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The Bright Side: Coronavirus Is Bringing Communities, Couples Closer Together

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Mar 24, 2020 … One in four British adults say the outbreak has led them to check in with neighbors they barely knew before. Two in five respondents agree all this time spent stuck-in with their partner will strengthen their relationship. LONDON — It’s hard not to feel at least a little down these days. The coronavirus is absolutely dominating…

Coronavirus Origins: Covid-19 Wasn’t Produced In A Lab, Scientists Conclude

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Mar 18, 2020 … Author: “The virus is the product of natural evolution, ending any speculation about deliberate genetic engineering.” JUPITER, Fla. — Over the course of this Covid-19 ordeal, a number of outlandish conspiracy theories have emerged that the virus was produced in a Chinese, Canadian, or American lab. Conspiracy theories have become an increasingly common part of everyday…

How About Some Good News? Coronavirus Can’t Be Passed From Mom To Newborn, Study Finds

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Mar 16, 2020 … WUHAN, China — In a respite from the seemingly never-ending parade of doom and gloom, a new study out of Wuhan has come to a promising conclusion. Chinese researchers believe that the novel coronavirus is not transferrable from pregnant mothers to newborns at birth. This is actually the second piece of research out of China this…

Coronavirus can enter a person’s brain through their nose, autopsies reveal

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Dec 01, 2020 … BERLIN, Germany — Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the fear has been COVID-19 reaching a patient’s respiratory system and damaging the lungs. A new study finds the virus can also enter a person’s brain through their nose. Researchers in Germany say this explains symptoms including loss of smell and taste, headaches, fatigue, nausea, and dizziness. In…

Stress over coronavirus coverage spurs most Americans to stop watching nightly news

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Aug 17, 2020 … NEW YORK — There’s no question the coronavirus pandemic is dominating the daily news headlines throughout 2020. Those nonstop updates on COVID-19 however, aren’t making anyone feel better about their life in quarantine. A new survey finds the majority of Americans feel no news is better than any news at all before bed. Six in 10…

Experimental Covid Vaccine Prevents Pneumonia, Yields High Antibody Levels In Mice

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Aug 17, 2020 … ST. LOUIS — We have all seen images of the microscopic coronavirus particle with its trademark spiky crown. Those protrusions are proteins that enable the virus to attach to human cells, making the disabling of them the primary focus of most vaccine development. Scientists with Washington University School of Medicine are using the same process that…

Coronavirus Lockdowns Could Ramp Up Obesity Epidemic, Study Warns

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Aug 14, 2020 … New research shows that lifestyle and financial restraints resulting from coronavirus lockdowns are leading people to eat more processed foods. COPENHAGEN, Denmark — What’s the point in working out, dieting right, and sculpting the perfect beach body if you never get the chance to show it off? All of the physical inactivity, time spent stuck home,…

Global survey: People over 60 aren’t taking extra measures of safety against coronavirus

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Jul 07, 2020 … EDINBURGH, UK — Data shows that the elderly face a higher risk of becoming severely ill from the coronavirus. Yet despite this, older people are not more likely to take extra precautions to protect themselves from contracting the virus. That’s the surprising conclusion of a massive new survey conducted by researchers at the University of Edinburgh.…

‘Tricking’ coronavirus to stop spread: Innovative ‘nanosponges’ act as decoys, ‘mop up’ virus

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Jun 24, 2020 … BOSTON – In an effort to find a cure for the coronavirus pandemic, researchers at Boston University have developed a way to fight not only SARS-CoV-2 (the virus responsible for COVID-19), but also virtually any virus in the human body. Their new technology uses tiny bits of biofriendly plastics wrapped in cell membranes to create…

Common Indigestion Drug Could Be Effective Treatment For Mild Coronavirus Cases

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Jun 05, 2020 … LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — There may soon be a new treatment option for coronavirus patients dealing with mild to moderate symptoms that don’t require hospitalization. A new study finds that Famotidine (Pepcid AC), a widely available drug used for stomach indigestion, may be an effective way to curb COVID-19 symptoms. The research was small in scope,…

Wearing Face Masks At Home May Be Best Way To Protect Family From Coronavirus

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May 29, 2020 … BEIJING — Would you be willing to sleep with a face mask on? How about catching up on your favorite shows while keeping your nose and mouth covered? It sounds laughable at first, but a new study out of China says that wearing face masks at home is perhaps the best way to prevent COVID-19 transmission…

New Research Shows How Coronavirus Can Take A Dangerous Toll On The Heart

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May 18, 2020 … Doctors warn that the drug hydroxychloroquine may cause heart damage, Remdesivir may lead to low blood pressure or an irregular heartbeat. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Ever since we learned of the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease it causes people to focus on the effects the disease has on the respiratory system. Even the full name…

New Hope In Coronavirus Fight: Blood Thinners May Help COVID-19 Patients Survive

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May 15, 2020 … NEW YORK — We’re all waiting and hoping for something, anything that will effectively stop COVID-19 from taking more lives. With a vaccine seemingly out of reach for the foreseeable future, scientists and doctors all over the world are doing their best to find the most efficient treatment options. Now, researchers from Mount Sinai Hospital and…

Study: Coronavirus Severity Can Be Weakened By Suppressing The Immune System

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May 05, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — A new research study out of the University of Southern California reveals how an irregular immune response to the COVID-19 infection can lead to some of the more severe symptoms seen in coronavirus patients. Researchers used mathematical modeling to simulate the immune response to a coronavirus infection. They found that suppressing the…

Study: Men Dying From Coronavirus More Than Women Because Of Cigarettes; Pandemic Tobacco Ban Needed?

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May 01, 2020 … BARCELONA — Researchers in Spain, one of the countries hit the hardest by COVID-19, have just released new research offering up an explanation as to why more men are dying from the deadly coronavirus than women: cigarettes. Scientists from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Barcelona have found overwhelming evidence that tobacco use makes one much more…

Lifetime Lockdown? 40% Of Americans Will Avoid Public Spaces Long After Coronavirus Pandemic Ends

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May 01, 2020 … New survey reveals 16% of Americans aren’t sure they’ll ever be comfortable going out in public again. Nearly six in 10 adults say they’re more concerned about their friends’ and family’s hygiene moving forward. One in four workers will leave their current job if their employer doesn’t invest in stronger cleaning practices. TROY, N.Y. — Here’s…

Quarantine Quality Time: 4 In 5 Parents Say Coronavirus Lockdown Has Brought Family Closer Together

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Apr 21, 2020 … Survey of British parents reveals six in ten say they’re happier with their spouse or partner than ever before. Quarter of respondents say the time together has improved their sex life! LONDON — It’s quite understandable if family relationships are under a lot of strain while everyone is stuck at home together during the coronavirus…

Coronavirus Has Infected Far More Children Than Reported, Study Says

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Apr 20, 2020 … TAMPA, Fla. — Far more children than reported have been infected with the coronavirus. That’s the troubling conclusion reached by a new study conducted at the University of South Florida. Researchers believe health officials have vastly underestimated the strain that’s going to be placed on both hospitals in general and pediatric intensive care units (PICUs) in…