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COVID May Harm Brain Function, Large Study Suggests

COVID May Harm Brain Function, Large Study Suggests

Patients recovering from coronavirus infection suffer from increased neurological and psychological distress, according to a comprehensive observational study published Thursday. Researchers from the University of Oxford searched more than a million patient records and found that, two years after infection, patients who had recovered from COVID-19 had a higher risk of psychosis, dementia and “brain …

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Ivermectin among generics that failed to help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization, large studies show

Ivermectin among generics that failed to help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization, large studies show

A new study found that three generic drugs — fluvoxamine, commonly prescribed to treat depression, the controversial antimalarial drug ivermectin and the diabetes pill metformin — failed to prevent the kind of severe COVID-19 that leads to emergency room visits or hospitalization. The study, published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine, examined whether …

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Omicron overrated?  Most patients with this COVID variant do not even know they are sick

Omicron overrated? Most patients with this COVID variant do not even know they are sick

LOS ANGELES — The Omicron variant of COVID has continued to mutate and prolong the global pandemic, with some studies saying the virus is now more contagious and may cause even more severe symptoms. However, a new study finds that the majority of people infected with the Omicron variant don’t even know they have it! …

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