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New data is out on COVID vaccine injury claims. What's to make of it?

New data is out on COVID vaccine injury claims. What’s to make of it?

(Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, facing a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking a vast trove of data about the safety and side-effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, made a pledge in August. The agency in court papers said that on or before Sept. 30, it would post on its website …

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How the Circadian Clock Helps the Brain Recover After Injury – Neuroscience News

Summary: NG2-glia, a newly discovered type of brain cell that can renew itself is regulated by circadian rhythms. The findings shed new light on how the body’s circadian clock can promote healing following a traumatic brain injury. Source: Children’s National Hospital A type of brain cell that can renew itself is regulated by circadian rhythms, …

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Researchers have found that a simple blood test searching for two proteins can determine a person's likelihood of dying or suffering a severe disability as a result of a head injury (file photo)

Blood test taken within 24 hours of head injury can predict whether a person will die

Blood test taken within 24 hours of head injury can predict whether a person will die or suffer severe disability – and help doctor make life-saving treatment decisions A simple blood test using a sample gathered within 24 hours of a traumatic brain injury can determine a patient’s likelihood of survival, a new study finds …

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Scientists Find Molecular Clues Behind Acute and Chronic Phases of Traumatic Brain Injury – Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers identified a unique biomarker associated with only the chronic or acute stage of traumatic brain injury. Source: Arizona State University New research led by scientists at Arizona State University has revealed some of the first detailed molecular clues associated with one of the leading causes of death and disability, a condition known as …

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