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Explaining COVID’s most puzzling quirk: Common genetic variants linked to mortality

New research could explain why some people with COVID-19 experience only mild flu-like symptoms, while others have severe illness that can lead to death. This may be the most baffling quirk of COVID: While some infected people have only mild flu-like symptoms, in others Coronavirus disease First identified in Wuhan, China in 2019, coronavirus disease …

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It is common to charge electric vehicles at night. That would be a problem.

It is common to charge electric vehicles at night. That would be a problem.

As electric vehicles hit the road across the country, thousands of Americans are learning the ins and outs of car charging: how to install a home charger, where to find public charging stations, and how to avoid the dreaded “range anxiety.” “ But when EV owners charge their cars, there’s a looming problem: If most …

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A common heart drug may help people with alcohol use disorder

A common heart drug may help people with alcohol use disorder

picture: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A common heart and blood pressure drug could be used as a second drug in the treatment of alcohol use disorder, new government-led research shows this week. The study found evidence in both rodents and humans that the drug spironolactone can reduce alcohol cravings and alcohol consumption. Spironolactone It has been in …

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New Alzheimer's diagnosis more common among older adults with Covid-19, study finds CNN

New Alzheimer’s diagnosis more common among older adults with Covid-19, study finds CNN

CNN — A recent study of more than 6 million people aged 65 and older found that older adults with Covid-19 had a much higher risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease within a year. The study doesn’t show that Covid-19 causes Alzheimer’s, but it adds to a growing body of research showing a link …

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Super-Earths are bigger, more common and more habitable than Earth itself - astronomers are discovering more of the billions they think exist

Super-Earths are bigger, more common and more habitable than Earth itself – astronomers are discovering more of the billions they think exist

Astronomers now routinely discover planets orbiting stars outside our solar system — they’re called exoplanets. But in the summer of 2022, a team of researchers on NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey satellite discovered some particularly interesting planets orbiting within the habitable zone of their parent star. A planet is 30% larger than Earth and orbits its …

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Increase in severe common cold cases in young children may be linked to COVID-19 lockdowns

Increase in severe common cold cases in young children may be linked to COVID-19 lockdowns

newYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Over the past few weeks, as children return to school, doctors have noticed an increase in some children with severe cases of the common cold caused by two of the most common viruses that cause upper respiratory tract infections: rhinoviruses and enteroviruses. That’s according to a recent …

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Increase in severe common cold cases in young children may be linked to COVID-19 lockdowns

Increase in severe common cold cases in young children may be linked to COVID-19 lockdowns

newYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Over the past few weeks, as children return to school, doctors have noticed an increase in some children with severe cases of the common cold caused by two of the most common viruses that cause upper respiratory tract infections: rhinoviruses and enteroviruses. That’s according to a recent …

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Some of the most common medicines can cause permanent side effects in children

The new study provides strong evidence that antibiotics cause unwanted immune responses. Early exposure to antibiotics can lead to permanent asthma and allergies, a new study finds. A recent study suggests that early exposure to antibiotics destroys good bacteria in the digestive system and can lead to asthma and allergies. The study was published in …

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It's not just alcohol!How soda, lack of sleep, and other common habits damage your liver

It’s not just alcohol!How soda, lack of sleep, and other common habits damage your liver

Excessive drinking is known to cause a range of health problems: high blood pressure, heart disease, digestive problems, liver disease, and more. In addition to drinking too much alcohol, there are other habits that can damage your liver—many of which may surprise you. We spoke with experts to find out areas in your lifestyle that …

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A common virus is surging — it could cause a polio-like disease in children

A common virus is surging — it could cause a polio-like disease in children

enlarge / Students listen to a teacher on their first day of kindergarten at Tustin Ranch Elementary School in Tustin, California, on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021. A common childhood respiratory virus is surging in several parts of the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned, raising concerns that a polio-like disease could …

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