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Study uncovers lingering effects of COVID-19 on cognitive function two years after infection

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Study uncovers lingering effects of COVID-19 on cognitive function two years after infection Difficulties with cognitive functions or skills, such as the ability to recall memories, concentrate on tasks, or find the right words in conversation, are commonly reported following a COVID infection. These symptoms are often referred to as “brain fog”, and are especially […]

Life-changing treatment destroys advanced cancers in just a few days

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Life-changing treatment destroys advanced cancers in just a few days Researchers at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine have found a new combination treatment that can eradicate advanced-stage mesothelioma tumors in mice in just a few days. The treatment combines Rice’s cytokine “drug factory” implants and a checkpoint inhibitor drug. The study, published in […]

Groundbreaking cancer treatment has 88% success rate, study finds

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In a major medical breakthrough, researchers at Israel’s Hadassah-University Medical Centre have developed a pioneering treatment for myeloma patients, reporting impressive advancements in extending life expectancy for these individuals. The novel treatment, which is still under experimental conditions, has reportedly sent a staggering 88% of patients with multiple myeloma into remission, according to the oncologists […]

Moderna seeks emergency authorization for omicron COVID booster for children

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Moderna announced Friday that it has requested emergency use authorization for its omicron COVID-19 booster shots for children aged 6-17 years old. Driving the news: The application for the bivalent vaccine for children ages 6 months to under 6 years old is expected to be completed later this year, the company said on Twitter. The Centers for Disease […]

4th COVID-19 vaccine effectively protects elderly against Omicron -study

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The fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine is effective in protecting the elderly against the Omicron variant and lowers their risk of death by 72% compared to those who received only three doses, according to a new study conducted by Tel Aviv University and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in collaboration with the Health Ministry. […]

Another 6,529 COVID Cases Reported in LA County

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Another 6,529 COVID-19 infections were reported in Los Angeles County in the lastest data, along with nine more deaths. Meanwhile, the number of COVID-positive patients in Los Angeles County hospitals increased by 32 people to 779, according to the latest state figures. Of those patients, 77 were being treated in intensive care, up from 68 […]

Artificial intelligence may be the only way researchers can solve the perplexing puzzle of Long COVID. It ’s already categorizing patients and even identifying them

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Long COVID may be too big a problem for humans to solve—alone, at least. Increasingly, researchers are turning to artificial intelligence to help them sort through the electronic medical records of millions of long-COVID patients in hopes of better understanding the enigmatic condition with hundreds of potential symptoms. In some cases, A.I. is helping patients: […]