Report Examines Extent of Healthcare Impairment for PD, Dementia Patients in Ontario

Report Examines Extent of Healthcare Impairment for PD, Dementia Patients in Ontario

For those with Parkinson’s disease and dementia who still live at home, the researchers said they wanted to take a broad look at the level and extent of deterioration and compare the findings with those before the pandemic. In Canada, patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), dementia and other neurological conditions sought healthcare much less frequently … Read more

Dealing with long-term epidemic stress

Dealing with long-term epidemic stress

BURLINGTON, VA (WCAX) – With the epidemic approaching two years, mental health experts say the prolonged anxiety many feel is not normal. “It’s hard to think of what it used to be like,” said Alison Badten of South Burlington. After a few crossovers since the end of 2019, Badten has found herself chasing new adventures … Read more

Corona virus digestion: Austria becomes the first country in the European Union to authorize the authorization of a vaccine | news | DW

Corona virus digestion: Austria becomes the first country in the European Union to authorize the authorization of a vaccine |  news |  DW

Austria Parliament on Thursday passed a mandate on a vaccine that will require all adults in the country to have a vaccine against COVID-19 starting in February. The move makes Austria the first EU country to authorize a vaccine mandate, although tens of thousands of angry citizens continue to protest such measures in Austria and … Read more

Coronavirus Live Updates | Tourism projects. Revitalizes 21 monitoring centers to help migrant workers amid pandemic

Coronavirus Live Updates |  Tourism projects.  Revitalizes 21 monitoring centers to help migrant workers amid pandemic

You can track national and state coronavirus cases, deaths, and testing rates here. A list of government helpline numbers is also available. Here are the updates: United States of America Biden says US is tired of COVID-19 but is in a better place now President Joe Biden acknowledged that the pandemic had left Americans exhausted … Read more

Utah has reported 12,564 new cases of COVID-19. Does the state reach its omicron peak?

Utah has reported 12,564 new cases of COVID-19.  Does the state reach its omicron peak?

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune provides free access to important stories about the coronavirus. sign for Newsletter for the most important news, sent to your inbox every morning. To support journalism like this, please Donates or become Mutual. Utah may be nearing its climax in the Omicron rush that sent the number of coronavirus … Read more

Amid the pandemic, experts say addressing children’s mental health is key

Amid the pandemic, experts say addressing children’s mental health is key

Washington, DC – The omicron variant is causing instability within the nation’s school districts. This includes, at times, temporary closures. “There was a staff shortage that led to the shutdown,” said Jennifer Miller-Arsenault, temporary supervisor of the Central Washington Center for the US Dollar in Vermont. Some school districts are even asking parents to help … Read more

How to take care of your mental health if you are at home with COVID-19

How to take care of your mental health if you are at home with COVID-19

For many of us, being infected with COVID and being isolated at home can be a lonely, frightening and upsetting experience. For those with pre-existing mental illness, it can be even more challenging. The following strategies are designed to help you take care of your mental health if you contract COVID and are in isolation … Read more

Use of CVD Preventive Medicine Decreased During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Use of CVD Preventive Medicine Decreased During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. This Research The information covered in this summary is preprinted on medRxiv.org and has not yet been peer-reviewed. Important Implications Prescribing and dispensing drugs in the UK were hampered during the COVID-19 outbreak and did not reach pre-pandemic levels as expected. … Read more

CDC’s definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ failed to keep up with science

CDC’s definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ failed to keep up with science

A year ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defined “fully vaccinated” against SARS-CoV-2 as having received one dose of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine or two batches of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. This definition has been widely used across the country to set requirements for public participation, from work to schools, restaurants … Read more

Goodbye Pandemic, Hello Endemic

Goodbye Pandemic, Hello Endemic

comment In early 1918, as World War I entered its final year, the H1N1 influenza A virus infected millions of people, causing the Spanish flu pandemic. In April 1920, after four waves and almost 100 million deaths, the pandemic ended. H1N1 was much less deadly and only caused the ordinary seasonal flu. It had become … Read more