Research shows a relationship between increased SARS-CoV-2 seroreactivity and antimalarial humoral immunity

In a recent study published in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) emerging infectious diseases In the journal, researchers investigate the cross-reactivity of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) with pre-pandemic malaria-exposed sera samples collected from Cambodia. Stady: SARS-CoV-2 cross-reactivity in pre-pandemic serum of malaria-infected subjects in rural areas, Cambodia. Image … Read more

Colonoscopy Surprise Bills Should Be Thing of the Past, Experts Say

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 — Billing a big surprise for any colonoscopy performed after a positive result from a stool-based screening test will be prevented under new federal rules, a group of American medical organizations said. On January 10, the Biden administration issued guidance requiring private insurance companies to cover colonoscopy. The guidance expands on … Read more

No Evidence Breastfeeding Can Transmit Coronavirus

News Consumer News There is no evidence that breastfeeding can transmit the Corona virus WEDNESDAY, January 19, 2022 — Breastfeeding mothers can rest easy: New research has found no evidence that their milk transmits the virus that causes COVID-19 to their babies. “Breast milk is an invaluable source of infant nutrition,” said lead author Dr. … Read more

Health Highlights: Jan. 19, 2022

News Consumer News Health Highlights: January 19, 2022 By Ernie Mondel, HealthDay reporter> Children with a COVID-related condition regain heart function. A rare but serious inflammatory condition called MIS-C can strike children weeks after they recover from a COVID infection. But new data now shows that children tend to make a full recovery from any … Read more

Opioid Addiction Treatment in Jail Could Change Lives

WEDNESDAY, January 19, 2022 – There is no magic bullet to end the opioid crisis in the United States, but there is hopeful news for one high-risk population: Providing addiction medicine in prisons reduces the odds of addicts being re-arrested after their release, New research shows. “Studies like this provide much-needed evidence and impetus to … Read more

Is a Night in the Hospital Necessary After Hip, Knee Replacement?

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter> WEDNESDAY, Jan 19, 2022 — For many people undergoing hip or knee replacement, same-day surgery is a safe option, new research shows. Among people who are generally healthy, the study of nearly 1.8 million patients found similar post-operative complication rates among those who had joint replacement surgery on an outpatient … Read more