- COVID-19 Vs The Vaccine Risk For Myocarditis
Patients with myocarditis can experience chest pains, shortness of breath or an irregular heartbeat. In severe cases, the inflammation can lead to heart failure and death. In some instances, primarily with teenage boys, myocarditis is one of the complicati ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 17 2022 - 3:50pm
- Lifestyle Ticking Time Bombs Were Sped Up By COVID-19
In 2022, the United States surpassed one million COVID-19 related deaths. Many of them had co-morbidities that are risk factors for many diseases, like old age, cancer, or respiratory issues. Added into those risk factors were lifestyle diseases like obesi ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 11 2022 - 6:32am
- How Did Russia Really Do During The COVID-19 Pandemic?
Calculating how many lives have been lost in the COVID-19 pandemic will be valuable for future epidemiological and policy decisions- in many cases telling the public what we should not do. A murder victim who had a positive test within 30 days of being sho ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 27 2022 - 7:31am
- Sex Differences In COVID-19 Coagulopathy
A recent study revealed how the SARS-CoV-2 Spike (S)-protein interacts with human Estrogen Receptor Alpha (ERα) in lung tissue, which may increase the pro-coagulation activity of endothelial cells, enhancing the risk of thrombosis and shedding new light o ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 30 2022 - 3:11pm
- Measles And Fatal Encephalitis: The Anti-Vax Movement Before COVID-19 Was Still Dangerous
Despite apparent beliefs on social media today, the modern anti-vaccine movement did not begin with the COVID-19 vaccine in 2021. For decades prior to that, wealthy elites who believed that supplements and organic food were medicine led the world in denyin ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 30 2023 - 1:32pm
- Better SIR May Better Predict How Infectious Diseases Spread
SIR, shorthand for Susceptible people, Infected people, and Recovered people, modeling is, along with R0, a rule of thumb for disease epidemiology but it failed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and with three coronavirus pandemics since 2003 they are the new ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 4 2023 - 5:02am
- Healthy Lifestyle Prior To Infection And Risk Of Long COVID In Healthcare Workers
An epidemiological look at 1,981 women who reported a positive SARS-CoV-2 test found that those with pre-infection healthy lifestyle had a substantially lower "risk" of the post–COVID-19 condition known as 'long COVID.' It is just cor ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 6 2023 - 8:03pm
- Flu Vaccination Rates Haven't Gone Up Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID-19 has done little to boost vaccination rates against other viruses, according to a new analysis. In a recent survey, just over 50 percent said they had received a flu vaccine, unchanged in a representative national panel from the comparable period l ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 17 2023 - 9:43am
- Polio Still Exists And COVID-19 Showed Why WHO May Make It Impossible To Kill
Smallpox is no longer with us, but what gets left out of United Nations history is that smallpox was eradicated in spite of the World Health Organisation saying it could never happen, not due to UN leadership. It was driven by US advocates who went around ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 6 2023 - 2:40pm
- SARS-CoV-2 Infection May Mean Need For A CD8+ T Cell Response Booster
A recent study found that vaccination with two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine resulted in immune cell response considerably lower in people with prior SARS-CoV-2 infection than those without. The level of this key immune cell that targets t ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 21 2023 - 11:34am