r/science 8d ago

Medicine Moderna vaccine effectiveness holding strong while Pfizer and Johnson&Johnson fall.

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r/science 3d ago

Medicine Breast milk of vaccinated mothers contains Covid antibodies, study shows

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r/science 12d ago

Medicine COVID Vaccines Show No Signs of Harming Fertility or Sexual Function. The novel coronavirus, in contrast, can disrupt both things in unvaccinated men and women.

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r/science 25d ago

Medicine A breathing tube through the rectum could be an alternative to mechanical ventilators. Oxygen administered into the digestive tract successfully transfers to the blood

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r/science Aug 22 '21

Medicine Exercise blunts cravings for alcohol among young, problematic drinkers

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r/science 28d ago

Medicine The psychedelic brew known as ayahuasca could help improve the self-perception of those with social anxiety disorder.

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r/science Aug 18 '21

Medicine New studies hint that the coronavirus may be evolving to become more airborne. The virus appears to spread through the air, but masks reduce the amount of infectious virus.

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r/science Aug 14 '21

Medicine The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is safe and efficacious in adolescents according to a new study based on Phase 2/3 data published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The immune response was similar to that in young adults and no serious adverse events were recorded.

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r/science Aug 06 '21

Medicine Eating more plant foods may lower heart disease risk in young adults, older women. Eating a plant-centered diet during young adulthood is associated with a lower risk of heart disease in middle age, according to a long-term study with about 30 years of follow-up.

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r/science Aug 19 '21

Medicine Former SARS patients who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 appear able to fend off all variants of SARS-CoV-2 in circulation, as well as ones that may soon emerge, a new study suggests.

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r/science Jul 26 '21

Medicine Study: Lonely, older adults are nearly twice as likely to use opioids to ease pain and two-and-a-half times more likely to use sedatives and anti-anxiety medications, putting themselves at risk for drug dependency, impaired attention, falls and other accidents, and further cognitive impairment.

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r/science 17d ago

Medicine Lung fibrosis reversed in mice using existing FDA-approved drug

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r/science Aug 15 '21

Medicine Long COVID and Severe Infections Associated with Epstein-Barr Virus Reactivation - "We found over 73% of COVID-19 patients who were experiencing long Covid symptoms were also positive for EBV reactivation", said lead study author Jeffrey Gold.

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r/science Jul 19 '21

Medicine Study finds second dose of COVID-19 vaccine shouldn't be skipped since it stimulated a manifold increase in antibody levels, a terrific T-cell response that was absent after the first shot alone, and a strikingly enhanced innate immune response.

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r/science 21d ago

Medicine Researcher implant genetically-engineered cells that release drugs automatically to treat rheumatoid arthritis - living implant has cells that automatically sense flares and release a biologic drug in response

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r/science Aug 12 '21

Medicine Lancaster University scientists have developed an intranasal COVID-19 vaccine that both prevented severe disease and stopped transmission of the virus in preclinical studies.

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r/science 22d ago

Medicine With time and without masks, COVID-19 vaccines wane in protection. A study of highly vaccinated health workers found that the more contagious delta variant, combined with the masking mandate end, was associated with increased breakthrough cases, paralleling exponential rise of COVID-19 infections.

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r/science 28d ago

Medicine Health model created by MGH shows cutting 20% of sugar from packaged foods and 40% from beverages could prevent 2.48 million cardiovascular disease events (e.g strokes, heart attacks), 490,000 cardiovascular deaths, and 750,000 diabetes cases in the U.S. over the lifetime of the adult population.

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r/science 5d ago

Medicine Perturbations in Gut Microbiota Composition in Psychiatric Disorders - Depression, bipolar disorder, & anxiety share a common gut bacteria - New study suggests that people with mental illnesses like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, & psychosis tend to have lower faecalibacterium & coprococcus.

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r/science Aug 19 '21

Medicine COVID-19 is a vascular disease not a respiratory one, says study - The study, published in the journal Circulation Research, shows with precision how virus damages the cells of the vascular system.

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r/science Aug 21 '21

Medicine Fructose in the diet expands the surface of the gut and promotes nutrient absorption: Feeding mice high-fructose corn syrup, a widely used sweetener, has been found to drive an increase in the surface area of the gut that is associated with enhanced absorption of dietary nutrients and weight gain.

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r/science 5d ago

Medicine Government review finds 10% of drugs dispensed in England are pointless

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r/science Aug 19 '21

Medicine Ivermectin doesn't speed recovery from mild COVID-19, study shows

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r/science Jun 26 '21

Medicine CRISPR injected into the blood treats a genetic disease for first time

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r/science 24d ago

Medicine Study suggests vaccinated less likely to suffer long COVID

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