Category: COVID-19

Posted in COVID-19 Health

PSA: Man claims he has lost 1.5 inches from length of his penis after COVID caused him severe vascular damage – and doctors have told him it’s irreversible

Guys, you might want to rethink that anti-vax decision. – FD The victim, a heterosexual man in his thirties, explained the troubling issue on air…

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COVID-19 vaccines focus on the spike protein – but here’s another target

by Sarah L Caddy,  The Conversation The spike protein is the focus of most COVID-19 vaccines as it is the part of the virus that enables it to…

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COVID patients in Japan recovering in robot-staffed hotels

BY KANOKO MATSUYAMA BLOOMBERG Across the street from one of the busiest train stations in Tokyo, the Shinagawa Prince Hotel is in a bustling complex filled…

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Could COVID-19 increase the risk of memory loss?

By Natalie C. Tronson August 08, 2020 (Image credit: KATERYNA KON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images) Of all frightening ways that the SARS-COV-2 virus affects the body,…

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Posted in COVID-19 Medical Science

Charting changes in a pathogen’s genome yields clues about its past and hints about its future

Claire Guinat, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich; Etthel Windels, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, and Sarah Nadeau, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich…

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People who survive severe COVID-19 are 2.5 times as likely to die within 12 months of becoming infected as those who didn’t contract the virus, study finds

Long Covid, in which patients suffer from long-term COVID-19 symptoms, may lead to increased risk of death for a year after a patient’s diagnosis, a…

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The pandemic is changing the way young people eat and how they feel about their bodies: 4 essential reads

Kate Kilpatrick, The Conversation Kids, like adults, cope with stress and anxiety in many different ways. For example, while some children reach for more snacks…

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The hunt for coronavirus variants: how the new one was found and what we know so far

Prof. Wolfgang Preiser, Stellenbosch University; Cathrine Scheepers, University of the Witwatersrand; Jinal Bhiman, National Institute for Communicable Diseases; Marietjie Venter, University of Pretoria, and Tulio…

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How to help kids with ‘long COVID’ thrive in school

Susan Davies, University of Dayton and Julie Walsh-Messinger, University of Dayton Children who get COVID-19 typically recover quickly and will not require special support upon…

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Delta-like SARS-CoV-2 variants are most likely to increase pandemic severity

by  Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health A SARS-CoV-2 variant with traits similar to that of the Delta variant—enhanced transmissibility and an ability to infect…

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