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Over a Million Americans May Have Permanently Lost Their Sense of Smell to Covid-19

New research Thursday aims to quantify a life-altering aftereffect of covid-19: a lingering loss of smell, also known as anosmia. The study estimates that up…

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Experimental Anti-Tick Vaccine Aims to Stop Bites That Could Spread Lyme

In the not-so-distant future, campers and hikers may be able to get a shot that not only protects them from Lyme disease but also from…

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Johns Hopkins to lead first federally-funded psychedelic study in decades

For the first time in around five decades, the US government has issued a federal grant for the study of psychedelics. The funds have been…

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Pig kidney successfully transplanted to human body

Surgeons in New York successfully transplanted a pig kidney into a human subject, reports The Economist. The kidney, experimentally attached for three days ito a…

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U.S. sees record high of 96,000 drug overdose deaths in 12 month period

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recorded over 96,000 deaths from drug overdoses in a twelve-month period ending in March 2021, according to…

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Most People Shouldn’t Take Baby Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks, U.S. Experts Say

A low dose of aspirin a day may not do as much good for the aging heart as we’ve previously hoped. This week, an independent…

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WHO approves the first malaria vaccine

Exciting vaccine news that’s not about Covid: there’s now a WHO-approved vaccine for malaria, a disease caused by a single-celled microorganism of the Plasmodium group— not…

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Merck’s COVID pill cuts deaths, hospitalisations by half: Report

If authorised for use, it would be the first pill shown to treat COVID and a major step in controlling the pandemic. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/10/1/mercks-covid-pill-cuts-deaths-hospitalisations-by-50-report Droolin’…

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WHO monitoring new coronavirus variant named Mu

Health body says Mu, or B.1.621, first identified in Colombia, has been designated as a variant of interest Coronavirus – latest updates See all our…

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Flu Season Is Gonna Be Weird This Year, So When’s the Best Time to Get a Flu Shot?

The dog days of summer are just about coming to the end in the U.S. And while the fall may mean cool breezes and nice…

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ICU beds are running out again

Data: HHS; Map: Danielle Alberti/Axios More than 77% of America’s ICU beds are being used right now as hospitals grapple with a crush of severely…

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Florida doctors urge unvaccinated to get shots: ‘It’s the worst it’s ever been right now’

A group of Florida doctors on Monday gathered outside a medical office to urge unvaccinated individuals to get the coronavirus vaccine as the delta variant has led…

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People who received J&J vaccine will likely need booster, surgeon general says

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Sunday said people who received the one-dose Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine will likely also need a booster shot.”We…

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West Africa healthcare strained by Ebola, COVID outbreaks: WHO

UN health agency says West Africa faces complex challenge of multiple outbreaks that could strain healthcare systems. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/19/west-africa-healthcare-strained-by-ebola-covid-outbreaks-who Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Texas ban on second-trimester abortion procedure upheld by appeals court

Texas can ban the most common procedure used by doctors for abortions in second-trimester pregnancies, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. Why it matters: The ruling…

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Whopping 94% of Adults in England Have Covid-19 Antibodies

A staggering 94.2% of adults in England have antibodies for covid-19, according to a new report from the UK’s Office of National Statistics. Roughly 80.7%…

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Nearly half of trans people have been mistreated by medical providers, report finds

For three years, Jesse Brace avoided getting care for their seizures after they experienced discrimination at an emergency room near their home in Lawrence, Source:…

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U.S. to Encourage Covid-19 Booster Shots for All: Report

The U.S. government looks set to tell most everyone to get a booster shot against covid-19 sooner rather than later. Late Monday, the New York…

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MIT’s inflatable robotic hand is a next-generation prosthetic

MIT has created a soft, inflatable robotic hand that it hopes will give amputees back the tactile control that’s lost with a traditional prosthetic device….

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7-year-old boy dies from brain-eating amoeba in California, family says

David Pruitt, of Tehama County, died from primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, or PAM, after getting infected while swimming in a lake, his aunt said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/7-year-old-boy-dies-brain-eating-amoeba-california-family-n1276869…

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Hundreds of Florida doctors pen letter calling on DeSantis to repeal mask mandate ban

Over 800 Florida physicians called on Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) Thursday to repeal his executive order banning mask mandates as the state continues to see a…

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Pfizer Raises Price of Covid-19 Vaccine by 25% in Europe: Report

Pfizer is raising the price of its covid-19 vaccine in Europe by over 25% under a newly negotiated contract with the European Union, according to…

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