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Alzheimer’s Linked to COVID-19 and Other Common Viral Infections
A recent study found a 69 percent increased risk of Alzheimer’s diagnosis within a year of COVID-19 infection in individuals aged 65 years and older. This significant link between viral infections and Alzheimer’s disease could have major implications for our understanding of neurodegenerative diseases and their treatment.
Neurology November 14th 2023
Following Matthew Perry’s Tragic Death, Here’s What You Need to Know About Hot Tub Safety
The tragic event involving Matthew Perry has brought to light the potential cardiovascular risks associated with hot tub use. As physicians, it’s crucial to understand these risks and educate patients accordingly, particularly those with underlying heart conditions.
All Specialties November 8th 2023
What is “Fried Rice Syndrome,” and why is it Killing People?
As healthcare professionals, it is crucial to educate patients about the importance of proper food storage. A lapse in this can lead to conditions like “Fried Rice Syndrome,” caused by Bacillus cereus, a bacterium that can survive even in heated leftovers.
Gastroenterology November 8th 2023
Nearly 1 in 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients Suffered Neurological Side Effects: Study
Healthcare professionals should be aware of the potential for neurological side effects in patients receiving COVID-19 vaccines. With nearly one-third of vaccine recipients experiencing symptoms such as headaches, tremors, and insomnia, continued monitoring and research are crucial.
Neurology November 7th 2023