A new study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2021 has estimated that the prevalence of dementia will likely increase by over 152 million cases by 2050. It also found that the prevalence of obesity and diabetes is increasing, which are the risk factors for dementia.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that he is very frustrated and we are going in the wrong direction as far as managing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is concerned. He expressed his disappointment over a surge in new cases, especially due to unvaccinated people and the highly transmissible Delta variant.
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has recently said that the Delta variant is one of the most infectious respiratory diseases even seen by scientists. She even said that the Delta variant is more aggressive and much more transmissible than previous strains.
Houston Methodist Hospital has reported its first Lambda variant of the coronavirus, but experts say it is too soon to tell that the variant will be as contagious as the Delta variant, which now accounts for 85% of cases in the United States.
The U.S. Intelligence has launched a new panel of experts containing senior officers and medical and scientific officers to investigate Havana syndrome, an anomalous health incident that has affected dozens of Americans across the world.
A new study has found that at least 1 in 20 children hospitalized with COVID-19 develop brain or nerve complications associated with the disease. The findings suggest that neurological complications could be more common in children than adults.