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Your brain doesn’t like COVID-19

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New research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference should be very sobering news for anyone who doesn’t feel it’s worth getting vaccinated with one of the coronavirus vaccines that are so easily obtained these days. In this study, the researchers “found associations between COVID-19 and persistent cognitive deficits, including the acceleration of Alzheimer’s disease pathology […]

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Troubling data from a new poll

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According to a recent poll from the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, 35% of the unvaccinated in the US said they’re unlikely to get vaccinated and 45% say they definitely won’t get vaccinated, indicating once gain 2 main lessons that have come about during this pandemic. Most troubling, if these people stick to their guns […]

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Yet another study, this one published in the open access journal BMC Medicine has concluded that people who drink moderate amounts of alcohol regularly tend to live longer than people who don’t, in large part because moderate alcohol consumption tends to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and hence deaths from heart attacks and strokes. In […]

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Be wary of all the medical info you read online

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A new American-based research report published online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute convened an expert panel to assess the medical information found in 200 of the most popular articles on social media related to cancer treatment, and the panel concluded that “one third of the most popular cancer treatment articles on social media contain […]

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Nasty surprise about antibiotic resistance

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No doubt you’ve had just about enough with the messages about reducing your use of antibiotics because of the danger antibiotic overuse poses from the ease with which it promotes antibiotic resistance. But apparently, and this is a surprise, it’s not just overuse of antibiotics that promotes antibiotic resistance. Other drugs can do it, too. […]