Patients With IBD Report Concern About Impact of COVID-19

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28, 2020 — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) report concern about the impact of COVID-19 on their health, and many perceive themselves as being at increased risk for contracting the virus, according to research published online Oct. 16 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Thomas M. Goodsall, M.B.B.S., from The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide, Australia, […]

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The truth about AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine study

After weeks of hearing disheartening news about ongoing research for a vaccine against COVID-19, British scientists with pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca are now saying that their shot, which they are developing with the University of Oxford, has produced similar immune responses in both elderly and younger adults. AstraZeneca discussed the findings with CNBC in an email, noting, “It is encouraging to […]

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Hesitancy about a COVID-19 vaccine is linked to beliefs about origin of the virus

More than a third of people (34%) in Turkey and one sixth of people (17%) in the UK are ‘hesitant’ about a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a study by UCL and Dokuz Eylul University in Turkey. The research, published in the journal Psychological Medicine, asked over 5,000 participants in Turkey and the UK about their willingness to vaccinate for a […]

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What You Need to Know About Your Colon Cancer Risk

MONDAY, Oct. 19, 2020 — Early diagnosis of colon cancer is crucial to improve a patient’s chance of survival, an expert says. Colon cancer is on the rise, especially among younger people, so it’s important to know the symptoms and how to prevent it, according to Dr. Sameet Shah. He’s a gastroenterologist with Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Group in Verona, […]

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The body language tell that reveals a lot about your relationship

How strong is your relationship these days? This question may not be easy to answer, especially if you’re past the initial infatuation stage of your courtship. Sure, some days, you might feel like no one in the world loves or understands you more; but others, you want to know why you’re the only one who remembers to walk the dog, […]

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Worried about negative thoughts as a new parent? You’re not alone

If you believe what the media tells us, we should feel nothing apart from overwhelming love, gratitude and excitement immediately when our baby is born. Although becoming a new parent might indeed be a time of happiness, feeling a far more complex array of emotions is actually more common than you might think. Research shows that overall happiness actually drops […]

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