• Even in mild cases, many older adults face mobility issues after COVID-19

    14 days ago - By Healio

    Middle-aged and older adults with confirmed, probable or suspected COVID-19, even mild cases, experienced worsened mobility and functioning outcomes following infection, according to findings published in JAMA Network Open.
    “The risk for mobility problems with COVID-19 was higher for older people, those with multiple chronic conditions, lower income, living in an apartment or condo , low physical activity and higher nutritional risk,” Marla K. Beauchamp, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University in Canada, told Healio.
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  • COVID-19 Vaccine Covaxin Fared Well Against Reinfections

    COVID-19 Vaccine Covaxin Fared Well Against Reinfections

    14 days ago - By Medscape

    New Delhi healthcare workers were 86% less likely to be reinfected after full vaccination with Indian-made vaccine. Partial vaccination didn't seem to help, and findings say nothing about Omicron.
    Medscape Medical News
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  • Can Flu and Measles Vaccines Help Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic?

    Can Flu and Measles Vaccines Help Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic?

    14 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Many unrelated vaccines like flu and measles may help in reducing the burden of the pandemic through their generalized immune-boosting properties.
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  • Just 13% of Covid infected people now lose their smell or taste

    Just 13% of Covid infected people now lose their smell or taste

    14 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Other symptoms of the virus such as a runny nose, fever and a cough are still just as likely to be experienced by Covid-infected people, UK Health Security Agency analysis showed.
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  • E-cigarette Users are More Likely to Experience COVID-19 Symptoms

    E-cigarette Users are More Likely to Experience COVID-19 Symptoms

    14 days ago - By Medindia Health

    The Mayo Clinic study finds an association between vaping and experiencing COVID-19 symptoms for those who test positive for COVID-19.
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