• Dental procedures during pandemic are no riskier than a drink of water, study finds

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    A new study's findings dispel the misconception that patients and providers are at high risk of catching COVID-19 at the dentist's office.
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  • COVID-19 is not influenza, but it offers lessons on beating it, say researchers

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    A study of the 2020 influenza figures from Canada, the United States, Australia and Brazil shows that there is a clear relationship between COVID-mitigation measures such as hand-washing, masking and social distancing and the spread of the annual flu, researchers report. They write that these preventive measures all but eliminated the flu in countries where it can kill tens of thousands of people a year, even as cases of COVID-19 soared.
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  • Study finds that 25% of vaccinated people suffer from post-immunization effects, ranging from mild to life-threatening

    Study finds that 25% of vaccinated people suffer from post-immunization effects, ranging from mild to life-threatening

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    A British study using real-world data has shown that 25 percent of vaccinated people experience mild side effects after COVID-19 immunization. Researchers looked at data they obtained through an app that tracks the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.K. for their paper. They found that the mild side effects - the most common being...
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  • COVID More Lethal for People Living With HIV

    COVID More Lethal for People Living With HIV

    1 month ago - By Web MD

    New research shows that having HIV or AIDS increases a person's risk of catching and dying from COVID-19.
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  • Parks not only safe, but essential during the pandemic, study finds

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    Parks played an important role for people seeking respite from the toll of social isolation during the pandemic, and according to new research, they did so without increasing the spread of COVID-19. The study looked at how people used 22 parks in Philadelphia and New York during the height of the pandemic and it found no strong correlation between park use and the number of confirmed cases in surrounding neighborhoods.
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  • Phosphatidic acid is a key common substrate for hepatitis C and SARS-CoV-2 replication

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    A new study, released as a preprint on the bioRxiv* server, focuses on the lipid molecule called phosphatidic acid , showing its crucial role in the replication of this virus, and thus its potential as a target for therapeutic intervention.
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  • Decreased COVID Antibody Response in MS Patients Taking Ocrelizumab

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Antibody, but not T-cell, response appears to be attenuated in patients with MS who take the disease-modifying therapy ocrelizumab during COVID-19 infection, new research shows.
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  • Huge healthcare burden of post-COVID-19 symptoms likely, suggests new study

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    How well do patients who had COVID-19 recover after the virus is cleared from their systems? A new preprint reports on symptom profiles over the first nine months of the illness.
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  • Nearly three quarters of U.S. children infected with Covid NEVER develop worrisome symptoms

    Nearly three quarters of U.S. children infected with Covid NEVER develop worrisome symptoms

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    A new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that nearly 75% of infected children did not have symptoms such as cough, fever or shortness of breath,
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  • Pandemic screen time tops 6 hours a day for some kindergartners

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    Kindergartners from low-income families spent more than six hours a day in front of screens during two early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, a small Ohio study suggests. That is nearly double the screen time found before the pandemic in similar children, according to other research.
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  • COVID-19 alters gray matter volume in the brain, new study shows

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    COVID-19 patients who receive oxygen therapy or experience fever show reduced gray matter volume in the frontal-temporal network of the brain, according to a new study. The study's findings demonstrate changes to the frontal-temporal network could be used as a biomarker to determine the likely prognosis of COVID-19 or evaluate treatment options for the disease.
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