Covid-19 may trigger irritable bowel syndrome, study says
Editor’s Note: See the latest Covid-19 news and guidance on our Information Center on the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 . Covid-19 can cause disorders of the gut-brain interaction, including irritable bowel syndrome, researchers say. Gastrointestinal symptoms are common in prolonged covid-19, also known as post-covid-19 syndrome, according to physicians Dr. Walter Chan and Dr. Madhusudan Grover. […]
Pandemic stress associated with increased headache in adolescents
Editor’s Note: See the latest Covid-19 news and guidance on our Information Center on the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 . Contrary to previous research findings, stress from the Covid-19 pandemic was associated with an increased impact of headache in adolescents. The researchers found that the factors that contributed to headaches in preteens and teens during the […]
A self-test capable of differentiating influenza, COVID, RSV infection
United States — A new self-test that detects Covid-19, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has just been authorized for OTC sale by the FDA [1,2]. The Labcorp lab kit “will be available in early June and initially online through Labcorp OnDemand,” said Jacob RundLabcorp spokesperson. In practice, users will have to collect a nasal […]
More Antibodies With Longer Intervals Between COVID Vaccine Doses
Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LISBON, Portugal — An overall ninefold increase in COVID-19 antibody levels can be seen with a longer interval between first and second doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech (BNT162b2) vaccine in people without prior infection, according to data from the UK government’s SIREN […]
If You’ve Never Had COVID, Should You Relax or Worry?
Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. If you’re among those people in the United States who never had COVID-19, how should you think about your risk? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than half of people in the US are in the […]
What were the most relevant medical news of 2021?
Find the latest news and guidance about COVID-19 at the Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Information Center. In the last two years, health sciences have become more relevant than ever in the social debate, positioning themselves as a priority issue in the lives of citizens. Unfortunately, a global pandemic caused a large part of society to realize not […]