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A Third of COVID Survivors Have Long-Haul Symptoms

Nearly 31% of patients said they had a worse health-related quality of life now, compared to before getting COVID-19, the researchers reported. It’s not yet clear why COVID-19 causes these lasting effects. Many viruses are capable of creating what’s known as “post-viral syndrome,” which experts describe as health problems that persist long after the infection… Read More »

Third of Brits developing silent killer non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Mention liver disease to most ­people and one word will spring to mind – alcohol. And there is no denying drinking to excess is a major cause of liver-related ill health, which is responsible for an estimated 6,000 deaths a year in England alone. But there is another, much more ­insidious and far less obvious… Read More »

We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby

Dr. William Hurlbut, Paul Dabrowski and Dr. Samarth Kulkarni during a panel discussion ” Genetics, CRISPR and Medical Ethics” at the CNBC Healthy Returns conference in New York on May 21, 2019. Astrid Stawiarz | CNBC After a Chinese scientist last year made history by using CRISPR technology to genetically modify two newborns, the scientific… Read More »

FDA Approves Third of New Migraine Drugs

Sept. 28, 2018 — The FDA has approved the third of a new type of drug to prevent migraine headaches in adults. Galcanezumab-gnlm (Emgality) targets calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), a molecule that’s produced in nerve cells of the brain and spinal cord. The FDA approved two other CGRP drugs for migraine — erenumab (Aimovig) and fremanezumab-vfrm… Read More »