July 2021: Trending Health News

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Trending health news for July 2021

More Than a Quarter of People with COVID-19 not Fully Recovered After 6-8 Months

The long-term impact of COVID-19 is still unknown. Healthcare professionals are researching long-term complications of SARS-CoV-2 infections, including symptoms lingering months after a person’s initial infection with the virus. New data suggest that people can experience long-term symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 infections 6 months or more after infection. Patients reported symptoms of fatigue, dyspnea, and depression. Read more

Stop Using Neutrogena and Aveeno Spray Sunscreen, J&J Warns

Consumers should stop using certain brands of spray-on sunscreen products made by Johnson & Johnson. The company has issued a voluntary recall after finding low levels of benzene, a known cancer-causing agent, in some samples. Read more

Pregnant Mom's Diet May Influence Baby's Cardiovascular Health

A pregnant woman's diet and other lifestyle factors may change how her baby's genes work in a way that can affect the child's cardiovascular health by age 8 or 9, new research has found. Read more

USF Receives $69.9 Million NIH Funding to Continue Study on Type 1 Diabetes

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of South Florida total expected funds of $69.9 million over the next four years to continue the follow-up of study participants in The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in The Young (TEDDY) consortium. TEDDY is the largest multicenter prospective study of young children with genetic susceptibility to type 1 diabetes (T1D). Read more

Stroke Prevented His Speech, But Brain Implant Brought It Back

Researchers have developed an implant that allowed a man with severe paralysis to "speak" again by translating his brain signals into text. Read more

This article was written by Jami Cooley

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