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Some transmission of SARS-CoV-2 occurs after seven, 10 days

There is some onward transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) from household contacts released from quarantine after seven or 10 days, according to research published in the Jan. 1 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Melissa A. Rolfes, Ph.D., from the CDC COVID-19

Iran’s daily virus infections top 10,000

Iran’s daily novel coronavirus infections crossed the 10,000 mark on Monday, the health ministry announced, setting a new record as fatalities remained close to their all-time high level. The latest official figure of 10,463 positive COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour period comes only three days after the Islamic republic exceeded 9,000. Iran’s coronavirus caseload now

No new virus deaths in Ireland for first time 10 weeks

Ireland recorded no new deaths from the coronavirus on Monday for the first time since March 11, when the first fatalities were announced. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar called it a “significant milestone”, adding on Twitter: “This is a day of hope. We will prevail.” The announcement came one week after Ireland, which has suffered 1,606

10 ways to process grief after death during a global pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted our experiences of, … ath and bereavement. Edith Cowan University Lecturer and Psychotherapist Karen Anderson has used key research and her own observations working on the frontline of counseling to explain the impact of this pandemic on the grief process, and how we can better manage our grief when

Switzerland virus cases top 10,000

Switzerland on Thursday joined the small group of countries to declare more than 10,000 officially-recorded cases of COVID-19, as it launched plans to start tracking crowd build-ups through mobile phone data. The health ministry said 10,661 people in the Alpine country have tested positive for the new coronavirus—nearly 1,000 more than a day earlier—while 161

Only 1 in 10 suicide prevention apps cover all the recommended strategies, study finds

Most (93 percent) mobile apps for suicide prevention and depression management do not provide all the six suicide prevention strategies that are commonly recommended in international clinical guidelines, a study led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found. International guidelines from the U.K., U.S. and the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommend six evidence-based

Cap your alcohol at 10 drinks a week: New draft guidelines

New draft alcohol guidelines, released today, recommend healthy Australian women and men drink no more than ten standard drinks a week and no more than four on any one day to reduce their risk of health problems. This is a change from the previous guidelines, released in 2009, that recommended no more than two standard

Cholesterol levels fell 10% in 10 years among Americans on statins

Americans’ cholesterol levels dropped nearly 10% in 11 years, and the biggest improvements came among people who take statins Over 30% of Americans have high levels of bad cholesterol, raising their risks of cardiovascular disease  In 2013, the  American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association changed their guidelines for managing cholesterol  They moved toward

ADHD rates doubled among U.S. adults over 10 years

(HealthDay)—If the latest statistics are any indication, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is no longer an issue for children only. Over a 10-year period, ADHD rates more than doubled among American adults, new research shows. However, the rate among children remains much higher than in adults. “While we can’t pinpoint the source of the increase in ADHD

The 10 Best Grains for Low-Carb Diets

Most people on low-carb diets steer away from grains. But if you have room to add some here and there, it’s smart to know which give you the fewest carbs per cup. We’ve ranked these according to which have the fewest grams of total carbs per cup. Since some low-carb dieters count “net” carbs—the number

10 early signs and symptoms of dementia

Dementia occurs when nerve cells in a person’s brain stop working. Although it typically happens in older people, it is not an inevitable part of aging. The brain’s natural deterioration happens to everyone as they grow older, but it occurs more quickly in people with dementia. There are many different types of dementia. According to