diseases and disorders

Long covid: What science has learned about the loss of smell and taste |  CNN

Long covid: What science has learned about the loss of smell and taste | CNN

CNN — Imagine waking up one morning after recovering from Covid-19 to find that your coffee smells like unwashed socks, your eggs reek of feces, and your orange juice tastes metallic. Oddly enough, that’s a good thing: it’s a sign that your sense of smell is still working, even if it’s miswired in your brain. …

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Miami Dolphins coach says Tagovailoa in good spirits after concussion as NFL review underway |  CNN

Miami Dolphins coach says Tagovailoa in good spirits after concussion as NFL review underway | CNN

CNN — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is “in good spirits” Friday after suffered a concussion in Thursday night’s game, head coach Mike McDaniel told reporters. The NFL and the Dolphins are under scrutiny for the decision to allow Tagovailoa to play Thursday, after the quarterback was injured in a game last Sunday. McDaniel said …

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ALS Drug Gains FDA Approval Despite Uncertainty About Its Effectiveness |  CNN

ALS Drug Gains FDA Approval Despite Uncertainty About Its Effectiveness | CNN

CNN — A new treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. The FDA announced Thursday the approval of Relyvrio, developed by Amylyx Pharmaceuticals. According to the company, the oral drug can be taken as a stand-alone therapy or alongside other treatments, and has been shown …

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CDC Warns of Serious Monkeypox Illness as Ohio Reports Death of Monkeypox Patient |  CNN

CDC Warns of Serious Monkeypox Illness as Ohio Reports Death of Monkeypox Patient | CNN

CNN — The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new warning to health care providers on Thursday about serious illness in people with monkeypox. The alert comes as Ohio reported that an individual with monkeypox has died – the third known death of a monkeypox patient in the United States. Ohio …

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Coffee Reduces Risk of Heart Problems and Premature Death, Study Finds, Especially Ground and Caffeinated |  CNN

Coffee Reduces Risk of Heart Problems and Premature Death, Study Finds, Especially Ground and Caffeinated | CNN

CNN — Drinking two to three cups a day of most types of coffee can protect you from cardiovascular disease and premature death, according to a new study. “The results suggest that light to moderate consumption of ground, instant and decaffeinated coffee should be considered part of a healthy lifestyle,” said study author Peter Kistler, …

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Alzheimer's disease drug slows progression of cognitive decline in clinical trial, drugmakers say |  CNN

Alzheimer’s disease drug slows progression of cognitive decline in clinical trial, drugmakers say | CNN

CNN — A monoclonal antibody treatment for Alzheimer’s disease called lecanemab slows the progression of cognitive decline by 27% compared to a placebo, drugmakers Biogen and Eisai said on Tuesday. The drug, tested in a global Phase 3 clinical trial, also met all secondary endpoints, showing “target engagement” with reduced levels of amyloid – a …

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Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States.  What you need to know about screenings |  CNN

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. What you need to know about screenings | CNN

CNN — Many people have postponed routine medical care due to disruptions related to the Covid-19 pandemic. This includes a decline in cancer screenings, such as mammograms and colonoscopies. Meanwhile, cancer remains one of the leading causes of death in the United States, second only to heart disease. Why is cancer screening so important and …

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Combining strength training with another activity could lower your risk of premature death, study finds |  CNN

Combining strength training with another activity could lower your risk of premature death, study finds | CNN

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you adopt a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN — Aerobic activities and strength training have health benefits on their own, but their combination could have an even greater effect when it comes to preventing disease and risking early …

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Not getting enough sleep can harm your immune system and trigger inflammation |  CNN

Not getting enough sleep can harm your immune system and trigger inflammation | CNN

CNN — Chronic sleep deprivation in a small group of healthy adults increased the production of inflammation-linked immune cells while altering the DNA of immune cells, a new study has found. “Not only were immune cell counts elevated, but they may be wired and programmed in a different way at the end of the six …

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Frozen embryos linked to higher risk of high blood pressure pregnancy complications, study finds |  CNN

Frozen embryos linked to higher risk of high blood pressure pregnancy complications, study finds | CNN

CNN — Pregnancies resulting from in vitro fertilization using frozen embryos appear to be linked to an increased risk of complications related to high blood pressure or hypertensive disorders, compared to the use of fresh embryos or the natural conception of pregnancy. That’s according to a study published Monday in the American Heart Association’s journal …

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