Myocarditis Tied to COVID-19 Shots More Common Than Reported?

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Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. While cases of pericarditis or myocarditis…

No Higher Risk for Rheumatic Flares Seen After COVID Vaccination

Double-dose vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 in patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) doesn't appear to boost the risk of flares,…

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Cut Aducanumab Cost, Speed Confirmatory Research, ICER Says

Biogen, the manufacturer of the controversial drug for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) aducanumab (Aduhelm) needs to cut its $56,000 annual cost…

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Physical Activity Offsets Serious Health Risks of Poor Sleep

Engaging in or exceeding the weekly recommended amount of physical activity (PA) may offset serious health risks associated with poor…

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New COVID Cases Among Children Far Outpace Vaccinations

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. New COVID-19 cases in children soared…

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Novel Alzheimer’s disease amyloid β polymorph revealed

Sensitivity-enhanced solid-state NMR spectroscopy can be used in the structural characterization of amyloid β—the pathogenic protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease—as…

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Organ transplant recipients significantly protected by COVID-19 vaccination

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain In a Brief Communication, published July 29, 2021 in the journal Transplant Infectious Disease, a team…

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Researchers discover new factor in preventing phenylketonuria, offering new treatment strategy

A hairpin loop from a pre-mRNA. Highlighted are the nucleobases (green) and the ribose-phosphate backbone (blue). Note that this is…

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Fasting may help ward off infections, study in mice suggests

Beneficial Gut Bacteria. Credit: Darryl Leja, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, NIH Image Gallery, Flickr Fasting…

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Cytokine increases production of ‘beige fat’ to burn more cellular energy

Credit: CC0 Public Domain An immune signal promotes the production of energy-burning "beige fat," according to a new study publishing…

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