Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk

Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk

In the first nine months of the pandemic, around 116 million babies were born worldwide, according to Unicef estimates. This left researchers scrambling to answer a critical question: Could the virus be transmitted through breast milk? Some people assumed it

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People who have had covid-19 may only need one dose of vaccine

People who have had covid-19 may only need one dose of vaccine

By Clare Wilson A medical worker prepares a Pfizer/BioNTech covid-19 vaccineNurPhoto via Getty Images One dose of a coronavirus vaccine may be all that is needed for people who have already been infected with covid-19. A small study suggests that

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Should you get a test to measure antibodies after a covid-19 vaccine?

Should you get a test to measure antibodies after a covid-19 vaccine?

By Helen Thomson B-cells (orange) secrete antibodies (white) against viruses (blue)Juan Gaertner/Science Photo Library IN JANUARY, I gratefully received my first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. But not everyone experiences an immune response to a shot. If mine has

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Moms Pass Protective Antibodies To Baby After Coronavirus Infection

Moms Pass Protective Antibodies To Baby After Coronavirus Infection

  Pregnant people worldwide are worried they will catch the coronavirus and pass it to their newborn baby. As an OB-GYN working in a Covid-19 hot spot, I am a firsthand witness to this anxiety. Although much remains unknown about

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First universal coronavirus vaccine will start human trials this year

First universal coronavirus vaccine will start human trials this year

By Graham Lawton SARS-CoV-2 viral particles (blue) penetrate a human cellNational Infection Service/Science Photo Library THE coronavirus sweeping around the world isn’t the first to make the leap into humans and it won’t be the last. Vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 were

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How can you tell if a coronavirus vaccine has given you immunity?

How can you tell if a coronavirus vaccine has given you immunity?

By Clare Wilson and Graham Lawton A blood test being used to test for covid-19 antibodiesVOISIN/PHANIE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY To tackle the covid-19 pandemic, we need the most effective vaccines we can get. But even the best vaccines don’t work in everyone.

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‘Escape Mutations’ May Drive New COVID Resurgence

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Staying home as much as possible and away from other people through the spring could save some 30,000 lives, according to a model from the IHME The E484K mutation is already causing misery in Manaus, Brazil, a city of

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Evidence Builds That Pregnant Women Pass Covid Antibodies to Newborns

Evidence Builds That Pregnant Women Pass Covid Antibodies to Newborns

One of the many big questions scientists are trying to untangle is whether people who get Covid-19 during pregnancy will pass on some natural immunity to their newborns.Recent studies have hinted that they might. And new findings, published Friday in

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Interaction Between GAD65 Antibodies and Dietary Fish Intake or Plasma Phospholipid n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on Incident Adult-Onset Diabetes: The EPIC-InterAct Study

Day-to-Day Variations in Fasting Plasma Glucose Do Not Influence Gastric Emptying in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes

AbstractOBJECTIVE Islet autoimmunity is associated with diabetes incidence. We investigated whether there was an interaction between dietary fish intake or plasma phospholipid n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) concentration with the 65-kDa isoform of GAD (GAD65) antibody positivity on the risk

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Good Glycemic Outcomes Following Bariatric Surgery Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity, and Low-Titer GAD Antibodies

Day-to-Day Variations in Fasting Plasma Glucose Do Not Influence Gastric Emptying in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes

Good Glycemic Outcomes Following Bariatric Surgery Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity, and Low-Titer GAD Antibodies Ruveena Kaur, David Kim, Richard Cutfield, Michael Booth, Lindsay Plank, Rinki Murphy Diabetes Care Feb 2021, 44 (2) 607-609; DOI: 10.2337/dc20-0804 Via Source

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