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‘Frustration and Stress’: State Officials Fault Rollout of Monkeypox Vaccine

‘Frustration and Stress’: State Officials Fault Rollout of Monkeypox Vaccine

Roughly 5,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine intended for Fort Lauderdale, Fla., left the national stockpile’s warehouse in Olive Branch, Miss., on July 19. They somehow ended up in Oklahoma. Then Tennessee. Then Mississippi again. Then, finally, Florida. In Idaho, a shipment of 60 vaccine doses disappeared and showed up six days later, refrigerated rather than …

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Research Fraud: Is Everything We Think We Know About Alzheimer’s Disease Wrong?

Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia Brain Eraser Concept

Evidence revealed that scientists had faked images in a study published 16 years ago. This was an important paper that other researchers had trusted and relied on as they did their own work. Despite a scientific scandal and unsuccessful drugs, scientists have made strides beyond amyloid, and shown the power of prevention too. If you’ve …

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Nine Omicron symptoms affecting the fully vaccinated – and signs you may have it

Nine Omicron symptoms affecting the fully vaccinated - and signs you may have it

The UK appears to have recently seen its fifth wave of Covid-19 infections, though experts continue to fear another could arrive this autumn once the weather changes unless proper precautions are taken. The country saw a 43 per cent spike in coronavirus cases in early June, apparently caused by people gathering to celebrate the Queen’s …

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Bacteria fight off viruses with a protein like one of ours

Bacteria fight off viruses with a protein like one of ours

Vertebrates like us rely on a complicated multilayered immune system to limit the impact of pathogens. Specialized B and T cells play a central role in recognizing specific pathogens and providing a memory of past infections. Obviously, single-celled organisms like bacteria and archaea cannot take the same approach. But that does not mean they are …

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Neuroimaging study finds people who exercise more display an elevated brain response to reward

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New research published in the journal Biological Psychology revealed that people who exercise more show increased brain activity when they receive an unexpected reward, specifically in the right medial orbitofrontal cortex. These findings may suggest that regular exercise alters reward circuitry function, which could reinforce exercise behavior. The physical and mental health benefits of exercise …

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They thought it was food poisoning — then came the ventilator. Inside a California couple’s battle with Legionnaires’ disease

They thought it was food poisoning — then came the ventilator. Inside a California couple’s battle with Legionnaires’ disease

Durante el último fin de semana de junio, Dan y Rita Miles volaron desde su hogar en Long Beach para visitar a su familia en Santa Clara y Monterey, y se hospedaron en un hotel de San José donde disfrutaron de la piscina y el jacuzzi. Después de regresar a casa, ambos desarrollaron síntomas alarmantes: …

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100-year-old tuberculosis vaccine may protect against COVID – The Boston Globe

100-year-old tuberculosis vaccine may protect against COVID - The Boston Globe

All 144 diabetes study participants were enrolled in the parallel trial, which ran from January 2020 to April 2021, before any of the participants were vaccinated against COVID. Ninety-six patients received the vaccine, while 48 were treated with a placebo. Of those who received the vaccine, only one tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies in their …

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It’s not just cats that have nine lives! American heart disease patient technically died 10 times

The 63-year-old retired school teacher suffers from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a disease of the heart muscle that affects one in 500 Americans and Britons.  She was fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), a device that starts the heart if it stops beating, when doctors diagnosed her in 2003.

They say cats have nine lives, but a woman in the US has improved on that expression by coming back from the dead 10 times. The 63-year-old retired school teacher suffers from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a disease of the heart muscle that affects one in 500 Americans and Britons. She was fitted with an implantable …

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Are you suffering from sleep deprivation? Sleep expert reveals signs

New York-based Jasmine Lee of EachNight Mattresses has revealed the five signs you might experience if you're sleep deprived (stock image)

A sleep expert has revealed five signs you may be suffering from sleep deprivation, including takeout cravings and weight gain. New York-based Jasmine Lee of EachNight Mattresses says sleep deprivation is much more common than you might think. Sleep deprivation occurs when you consistently don’t get enough sleep over time, for example, because you stay …

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The Promising New Treatment for Depression? Giant Magnets.

The Promising New Treatment for Depression? Giant Magnets.

En 2018, Kristin Hooker llevaba 20 años tomando antidepresivos. Probaría un nuevo medicamento, que podría funcionar por un tiempo, pero luego volvería su depresión y tendría que probar algo nuevo. Eventualmente, se quedó sin nuevos medicamentos para probar. “Simplemente ya no encontraba un medicamento que realmente funcionara”, dijo el hombre de 39 años a The …

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