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A study shows that Long-Covid can affect children of all ages, including children

A study shows that Long-Covid can affect children of all ages, including children

The study, published Wednesday in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, included 44,000 children in Denmark aged 0-14. Among the children, 11,000 children tested positive for Covid-19 between January 2020 and July 2021. While the symptoms associated with prolonged Covid are general illnesses that children can have even without Covid – headaches, mood swings, stomach …

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3 ways to improve your health with your gut microbiome

3 ways to improve your health with your gut microbiome

This microbiome is made up of the millions of organisms that live in and on us, said Elizabeth Corwin, deputy dean for strategic and innovative research at Columbia University’s School of Nursing. A healthy microbiome is an essential part of good health. Corwin added that it affects the immune system and helps make important vitamins …

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The mental cost of trauma

A study has found that social stress increases the immune system’s lifespan prematurely

Immune aging can lead to cancer, heart disease and other age-related health conditions and reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, such as Covid-19, said lead author Eric Klopack, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Southern California’s Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. “People with higher stress scores have older-looking immune profiles, with lower proportions of new …

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