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The covid fairy finally paid me a visit a few weeks ago. Postive Lateral Flow Test and a High temp (not the highest it hit) Having avoided it for the last 2 and a half years I knew my time would come but I had no idea when. Not long into the first national lockdown
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In a recent Current Biology journal study, researchers elucidate the neuro-metabolic mechanisms responsible for cognitive fatigue that occurs following extended and intense working hours.  Study: A neuro-metabolic account of why daylong cognitive work alters the control of economic decisions. Image Credit: Ilya Lukichev / Shutterstock.com Background Related Stories Cognitive function describes the ability to perform objective
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Bone health requires a balanced activity of various bone cell types including bone-forming osteoblasts and bone-resorbing osteoclasts. Osteoporosis occurs when osteoclasts dominate without adequate bone formation to compensate. In new research published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, elevated blood levels of a certain chemokine, or small signaling protein, that promotes osteoclast formation
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After New York–based yoga instructor Erin Conley’s two sisters gave birth, Conley suggested a few advanced poses to help strengthen their pelvic floor. “With one of my sisters, she said, ‘Honestly right now, I just can’t even stand up,'” Conley recalled. Conley’s other sister could do slightly more advanced poses — leading Conley to recognize
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Renaissance was an important phase in European history. It was a period of transition from the Middle Ages to modernity. The period between the 14th and 17th centuries was marked by the fervor in arts, culture, politics and economy. Now scientists are uncovering the beauty secrets of that era. The enterprise named the Beautiful Chemistry Project is
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CDC Director Rochelle Walensky is reorganizing the agency, saying it didn’t react quickly enough during the Covid pandemic, according an internal review of the agency’s operations released on Wednesday. Walensky laid out several organizational changes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will take over the coming months to correct missteps and failures that occurred
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But despite a growing supply of the Jynneos vaccine — and a new strategy that could stretch the current supply five times further — there is still no evidence that protection is reaching those most at risk. “If you think about the reality that there’s a limited amount of vaccinations available, you really want to
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Children who enter preschool with good vocabulary and attention skills do better in class, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Early Education and Development. The findings based on 900 four-year-olds from eight US states show how a child’s ability to engage with teachers and peers is affected by the range of words
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Unless cures are found, Alzheimer’s dementia is projected to affect nearly 13 million Americans by 2050-;overwhelming families, caregivers and our healthcare system. Yet only one new therapeutic, aducanumab, has come to market in the past 20 years, and therapeutic progress remains hampered for several reasons: recruiting study participants in clinical trials for Alzheimer’s is more
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What if you could “recover from dehydration and immune challenges, and support athletic recovery and chronic health challenges like fatigue, weight gain, and inflammation,” all with a special vitamin cocktail delivered straight into your bloodstream? Turns out, you probably can’t. But according to an editorial published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine Tuesday, elite
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Five years ago, Kay Dean relied upon Yelp! and Google reviews in her search for a doctor in her area. After finding a physician with fairly high reviews, Dean was shocked when her personal experience was significantly worse than patients on the review platforms. Kay Dean Following her experience, Dean, a former federal government investigator,
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A new study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience is the first to identify an optimal Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) treatment regimen for older adults with treatment-resistant depression, according to researchers at Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research and the Deanna and Sidney Wolk Center for Memory Health at Hebrew SeniorLife. A
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I always think of the beginning of July as the New Year in medicine. It’s when medical students become interns, interns become residents, and residents become newly minted attendings. With each change is an increase in responsibility. I remember paying even more attention to the history and physical each time I crossed that threshold, with
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