More than half of first Covid-19 patients in a hospital had symptoms two years later, study finds

The study, published in The Lancet on Wednesday, found that 55% of patients still had at least one symptom of Covid-19 two years later. This was actually an improvement from six months after infection, when 68% had symptoms. Researchers from the China-Japan Friendship Hospital reviewed the records of 1,192 people who had been hospitalized at … Read more

Vegetarian and meat-eating children have similar growth and nutrition, but no weight, study finds

“Over the past 20 years we have seen a growing popularity of plant-based diets and a changing food environment with greater access to plant-based alternatives, but we have not seen research on the nutritional outcomes of children following a vegetarian diet in Canada,” said Dr. Jonathon Maguire, the study’s lead author and pediatrician at Unity … Read more

Vegetarian and meat-eating children have similar growth and nutrition, but no weight, study finds

“Over the past 20 years we have seen an increasing popularity of plant-based diets and a changing food environment with greater access to plant-based alternatives, but we have not seen research on the nutritional outcomes of children following a vegetarian diet in Canada,” said Dr. Jonathon Maguire, lead author of the study and pediatrician at … Read more

Women responded better to early interventions for Alzheimer’s disease, study finds

“Two out of three brains affected by Alzheimer’s disease are female brains,” said Dr. Richard Isaacson, director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Clinic at the Center for Brain Health at Schmidt College of Medicine in Washington. Florida Atlantic University. Now a new study has good news when it comes to giving women a chance to … Read more

Injury rate at Amazon warehouses last year was more than double the rate at other warehouses, study finds

Amazon employed 33% of all U.S. warehouse workers in 2021 but was responsible for 49% of all injuries in the industry, according to a report released Tuesday by the Strategic Organizing Center (SOC), a coalition of four unions. The SOC, consisting of the Service Employees International Union, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the Communications Workers … Read more

Your personality can protect or age your brain, study finds

According to a study published Monday in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, being more conscientious and outgoing helps keep mild cognitive impairment at bay for longer, while high levels of neuroticism increase the risk of cognitive decline. “Personality traits reflect relatively enduring patterns of thought and behavior, which can cumulatively affect engagement in … Read more

Healthcare workers on track to recover from pandemic – with few exceptions, study finds

The study, published Friday in the journal JAMA Health Forumfound that the recovery has been largely uneven. Researchers from the University of Washington and the University of Minnesota compared turnover rates between April-December 2020 and January-October 2021, using records from the US Current Population Survey, as well as census records American and the Bureau of … Read more