart related diseases can be prevented by addressing be…

Source: The Times of India

22 Jan 2022

How long does omicron last on surfaces and in the air?

Most of us stopped wiping down our groceries and disinfecting all our possessions much earlier in the pandemic. Does the omicron variant change that calculus?

Source: Newsnationnow.com

22 Jan 2022

Exercising After 65 Can Slash Your Dementia Risk — Best Life

Concerned about your cognitive health as you age? Exercising after 65, could cut your dementia risk by 30 percent, experts say.

Source: Best Life

22 Jan 2022

How to Treat COVID-19 at Home, According to Experts

Doctors recommend taking these steps.

Source: Prevention.com

22 Jan 2022

'Endemic' Doesn't Mean What You Think It Does

Omicron may make COVID an endemic disease. But "endemic" and "back to normal" are two very different things.

Source: HuffPost

22 Jan 2022

The #1 Best Supplement for High Cholesterol, Says Dietitian — Eat This Not That

We spoke with an expert to find out which supplement is the best choice when it comes to lowering high cholesterol numbers.

Source: Eatthis.com

22 Jan 2022

The #1 Best Supplement for High Cholesterol

Source: msnNOW

22 Jan 2022

The #1 Best Supplement for High Cholesterol

We spoke with an expert to find out which supplement is the best choice when it comes to lowering high cholesterol numbers.

Source: Eatthis.com

22 Jan 2022

Key Symptoms of an Omicron Infection

Source: msnNOW

22 Jan 2022

Diabetes: The yellow drink that causes a 'significant' drop in blood sugar in minutes

DIABETES type 2 is characterised by rising blood sugar levels, which threaten to overwhelm the body. Fortunately, you can cause blood sugar levels to plummet within minutes by drinking a warm yellow drink.

Source: Express

22 Jan 2022

Sure Signs You Previously Had COVID — Eat This Not That

Studies show fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, or body aches are the most common symptoms of COVID-19 infection.

Source: Eatthis.com

22 Jan 2022

Do vaccinations protect against debilitating long COVID symptoms? Early studies offer clues

Vaccines help protect against serious illness and death from COVID-19, but can they also...

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

22 Jan 2022

Oklahoma doctors share 3 things to know about how kids are being affected by omicron variant

Here are common symptoms of COVID-19 cases in children and when doctors say you should take them to the ER.

Source: Oklahoman.com

22 Jan 2022

Dementia: The 'afternoon snack' that may increase your risk of Alzheimer's - study warning

DEMENTIA is a destructive set of symptoms associated with progressive brain decline. According to research, an 'afternoon snack' can increase your risk of Alzheimer's disease - the most common cause of dementia.

Source: Express

22 Jan 2022

Florida omicron infections fall while COVID deaths rise

Six weeks after omicron was detected, the state has recorded 1.6 million COVID-19 infections.

Source: Tampa Bay Times

22 Jan 2022

Racial gap in US Covid booster campaign concerns health officials

Distrust and labour shortages hinder efforts to provide vaccines for black and Hispanic communities

Source: Financial Times

22 Jan 2022

As Covid-19 Pills Roll Out, Worry Mounts That Resistance Could Develop

Researchers watch for signs the virus is morphing to evade new drugs, and study combining antivirals to stay a step ahead

Source: The Wall Street Journal

22 Jan 2022

Charting an Omicron Infection

Following the course of a typical Omicron infection.

Source: New York Times

22 Jan 2022

'I've got terminal cancer. Here's why I'm prioritizing travel'

Kris Sokolowski, who was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer last year, tells CNN Travel why exploring the globe with his loved ones is his focus.

Source: CNN

22 Jan 2022

COVID-19: How Long Is Contagious Period for Omicron, Delta?

After five days of symptoms or a positive COVID-19 test, about 31% of people are still contagious. After 10 days, 5% are infectious, UKHSA data shows.

Source: Business Insider

22 Jan 2022

Omicron Showing Merits of Targeted Protection, Great Barrington Declaration Co-Signers Say

With people tired of lockdowns, a targeted approach that prioritizes protecting the most vulnerable may be America's only path forward.

Source: Newsweek

22 Jan 2022

Omicron has changed the shape of the pandemic. Will it end it for good?

The world feared the worst when a worrying new coronavirus variant emerged in late November and ripped through South Africa at a pace not seen before in the pandemic.

Source: CNN

22 Jan 2022

Long Covid affecting patients' brains: Scientist..

Long Covid is affecting human brains and nervous system at a deeper level and there is an urgent need for significant research into identifying the full extent of its complications and underlying causes, says Avindra Nath, an Indian-American scientist who spe…

Source: Greatandhra.com

22 Jan 2022

Pigs catch coronavirus but don't get sick, scientists may know why

Source: Google News

22 Jan 2022

RSV vs. COVID: Here’s how you can tell the difference - KLAS

With both COVID-19 and RSV cases on the rise nationally, how can you tell the difference between the viruses?

Source: KLAS - 8 News Now

22 Jan 2022

Is Covid causing brain fog? New study claims its due to virus' effect on spinal fluid

As brain fog and other symptoms have been considered part  of long Covid, the Omicron spread is believed to be bringing back these symptoms.The researchers are hopeful that their study will help the physicians understand better why people are experiencing bra…

Source: Livemint

22 Jan 2022

How Vaccine Misinformation Left US Children Vulnerable To Omicron

The Covid-19 pandemic took a deadly toll on adults in the United States for two years while largely sparing children from adding to the dire statistics.

Source: NDTV News

22 Jan 2022

Publisher's Platform: Why didn't health department report deadly hepatitis A outbreak earlier?

- OPINION - Unanswered questions: If the exposure at the restaurant occurred at the end of November 2021, why was the public not alerted until January

Source: Food Safety News

22 Jan 2022

Supplements warning: Three pills that may ‘set the stage’ for cancer - expert insight

SUPPLEMENTS have helped millions bridge the nutritional gaps in their diet, but some studies have thrown their safety into question. According to one health expert, three popular supplements may increase the risk of cancer.

Source: Express

22 Jan 2022

Do COVID symptoms lead to brain damage?

What to know about the link between COVID symptoms and brain damage. Do omicron variant symptoms lead to brain damage and brain side effects?

Source: Deseret News

22 Jan 2022

Toddlers can build tolerance to peanuts: Study

ABC News' Phil Lipoff speaks to allergy expert Dr. James Baker about a promising new study finding that toddlers can overcome peanut allergies and how the hu...

Source: YouTube

22 Jan 2022

In-Depth: COVID brain fog linked to changes in spinal fluid

A new study suggests many people with cognitive symptoms have abnormalities in their spinal fluid. These anomalies can be detected months after the initial bout with the virus, even in patients who were never hospitalized for COVID.

Source: 10News

22 Jan 2022

Natural immunity was more effective than vaccines alone against delta variant, CDC study shows

Related video: Ohio health officials give update on COVID-19 in the state (WJW) – Natural immunity to COVID was more effective against the delta variant than vaccines alone, according to a recent CDC study. The study looked at COVID-19 cases and hospitalizati…

Source: fox8.com

22 Jan 2022

How vaccine misinformation left children vulnerable to Omicron

The Covid-19 pandemic took a deadly toll on adults in the United States for two years while largely sparing children from adding to the dire statistics.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

22 Jan 2022

New CDC data shows more people getting COVID Omicron variant

Source: Google News

22 Jan 2022

COVID-19 claims infant boy

Trinidad and To­ba­go has record­ed an­oth­er in­fant death and bro­ken its sin­gle-day virus case record for the sec­ond day in a row, as the Min­istry of Health yes­ter­day con­firmed 1,259 new COVID-19 cas­es, sur­pass­ing the 1,063 cas­es con­firmed on Th…

Source: Trinidad Guardian

22 Jan 2022

Covid-19 Detecting Pendant Invented by Yale Researchers

A device detects the presence of Covid-19 in your environment allowing you to know whether or not you have been exposed to the virus.

Source: Greekreporter.com

22 Jan 2022

Yale researchers create wearable clip that detects coronavirus exposure

Researchers at Yale University have developed a small clip that detects whether you have been exposed to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Source: WFLA

22 Jan 2022

Infant is latest child to die of Covid

Another child has died of Co­vid­-19.The Ministry of Health reported the death of a male infant yesterday, the tenth child to succumb to the virus in T&amp;T. The infant was

Source: Trinidad & Tobago Express Newspapers

22 Jan 2022

High Street pharmacies in England to help people lose weight

They can refer customers to a free online NHS service that runs a programme to get people into shape.

Source: BBC News

22 Jan 2022

Some hospitals still using ineffective antibody treatment to fight Omicron - WREX

As the Omicron variant spreads, an NBC News report says many states are using an outdated monoclonal antibody treatment.

Source: WREX-TV

21 Jan 2022

This Woman's Tongue Was Partially Replaced With Thigh Muscle

"I couldn't smell for three months, and I couldn't eat spicy things for the longest time."

Source: Buzzfeed

21 Jan 2022

Wonder pill to fight Covid AND flu in development

A WONDER pill that fights both Covid and flu could be the next 'exciting' secret weapon in the war on viruses.

Source: Express

21 Jan 2022

Two cannabinoids have opposing effects on SARS-CoV-2 in culture

In early tests, CBD inhibits the virus, but THC blocks this effect.

Source: Ars Technica

21 Jan 2022

UW modelers: State might finally be able to end ‘major restrictions’ once omicron wave passes

Modelers at UW's Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation believe that we could be nearing the end stages of major virus-related restrictions.

Source: MyNorthwest.com

21 Jan 2022

Here's What Happens to Your Immune System When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Source: msnNOW

21 Jan 2022

Boy, 17, kills himself 'after feeling guilty for his dad's death from COVID'

Anthony Reyes Sr, 46 (left), a married dad-of-four from California, died of COVID on September 11, 2021, and his son and best friend, Anthony Jr, 17 (right), died by just suicide four months later.

Source: Daily Mail

21 Jan 2022

Study Finds New Evidence Linking Virus to Multiple Sclerosis

MS causes the body’s own immune system to mistakenly attack nerve cells. It destroys the protective material that covers nerve tissue.

Source: VOA News

21 Jan 2022

New Study: Cannabis Compound CBD May Potentially Prevent, Fight COVID-19 Infection

And in a first that shows CBD's potential in fighting COVID-19 in people, Americans prescribed high-potency CBD oil showed lower rates of infection, a new study found.

Source: Forbes

21 Jan 2022

UW researchers predict end to the pandemic

Thursday marked two years since the pandemic began, but a leading group of researchers in Washington say we are close to the end of the pandemic as well as a shift in how we deal with the virus.

Source: KIRO Seattle

21 Jan 2022

Pandemic lockdowns saved lives, study finds. But they weren’t without cost.

The study was published Friday afternoon, Jan. 21, 2022.

Source: mlive.com

21 Jan 2022

COVID-19 lingering loss of taste or smell may be explained by genetics, study finds

The mystery of why people infected with COVID-19 lose their taste or smell may lie in a genetic risk factor, according to a recent study published in Nature Genetics.

Source: Fox News

21 Jan 2022

CBD may prevent COVID infections, study finds

This is the second study published this month having to do with cannabis compounds preventing the coronavirus

Source: nj.com

21 Jan 2022

Small children getting less sick from Omicron; Genetic mutation protects against severe COVID

Researchers reviewed data on nearly 80,000 U.S. children under age 5 with a first infection, including 7,201 infected in late December or early January when ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

21 Jan 2022

Small children getting less sick from Omicron; Genetic mutation protects against severe COVID

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review.

Source: Reuters

21 Jan 2022

Patient, beware: States still pushing ineffective COVID antibody treatments

Dr. Christian Ramers is an infectious disease specialist at Family Health Centers of San D

Source: hays Post

21 Jan 2022

COVID SCIENCE-Small children getting less sick from Omicron; Genetic mutation protects against severe COVID

Researchers reviewed data on nearly 80,000 U.S. children under age 5 with a first infection, including 7,201 infected in late December or early January when ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

21 Jan 2022

Woman lost part of tongue to cancer, replaced it with thigh tissue

Cameron Newson underwent a 9-hour surgery to remove half her tongue and replace it with thigh tissue. She can only taste and chew on her right side.

Source: INSIDER

21 Jan 2022

Scientists search for COVID-19 clues in sewage

Testing wastewater samples may be the best indication of how widespread the COVID-19 is in a community.

Source: WISN Milwaukee

21 Jan 2022

Lockdowns saved more lives than deaths from economic losses, UM study finds

Despite the lives saved, a University of Michigan health economist said the study is not a retroactive endorsement of the COVID-19 lockdowns.

Source: The Detroit News

21 Jan 2022

So You Think You’re a Covid Expert (but Are You?)

How long should you isolate? What tests are the most reliable? Do vaccine cocktails work? Some people have turned into amateur scientists as they look for answers.

Source: New York Times

21 Jan 2022

Go Mediterranean! Scientists Determine Better Diet to Prolong Your Life

The researchers have been examining the life-prolonging properties of the Mediterranean food for some time now, but never before did they do such extensive research involving so many tests for key biomarkers.

Source: Sputnik International

21 Jan 2022

In 3rd year of pandemic, some European countries with high vaccination rates shift approach

The idea is to move from crisis mode to control mode, approaching the virus in much the same way countries deal with flu or measles. That means accepting that infections will occur and providing extra care for at-risk people and patients with complications.

Source: OregonLive

21 Jan 2022

After the Omicron wave, here's what experts say could come next in 2022

Picture a not-too-distant future when you can book that summer trip to Italy or you don't have to remember to take off your mask for graduation photos. After the past 25 months, forgetting the pandemic for even a little while may sound like a fantasy -- after…

Source: CNN

21 Jan 2022

Study Links COVID Vaccine Symptoms to "Nocebo Effect" Phenomenon

Source: Google News

21 Jan 2022

Study Links COVID Vaccine Symptoms to "Nocebo Effect" Phenomenon

Despite the fact that not everyone experiences COVID-19 vaccine side effects, they are very common - but now, a new study suggests that these symptoms may be...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

21 Jan 2022

Groundbreaking study links grandparents' smoking to your body fat | TheHill

“One of the reasons why children become overweight may be not so much to do with their current diet and exercise, rather than the lifestyle of their ancestors,” the report’s lead author said.

Source: The Hill

21 Jan 2022

Omicron found to have higher environmental stability among SARS-CoV-2 variants - News

A new study compared the SARS-CoV-2 Wuhan strain and all the variants of concern (VOCs) - Alpha, Beta, Delta, and Omicron variants for their survivability and infectivity.

Source: News-Medical.Net

21 Jan 2022

CORBEVAX, a new patent-free COVID-19 vaccine, could be a pandemic game changer globally

CORBEVAX uses recombinant DNA technology that many countries already have the infrastructure to produce

Source: Salon

21 Jan 2022

There’s Finally Research Into Menstrual Cycle Changes Caused By COVID-19 Vaccines

Plus, what else you should know about the immune system's role in your menstrual cycle.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

21 Jan 2022

There's Finally Research Into Menstrual Cycle Changes Caused By COVID-19 Vaccines

Source: Google News

21 Jan 2022

Antimicrobial resistance far deadlier than thought, study finds

Researchers estimate that more than 1.2 million people died from superbugs in 2019.

Source: Umn.edu

21 Jan 2022

Covid reinfection: how likely are you to catch virus multiple times?

Omicron may have affected risk in England, but other factors could include vaccination and severity of previous infection

Source: The Guardian

21 Jan 2022

Special Phage Therapy Clears a Patient's Resistant Infection After 798 Days

After 700 days of antibiotic treatment, the infection of a 30-year-old bombing attack victim still raged.

Source: ScienceAlert

21 Jan 2022

Boosters provide the best protection against omicron variant, CDC studies show

All three studies found that unvaccinated people faced the highest risks of becoming sick with COVID-19.

Source: WXII12 Winston-Salem

21 Jan 2022

Boosters provide the best protection against omicron variant, CDC studies show

All three studies found that unvaccinated people faced the highest risks of becoming sick with COVID-19.

Source: KETV Omaha

21 Jan 2022

COVID-19: Omicron symptoms you probably missed

As the COVID-19 variant Omicron continues to infect people, more symptoms have emerged.

Source: fingerlakes1.com

21 Jan 2022

Your eyes can reveal true biological age, and how long you may live; study finds

The discovery could lead to a routine screening tool for a host of life-threatening illnesses – including Alzheimer’s disease. By screening the eyes, doctors may one day be able to predict a person's risk of early death.

Source: Zoom

21 Jan 2022

When Can People With Long COVID Return to Exercising?

Experts advise waiting until you're symptom-free to exercise. What if your symptoms won't go away?

Source: Lifehacker.com

21 Jan 2022

Diabetes: The 'unsettling' sign in your vision of high blood sugar

HIGH blood sugar can cause a number of signs to crop up, as can low blood sugar. You may need to speak to a health professional in some instances.

Source: Express

21 Jan 2022

Men and women's brains really do work differently

Researchers from Stanford Medicine looked into how male and female mouse brains differ by probing areas that are known to program 'rating, dating, mating and hating' behaviours.

Source: Daily Mail

21 Jan 2022

Sex-typical behavior of male, female mice guided by differences in brain's gene activity

Male and female mouse brains differ in important ways, according to a new study led by Stanford Medicine investigators.

Source: Phys.Org

21 Jan 2022

Omicron Changed The Pandemic. What Happens Next?

“I think in many ways, we are just as flabbergasted as the rest of society about how Omicron has seemingly come from nowhere,” one scientist said.

Source: BuzzFeed News

21 Jan 2022

For some, ‘mild’ illness from Omicron feels like anything but

An unlucky group of COVID-positive people have found that the variant's “mild” categorization is something of an understatement.

Source: The Boston Globe

21 Jan 2022

Your eyes may reveal your true biological age

By screening the eyes, doctors may one day be able to predict a person's risk of early death.

Source: Live Science

21 Jan 2022

The #1 Worst Supplement to Take for Colorectal Cancer, Says Study — Eat This Not That

According to a recent study, taking supplements of these two B vitamins has been linked to an increased risk of colon cancer.

Source: Eatthis.com

21 Jan 2022

SARS-CoV-2 Omicron virus causes attenuated disease in mice and hamsters

Nature - &lt;ArticleTitle Language=&quot;En&quot; xml:lang=&quot;en&quot;&gt;SARS-CoV-2 Omicron virus causes attenuated disease in mice and...

Source: Nature.com

21 Jan 2022

Why kids under 5 still can't get a COVID-19 vaccine

After disappointing results from clinical trials last year, vaccine companies are working to make the shots more effective. Here's where the science stands now.

Source: National Geographic

21 Jan 2022

High cholesterol: The fresh food which can lower cholesterol in ‘weeks’

HIGH cholesterol describes too much of a fatty substance accumulated in your blood. These fatty deposits then grow, obstructing the way for blood flow. High levels of cholesterol can lead to severe health difficulties, such as heart problems or stroke. Luckil…

Source: Express

21 Jan 2022

Diabetes and vitamin D: What we know

Some studies suggest that vitamin D deficiency may play a role in diabetes, but is the evidence strong enough? We investigate.

Source: Medical News Today

21 Jan 2022

Dying to Ask Podcast: How to regain your fitness after COVID-19

Finding it hard to work out after having COVID-19? You're not alone.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

21 Jan 2022

Dear Doctor: What exactly does ‘three times daily’ mean on prescription dosing instructions?

Does it mean every eight hours, or something else entirely?

Source: OregonLive

21 Jan 2022

This Simple Eye Test Can Reveal How Long You'll Live — Eat This Not That

“The retina offers a unique ‘window’ to evaluate underlying pathological processes that are associated with increased risks of mortality.”

Source: Eatthis.com

21 Jan 2022

Children under 5 are not eligible for Covid vaccination. Doctors have this advice to protect them during the omicron surge

Covid hospitalizations of children under 5 are rising, the CDC says, and that age group can't get vaccines. Doctors explain how parents can protect them.

Source: CNBC

21 Jan 2022

Kids' Covid hospitalizations hit pandemic high, worrying doctors and parents about long-term impact

Doctors at children's hospitals in Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver and Washington are seeing more kids hospitalized with Covid than ever before.

Source: CNBC

21 Jan 2022

What can vaccinated kids safely do? What about summer camp? Experts answer parenting pandemic questions

Source: Google News

21 Jan 2022

Is the nocebo effect responsible for most COVID vaccine side effects?

Something doesn't sound right here

Source: Hot Air

21 Jan 2022

Missouri among states still pushing ineffective COVID antibody treatments

Many hospitals and clinics are still infusing the costly treatments that public health officials now say are almost certainly useless.

Source: STLtoday.com

21 Jan 2022

Here are the most common omicron symptoms in children

Do omicron symptoms differ for younger patients?

Source: AL.com

21 Jan 2022

The new symptom affecting your head that could mean you have Omicron...

Source: The-sun.com

21 Jan 2022

67-year-old father goes to hospital with hernia... to find he has OVARY attached to testicle

Doctors discovered a married father-of-three from Kosovo had a uterus, cervix, fallopian tube, as well as an ovary attached to his testicle when performing routine hernia operation.

Source: Daily Mail

21 Jan 2022

How do I know if I have long Covid?

If you’ve had (or currently have) Covid-19, here’s what you should know about long Covid symptoms and care.

Source: Vox

21 Jan 2022

Ready for a Covid infection? How to stock your home and medicine cabinet for coronavirus

Here's what you'll want to have on hand if someone in your household contracts Covid-19.

Source: syracuse.com

21 Jan 2022

Pioneering study finds generational link between smoking and body fat

Females whose grandfathers began smoking at early age tend to have more body fat, Children of the 90s study suggests

Source: The Guardian

21 Jan 2022

Florida's omicron wave could be worse than data shows

Missing data and strained testing infrastructure hamper the ability of experts to track COVID-19.

Source: Tampa Bay Times

21 Jan 2022

12 things people wish they knew about cervical screenings and results

Samantha Dixon, Chief Executive, Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust, sets the record straight on cervical screenings and results.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

21 Jan 2022

A cure for Alzheimer's is taking longer than expected; here's why

In her latest research paper, published in the Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, Anne Robinson, Head of Carnegie Mellon's Department of Chemical Engineering, explains why understanding the progression of neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease, and its even…

Source: Medical Xpress

21 Jan 2022

Pigs catch coronavirus but don't get sick, scientists may know why

Source: Google News

21 Jan 2022

(UPDATED) Exclusive Summary: Covid-19 Vaccine Concerns

Source: Sharyl Attkisson

21 Jan 2022

Can omicron cause long COVID?

Scientists are still studying omicron's relationship to the constellation of physical, neurological and cognitive symptoms that can last for months.

Source: New York Times

21 Jan 2022

Peanut allergy treatment effective on toddlers, study finds

A peanut allergy treatment often used on children 4 years old and up in the U.S. is safe for toddlers too, a new study has found.

Source: GMA

21 Jan 2022

Pets: Aedes aegypti mosquitoes increasing threat of heartworm disease in dogs in Orange County - KABC

The pesky Aedes aegypti mosquito in Orange County is increasing the chances of pet dogs contracting heartworm disease, officials say.

Source: KABC-TV

21 Jan 2022

Is it a cold, the flu or COVID? How to tell the difference

During the COVID-19 pandemic, a cough, sneeze or sore throat can inspire panic. Learn how to tell viral infections apart.

Source: CNET

21 Jan 2022

Deltacron: the story of the variant that wasn't

News of a ‘super variant’ combining Delta and Omicron spread rapidly last week, but researchers say it never existed and the sequences may have resulted from contamination.

Source: Nature.com