Immunity to COVID-19 can last for years, but not everyone: what you need to know

According to two new studies, immunity to COVID-19 lasts for at least a year, perhaps even for life. It may improve over time, especially after vaccination. The findings could help allay fears that protection against the virus will be short-lived. The…

Scientists have found out to what maximum age a person can theoretically live

The researchers believe they have determined the upper limit for human life: 150 years. This will surpass the current record for the oldest person, Jeanne Kalman, who passed away in 1997 at the age of 122. But it definitely confused a little for those looking for a way to live ...

The vaccine vs natural immunity: antibodies to differ COVID-19 and which effectively

The researchers tested the antibodies elicited by mRNA vaccination and compared them to antibodies from natural infection with SARS-CoV-2. They found that the vaccinated people did not develop one type of antibody, but had another. Writes about this News Medical. The vaccine did not help people develop antibodies to ...

Substance in Certain Fruits and Vegetables May Protect Against COVID-19: Study

A group of Indian scientists presented the results of a large-scale study of quercetin, a flavonoid molecule. It is found in many plants, fruits and vegetables and can be used as a drug against COVID-19. Ukrinform writes about this. Professor of the Department of Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology of Keralsky ...

Study: 90% of citrus fruits in the US contain harmful toxins and carcinogens

Almost 90% of all citrus fruits contain toxins, according to a new report from the Environment Working Group (EWG). More details were told by the Eat This edition. The Consumer Advocacy Group tested 25 samples of inorganic grapefruit, lemons, tangerines and oranges for pesticide residues used to extend ...

U.S. life expectancy plummets in 2020

Life expectancy in the United States fell by a full year in the first half of 2020, according to a report released by the US National Center for Health Statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Experts say COVID-19 was a significant contributor to this decline. About it…

80% of coronavirus infections occur in 10% of popular places: a list of such locations

Most COVID-19 cases in major U.S. cities are due to visits to just a few types of places, according to new research. More details about the places with the greatest risk of spreading COVID-19 were told by the New York Post. Restaurants, gyms, hotels and churches are included in 10% of places, ...

Immigrants receive more from the welfare fund than they contribute: research

Americans invest more in welfare than they end up receiving, and immigrants receive more benefits than they contribute, according to a new study. Writes about this Washington Examiner. The study says that adding more immigrants will doom social security ...

Scientists discover insect repellent can kill coronavirus

According to British researchers, citriodiol, an ingredient in insect repellent, may kill the coronavirus. The ingredient, extrapolated from the citriodora eucalyptus tree, has been studied for use as a protective layer against SARS-CoV-2 by the British military, according to the Department of Defense. About…

Scientists tested the effectiveness of 14 types of face masks: study findings

Bandanas and knitted masks are among the least effective protective face covers for preventing the spread of the coronavirus, according to a new study. Writes about this New York Post. Researchers at Duke University tested 14 different types of masks. N95 type masks that use ...

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