Early signs of COVID-19 differ by age: know yours
Did you know that the earliest COVID-19 symptoms are not the same for everyone? We’ve learned a lot through the pandemic and new research shows that, depending upon your age, the early warning signs may be different from what you think. Knowing your earliest symptoms can help you protect yourself and others…
Will you suffer from long COVID? Count your symptoms
COVID-19 brought big and frightening surprises from the beginning. And the one that might be the most unique is the realization that once you’re supposedly over the virus, you may not be over your symptoms. Can you know if you’re more likely to suffer long COVID? Here’s exactly what to look for…
How age can impact COVID-19 vaccine response
If you’ve gotten a COVID-19 vaccine, you may think that it’s completely safe to resume normal life despite the rising infection rates, thanks to aggressive variants. But if you’re an older adult, you need to keep your guard up. Immune response from the vaccines seem to have a caveat — and it all has to do with age.
Worried about the Delta variant? Here are 6 things to know
Just when we thought we had the all-clear, we’re hesitating again. And the biggest reason for that hesitation right now is the new Delta variant our country is dealing with. That’s why we’re breaking down what experts at Yale Medicine are telling us about the variant to try to clear up some of the questions.
Long COVID: More common and longer than we thought
More than a year later most of us are breathing a sigh of relief. Yes, we’re still cautious but we’ve turned the corner. But what if you were infected? There’s a good chance you could be dealing with long Covid. Because healthcare workers and researchers are finding it’s much more common and may last even longer than anyone thought.
Clot-dissolving Japanese food has potential as COVID treatment
Natto, made from fermented soybeans, is believed to one of the reasons that the Japanese population is healthy and long-lived. The island country is home to more than a quarter of the world’s population over the age of 65 — and boasts the longest life expectancy on Earth. Now research is targeting the traditional dish for help against COVID-19.