Medical research

Two doses of BNT162b2 SARS-CoV-2 vaccine highly effective

Two doses of BNT162b2 are highly effective for preventing symptomatic and asymptomatic severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infections and other outcomes, according to a study published online May ...

Vaccination

In Norway, vaccination coverage varies with birth country

Vaccination coverage varies with country of birth, according to a new review about the proportion of people vaccinated among immigrant groups conducted by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The reasons for the differences ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mean cumulative incidence of tick bite ED visits 49 per 100,000

(HealthDay)—The mean cumulative incidence of emergency department tick bite visits was 49 per 100,000 visits in January 2017 to December 2019, according to research published in the April 30 issue of the U.S. Centers for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Claim rates ID'd for musculoskeletal disorders from overexertion

(HealthDay)—The rate of work-related musculoskeletal disorder (WMSD) claims from overexertion among construction workers is highest for those aged 35 to 44 years, although the severity of WMSDs increases with age, according ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Why age is no barrier to keeping fit and healthy

It's often said that a major sign you're getting older is when you struggle to recover from exercise as quickly as you did back in your younger days.

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