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Increase in Guillain-Barré Syndrome Following AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

Guillain-Barré syndrome. Credit: UCL A correlation between a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine and a small but significant rise in cases of the serious neurological condition Guillain-Barré syndrome, has been identified by University College London scientists, as part of an analysis of United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS) data. Scientists, however, say it remains …

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Study: Outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection. Image Credit: Andrii Vodolazhskyi / Shutterstock

Each SARS-CoV-2 reinfection causes more severe disease

In a recent study under review at the Nature Portfolio journal and currently posted to the Research Square* preprint server, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and VA Saint Louis Health Care System showed that acute severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) reinfection adds to the risks of all-cause mortality and hospitalization accrued …

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Brain Changes Linked to Emotion Discovered in Mysterious ‘Broken Heart Syndrome’ – Neuroscience News

Summary: Takotsubo syndrome, a sudden form of acute heart failure often brought on by emotional or physical stress, is associated with changes in brain regions associated with emotion and emotional processing. Source: University of Aberdeen Changes in areas of the brain associated with emotion have been identified in people with Takotsubo syndrome, sometimes known as …

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Doctors baffled by Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in healthy young people

Doctors baffled by Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in healthy young people

Doctors baffled by increase in Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS). Image: Claire Smith/Unsplash DOCTORS in Australia are developing the country’s first SADS registry after recent incidents of healthy young people dying from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, or Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS), is an “umbrella term to describe unexpected deaths in …

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