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BNT162b2 Vaccine Effectiveness against Omicron in Children 5 to 11 Years of Age | NEJM

BNT162b2 Vaccine Effectiveness against Omicron in Children 5 to 11 Years of Age | NEJM

Data Source Clalit Health Services (CHS) is the largest integrated health care service provider in Israel, with more than 4.7 million active members. CHS maintains a comprehensive health care data warehouse that combines hospital and community medical records, including laboratory and imaging data and data on medication use and health care utilization. Covid-19–related data are …

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Age and sex-specific risks of myocarditis and pericarditis following Covid-19 messenger RNA vaccines – Nature Communications

Characteristics of the study population Between May 12, 2021 and October 31, 2021, within a population of 32 million persons aged 12 to 50 years, 21.2 million first (19.3 million second) doses of the BNT162b2 vaccine and 2.86 million first (2.58 million second) doses of the mRNA-1273 vaccine were received (Table S1). In the same period, …

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Doctor told her sex was painful because of her age. It turned out to be ovarian cancer

Doctor told her sex was painful because of her age. It turned out to be ovarian cancer

Mara Kofoed, 45, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in December 2021 after months trying to figure out vague and seemingly unrelated symptoms. She found doctors dismissed them at every turn and didn’t connect them to a tumor. It took a visit to an emergency room to finally get answers. Kofoed, who lives in Hudson Valley, …

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If You Can Stand on One Leg for 10 Seconds in Middle Age Your Heath Risk Plummets

If You Can Stand on One Leg for 10 Seconds in Middle Age Your Heath Risk Plummets

Middle-aged people unable to stand on one leg for 10 seconds are almost twice as likely to die within the next decade, according to new research. Scientists say the simple and safe balance test should become part of a routine health check for older adults. Unlike aerobic fitness, muscle strength and flexibility, balance tends to …

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Social Stress Has Been Linked to Accelerated Immune Aging. Here's What You Need to Know

Social Stress Has Been Linked to Accelerated Immune Aging. Here’s What You Need to Know

As people age, their immune systems naturally begin to decline. This aging of the immune system, called immunosenescence, may be an important part of such age-related health problems as cancer and cardiovascular disease, as well as older people’s less effective response to vaccines.   But not all immune systems age at the same rate. In …

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Detroit Pistons general manager Troy Weaver speaks during media day at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021.

Detroit Pistons’ Troy Weaver prioritizing upside in NBA draft, not age

Unlike last year’s draft, the Detroit Pistons aren’t in control of their destiny. There weren’t any barriers preventing from selecting Cade Cunningham first overall. It’s easy when you win the lottery.  It’s harder to draft when you don’t have a top-three pick, and it’s impossible to say who will be available when the Pistons select fifth …

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After Doping Scandal, Figure Skating Will Raise Age Limit to 17

After Doping Scandal, Figure Skating Will Raise Age Limit to 17

Eric Radford, a three-time Olympic medalist from Canada, stepped up to the microphone at a meeting of figure skating’s global governing body on Tuesday, where delegates were preparing to vote to increase the minimum age limit for elite competitors in the sport to 17 over the next three years. “The life of an athlete is …

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