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Exploring the Mechanisms Underlying Disorders of Consciousness – Neuroscience News

Summary: Study finds altered brain dynamics in people with unresponsive arousal syndrome, formerly known as the “vegetative state,” and in those with minimally conscious states. Source: university of Liege A Human Brain Project (HBP) study, led by scientists from the University of Liège (Belgium), explored new techniques that could help distinguish between two different neurological …

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My 52 year old wife has just died.  My grief is so overwhelming that I can barely cope.

My 52 year old wife has just died. My grief is so overwhelming that I can barely cope.

It’s never a good thing when emergency room personnel know you by name. Diane had suffered from gastrointestinal problems for some time and had visited the emergency room 27 times in the past year for nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Over a period of nine months, her gastroenterologist performed two colonoscopies and one endoscopy. He eventually …

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Were your teenage years exhausting?  School hours may explain why

Were your teenage years exhausting? School hours may explain why

If you went to high school in the United States, you might remember early morning extracurricular activities, sleeping during first period algebra, or bleary-eyed nighttime study sessions (as opposed to other awake “study sessions” we told our parents we were having). As an adult, you might be wondering if there’s a better time to explore …

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Doctors fear little-known STIs linked to infertility could become a superbug

Doctors fear little-known STIs linked to infertility could become a superbug

Doctors are urging more research into a little-known sexually transmitted infection that may be more common than believed. Scientists have known for decades about Mycoplasma genitalium, or M. genitalium or M. gen., a sexually transmitted infection that can cause genital pain, bleeding, and swelling, and has been linked to infertility and miscarriage. . However, it …

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Doctors fear little-known STIs linked to infertility could become a superbug

Doctors fear little-known STIs linked to infertility could become a superbug

Doctors are urging more research into a little-known sexually transmitted infection that may be more common than believed. Scientists have known for decades about Mycoplasma genitalium, or M. genitalium or M. gen., a sexually transmitted infection that can cause genital pain, bleeding, and swelling, and has been linked to infertility and miscarriage. . However, it …

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COVID-19 linked to substantial increase in type 1 diabetes in children – up to 72%

According to a new study, children with COVID-19 are at a significantly higher risk of developing type 1 diabetes. According to a new research study that analyzed the electronic health records of more than one million patients aged 18 and under, children infected with COVID-19[feminine] First identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China, coronavirus disease 2019 …

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‘They were an afterthought’: Millions of older Americans still vulnerable as pandemic caution wanes

It was Mother’s Day in May 2020 and an elderly woman lay dying in a Rhode Island nursing home. Her children were unable to visit her due to Covid, and although Adelina Ramos, her graduate nursing assistant, longed to comfort herself from her bedside, she had to leave, although she could see the woman eclipsed. …

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Dr Paul Offit, right, warns there are still risks to healthy young people that need to be considered before receiving the COVID booster

FDA vaccine adviser says healthy young people SHOULD NOT get another COVID booster

A top vaccine expert and pediatrician is warning parents of healthy young people not to get the new COVID booster shot, saying it may be risky and has yet to be proven effective. Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a member of the Food and Drug …

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Explaining COVID’s most puzzling quirk: A common genetic variant linked to mortality

New research may explain why some people with COVID-19 have only minor flu-like symptoms and others have severe illness that can lead to death. This is perhaps the most puzzling quirk of COVID: while some infected people show only minor, flu-like symptoms in others COVID-19[feminine] First identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China, coronavirus disease 2019 …

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COVID-19 linked to increase in new type 1 diabetes diagnoses in young people, up to 72% – Neuroscience News

Summary: Children who have contracted COVID-19 are at an increased risk of being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Researchers found a 72% increase in new cases of type 1 diabetes among those under 18 who contracted the disease. COVID-19. Source: Western Case Reserve Children infected with COVID-19 are at significantly higher risk of developing type …

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