We studied how COVID affects mental health and brain disorders up to two years after infection – here’s what we found

The occurrence of mental health problems and neurological disorders in people recovering from COVID has been a concern since the beginning of the pandemic. Several studies have shown that a significant proportion of adults face such problems, and that the risks are greater than with other infections. However, several questions remain. Do the risks of …

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The new FLORASSIST® probiotic for women’s health supports the

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Women’s probiotics designed to support healthy vaginal pH balance are growing in popularity in today’s dietary supplement market, but most probiotics for women may lack clinical efficacy when taken orally. To provide women with an oral supplement that has actually been scientifically validated for vaginal health …

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Financial incentives from pharmaceutical companies may influence how eye care practitioners prescribe branded eye drops

In a retrospective study of prescribing patterns among thousands of American ophthalmologists and optometrists, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers concluded that ophthalmologists who receive even small financial incentives from pharmaceutical companies, such as free food, sponsored trips to meetings, or consulting fees are up to twice as likely to prescribe company-brand eye drops for glaucoma instead …

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Children’s liquid painkiller is in short supply at NB pharmacies.

A shortage of children’s liquid painkillers across the country is also affecting New Brunswick pharmacies. Kurtis Gallant, a pharmacist with Bowman’s Pharmasave in Fredericton, said he was only recently made aware of the shortage of children’s liquid Tylenol. He said the supplier is currently short and he does not know when more painkillers will be …

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HIV history cannot repeat itself with monkeypox, social scientist warns

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain In July, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern after more than 88 countries recorded cases. With just 70 current cases in Australia, Australia’s response has been relatively quick, as vaccines arrived on its shores just months after the first two cases were detected …

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Furor over ‘sexist’ NHS job ad that says ‘preferably someone who identifies as female’

EXCLUSIVE furor over ‘sexist’ NHS job advert: Health chiefs seek ‘candidates who identify as female’ for £100k-a-year COO job The £100,000 COO post was advertised by Barts Health Trust this week The role says they particularly want applicants who “identify as female” to apply Charities and experts have criticized NHS advertising for discriminating against men …

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KITS Eyecare will offer exclusive vision benefits integration to Green Shield Canada’s 4.5 million members

A first in-Canada User Experience – KITS partners with Green Shield Canada to help their millions of plan members maximize benefit coverage through an exclusive integrated and seamless customer experience. VANCOUVER, BC, August 18, 2022 /CNW/ – KITS Eyecare Ltd. (TSX: KITS) “KITS” or the “Company”), a rapidly growing vertically integrated eye care platform, today …

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