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Help Avoid COVID, Injury as Kids Return to Sports

June 21, 2021 — As pandemic restrictions ease and young athletes once again take to fields, courts, tracks, and rinks, doctors are sharing ways to help them get back to sports safely. That means taking steps to prevent COVID-19. It also means trying to avoid sports-related injuries, which may be more likely if young athletes…


Covid Rebounds in U.S. South, Where Many Have Shunned Vaccines

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COVID-19 Contributes to cognitive and behavioural problems in patients, new study reveals

(Vienna, Monday, 21 June, 2021) COVID-19 patients suffer from cognitive and behavioural problems two months after being discharged from hospital, a new study presented at the 7th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) has found. Issues with memory, spatial awareness and information processing problems were identified as possible overhangs from the virus in…

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During COVID-19 pandemic, Improved Display time correlates with Psychological distress

Washington, D.C. – June 20, 2021 – Increased screen time among young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic correlated with a rise in pandemic-related distress, according to research led by investigators at the Saint James School of Medicine on the Caribbean island nation, Saint Vincent. The increase in time spent viewing entertainment on a screen both…

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COVID-19 in Spain

What The Study Did: Researchers describe the local transmission pattern of SARS-CoV-2 in Valencia, the third most populated city in Spain. Authors: Carolina Romero García, M.D., Ph.D., of the University General Hospital, European University, in Valencia, Spain, is the corresponding author. To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at this link…

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5 COVID-19 Takeaways That Changed Medicine

This article appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of Discover magazine as “COVID Lessons.” Subscribe for more stories like these.As the pandemic mound the world, killing thousands every day and turning us all into shutins, the entire health care system faced a trial by virus. The stakes were inhumanly high, but doctors, researchers and crisis planners stepped up, advancing…

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Covid-19 news: 99% of UK cases thought to be due to delta variant

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Monty Rakusen/Getty Images/Cultura RFLatest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 18 June Delta variant cases of covid-19 in the UK have drastically risen in the past week The UK is…

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COVID, Quickly, Episode 9: Delta Variant, Global Vaccine Shortfalls, Beers for Shots

Credit: Ryan ReidToday we bring you a new episode in our podcast series: COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American’s senior health editors Tanya Lewis and Josh Fischman catch you up on the essential developments in the pandemic: from vaccines to new variants and everything in between.Tanya Lewis: Hi, and welcome to COVID, Quickly, a Scientific American podcast series! Josh Fischman: This is your…

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A Pill to Treat COVID-19?

The U.S. Is Betting on It.

Coronavirus The new program aims to have antiviral pills ready by the end of the year. By Carl Zimmer, New York Times Service June 17, 2021 The U.S. government spent more than $18 billion last year funding drugmakers to make a COVID vaccine, an effort that led to at least five highly effective shots in…

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COVID roots: Why is the laboratory leak hypothesis getting a new look?

How could something dubbed a conspiracy theory make a comeback a year later? A growing number of scientists, U.S. lawmakers, and global leaders now say that the hypothesis that the pandemic started with a lab leak merits serious consideration.A drumbeat of media reports and concerns about China’s lack of transparency has brought fresh scrutiny of…