Health

Quantifying the live microbes on your plate

Many have hypothesized that bacteria and other "friendly" live microorganisms consumed through the diet can play an important role in health. Reduction in dietary microbe consumption has likely contributed to an "impoverished" ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

About 30% of COVID patients develop 'Long COVID,' study finds

New UCLA research finds that 30% of people treated for COVID-19 developed Post Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC), most commonly known as "Long COVID." People with a history of hospitalization, diabetes, and higher body mass ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study examines racial disparities among women with syphilis

As syphilis cases continue to rise across the United States, a new analysis from researchers at the Coalition for Applied Modeling for Prevention (CAMP) offers further insight into racial and ethnic disparities in syphilis ...

Medical economics

The 'haves and have-nots' of health information exchanges

Health information exchanges increase patient referrals among participating doctors, but that increase may be at the expense of physicians who aren't part of the exchange, according to a new University at Buffalo School of ...

Other

Which mask is best for speaking?

To assess how different styles of face masks affected speech intelligibility in normal hearing listeners, researchers from Washington University in St. Louis put some of the most popular mask designs to the test.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic worriers shown to have impaired general cognitive abilities

The COVID-19 pandemic has tested our psychological limits. Some have been more affected than others by the stress of potential illness and the confusion of constantly changing health information and new restrictions. A new ...

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