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Scientists develop vaccine for human babesiosis

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In a world-first, Griffith University researchers have developed a new vaccine in pre-clinical studies to treat human babesiosis, a tick-transmitted disease closely related to malaria. Lead researcher Professor Michael...

Pancreatic cancer trials fail to include minorities despite worse outcomes, says...

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Despite the fact that certain racial and ethnic minorities get pancreatic cancer more often, are diagnosed at a younger age and die sooner, clinical trials fail to include...

Study: New immunotherapy ‘highly effective’ against hepatitis B

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Scientists at UCL have identified a new immunotherapy to combat the hepatitis B virus (HBV), the most common cause of liver cancer in the world. Each year, globally, chronic...

Scientists call for improvements to Universal Credit to better support mental...

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Antidepressant use has gone up in places where more people have moved on to Universal Credit, a new study has shown. The report’s authors say the findings cannot suggest...

Study: Dental procedures during pandemic are no riskier than a drink...

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A new study's findings dispel the misconception that patients and providers are at high risk of catching COVID-19 at the dentist's office. SARS-CoV-2 spreads mainly through respiratory droplets, and...

Duke Human: New Vaccine Blocks COVID-19 and Variants, Plus Other Coronaviruses

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A potential new vaccine developed by members of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute has proven effective in protecting monkeys and mice from a variety of coronavirus infections --...

Scheduling Vaccine Appointments: WakeMed Now Vaccinating People Age 12+

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WakeMed has opened COVID-19 vaccine appointments to adolescents age 12 to 15, in addition to teens and adults age 16+ after the amendment to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine emergency...

CVS, Walgreens Covid Vaccine Appointments: How to get a COVID vaccine...

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Massachusetts children ages 12 to 15 are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel voted Wednesday afternoon to recommend...

Research reveals how lockdown playlists were used to express emotions during...

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Playlists compiled through the pandemic reveal a largely upbeat mindset as listeners turned to music to beat the lockdown blues, new research shows. The study - from the...

Fatigue, mood disorders associated with post-COVID-19 syndrome, says study

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Patients diagnosed with post-COVID-19 syndrome, also known as "PCS," "COVID-19 long-haul syndrome" and "Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS COV-2," experience symptoms such as mood disorders, fatigue and perceived cognitive...

Study: Eliminating bias from healthcare AI critical to improve health equity

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Artificial intelligence (AI)-driven healthcare has the potential to transform medical decision-making and treatment, but these algorithms must be thoroughly tested and continuously monitored to avoid unintended consequences to...

COVID vaccine appointment: When can 12- to 15-year-olds start getting COVID-19...

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California is nearing approval of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for its 2.1 million children ages 12 to 15, state health officials said Tuesday, one day after the federal government...