There is ongoing interest in potential unwanted side effects associated with COVID-19 vaccination. While many of the original theories on adverse events were deemed conspiracy theories, some data are emerging that suggest that COVID-19 vaccination may lead to some unintended health consequences. A new case study published in the journal Cureus … [Read more...]
Can COVID-19 Vaccination Cause Vitiligo?
Can Some Flu Vaccines Exacerbate Asthma Symptoms?
The use of vaccines in children has perhaps never been more controversial than it is now, following the development and distribution of child vaccines for COVID-19. Flu vaccines have long been recommended in children. In those with asthma, the value of flu vaccines is complicated by both the impact of flu on asthma symptoms and the potential impact … [Read more...]
Can A Bionic Pancreas Help Those with Diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes, which present from childhood, is a chronic condition wherein the pancreas makes an inadequate amount of insulin, if any. This autoimmune disease can lead to excess sugar build up if not treated properly. As a result, those with Type 1 diabetes usually take daily synthetic insulin and monitor their blood sugar levels regularly to … [Read more...]
How Do Race, Ethnicity, and Learning Environments Impact Burnout?
The healthcare industry has seen a large rise in burnout prevalence in recent years. The burnout threatens to jeopardize patient health and the careers of those in the medical field. Though burnout is readily identified, little has been done to successfully reduce this growing problem. Research efforts are therefore underway to improve our … [Read more...]
Do Intellectual Disabilities Increase the Risk for Fractures?
Recognizing groups at risk for broken bones is critical for implementing prevention measures and avoiding accidents that can reduce quality of life. In the case of certain breaks – such as hip fractures – even premature death can occur. Currently, those with intellectual disability (also referred to as learning disabilities) are not identified as a … [Read more...]