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The 10-year-old’s symptoms passed — but then worse ones set in. Her case shows how little we know about long COVID in kids

The 10-year-old’s symptoms passed — but then worse ones set in. Her case shows how little we know about long COVID in kids

Shyne Staples leaps up and executes a flawless forward roll across a gym mat. She flips into a cartwheel, stands on her hands, then climbs a rope before spinning around a high bar in her San Mateo gymnastics class. Like many 10-year-old girls, Shyne likes flying around the gym, Simone Biles-style. But unlike most of …

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Monkeypox symptoms may be very mild, allowing it to spread 'under the radar' for some time

Monkeypox symptoms may be very mild, allowing it to spread ‘under the radar’ for some time

The monkeypox virus, which has now been diagnosed in hundreds of people in 26 countries, may have been quietly circulating for years before its sudden emergence worldwide, some scientists speculate. Infectious disease experts and scientists at genetic labs are urgently looking for clues to explain why a virus that has been found in West Africa …

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Study: Restricted Sleep Increases Some Symptoms of Migraine

Study: Restricted Sleep Increases Some Symptoms of Migraine

Researchers found a significant decrease in cortical silent period duration after sleep restriction in patients with interictal migraine compared to controls. Using a transcranial magnetic stimulation method, researchers have found that reduced sleep alters central nervous inhibition from GABAergic and dopaminergic mechanisms differently in individuals with migraines versus those without. Migraine is a primary headache …

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