Medical research

Study shows significant risk of sensory loss in long COVID

New research has revealed the extent of sensory loss among people suffering from long COVID, with around 30% reporting a decreased sense of smell, and a similar number finding their sense of taste continuing to be affected ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Understanding Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rare, degenerative, fatal brain disorder. It affects about 1 person in every 1 million per year worldwide, and about 350 cases are diagnosed per year in the U.S., according to the National Institute ...

Cardiology

When it comes to strokes, timing is everything

Sudden onset of blurred vision, slurred speech, numbness or paralysis in the face, arm, or leg can be indications of a stroke. Oftentimes, many wait to seek help, but this can be a fatal mistake: the risks of permanent damage ...

Health

Making alcohol, tobacco and drug use less appealing for teens

Picture this: Young people at a beach party, having a great time, looking healthy, holding bottles of cold beer. What's missing from our beer ad? Vomiting, blurred vision, clouded judgment and hangovers, among other things.

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