Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  A previously unknown dinosaur with a remarkably flat head lived around 70 million years ago on an island home to dwarfed prehistoric creatures. Discovered in what’s now western Romania, the Transylvanosaurus platycephalus (flatheaded
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In a recent BMC Medicine journal study, researchers estimate the age-varying susceptibility to infection with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variant. To this end, an updated version of a previously described model with recent vaccine coverage data and waning vaccine effectiveness (VE) against the Omicron infection was used to estimate susceptibility to
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Previous studies have reported age-related differences in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tolerance and responsiveness, with younger individuals tending to have better outcomes than the elderly. In addition, age-targeted COVID-19 mitigation strategies have been reported to considerably decrease intensive care unit (ICU) admissions and deaths. In a recent Scientific Reports journal paper, researchers developed a novel
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CHICAGO — The diagnosis of early-stage lung cancer with low-dose CT (LDCT) screening led to high rates of lung cancer-specific survival two decades later, according to I-ELCAP data. The 20-year lung cancer-specific survival rate was 80% for the 1,285 I-ELCAP participants diagnosed with early-stage disease, reported Claudia Henschke, MD, PhD, of Mount Sinai Icahn School
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The study covered in this summary was published on ResearchSquare.com as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Patients with recent COVID-19 infection and cardiovascular (CV) comorbidities can show significantly reduced echocardiographic left ventricular (LV) global longitudinal strain (GLS) values 3 months after the acute infection compared with patients with CV
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A new study has found that migraine has long-lasting effects on the brain that effectively change brain structure. What’s more, these changes are visible under an MRI scan. “In people with chronic migraine and episodic migraine without aura, there are significant changes in the perivascular spaces of a brain region called the centrum semiovale,” study
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Diet and Exercise? Some Clinicians Don’t Have Time to Cover Them: The Healthcare Satisfaction Survey – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc., a Ziff Davis company. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health,
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Join Justin and Taylor Norris, founders of the LIT Method, for this 30-minute cardio workout that will challenge your strength and stamina with bodyweight-only moves. This dynamic pair will keep you motivated through their signature low-impact moves, providing constant encouragement along the way. You’ll engage your whole body with sets of extenders, squats, mountain climbers,
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Approximately one third of children born to mothers infected with Zika virus during their pregnancy present with at least one abnormality consistent with Congenital Zika Syndrome in the first years of their life, according to new research. The findings — based on the pooled analysis of 13 studies investigating pediatric outcomes among over 1,500 pregnancies
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Period pains are one of the common symptoms that affect an estimated 90% of women. While PMS can leave us feeling awful physically, many haven’t heard of PMDD – a severe form of PMS that can lead to anxiety, clinical depression and a higher risk of suicidal ideation Most of us have heard of PMS
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Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections have skyrocketed this year relative to previous years, with infections from both viruses occurring earlier and increasing faster than any cold and flu season in recent history. Over the past couple of months, many pediatric hospitals have reported running out of beds necessary to treat severe influenza, RSV,
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Vitamin D supplements do not prevent muscle symptoms in new statin users or affect the likelihood of discontinuing a statin due to muscle pain and discomfort, a substudy of the VITAL trial indicates. Among more than 2000 randomized participants, statin-associated muscle symptoms (SAMS) were reported by 31% assigned to vitamin D and 31% assigned to
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A couple pass necessities over a Covid lockdown barrier in Guangzhou city on Nov. 17, 2022. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images BEIJING — China won’t likely make major changes to its Covid policy in the near future despite this weekend’s protests, analysts said. One of the reasons for public unrest was the
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Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you ease into a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN  —  Despite volunteering and working out at the gym several days each week, socializing frequently with friends and family, reading all manner of books and doing daily crossword puzzles,
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A recent Science Translational Medicine study reports that food-specific immunoglobulin A (IgA) present in the human gut does not provide protection against food allergies. Study: Food-specific immunoglobulin A does not correlate with natural tolerance to peanut or egg allergens. Image Credit: OMfotovideocontent / Shutterstock.com Background Food allergies, a leading public health problem worldwide, are caused by
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The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease is currently recruiting participants to be part of their ‘SuperAging Research Program.’ Data collected from current and previous SuperAgers have provided new and exciting insights into how the brains of these individuals compare to those of otherwise healthy adults, as well
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In this video, Victoria Male, PhD, of Imperial College London’s Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction, highlights recent research on the effects of COVID-19 vaccination on menstruation. The following is a transcript of her remarks: We first started to think that there might be an impact of COVID vaccination on menstrual periods back in the
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This year, the avian flu outbreak has killed around 50 million birds in the United States, setting a record for the deadliest flare-up in the country’s history.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported on Thanksgiving Thursday that the flu outbreak has wiped out 50.54 million birds, making it the worst animal-health disaster in the
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