Study: COVID Tech Took a Toll on Work-from-Home Moms

Research by UNLV communications expert Natalie Pennington finds that texts, video calls burdened the mental health of working moms during pandemic.

COVID-19 vaccine elicits weak antibody response in people taking immunosuppressant

People taking TNF inhibitors, a kind of immunosuppressive drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune conditions, produced a weaker and shorter-lived antibody response after two doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. A third vaccine dose drove antibody levels back up, indicating that this additional dose may provide protection as the virus’s delta variant continues to spread.


在家人齐聚共度节假日之际,免疫力低下的患者务必采取额外的措施,保护自己免于罹患COVID-19(2019 冠状病毒病),这一点很重要。免疫系统受损的人患上COVID-19重症的风险更高。这些人包括癌症患者、接受了移植手术并正在服用免疫抑制药物的患者,以及感染艾滋病毒/艾滋病的晚期和未接受过治疗的患者。

Cinco maneiras pelas quais pacientes imunocomprometidos podem se proteger da COVID-19

Conforme as famílias se reúnem para as festas de final de ano, é importante que os pacientes imunocomprometidos tomem medidas extras para ajudar a se proteger da COVID-19. Pessoas com o sistema imunológico enfraquecido correm maior risco de adoecer gravemente com a COVID-19.

Sitting more linked to increased feelings of depression, anxiety

During the initial COVID-19 outbreak in March 2020, a lot of people suddenly became more sedentary as they adhered to stay-at-home orders or opted to self-isolate. Recently published research found people who continued to spend a higher amount of time sitting in the weeks following were likely to have higher symptoms of depression. A closer investigation into this association could play a role in helping people improve their mental health.

HSS Study Identifies Risk Factors for “Long-Haul” COVID-19 in People with Rheumatic Diseases

A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City demonstrates over half of patients with rheumatic diseases who contracted COVID-19 during the pandemic and completed a COVID-19 survey, experienced so-called “long-haul” COVID, or prolonged symptoms of the infection, including loss of taste or smell, muscle aches and difficulty concentrating, for one month or longer.

Preferences and patterns of response to public health advice during the COVID-19 pandemic

Oded Nov, professor of technology management and innovation (TMI) and a member of the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) at NYU Tandon, led this research with Graham Dove, research professor at CUSP; Katharine Lawrence, assistant professor, Department of Population Health at NYU Grossman School of Medicine; Devin Mann, associate professor, NYU Grossman; Batia Wiesenfeld, professor of management at the Leonard N.

Las posibles reacciones alérgicas a la vacuna contra la COVID-19 no deben significar no ponerse la vacuna

Dos nuevos estudios que se presentan en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año muestran que la mayoría de las personas que piensan que tendrán una reacción alérgica, o que creen que han tenido una respuesta alérgica a la primera vacuna, pueden recibir todas las dosis de la vacuna de forma segura.

MD Anderson Research Highlights for November 3, 2021

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Research Highlights provides a glimpse into recently published studies in basic, translational and clinical cancer research from MD Anderson experts. Current advances include the cost-effectiveness of expanded lung cancer screening criteria, a novel biomarker for predicting immunotherapy responses, development of a technique for multiplex single-cell chromatin profiling, combination immunotherapy for bone metastatic prostate cancer, understanding drivers of lung cancer metastasis, and enabling new T cell therapies for treating COVID-19.

Quick MBA for SMEs – Chula’s Intensive and Practical Training for Business Survival during the COVID-19 Crisis

The recently-concluded and successful “Quick MBA for SMEs” social project from Chula that brought knowledge to the living room of four groups of SMEs entrepreneurs: food businesses, hotels & accommodation, health, and fashion, to help them adapt and survive the COVID-19 crisis. Watch past episodes to revive and empower your business today.

Which older adults are getting flu shots and COVID boosters? Poll shows variation

With two viruses threatening to make older adults sick this winter, a new poll shows most people over 50 have gotten protected by vaccines against both influenza and coronavirus, or plan to. And a majority of those who have gotten the COVID-19 vaccine plan to get an additional dose. But the poll also reveals major differences in vaccine attitudes between older adults, including those of different political leanings.

Children, Adults Equally Vulnerable to Coronavirus Infection, But Children Less Likely to Become Sick

New research addresses the misconception that children are less susceptible to infection with the new coronavirus. According to a recent report in JAMA Pediatrics, children and adults have similar risks of becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2, but a much larger proportion of infected children do not show symptoms of COVID-19. When one household member is infected, there is a 52% chance they will transmit it to at least one other person with whom they live.

PICU Clinicians Report Moral Distress, Ethical Concerns

During the initial surge of COVID-19 in the United States, pediatric critical care professionals were already experiencing high rates of moral distress as they faced the rapid emergence of complex ethical challenges and the potential impact of COVID-19 on their young patients and their communities.

U of U Health leads national studies of “long COVID” in adults and during pregnancy

University of Utah Health scientists are on the leading edge of a pair of large studies investigating the long-term effects of COVID-19. The nationwide studies, supported by the National Institutes of Health, will attempt to answer key questions about the lingering effects of the viral disorder on pregnant individuals and their infants, as well as why some people develop post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC), including “long COVID,” and others don’t.