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New Imaging Technique Starkly Reveals The Source of Long COVID in The Lungs

New Imaging Technique Starkly Reveals The Source of Long COVID in The Lungs

While COVID vaccines have saved millions of lives globally by reducing the overall severity of the disease, nearly one in ten of those recovered are still ending up with ongoing symptoms after the initial illness has passed.   These patients are presenting with a staggering array of over 200 symptoms, including dizziness, diarrhea, breathlessness, fatigue, and …

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Protein Blobs Linked to Alzheimer’s Affect Aging in All Cells | Quanta Magazine

Protein Blobs Linked to Alzheimer’s Affect Aging in All Cells | Quanta Magazine

The Stanford team conducted an extensive analysis of the proteins in killifish at various stages of youth and maturity. In the aging killifish, they discovered protein aggregates in all the tissues that they looked at: not only the brain but also the heart, gut, liver, muscle, skin and testis. More than half of the aggregating …

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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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