Thursday, October 22, 2020
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Can Blood Type Protect you from COVID-19?

Two recently published studies, in the journal Blood Advances, added to the growing evidence linking blood type and severe COVID-19. 

Sudden Onset Hearing Loss and COVID-19

A recently published report in the journal BMJ Case Reports describes the case of a 45-year-old who developed sudden hearing loss after...

Vaccine Trials Put on Hold Due to Safety Concerns

On 13th October, Pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly suspended its Phase 3 trial becoming the third late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trial put on hold.

First Death from COVID-19 Reinfection

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic in March of this year. In August a man in Hong Kong...

Low Testosterone Levels in Men with COVID-19

A study published in the peer-reviewed journal The Aging Male found men who suffered from COVID-19 had significantly decreased levels of testosterone.

Nasal Swab Test Causes Brain Fluid to Leak From a Patient’s Nose

In a bizarre turn of events, a COVID-19 nasal swab test punctured a woman's brain lining and caused brain fluid to leak...

Drummer Survives a Heart Attack and COVID-19

Ed Bettinelli is supposedly the first man on the planet to have survived a 'widow maker' heart attack and COVID-19 simultaneously.

Depression Rates Tripled During COVID-19

Depression affects over 264 million people of all ages across the globeThe World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 80,000 people die from suicide...

Man Develops Parkinson’s After COVID-19 Infection

A 45-year-old is the first confirmed case of a man developing a Parkinson’s like disease after contracting COVID-19. A...

Meet the 9-year-old COVID-19 Long-Hauler

Eli Lipman is a 9-year-old who, along with his father, has been suffering from COVID-19 symptoms for the past 6 months. They...

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Can Side Effects Appear 14 Years After a Treatment?

A radioiodine therapy done for hyperthyroidism showed its side effects 14 years after the procedure! A 60-year-old Chinese woman was...

Amebic Brain Infection

An 82-year-old man developed an amebic brain infection (granulomatous amebic encephalitis) and presented to the emergency with a 2-week history of generalised...

Spatial Memory – How Does it Affect Our Eating Habits?

Optimal Foraging Theory suggests that when searching for food animals typically opt for high-calorie foods.A recently published study in Scientific Reports explored...
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