Scientists decode how Covid triggers brain fog

The coronavirus pandemic continues to have a lingering effect on the world as scientists scramble to understand the many long-lasting effects of the virus. One such is a condition that has cognitive effects like memory loss and difficulty learning, known as brain fog. it leads to a feeling of mental confusion, lack of clarity, or …

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Covid-19 has reduced life expectancy. We finally know by how much

The Covid-19 pandemic was one of the worst event the planet experienced in over half a century that has had an event on everyone directly or indirectly. Researchers, in a study published in The Lancet, have unveiled the profound impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on global health, revealing significant drops in life expectancy in various …

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Does frequently updating COVID-19 vaccines have any benefits? | Explained

Researchers update the composition of influenza vaccines every six months to match the strains of the virus that are circulating in the wild, so that the shots may provide protective immunity against the flu. But despite their best efforts, researchers rarely perfectly match the strains loaded in the vaccine with the strains circulating by the time …

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Amrita Hospital puts the spotlight on Sarcoidosis

With Covid-19 putting the spotlight on respiratory illnesses, Kochi’s Amrita Hospital has further focused its attention on Sarcoidosis, a rare inflammatory disorder primarily affecting the lungs and lymph nodes. The hospital has started a dedicated Sarcoidosis Clinic and an ILD (Interstitial Lung Disease) Clinic, to address established intestinal diseases, pulmonology issues, and sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis is …

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World Universal Health Coverage Day 2023: Theme, History, and Significance

Published By: Nibandh Vinod Last Updated: December 12, 2023, 06:10 IST World Universal Health Coverage Day 2023 theme is Health For All: Time for action. (Image: Shutterstock) World Universal Health Coverage Day 2023: After the COVID-19 pandemic hit us, the need for universal health coverage has increased as the existing inequalities have reached new heights. UNIVERSAL …

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UK Covid inquiry: Boris Johnson admits underestimating virus threat

Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Wednesday admitted before the COVID-19 public inquiry that his government “underestimated the scale and the pace of the challenge” when reports of a new virus began to start coming from China in early 2020, reported AP. The former prime minister said his government was too slow to grasp the …

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