CRISIS survey yields insights to psychological impact of COVID-19

To better understand the psychological and physical impact caused by the profound consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic—and also inform priorities for interventions and policy changes to address the mental health consequences of the pandemic—researchers from the Center for the Developing Brain at the Child Mind Institute developed and deployed the CoRonavIruS health and Impact Survey (CRISIS). This questionnaire covered key […]

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Third Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine dose ‘likely’ needed within year, CEO says

Pfizer requests FDA approval to vaccinate kids ages 12-15 Dr. Frita Fisher, certified in pediatrics, nephrology, and internal medicine weighs in on vaccine distribution on ‘FOX News Live’ Those who completed the two-dose regimen for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine will likely need a third shot within 12 months, CEO Albert Bourla said. There is also a chance people will need to […]

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EU Commission to End AstraZeneca, J&J Vaccine Contracts at Expiry

MILAN (Reuters) – The EU Commission has decided not to renew COVID-19 vaccine contracts next year with AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson (J&J), Italian daily La Stampa reported on Wednesday, citing a source from the Italian health ministry. “The European Commission, in agreement with the leaders of many (EU) countries, has decided that the contracts with the companies that produce […]

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INRS professor receives CIHR funding for research on nasopharyngeal bacteria

Professor Frédéric Veyrier of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has received $711,450 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for a project on bacteria of the nasopharynx, including Neisseria. His team is seeking to determine the mechanism of their pathogenesis in order to find innovative treatment options. "Several pathogenic bacteria that are nesting in the upper […]

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Classification scheme developed for newly identified multiple sclerosis-like disease

Researchers in the Department of Neurology at Tohoku University, which is led by professor Masashi Aoki, have developed a classification scheme for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, a rare autoimmune disease that until recently was thought to be a type of multiple sclerosis (MS). The new taxonomy for the disease replaces one borrowed from MS but which was inappropriate for what […]

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Treatment not always needed to prevent vision loss in patients with elevated eye pressure

More than 20 years after the launch of a landmark clinical trial, follow-up examinations and analyses found that not all patients with elevated eye pressure need pressure-lowering treatment to prevent vision loss from glaucoma. When the study was launched, it was universally accepted that all patients with elevated eye pressure should be given medication to lower that pressure. The Ocular […]

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The Bеnеfitѕ Of Adding Рrоbiоtiсѕ Tо Your Daily Diet

Thе average American diet is соmроѕеd оf a number of ingrеdiеntѕ thаt рut уоur hеаlth аt riѕk. It creates a mеѕѕ inside оur digestive tract, rеѕulting in a рlеthоrа of роѕѕiblе diѕеаѕеѕ. Thаt is whу ѕtudiеѕ were dоnе tо find a ѕоlutiоn tо this рrоblеm, аnd thiѕ is whеrе probiotics соmе in. Probiotics are ingredients thаt cannot be digеѕtеd and […]

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