Coronavirus may be linked to cases of severe hepatitis in children

Coronavirus may be linked to cases of severe hepatitis in children

A firefighter from the Marins-Pompiers of Marseille (Marseille Naval Fire Battalion) administers a nasal swab to a child at a testing site for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Marseille, France, September 17, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 16 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent … Read more

Scientists identify characteristics to better define long COVID

Scientists identify characteristics to better define long COVID

News Release Monday, May 16, 2022 Using machine learning, researchers find patterns in electronic health record data to better identify those likely to have the condition. A research team supported by the National Institutes of Health has identified characteristics of people with long COVID and those likely to have it. Scientists, using machine learning techniques, … Read more

New Research Offers Clues as to Why Some Babies Die of SIDS

New Research Offers Clues as to Why Some Babies Die of SIDS

Scientists in Australia have found that some babies at risk of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, have low levels of an enzyme called butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) in their blood. Their study, published May 6 in the journal eBioMedicine, could pave the way for newborn screening and interventions if the results are corroborated by further research. … Read more

How Often Can You Be Infected With the Coronavirus?

How Often Can You Be Infected With the Coronavirus?

A virus that shows no signs of disappearing, variants that are adept at dodging the body’s defenses, and waves of infections two, maybe three times a year — this may be the future of Covid-19, some scientists now fear. The central problem is that the coronavirus has become more adept at reinfecting people. Already, those … Read more

7 staples of the Mediterranean diet we should all be eating

7 staples of the Mediterranean diet we should all be eating

The Mediterranean diet is a flexible way of eating that emphasizes wholesome plant foods, limits heavily processed foods, such as sweets and processed meats, and embraces eating for pleasure. Hundreds of studies point to the health benefits of eating this way. In honor of International Mediterranean Diet Month, here are the best things to eat … Read more