Monday, 16 May 2022

Personal Health

¿Por qué más adultos mayores no reciben los refuerzos contra covid?

Incluso cuando los principales funcionarios de salud de los Estados Unidos dicen que es hora de aprender a vivir con el coronavirus, un coro de destacados investigadores aseguran que mensajes confusos sobre los refuerzos de las vacunas han puesto en grave riesgo a millones de personas mayores. Según los Centros para el Control y la […]

Even Mild COVID-19 May Lead to Long-Term Mental Health Issues

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the global mental health crisis, all thanks to loneliness, financial uncertainties, and grief after bereavement. But new research, shows that the virus itself may be adding to the increase in mental health issues.  According to a recent study published in The BMJ, people who contract and survive the SARS-CoV-2 virus—even […]

Vitamin D and Fish Oil Supplements May Reduce the Risk of Autoimmune Disease in Older Adults

A daily regimen of vitamin D and fish oil supplements may help prevent older adults from developing autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis, thyroid diseases, and psoriasis, according to new research published last week in the BMJ. Autoimmune diseases—conditions in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks itself—are very common, and their chances of developing increase […]

A Disabled Activist Speaks Out About Feeling ‘Disposable’

SAN FRANCISCO — In early January, one of the country’s top public health officials went on national television and delivered what she called “really encouraging news” on covid-19: A recent study showed that more than three-fourths of fatalities from the omicron variant of the virus occurred among people with several other medical conditions. “These are […]

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Dealing With Drug Prices

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on Acast. You can also listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Pocket Casts or wherever you listen to podcasts. Medicare officials have preliminarily decided to restrict reimbursement for Aduhelm, the controversial Alzheimer’s drug, to only patients participating in approved clinical trials. The FDA approved the drug […]

Can You Get the Flu and COVID At the Same Time? Here's What Experts Say

Last week, Israeli authorities announced the country's first-known case of a patient testing positive for both COVID-19 and the seasonal flu, according to The Times of Israel. The patient, an unvaccinated pregnant woman at Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva, Israel, reportedly had mild symptoms and was released from the hospital in good condition. According to […]

IpsiHand stroke-recovery device named product of year by science society

The IpsiHand, an innovative stroke-recovery device that helps stroke patients recover significant arm and hand function by retraining their brains, has received the 2021 Pantheon Product of the Year Award from California Life Sciences. The organization advocates for the state’s life sciences sector and its innovation pipeline by supporting companies of all sizes, from early-stage […]

Your Libra December 2021 Horoscope Is Here

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Read what your sign's 2021 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Libra personality profile.    Happy December, you beautiful Libra, you. Last month, a chaotic eclipse cleaned up your […]

Your Scorpio December 2021 Horoscope Is Here

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Read what your sign's 2021 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Cancer personality profile.   Welcome to December, sexy Scorpio. You almost survived 2021. At the end of November, […]

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