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NIH Study Shows COVID Shot Affects Menstrual Cycle

Women around the globe have reported changes in their menstrual cycles following COVID-19 shots. Changes include heavier and more painful periods1 and changes in menses length, as well as unexpected breakthrough bleeding or spotting among women on long-acting contraception or those who are postmenopausal and haven’t had a period in years or even decades.2 Health… Read More »

‘Robust’ immune response seen in ‘mix and match’ Covid vaccine study

Walgreens healthcare professionals pass to each other the Pfizer-BioNTec vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Victor Walchirk Apartments in Evanston, Illinois, February 22, 2021. Kamil Krzaczynski | Reuters LONDON — Mixing and matching the coronavirus vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca-Oxford generates a “robust” immune response against the virus, a study led by Oxford… Read More »

One dose of a Covid vaccine can almost halve transmission, study finds

A nurse Cindy Mendez wearing a protective mask holds a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, at NYC Health + Hospitals Harlem Hospital in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, February 25, 2021. Jeenah Moon | Reuters LONDON — A single dose of… Read More »

COVID-19 related to higher rates of mental illness, study finds

A new study suggests a link between COVID-19 and mental illness. The study, published in the British medical journal Lancet and written by psychiatrists from Oxford University and the global health research network TriNetX, examined over 44,000 people who had a diagnosis of COVID-19 and found that 18.1% were later diagnosed with a psychiatric illness… Read More »