Episode 5: what is breakthrough infection? Also COVID research, Ayurveda to cure Gulf War illness, mice that sweat fat and much more

Science under the sun

04-09-2021 • 23 mins

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In this episode, we dive deep into breakthrough infections and some other interesting developments in COVID research. We also cover why oral vaccines may sometimes fail, a potential new treatment for breast cancer, more evidence on why it’s important to have a healthy microbiome, Ayurvedic medicine could offer a potential cure for a long standing illness among soldiers and lots more new and interesting research findings.

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Music: The Get Away by Mr Smith. Accessed from Free Music Archive, used without any changes.

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References:

  1. Antibodies against COVID: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2021.07.025;
  2. COVID and myopia among children: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2021-319307;
  3. Environmental enteric dysfunction and oral vaccines: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.immuni.2021.07.005;
  4. Triple negative breast cancer and statins: https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.33797
  5. Calorie restriction and healthy heart: https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.051943;
  6. Diapers, sanitary pads and glue: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-24488-9;
  7. Gut microbiome and brain development: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.102797;
  8. Feeding rhythms and anti-microbial immunity: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2021.07.001;
  9. Gulf war illness and Andrographolide: https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci11070905;
  10. Parenting methods and brain development: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579420001716;
  11. Mice that sweat fat: https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abd2893;
  12. Healthy heart and plant-based diet: https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.020718;
  13. Breakthrough infection: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(21)00460-6;
  14. Breakthrough infection: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2105000;
  15. Breakthrough infection: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2782882;
  16. Breakthrough infection: https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/breaking-down-breakthrough-covid-19-infections/;
  17. Breakthrough infection: https://scitechdaily.com/what-is-a-breakthrough-infection-what-you-need-to-know-about-catching-covid-19-after-vaccination/;

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