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Not to be sniffed at: Agony of post-COVID-19 loss of smell

The doctor slid a miniature camera into the patient’s right nostril, making her whole nose glow red with its bright miniature light. “Tickles a bit, eh?” he asked as he rummaged around her nasal passages, the discomfort causing tears to well in her eyes and roll down her cheeks. The patient, Gabriella Forgione, wasn’t complaining.

Work addiction can be harmful to mental health

As a culture, we’ve come to value growth and productivity, making paid work not only a necessity, but a central concern in peoples’ lives. Yet this attitude towards work is harming us more than it’s helping, with research showing that workaholism (also known as work addiction) is a growing problem in the industrialised world. And

Could NRF2 be your magic molecule for eternal youth?

NRF2 is just one of thousands of critical proteins in the cell, but it is one that we now know a lot about. Once any molecule achieves a certain level of celebrity status, it tends to acquire a groupie following in the supplement market. Today, we have all manner of NRF enhancers, releasers, activators and

Be alert to early signs of eating disorders, pediatricians’ group says

(HealthDay)—A leading pediatricians’ group says families often spot eating disorders too late—and offers new guidelines to reach an earlier diagnosis. “For too long, eating disorders were considered a disease that afflicted mostly affluent white teenage girls,” said Dr. Laurie Hornberger, lead author of the report written by the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Adolescence.

France says COVID-19 vaccinations will be free

Vaccinations against COVID-19 in France will be free, the prime minister said Thursday, and will begin in January for one million elderly in retirement homes, February for 14 million at-risk people and spring for the rest of the population. Jean Castex said that thanks to orders already made at a European level, “France will have

Dr. Fauci Warns That We May Be In For A Rough Winter

While we’re well on our way to a vaccine, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on. Dr. Anthony Fauci of the White House coronavirus task force and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases warned that a surge of cases is coming this holiday season. “We have to be careful now

When will Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine be ready to ship?

Pfizer will apply for FDA approval after announcing vaccine’s 95% percent effectiveness Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel with Pfizer vaccine analysis and his take on when emergency authorization will likely take place. Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Friday that they were submitting an emergency use authorization request to the FDA for its coronavirus

Should a COVID-19 vaccine be mandated?

Now that two drug makers—Pfizer and Moderna—have reported highly effective results for their COVID-19 vaccines, it will be only a matter of time until they seek federal permission to release them for public consumption. If FDA approved, one of the many questions that could arise is whether Americans should be mandated to get a COVID-19

People of Black and Asian ethnicity up to twice as likely to be infected with COVID-19 as those of White ethnicity

People of Black ethnicity are twice as likely to be infected with COVID-19 compared to those of White ethnicity, according to researchers at the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham, supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre. The findings are published in EClinical Medicine by The Lancet today. People from

CDC: Number of COVID-19 Deaths May Be Underreported

THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 — The number of COVID-19-related deaths may be underestimated, according to research published in the Oct. 20 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Lauren M. Rossen, Ph.D., from the CDC in Atlanta, and colleagues assessed trends and demographic patterns in excess