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A diet high in antioxidants, fiber, lean proteins, and vitamins and minerals may provide the body what it needs to perform at its best and resist depression. Depression is a mental disorder characterized by a persistent low...
The disease cancer evolves from gene mutations. However, convincing evidence supports the idea that marital union plays significant roles in cancer patients' survival.

COVID-19 Vaccine Reluctance in The United States and Beyond

One in three Americans is hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Acceptance rates are high among the Chinese and low among Russians. Vaccine safety and efficacy and trust in governments are the key issues.

All-cause Excess Mortality during the Pandemic Exceeds COVID-19–related Mortality

Estimates of all-cause mortality during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic were significantly higher than predicted deaths plus COVID-19 deaths.

Will a Vaccine Provide Long-term Protection Against SARS-CoV-2?

Reports stating antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 may not last longer ask questions if the vaccine would provide long-term protection against the virus.

Can IL-6 Level be an Independent Risk Factor for the Severity and Mortality of COVID-19?

COVID-19 infections elevated the levels of interlekin-6 (IL-6) in severe and mortal COVID-19 cases. However, this study did not find any association between the levels of IL-6 with the severity and mortality of the patients as predicted in earlier analysis.

Body Mass Index (BMI) Is a Risk Factor for Developing Severity in SARS-CoV-2 Infected Patients

This meta-analysis found that severe Covid-19 patients had a higher body mass index (BMI) compared to non-severe patients. Also, obese COVID-19 infected patients are more likely to require ICU care than normal healthy patients.

Association of Hypertension with Disease Severity in Covid-19 Patients: A Meta-analysis

Summary Since the first identification of COVID-19 in China, there has been a rapid increase in cases and death. The pathogenesis remains mostly unknown, and...

Evaluating SARS-CoV-2 IgM and IgG Seropositivity to Diagnosis Covid-19

SARS-CoV-2 antibody test find antibodies in a sample to determine if the person was previously infected with the virus or not. Despite some limitation recent research shows testing IgM and IgG, may serve as an additional tool for disease detection.

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