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More Than 1,000 CDC Officials Ask: Why Bench the CDC During a Pandemic? – Gizmodo Australia

In an open letter published this week, 1,044 former and current officers of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s Epidemic Intelligence Service, a re…

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In an open letter published this week, 1,044 former and current officers of the Centres for Disease Control and Preventions Epidemic Intelligence Service, a renowned fellowship program that focuses on research and emergency response, expressed concern over the diminished role of the public health agency during the coronavirus pandemic. The letter had one clear demand: Take the CDC off the bench.
The letter, published in the journal Epidemiology Monitor, was written by physicians, nurses, scien…

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Dietary 1H-NMR “Fingerprints” Could Help Fight Against Chronic Disease – News-Medical.Net

Metabolic urine profiling could provide an approach to understand what people have been eating, without them needing to tell you. Here, researchers from Imperial…

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What are the health problems that your research focuses on?
One of the big issues currently faced throughout the world is the rise in noncommunicable diseases. This suite of diseases is linked to the way that we choose to live our lives, and one of the biggest factors in that is what we chose to eat. An unhealthy diet has been highlighted as a major problem in the majority of these diseases, such as obesity, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and type 2 diabetes.
It is estimated that there will be…

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COVID vaccine may not protect people from coronavirus for long, scientist warns – Yahoo News Australia

A study by Imperial College London found that antibody levels drop quickly after coronavirus infection.

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Watch: COVID immunity could only last a few months
It is unclear how long a COVID-19 vaccine will protect people from the virus, a scientist has warned.
Paul Elliott, professor of epidemiology and public health medicine at Imperial College London, said a coronavirus vaccine may only offer temporary immunity.
His comments came after trials of a vaccine developed by the University of Oxford found it produced an immune response in both young and old people.
On Tuesday, Imperial published a study revealing…

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‘Significant cognitive deficits’: Study finds COVID affects brain function similar to decade of ageing – The New Daily

People recovering from COVID-19 may suffer significant brain function impacts, with the worst cases linked to mental decline similar to ageing by 10 years.

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People recovering from COVID-19 may suffer significant brain function impacts, with the worst cases of the infection linked to mental decline equivalent to the brain ageing by 10 years, researchers have warned.
A non-peer-reviewed study of more than 84,000 people, led by Adam Hampshire, a doctor at Imperial College London, found that in some severe cases, coronavirus infection is linked to substantial cognitive deficits for months.
“Our analyses … align with the view that there are chronic cognitive…

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