Vaccination

Probiotic may boost immune response to COVID-19 vaccine in the elderly

9 days ago   |   By NutraIngredients-USA

Probiotic supplementation may enhance the immune response to COVID-19 vaccines in elderly nursing home residents, says a new study from Europe.
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At-Home COVID Tests: Rarer Than Gems and Almost As Expensive

At-Home COVID Tests: Rarer Than Gems and Almost As Expensive

9 days ago   |   By Medscape

Thanks to the Omicron surge, finding a rapid at-home test can feel like striking gold under a four-leaf clover at the end of the rainbow.
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Home COVID tests to be covered by insurers starting Saturday

9 days ago   |   By ABC News

Starting Saturday, private health insurers will be required to cover up to eight home COVID-19 tests per month for those on their plans
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Warning Against Throat Swabs for Home COVID-19 Tests

Warning Against Throat Swabs for Home COVID-19 Tests

9 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Self-collecting of throat swabs for home COVID-19 tests is strictly restricted by FDA .
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Plan B measures to be removed in England following the success of the...

The government has today announced that England will fully return to Plan A on Thursday 27 January thanks to the success of the booster program, with ministers urging anyone... Read more ...

Treatment with immune-boosting protein and radiation improves survival in...

Glioblastoma, an aggressive cancer in the brain or spinal cord, has proven stubbornly resistant to newer immunotherapies. And radiation and chemotherapy, the standard treatment... Read more ...

AARP Policy Institute Advocates for Research and Policy Change to Improve...

In a “spotlight” r esearch report , AARP's Public Policy Institute advocates for separating medication literacy from health literacy as 86 percent of adults ages 65 and older... Read more ...

‘Hybrid Engagement Hub' Promotes Tools for Running Remote and In-Person Meetings

As age-and dementia friendly communities, municipal partners and other stakeholders continue to engage the public to accommodate those attending in-person and remote, the... Read more ...

Upcoming Events in Healthy Aging

There are always opportunities to access education and training that can help your community or organization become more age- and dementia friendly. Check out the following... Read more ...

Exploring the interactions between multiple respiratory viruses

A recent report explores the dynamics of viral interference between various respiratory viruses in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

‘I needed to humiliate myself': Jessica Chastain says a prayer for Tammy Faye

Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker might have fleeced the faithful, but was there some decency beneath that puttied face? Read more ...

Study: Black Men Twice as Likely to Develop Prostate Cancer as Whites

Study: Black Men Twice as Likely to Develop Prostate Cancer as Whites

A review of men seen at VA hospitals found that Black veterans had nearly twice the incidence of localized and advanced prostate cancer as white men. Read more ...

Rental ‘tragedy' pricing out essential workers keeping cities running

The housing affordability crisis is leaving essential workers - many of whom keep the country going during lockdown - increasingly facing rental stress. Read more ...

Uber spreads its wings in Australia as it snaps up Car Next Door

Uber has acquired car sharing platform Car Next Door as part of its continuing attempt to break Australia's love affair with car ownership. Read more ...