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3 in 10 nurses want to leave their employers, survey shows

Dive Brief: Already in the midst of a nationwide shortage, nearly a third of the country’s nurses say they are seriously considering leaving the profession, according to a new survey by Press Ganey. The trend could exacerbate the complications hospitals have in hiring and maintaining their nursing staffs. Particularly troubling to providers is the trend… Read More »

Antibody levels are declining in over-80s, official data shows

Antibody levels are declining in over-60s, official blood-testing data shows amid calls for No10’s advisers to sign off on Covid booster vaccine drive England’s largest surveillance study found levels dipped 0.2% in two weeks Pressure is building on No10 to announce a booster programme for over-80s Several studies already suggest immunity from vaccines wanes over… Read More »

New Evidence Shows Link Between Air Pollution and Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that is characterized by an accumulation of beta-amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain. New research1 presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2021 has found an association between improving air quality and reducing the risk of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease affects an estimated 5 million Americans, a… Read More »

Covid-19 UK: Record 1.5MILLION self-isolation alerts were sent last week, official data shows

England’s ‘pingdemic’ chaos is only getting worse: A record 1.5MILLION self-isolation alerts were sent last week, official data reveals amid mounting pressure on Boris Johnson to bring forward the scrapping of quarantine rules for fully-vaccinated NHS figures show a record 690,000 isolation alerts were given out by the NHS Covid app last week  536,000 people… Read More »

3D ‘assembloid’ shows how SARS-CoV-2 infects brain cells

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine have produced a stem cell model that demonstrates a potential route of entry of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, into the human brain. The findings are published in the July 9, 2021 online issue of Nature Medicine.… Read More »