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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...

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...

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...

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...

Ecstasy can help people with PTSD, study says

Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-assisted therapy has been able to aid people with severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to researchers.  In an updated study first published in May in the journal Nature Medicine, authors from New York...

Omicron reduces Covid antibody protection in small study of Pfizer vaccine

Nurse Mary Ezzat administers a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot to Jessica M. at UCI Medical Center in Orange, CA, on Thursday, August 19, 2021. Jeff Gritchen | MediaNews Group | Orange County Register via...

Stroke contributing factors may include losing temper, extreme exercise: study

Losing one’s temper or exercising too rigorously could be contributing factors for a stroke, according to new research.  In a study published Wednesday in the European Society of Cardiology’s “European Heart Journal,” a team...

Study finds potential cause of blood clots after AstraZeneca Covid jab

A paramedic prepares doses of AstraZeneca vaccine for patients at a walk-in COVID-19 clinic inside a Buddhist temple in the Smithfield suburb of Sydney on August 4, 2021. Saeed Khan | AFP | Getty...

Exercise impacts appetite in unexpected ways, study finds

A new study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise addressed the age-old question: does exercise make us eat more afterwards or decrease our appetite for the next meal? The research studied...