Category: COVID-19

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Mathematical model of SARS-CoV-2 UK variant suggests it could be 43–90% more transmissible

by Bob Yirka , Medical Xpress A team of researchers led by a group at the Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases, London School…

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Time to ditch the iPad? Tablets and smartphones are ‘rewiring’ children’s BRAINS and making them less able to see the bigger picture

People normally focus on the big picture before zeroing in on specific details Hungarian experts tested kids in a task involving images on two different…

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Fungal microbiome: Whether mice get fatter or thinner depends on the fungi that live in their gut

Kent Willis, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Justin D. Stewart, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work….

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As death approaches, our dreams offer comfort, reconciliation

Carine Mardorossian, University at Buffalo One of the most devastating elements of the coronavirus pandemic has been the inability to personally care for loved ones…

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6 COVID-19 treatments helping patients survive

William G. Bain, University of Pittsburgh; Georgios D. Kitsios, University of Pittsburgh, and Tomeka L. Suber, University of Pittsburgh A year ago, when U.S. health…

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Vitamin B6 may help keep COVID-19’s cytokine storms at bay

by  Hiroshima University Who would have thought that a small basic compound like vitamin B6 in bananas or fish could be key to a robust response…

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How does the Johnson & Johnson vaccine compare to other coronavirus vaccines? 4 questions answered

Maureen Ferran, Rochester Institute of Technology The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine in adults….

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More than 70MILLION doses of vaccine have been administered in the US – with approval of Johnson & Johnson single shot adding another 20 million more before the end of March

A third vaccine has been given FDA approval to aide the inoculation effort The jab by Johnson & Johnson only requires a single shot compared to…

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The coronavirus jab’s most tantalising side effects? It may help fight cancer, chronic pain… and even Alzheimer’s

Scientists have documented the unexpected benefits of vaccines for decades Some experts suggest vaccines can ‘train’ the immune system, strengthening it Others say increased stress hormones…

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‘Homegrown’ California coronavirus variant is more contagious and possibly deadlier

By Rachael Rettner – Senior Writer 2 days ago The variant, known as B.1.427/B.1.429, may also be more resistant to current vaccines, early data suggests. Scientists in California are…

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