A study supports the association between COVID-19 vaccination and a lengthening of the menstrual cycle

Participants in a sizable NIH-funded study came from both North America and Europe. The results of a prior American study that connected COVID-19 vaccination with an average increase in menstrual cycle length of less than one day were supported by a sizable international study. The National Institutes of Health provided funding for the new study, […]

Children with primary immunodeficiency are at greater risk of significant COVID-19 problems

Due to COVID-19, children with various immunodeficiency illnesses have a higher death risk. These children have mutations in genes that control the body’s immunological response to viral infections. Immunodeficiency disorders are malfunction of the immune system, resulting in infections that develop and recur more frequently, are more severe, and last longer than usual. According to […]

Monkeypox virus may cause heart problems

In a report that appears in JACC: Case Reports, researchers covered a case of monkeypox possibly being linked to acute myocarditis, which occurs when the myocardium of the heart muscle becomes inflamed. Monkeypox is a zoonotic virus, meaning it is a type of virus that can spread between animals and humans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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