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U.K. Researchers Say They Have Found First Drug that Improves COVID-19 Survival
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U.K. Researchers Say They Have Found First Drug that Improves COVID-19 Survival

There’s new hope for critically ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19.  A commonly used drug has shown to improve survival rates by one third.  That’s according to a press release from a team of researchers in England.  This clinical trial is getting a lot of attention in the medical field because the preliminary findings sound really…

Novel Coronavirus: What We Know So Far About COVID-19
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Novel Coronavirus: What We Know So Far About COVID-19

The novel coronavirus has dominated new outlets throughout late 2019 and early 2020, but what do we know about this deadly virus? And what information is essential? The New York Times called it an “infodemic” because so many stories have been written about Coronavirus. Many dangerous and false information about the new illness on the…

Coronavirus in Oakland County, MI: 12 Cases, Hospital Impact, and Faster Testing
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Coronavirus in Oakland County, MI: 12 Cases, Hospital Impact, and Faster Testing

Michigan now has 12 coronavirus cases, three of them in Oakland County. Health officials released the places, dates, and times when folks were thought to contract the virus “out of an abundance of caution.” They’re also telling people to look for signs if they’ve been to these places during the timeframes. Oakland County COVID-19 Cases There are…

New hope for coronavirus treatment and vaccines
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New hope for coronavirus treatment and vaccines

According to the World Health Organization, two potential vaccine candidates stand out among the seven currently in clinical evaluation. While some may be cautiously optimistic, please keep in mind that lab results don’t always translate the way we want in humans. But, one of these potential vaccines looks promising based on results from animal studies. …

Coronavirus Update: Travel Limits and Reinfection
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Coronavirus Update: Travel Limits and Reinfection

According to John Hopkins University, coronavirus cases in the United States have jumped to over 800; 28 are dead from the disease. Over this past weekend, the number of cases soared, and cruise ship passengers became infected. Of those infected, 70 have been repatriated to the United States. The Grand Princess cruise ship saw 21 cases, the…

Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Its Link to Dementia-like Symptoms
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Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Its Link to Dementia-like Symptoms

Dementia is a growing concern globally, with estimated 55 million people affected in 2021, and this number is expected to rise to 82 million by 2030.  The progressive decline in cognitive function can be devastating, but what if some cases could be attributed to a simple vitamin deficiency?  The answer lies in the often-overlooked importance…