Long Covid less common than feared – ONS study

One in 40 people has some long-lasting symptoms, Office for National Statistics data suggests. Source link

New Drug Might Be Non-Surgical Option for Common Skin Cancers

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — An experimental gel has shown early promise in treating the most common form of skin cancer — hinting at a potential alternative to surgery in the future. Researchers tested the gel in 30 patients with basal cell carcinoma (BCC), a skin cancer diagnosed… Continue reading New Drug Might Be Non-Surgical Option for Common Skin Cancers

Bogus Online Cancer Info Common and Can Be Dangerous

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Don’t believe everything you read on social media about cancer and cancer treatment. A new study finds that one-third of the most popular articles on social media about treatment for common cancers contains misinformation — and most of it can be downright dangerous.… Continue reading Bogus Online Cancer Info Common and Can Be Dangerous

Health Anxiety Common as COVID Restrictions Loosen

July 14, 2021 — As restrictions lift and mask mandates become scarce, Americans are filling their social calendars and booking vacations. While some are rejoicing, health care professionals say others are emerging from the pandemic with more health-related fears. COVID-19 has caused more anxiety and depression for many over the course of the… Continue reading Health Anxiety Common as COVID Restrictions Loosen

Two Common Eating Habits That Can Really Pile on Pounds

“If we’re eating foods that offer less energy, we’ll consume less energy and still be able to eat these satisfying portions,” Cunningham said. These can be water-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, said study co-author Barbara Rolls, professor in the nutritional sciences department in the College of Health and Human Development at… Continue reading Two Common Eating Habits That Can Really Pile on Pounds

Eating Issues Common in People With Autism

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — While it’s well established that autism and certain eating issues go hand in hand, does gender also play a role? Apparently it does, according to Swedish researchers who set out to better understand whether being male or female influenced eating issues in people… Continue reading Eating Issues Common in People With Autism

Covid vaccine: Sore arm and headache most common side effects

A UK study of more than 600,000 people found reactions to the jabs were “mild and short-lived”. Source link

Combo Therapy Helps Beat a Common Childhood Leukemia

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Combining stem cell transplants with cutting-edge immunotherapy prevents leukemia relapses in young people and improves their chances of survival, new research suggests. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common childhood cancer. This study included 50 patients (ages: 4 to 30) with acute lymphoblastic leukemia… Continue reading Combo Therapy Helps Beat a Common Childhood Leukemia

Will Big Drop in Common Viruses Lead to Masks Forever?

Isolating when feeling bad could be kept up after the pandemic. But the isolation, the distance and the masks are not working for many kids, Vehec said. Children with speech trouble aren’t seeing their teacher’s mouth to learn how to speak correctly, for instance. “I think it has been a necessary evil because… Continue reading Will Big Drop in Common Viruses Lead to Masks Forever?

Coronavirus: How the common cold can boot out Covid

The team at the Centre for Virus Research in Glasgow used a replica of the lining of our airways, made out of the same types of cells, and infected it with Sars-CoV-2 and rhinovirus, which is one of the most widespread infections in people, and a cause of the common cold. Source link