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As the pandemic ebbs, long-haul Covid still drains patients and confounds doctors

Emily Caffee, a physical therapist and lifelong athlete, cut her primary care provider slack for suggesting an antidepressant when she complained of fatigue, body aches and brain fog in the months after she became sick with Covid-19 in March 2020. “She did a very thorough medical workup, and a lot of the lab values came …

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Link Between Exercise Intensity and Risk of Infection – Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers identify the exertion level where aerosol particle emission increases exponentially, offering an explanation as to why exercise intensity may be linked to the transmission of infections. Source: TUM Before the study, it was known that the respiratory volume for untrained people increases from around 5–15 liters per minute at rest to over 100 …

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In Long COVID, Blood Markers Are Linked to Neuropsychiatric Symptoms – Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers have identified elevated levels of a biomarker in the blood that persists for months in long COVID patients who experience neuropsychiatric symptoms. Source: UCSF In a new study of long COVID published March 13, 2022, in the Annals of Neurology, UC San Francisco researchers identified biomarkers present at elevated levels that may persist for …

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Boosting Brain Function in Later Life Through Singing – Neuroscience News

Summary: Singing in a social group such as a choir may help protect cognitive function and treat aphasia in older adults. Source: Horizon Ask anyone in a choir why they enjoy it, and they will tell you about the euphoric effects singing has on their mental health. A team of neuroscientists and clinical psychologists based …

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Latest US Data Shows Vaccine Injuries Skyrocketed; How Will We Recover?

At present, the adverse events brought about by the COVID-19 vaccines are getting more and more attention from the public. If vaccination causes injury or damage, how can the body heal itself? Juliana Mastrantonio of New York is an 18-year-old full-time college student and part-time pharmacy technician. Prior to the vaccination, she was in good …

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Popular holiday resorts could be putting Britons at risk of a serious bacterial infection that can lead to life-threatening pneumonia, a series of new studies have revealed

Holiday How to avoid the deadly legionnaire’s bug

How to avoid the deadly legionnaire’s bug that can cause life-threatening pneumonia which lurks in stagnant water in your hotel’s shower Two-thirds of hotels in tourist resorts have tested positive for Legionnaire’s  Hotels and Greece, Canary Islands and Morocco have been tested for the bug Holidaymakers have been urged to run taps and showers before …

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N.J. reports 4,053 new cases, 15 COVID deaths. Cases remain consistent as Memorial Day Weekend is underway.

N.J. reports 4,053 new cases, 15 COVID deaths. Cases remain consistent as Memorial Day Weekend is underway.

New Jersey on Saturday reported 4,053 COVID-19 confirmed positive tests and 15 deaths as cases have leveled off at the start of the holiday weekend. The state’s seven-day average for confirmed cases was 3,731 on Saturday, down 6% from a week ago and up 86% from a month ago. The statewide rate of transmission for …

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AstraZeneca vaccine may increase risk of serious neurological condition

AstraZeneca vaccine may increase risk of serious neurological condition

The AstraZeneca vaccine may increase the risk of the serious neurological condition Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) with the jab’s Trojan horse delivery system possibly to blame, scientists believe, in a discovery which may apply to similar vaccines. GBS is a rare condition which causes muscle numbness and pain, and can hinder movement, walking, swallowing and, sometimes, …

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