Coronavirus is giving Americans sleepless nights

(Natural News) The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has claimed another victim – the ability of Americans to get a good night’s sleep. A new survey by SleepStandards quizzed 1,014 Americans on their sleeping habits during the outbreak and found that 76.8 percent of respondents report having their sleep affected during this period. Outbreak anxiety keeping people up at night...
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the preoperative anxiety of hospitalized patients exposed to Spiritist “passe,” laying on of hand with the intention of healing (Sham) and without laying on of hand. Other variables as depression, pain, physiological parameters, muscle tension, and well-being were assessed. Patients in the Spiritist “passe” intervention group showed greater reductions in anxiet y (p 
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County commissioners told the Pittsburgh Business Times and other media outlets last week that they were told to expect targeted mitigation measures by Thursday.
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Medical College of Wisconsin president and CEO Dr. John Raymond Sr. called “very troubling” the recent increase in new Covid-19 cases in Wisconsin, but said lagging indicators of the disease’s impact like hospitalizations and deaths are not alarming so far. The number of new diagnoses in Wisconsin jumped in recent days after a lull following the Fourth of July. Wisc onsin posted its four highest days for new cases from July 9 through Sunday ranging from 752 to 929. “Our early indicators…
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An Austin company has created a device that can measure someone's heart beat without any physical contact. The race is on to bring the product to market as the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic. Click through to learn more about their latest partnership.
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A biopharmaceutical company that has been working in collaboration with UAB on an intranasal Covid-19 vaccine candidate said preclinical studies of the candidate had positive results. Altimmune Inc., a Gaithersburg, Maryland-based firm, said the results showed strong neutralizing activity and potent immunity in the respiratory tract. The nasal injection in the respiratory tract may be necessary to block both infection and transmission of the virus and prevent further spread.  Based on the findings,…
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The mayor wants to avoid more restrictions on business, but that will depend on whether Covid-19 cases keep rising.
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Cases rise by over 230,000 worldwide in 24 hours; 250,000 people in Manila to return to lockdown; Brazil cases near 2m‘Compelling’ evidence air pollution worsens coronavirus – studyGerman study finds low Covid-19 infection rate in schoolsFauci sidelined as Trump ’s White House steps up briefing campaignBereaved urge EU chief to supervise Italian coronavirus inquiry7.57pmBSTThe Trump administration is increasinglyat war with Anthony Fauci, the federal government ’s top public health expert, over the handling of the epidemic, as the US continues to report around 60,000 new cases a day.In what ap...
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Conclusion: So far no pharmacological intervention was proven effective and safe to warrant its use in the routine treatment of COVID-19 patients; therefore such patients should ideally be treated in the context of clinical trials. The recommendations herein provided will be revised continuously aiming to capture newly generated evidence.
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Conclusion: So far no pharmacological intervention was proven effective and safe to warrant its use in the routine treatment of COVID-19 patients; therefore such patients should ideally be treated in the context of clinical trials. The recommendations herein provided will be revised continuously aiming to capture newly generated evidence.
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People all around the world are on lockdown. Many — though not all — suddenly have fewer commitments on their calendars than they ever had before. Freed from all the traveling to work or school and back, from rushing out to meet other people at restaurants or sporting events, and from doing all those errands that are no longer possible because so many places are closed, many of us who are not essential workers and who are not doing even more caregiving than usual, should be feeling especially energetic these days. But that’s not what seems to be happening. All over social media, people are reporting that...
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