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One in three elderly Covid-19 patients are delirious, study finds

16 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

817 over-65 Covid patients were admitted to hospital and became part of the US-wide study. 226 were delirius, making it the sixth most common symptom.
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Masks DON'T stop the spread of Covid: Top experts criticise 'troubling lack of evidence'

Masks DON'T stop the spread of Covid: Top experts criticise 'troubling lack of evidence'

16 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Oxford University's Professor Carl Heneghan and Dr Tom Jefferson said there had been 'a troubling lack of robust evidence on face masks and Covid-19'.
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EU Recommends Use of COVID Rapid Tests After Symptoms Emerge

EU Recommends Use of COVID Rapid Tests After Symptoms Emerge

16 days ago   |   By Medscape

The European Commission recommended on Wednesday the use of rapid COVID-19 antigen tests mostly on people already showing symptoms because it said the kits were deemed less accurate in detecting the virus in asymptomatic cases.
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Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Deliveries Could Start 'Before Christmas'

16 days ago   |   By Medscape

Pfizer and BioNTech could secure emergency US and European authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine next month after final trial results showed it had a 95% success rate and no serious side effects, the drugmakers said on Wednesday.
Reuters Health Information
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Enforced isolation can increase risk of mental health problems in children, adolescents

16 days ago   |   By News Medical

The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated widespread social isolation, affecting all ages of global society.
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UK's COVID-19 vaccine shows similar safety and immunogenicity results in healthy older adults

16 days ago   |   By News Medical

The UK's vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 shows similar safety and immunogenicity results in healthy older adults to those seen in adults aged 18-55 years.
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Teenagers facing COVID-19 and EVALI show similar symptoms

16 days ago   |   By News Medical

A UC Davis Health pediatric team presented a powerful case series of three teenagers who had unexplained breathing problems during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Fatty fish free of environmental pollutants helps prevent Type 2 diabetes: Study

Fatty fish free of environmental pollutants helps prevent Type 2 diabetes: Study

A study published in the Journal of Nutrition shows that fatty fish free of environmental pollutants may reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes. Researchers based in Sweden and... Read more ...

Leaked video claiming fake ballots were ordered from communist China goes viral

Leaked video claiming fake ballots were ordered from communist China goes viral

A new video from GNews would appear to show fake ballots being ordered from communist China just prior to the 2020 election, adding fuel to the fires of election fraud... Read more ...

Novel CRISPR-based Test for COVID Uses a Smartphone Camera

Novel CRISPR-based Test for COVID Uses a Smartphone Camera

CRISPR-based test for COVID-19 uses a smartphone camera to provide accurate results in under 30 minutes and help combat the COVID-19 pandemic and fully reopen communities... Read more ...

How Airflow Inside a Car Affect COVID-19 Transmission Risk?

How Airflow Inside a Car Affect COVID-19 Transmission Risk?

Airflow patterns inside a car's passenger cabin offer some suggestions for potentially decreasing the COVID-19 risk transmission while sharing rides with others, reports a new... Read more ...

Finnish study paves the way for health-driven blackcurrant NPD

Finnish study paves the way for health-driven blackcurrant NPD

New findings from Finnish researchers suggest that a blood glucose response benefit can be derived from eating a smaller portion of blackcurrants than previously thought, and... Read more ...

Is It Safe For Pregnant Women To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine?

Is It Safe For Pregnant Women To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine?

A coronavirus vaccine is just around the corner, but it has not been tested on moms-to-be. What does that mean for them? Read more ...

The Holidays Always Shook My Confidence, but After This Year, I Won't Let It...

The Holidays Always Shook My Confidence, but After This Year, I Won't Let It Happen Again

The holiday season has always been one of my favorite times of the year. I find myself smiling when I think about how chaotically special my loud family is on Christmas Eve... Read more ...

Moderna can make 500 million covid jab doses in 2021 - but not 1 billion

Moderna can make 500 million covid jab doses in 2021 - but not 1 billion

Stephane Bancel said last month that Moderna would make between 500 million and one billion doses of its COVID-19 vaccine next year. At a Friday Nasdaq event, he said it will... Read more ...

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY looks at claims that medical cannabis might help protect...

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY looks at claims that medical cannabis might help protect against Covid-19

It sounds promising, but that's also the problem with cannabis. There's so much hope invested in it as a medical answer to many conditions, yet how much of that hope is real? Read more ...

COVID-19 Poses Greater Risk For Autoimmune Diseases

COVID-19 Poses Greater Risk For Autoimmune Diseases

People with rare autoimmune rheumatic diseases are at a greater risk of death at a younger age during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...