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What is “Paxlovid Mouth” and why is it so unpleasant?

Loss or change in taste (dysgeusia) is a common symptom of COVID. This is also the side effect of Paxlovid, a new antiviral drug for the treatment of several diseases and medications, including COVID infection. Although this affects less than 6 percent of people given Paxlovid, some report a “horrible” taste that occurs immediately after …

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What is “Paxlovid Mouth” and why is it so unpleasant?

Loss or change in taste (dysgeusia) is a common symptom of COVID. This is also the side effect of Paxlovid, a new antiviral drug for the treatment of several diseases and medications, including COVID infection. Although this affects less than 6 percent of people given Paxlovid, some report a “horrible” taste that occurs immediately after …

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Research suggests that a mind-altering parasite may make infected people more attractive

The parasite that stole the brain toxoplasma gondii appears almost everywhere. Microscopic invaders are estimated to infect up to 50 percent of humans, and a number of studies have shown that, among many other animals, they can alter human behavior. The parasite has been linked to many neurological disorders, including schizophrenia and psychotic episodes, and …

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Researchers say that up to 50% of people are infected with parasites and “really like the retina.”

toxoplasma gondii perhaps the most successful parasite in the world today. This microscopic organism can infect any mammal or bird and is infected by people on all continents. After infection, a person carries it toxoplasmosis For life. So far, we do not have drugs to kill parasites. There is no approved vaccine for humans. It …

Researchers say that up to 50% of people are infected with parasites and “really like the retina.” Read More »

Researchers say that up to 50% of people are infected with parasites and “really like the retina.”

toxoplasma gondii perhaps the most successful parasite in the world today. This microscopic organism can infect any mammal or bird and is infected by people on all continents. After infection, a person carries it toxoplasmosis For life. So far, we do not have drugs to kill parasites. There is no approved vaccine for humans. It …

Researchers say that up to 50% of people are infected with parasites and “really like the retina.” Read More »

The cognitive effects of severe COVID are equivalent to 20 years of age, the study found

We all know that COVID-19 can cause long-term fatigue and brain fog. However, one of the toughest tests to date on the long-term cognitive effects of severe infection has yielded very disturbing results. In a study comparing 46 severe COVID-19 patients with 460 adequate controls, the researchers found that after six months, the psychological effects …

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