• Impact of COVID Vaccines on Menstrual Cycles

    4 monthes ago - By Medscape

    A study suggesting that the COVID vaccines alter women's menstrual cycles got a lot of media attention. Dr Andrew Kaunitz comments on the significance of the study findings.
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  • Officials urge Americans to get boosted as reports show benefit against omicron

    Officials urge Americans to get boosted as reports show benefit against omicron

    4 monthes ago - By Healio

    Booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine provide the best protection against the omicron variant, according to data from three new studies published Friday, including two in MMWR.
    “As the numbers indicate, we are seeing the number of cases caused by the omicron variant begin to decline,” CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, said during a White House press briefing, although she added that trends vary by location.
    “These new reports show the importance of being up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations,” Walensky said.
    One MMWR study included data from more than 222,000 ER and
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  • COVID booster shots needed against omicron, CDC studies show

    4 monthes ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots.
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  • If hospitals had utilized the Zelenko protocol with intravenous vitamin C and vitamin D, then covid-19-associated deaths would be virtually nonexistent

    If hospitals had utilized the Zelenko protocol with intravenous vitamin C and vitamin D, then covid-19-associated deaths would be virtually nonexistent

    4 monthes ago - By Natural News

    A multi-center, randomized, open-label study assessed the effectiveness of vitamin D and the Zelenko protocol (hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and azithromycin). Seven hospitals in Turkey applied the treatment protocol with and without vitamin C to study its effectiveness for shortening the duration of illness and prevention of death. Out of the 237 hospitalized patients, (ages...
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  • Boosters Are Effective Against Delta and Omicron Variants in Studies

    4 monthes ago - By Time

    Booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines increased protection against both the Delta and Omicron variants in three studies that looked at infections, hospital admissions and deaths in thousands of U.S. patients.
    Third doses of messenger RNA vaccines made by Moderna Inc. and the partnership of Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE were at least 90% effective in preventing hospitalizations during both the Delta and Omicron periods, according to an analysis of hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and clinic visits. The shots' protection against COVID deaths was diminished after Omicron's rise , but...
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  • Study Links COVID Vaccine Symptoms to "Nocebo Effect" Phenomenon

    Study Links COVID Vaccine Symptoms to "Nocebo Effect" Phenomenon

    4 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    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 caused by something called the "nocebo effect" and not your body's immune response to the vaccine. Research published in the JAMA Network Open on Jan. 18 suggests that three-fourths of common side effects after the first dose can be attributed to this phenomenon, which is a negative version of the placebo effect (having a positive reaction to treatment that doesn't have any medical benefits).
    What Is the Nocebo Effect?
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