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Friday Nite Videos | November 4, 2022

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Long Covid: A Parallel Pandemic

We hear from people struggling with long Covid and what scientists have learned about the condition — or conditions — so far about long Covid’s diverse effects on the body.

Who Knew Tumors Have Their Own Microbiomes?

Carl Zimmer New York Times
New research reveals that cancer is rife with bacteria and fungi — a rich ecosystem that scientists say offers new possibilities for the detection and even the treatment of cancer

Alzheimer’s Disease: Controversy, Scandals and New Theories

Donald Weaver The Conversation
Alzheimer’s might not be primarily a brain disease. Studying beta-amyloids as abnormal proteins that cause Alzheimer’s disease has not translated into a useful drug or therapy. A new theory suggests it’s an autoimmune condition.

Polio: Facts, History and Why We’re on High Alert

Rosemary Rochford The Conversation
Fears of a polio resurgence in the US have health officials on high alert. A virologist explains the history of this dreaded disease, why it's resurfacing today and what we need to do to combat it.
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