Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Category: Health

Israeli hospital aims to start study of efficacy of fourth COVID-19 shot, report says

A hospital in Israel is set to administer a fourth COVID-19 vaccine jab on Monday to 150 health care workers to see how effective and safe another shot may be as cases continue to...

Early-stage research suggests a milk protein combined with Benadryl may help fight COVID-19

Researchers may be in the early stages of discovering an effective strategy for inhibiting the virus that causes COVID-19, according to the results of a recent study.  The results of the findings from David...

Fit people drink more than those who don’t exercise: study

Highly fit women and men are more likely to consume alcohol than relatively unfit individuals, according to a new study published in the journal, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.  A group of...

US population growth dips to lowest rate during first year of COVID-19 pandemic

U.S. population growth dipped to its lowest rate since the nation’s founding during the first year of the pandemic as the coronavirus curtailed immigration, delayed pregnancies and killed hundreds of thousands of U.S. residents,...

Move over Superman, COVID-19 ‘super immunity’ possible after breakthrough infections, study finds

Even though there’s only one Superman, “super immunity” may be possible in vaccinated patients who develop COVID-19 breakthrough infections. These patients generate antibodies that were as much as 1,000% more effective than compared to...

Experimental treatment potential ‘game-changer’ for treatment-resistant depression, study says

A study offers “saintly” new hope for those who suffer from depression.  A promising new type of treatment known as Stanford accelerated intelligent neuromodulation therapy (SAINT) accelerated remission for patients with treatment-resistant depression eight...

Cornell goes to red alert, cancels graduation ceremony after student omicron outbreak

Cornell University recently announced a number of safety measures after moving to red alert status in response to a significant number of student samples that tested positive for the omicron variant, according to a...

Older adults with moderate alcohol consumption may have decreased risk of heart disease, study suggests

Older adults who drink moderate amounts of alcohol may have a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and a lower risk of mortality from all causes, compared to those who do not drink, according to a study published last month in the European Journal...

COVID-19: WHO expresses ‘grave concern’ over cases in Europe

The World Health Organization on Thursday warned that Europe is – once again — at the epicenter of COVID-19 cases and cited a “reliable projection” that said another 500,000 deaths by February. Hans Kluge,...

Pfizer COVID-19 pill could cut severe illness by 89%, company says

Pfizer Inc. announced Friday that its pill to treat novel COVID-19 was found to reduce the risk of hospitalization or death by 89% among high-risk adult patients in a clinical trial. The vaccine-maker said...