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The four most urgent questions about long COVID

The four most urgent questions about long COVID

Scientists are starting to get insights into the lingering disorder that affects some people infected with SARS-CoV-2 — but many mysteries remain unsolved.

What happens when you have a heart attack on the way to Mars? | WIRED UK Pharmacists, Mission To Mars, Medicine Journal, Health Research, People Change, What Happens When You, Heart Attack, Medical Conditions, Shit Happens

What happens when you have a heart attack on the way to Mars?

Millions of kilometres from Earth, even a minor health scare could be fatal. But with a thousand things that could go wrong, space pharmacists have some creative solutions

Ultrasound Brain Stimulation Ready for Widespread Use | Technology Networks Chronic Pain, Limbic System, Endocannabinoid System, Brain Science, Gcse Science, Medical Science, Brain Activities, Brain Injury, Immune System

Ultrasound Brain Stimulation Ready for Widespread Use

Ultrasound is not only used as an imaging technique but targeted pulses of ultrasound can be used as a highly accurate treatment for a range of brain diseases, for which there were previously only limited treatment options. A review now shows that the new treatments are already on the brink of broad clinical application.

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Scientists jump-start two people’s brains after coma

Scientists jump-start two people’s brains after coma – UCLA College

Vaccines are making some long Covid sufferers feel better | WIRED UK Health Research, Feel Better, Wellness, Feelings, How To Make, Corona

Vaccines are making some long Covid sufferers feel better

After months of recurring symptoms, some long Covid patients are reporting that their symptoms ease after getting a jab. This might not be as unlikely as it sounds

Chasing COVID-19’s R0 and Other Numbers That Define Epidemics | Quanta Magazine Herd Immunity, Health Research, Numbers, Magazine, Magazines, Warehouse, Newspaper

Chasing the Elusive Numbers That Define Epidemics

Most modeling efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic have sought to address urgent practical concerns. But some groups aim to bolster the theoretical underpinnings of that work instead.

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Bowel cancer screening capsules the latest in at-home care trend

Innovation in NHS self-care will see patients in England swallow tiny cameras instead of having standard endoscopy

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CDC study backs mask doubling with exposure to risky particles down 83%

Data has lots of caveats, but it's not a bad idea to up your mask game.

COVIDcast tracks and forecasts the spread of COVID-19. By Carnegie Mellon's Delphi Research Group. Carnegie Mellon, Jefferson County, Health Research, Encouragement, Group

COVIDcast

COVIDcast tracks and forecasts the spread of COVID-19. By Carnegie Mellon's Delphi Research Group.

An international mission led by the World Health Organization (WHO) is expected to go to China in the first week of January to investigate the origins of the virus that sparked the COVID-19 pandemic, a member and diplomats told Reuters on Wednesday. Wuhan, In China, Trauma, People Around The World, Around The Worlds, World Organizations, International Teams, Live Animals, Central City

Exclusive: WHO-led team expected in China in January to probe COVID-19 origins - experts

An international mission led by the World Health Organization (WHO) is expected to go to China in the first week of January to investigate the origins of the virus that sparked the COVID-19 pandemic, a member and diplomats told Reuters on Wednesday.

Most doses of a COVID-19 treatment are going unused - The Verge Care Organization, The Verge, Timing Is Everything, Health Research, Drugs

Most doses of a COVID-19 treatment are going unused

Antibody drugs could help prevent people who are at high risk of severe COVID-19 from falling seriously ill. Most doses of the drugs sent to states aren’t being used.

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Video gaming can benefit mental health, find Oxford academics

Research based on playing time data showed gamers reported greater wellbeing

A new study has found that people who have COVID-19 may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, including anxiety and depression, within 90 days after diagnosis. Mental Health Diagnosis, Mental Health Illnesses, Mental Health Problems, Mental Illness, Auditory Hallucination, Beating Depression, Rem Sleep, Best Marriage Advice, The Better Man Project

Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19 survivors develop mental illness within 90 days

A new study has found that people who have COVID-19 may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, including anxiety and depression, within 90 days after diagnosis.

In places you're most likely to catch Covid-19, reducing crowds can help - CNN School Reopen, Old Wife, Northwestern University, Very Scary, Distinguish Between, Feeling Sick, One And Other, Ohio, Study

In places you're most likely to catch Covid-19, reducing crowds can help

A small minority of places where people go frequently account for a large majority of coronavirus infections in big cities, according to a new modeling study.

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95 Percent of Americans Killed by COVID Were 50+

Chronic conditions and aging immune systems increase vulnerability for older adults who get coronavirus. Diabetes, obesity and COPD are risk factors.

T-cell response 'lasts six months after Covid infection' - BBC News Bbc News, T Cell, Herd Immunity, Johns Hopkins, Health Department, Conservative News, Wall Street Journal, Public Health, Finger

T-cell response 'lasts six months after Covid infection'

But it is still not clear how much this protects people against being re-infected, experts say.