Ukraine is entering a “long” phase of war, defense minister says

A satellite view of the damage to the eastern end of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, Ukraine, on May 12. (Maxar Technologies) Ukrainian officials say that the besieged soldiers…

Children get long Covid, too, and it can show up in unexpected ways

“When he woke up [November 10] and he was feeling even worse, I said, ‘You know what, let’s test you before you go in, because I don’t want you to…

Do Vaccines Protect Against Long Covid?

As the pandemic enters its third year, long Covid has emerged as an increasingly important concern. And many people are wondering whether getting a Covid shot can reduce their chances…

30% of COVID Patients in Study Developed ‘Long COVID’

About 30% of COVID-19 patients developed the condition known as long COVID, UCLA researchers said in a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The UCLA researchers studied…

N.B.A. Basketball Returns to Chinese TV After a Long Absence

China Central Television, China’s state-run TV network, has begun to broadcast N.B.A. games again, signaling that the rift between the league and the authoritarian government that has persisted since 2019…

How Long Should It Take to Grieve? Psychiatry Has Come Up With an Answer.

She noticed something odd: In many cases, patients were responding well to antidepressant medications, but their grief, as measured by a standard inventory of questions, was unaffected, remaining stubbornly high.…

As Robert Pattinson takes over, why ‘The Batman’s’ long history casts a long shadow among fans

Created in 1939, Batman isn’t the first superhero or even necessarily the best. But different approaches to adapting him for the screen have provoked inordinate passion among fans, including knee-jerk…

A Minor Leaguer’s Long Slog to the Majors, and His Short Trip Back

Jack Kruger was about to start a season with yet another minor league baseball team, the Salt Lake Bees, a Class AAA team in Utah, when his cellphone rang. Get…

Got a Covid Booster? You Probably Won’t Need Another for a Long Time

Researchers showed last year that the elite school inside of lymph nodes where the B cells train, called the germinal center, remains active for at least 15 weeks after the…

Vaccination Reduces Chance of Getting Long COVID, Studies Say

Feb. 16, 2022 Vaccination against COVID-19 reduces the risk of developing long COVID and improves long COVID symptoms among those who were unvaccinated when infected, according to a new comprehensive…