The Unusual Vaccine Side Effect Now Being Reported

Could the COVID-19 vaccine mess with your period? That’s what some vaccine recipients are saying, although there’s no confirmation that this is an actual side effect of the shot. Kathryn Clancy, an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is leading a research study to see if people who menstruate have noticed anything unusual about their periods after […]

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Italy approves J&J vaccine, recommends it for over 60s

Italy on Tuesday declared the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine to be “safe” and said it would prioritise its use for people over 60. The announcement came hours after the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said blood clots should be listed as a “very rare” side effect of the vaccine. In the light of that ruling, the US-made jab should be […]

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COVID vaccinations are going up, but the pandemic isn't over. See a map of how the US is doing

In a race against rising coronavirus metrics, particularly given the new highly transmissible variants, the U.S. is rapidly ramping up its coronavirus vaccination campaign, in the hope of stopping potentially preventable virus-related deaths. After weeks of steady declines following the winter surge, which claimed 200,000 lives in the 10 weeks between mid-December and late-February, many states are currently reporting increasing […]

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HIV Patients Show Accelerated Aging Related to Altered Sleep

Accelerated brain aging among HIV-infected adults might be due in part to altered deep sleep patterns, new research suggests. Using a measure known as the brain age index (BAI) — a machine-learning model that measures deviations in brain activity during sleep relative to healthy individuals — investigators identified 34 sleep electroencephalogram (EEG) features that were significantly altered by HIV infection. […]

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Humoral immunity developed by DNA vaccine INO-4800 is effective against SARS-CoV-2 variants

A team of international scientists recently demonstrated that antibodies generated in response to the DNA vaccine INO-4800 can effectively neutralize some of the recently emerged variants of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), such as G614, 501Y.V1, and 501Y.V2. The study is currently available on the bioRxiv* preprint server. Study: Live virus neutralisation of the 501Y.V1 and 501Y.V2 SARS-CoV-2 […]

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Most Older Patients Choose a Doctor by Convenience, Not Ratings

The results of a survey indicate that about 20% of older patients say online reviews and ratings are important when selecting a doctor. But other practical matters may take precedence, according to a study published online in Annals of Internal Medicine. For example, 93% of respondents said it was important or very important whether their insurance was accepted, 61% said […]

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German clinic helps COVID long haulers

Dr. Siegel: Numbers show COVID vaccines are as good as touted The CDC reports 0.01 percent of fully-vaccinated Americans got COVID-19; Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel weighs in. HEILIGENDAMM, Germany – Simone Ravera rolls up her trousers, slips off her shoes and socks, then gingerly steps into the chilly waters of the Baltic Sea. The 50-year-old rheumatology nurse […]

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J&J and other drugmakers go on trial over US opioid crisis

Four drugmakers, including Johnson & Johnson, went on trial Monday over claims they helped fuel the deadly opioid epidemic in the United States through deceptive marketing that downplayed the risks of addiction. J&J, Teva, Endo and Allergan are accused of trivializing the dangers of long-term use of opioid painkillers to boost sales in a lawsuit filed by several California counties […]

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