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Coronavirus 'long haulers' most often battle fatigue, 'brain fog,' study suggests

COVID ‘long haulers’ suffer symptoms months after recovering Dr. Zijian Chen, medical director at the Mount Sinai Center for Post-COVID Care weighs in on ‘America’s News HQ.’ Most non-hospitalized coronavirus “long haulers,” or patients facing symptoms over a month later, report more than four neurologic symptoms, with “brain fog” being the most predominant, according to what researchers say […]

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Group testing could screen entire US, research suggests

A group testing approach proposed by a Cornell researcher, in which samples of COVID-19 tests are pooled and analyzed collectively, could potentially curtail the virus’s spread through weekly testing of every household in the U.S., a simulation showed. Assuming that 1% of Americans have the virus, the simulation found that weekly group testing could allow […]

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New study suggests weight gain may reduce breast cancer risk

A recent study published in the International Journal of Cancer, has found that women who gain weight from early adulthood are at a reduced risk of developing breast cancer before they reach menopause. The study examined data from over 600,000 women from many separate studies around the world, according to Medical News Today. Researchers divided […]

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Study suggests interventions against frailty

Interventions aimed at reducing obesity and sedentary behavior, increasing intensity of physical activity, and improving success of smoking cessation tools have the potential to reduce the incidence of frailty, according to a study published October 30, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Nils Niederstrasser of de Montfort University, UK, and colleagues. Frailty is […]