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Convalescent plasma therapy, which involves infusing COVID-19 patients with plasma of recovered patients, is usually reserved for those with severe complications. It is believe that antibodies in the plasma of recovered patients will act as a shield against the disease and also enable the immune system of a patient...
We’re in the midst of a mental health crisis, with the traumas of this year building on troubles Americans already faced. The coronavirus pandemic and the national reckoning with racial injustice have led to painful emotional and behavioral struggles ― including thoughts of self-harm, according to recent data. Like most...
While adhering to social distancing guidelines and wearing a face mask still top the list as the most effective methods to avoid contracting and transmitting COVID-19, some fashion brands have started manufacturing garments that they say could also help prevent infection. Italian brand Apposta, maker of high-end, custom button-front shirts,...
The global coronavirus cases have surpassed the 27.5 million mark, while the number of the deaths have increased to over 897,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Wednesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 27,570,742 and the fatalities rose to 897,383, the University’s Center for...
he new coronavirus and antibodies that fight it can be in children's bodies at the same time, surprised researchers have found. "With most viruses, when you start to detect antibodies, you won't detect the virus anymore. But with COVID-19, we're seeing both," said Dr. Burak Bahar, director of laboratory informatics...
For fitness enthusiasts and those just getting into exercise alike, there are few prospects more exciting than the anticipation of building your very own home gym. But putting together the ideal at-home workout space involves more than just picking out cool pieces of equipment—you also have to think about...
WHEN THE PANDEMIC AND lockdowns hit the U.S., many Americans made comfort food a staple of their quarantine diet. Sales of ultra-processed foods, snacks and sweets soared in the spring and continue to surge today. “We’re all under stress and looking for ways to cope. For some of us, that means eating...
Serosurveys are being conducted across India to find out the actual number of people infected with the novel coronavirus in the country. In a serosurvey, the blood serum of a group of individuals is tested for the presence of antibodies against that infection. This can indicate who has been...
As we begin to prioritise our health above everything else, boosting immunity is usually the first step taken towards it. Good immune system prepares our body to resist common infections. With the pandemic scare still looming large over us along with the seasonal change, it has become imperative to...
Some countries including Russia are expected to start a mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus from January next year. According to media reports, six COVID-19 vaccine candidates have moved to the final stage of clinical trials. These include the ones developed by Russia’s Gamaleya research institute, Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, and...

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