What Are the Possible Reasons for Complications From COVID-19?

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A study conducted on more than 49,000 people provides new evidence on why some people get sick after having contact with the virus.

The rare syndrome that affects some children after overcoming COVID-19

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1 in 5,000 children who are infected with coronavirus suffer from PIMS, after their recovery

More than half of generation Z gay, bisexual teenage boys report being out to parents

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A majority of gay and bisexual Generation Z teenage boys report being out to their parents, part of an uptick in coming out among young people that researchers have noted in recent decades

How Katalin Karikó Contributed to the COVID Vaccine

Katalin Kariko, Hungarian Biochemist.
Karikó is a Hungarian who studied biochemistry and spent 40 years working and discovering some of the key facts for the Moderna and BioNTech vaccines.

IU School of Medicine researchers develop blood test for depression, bipolar disorder

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A breakthrough study by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers sheds new light on the biological basis of mood disorders, and offers a promising blood test aimed at a precision…

Can people vaccinated against COVID-19 transmit the virus?

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One of the most common questions around the vaccine is whether it can prevent you from spreading the virus to other people

Home testing for COVID-19 could prevent infections and reduce deaths at justifiable cost

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Mailing a package of SARS-CoV-2 tests to every household in America and asking people to use them once a week could greatly reduce total infections

These are the main types of psychotherapy

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When deciding to take psychological treatment for your mental health, it is important that you bear in mind that there are several types of psychotherapy that exist

Looking forwards rather than backwards safeguards wellbeing during Covid-19 lockdowns

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Practicing gratitude and looking to the future will help safeguard our mental wellbeing during Covid-19 lockdowns, a new study in the Journal of Positive Psychology reports

Your brain needs to be ready to remember?

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What happens in the hippocampus even before people attempt to form memories may impact whether they remember

New test for COVID-19 may deliver faster results to more people

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Scientists have developed a novel assay capable of detecting the causative viral pathogen of COVID-19 that can be run in decentralized test facilities

How to boost immune response to vaccines in older people

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A new study reveals a way to make vaccines more effective for older people.

Obesity promotes virulence of influenza

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Currently, 50% of the adult population worldwide is overweight or obese. Obesity has been shown to increase the severity of influenza infection

Altruistic babies? Study shows infants are willing to help others

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Altruistic helping -- the act of giving away something desirable, even at a cost to oneself - is perhaps no more evident than when it comes to food.

Spanish hotel chain Sol Melia plans to build 20 new hotels in Brazil by 2005, Sol Melia South American Vice President Rui Manuel Oliveira said in an interview recently published.

Sol Melia opened six new hotels in Brazil last year and operates a total of 21.

The executive said Sol Melia had already signed deals with several construction companies, adding that the expansion project would require an investment of 600 million reais ($260 million).

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