Here is a quick recap of the show from 11/15/20.
Volunteers First to be Given Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine Reveal Adverse Side Effects
More than 43,500 people in six countries have taken part in the phase three trials by Pfizer in the hunt for an effective Covid-19 vaccine. The pharmaceutical giant results claim the shot is 90 per cent effective, raising hopes that life could return to normal in the spring. Learn how volunteers reacted to the first Covid 19 vaccine.
Two Important Vegetables Stop Heart Blockage
Eating a good amount of vegetables each day is important. They are not only nutritious, but may also offer protection against various diseases, including diabetes, obesity, heart disease and even certain types of cancers. Most people suggest that the more vegetables you eat, the better. Researchers from the University of Western Australia have discovered that certain vegetables are potent at stopping arteries, and especially the aorta, from getting blocked with calcium.
Popular Hair Loss and Prostate Drug Linked to Suicide Risk
A popular medical drug used for treating male-pattern baldness and prostate gland enlargement has been linked to suicidality and psychological adverse events in people taking the drug. A team of researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital has discovered new evidence about this connection although it was first realized in 2012.
People Who Take Multi Vitamins Recover Quicker from Illness
More than 4 in 5 American adults (86 percent) as of last year take vitamins or supplements, according to a recent online survey conducted by The Harris Poll. This stat is up from 2017, according to the CRN (Council for Responsible Nutrition) where it was determined that more than 3 in 4 (76%) U.S. adults take multiple vitamin and mineral dietary supplements. Researchers from Oregon State University say people who take nutritional supplements get better faster from illness.
Major Surgery Causes One in Five to Have Serious Heart Problems
Under modern surgical practices, Americans experience multiple invasive surgical interventions across their lifespan, with increasing frequency as they age. Considering the significant risks of surgery, initiatives to improve the safety and outcomes of surgery would have a broad impact on public health. Major surgeries are risky—but they could be even more dangerous than doctors believe according to new research.