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Q: Anyone join the Covid Vaccine trial phase

Shanghai had started trial run of Covid vaccine, anyone dare to join? Who is eligible to get the vaccine? Is it safe? Please share the related information.

3 years 22 weeks ago in  Health & Safety - Shanghai

 
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haha, stiggs,,, I'll do the one in SHG for the mere price of 1million large ,,,, and 5 yr 'no bustin' my ballz'' visa.   and if I croak it from the test they have to bury me in the local skip with full honors...

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Haha, to be honest I would too. 

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"Is it safe?"

 

That's the point of the trials, they find some living crash test dummies with probably not much to lose, inject them with whatever they've been working on and wait to see what happens.

 

"Please share the related information."

 

You're asking on ECC? I'm going to go out on a limb and say the best you can hope for here is a conspiracy theory or two, maybe some links to articles that are loosly related to the subject and probably some trolling.

 

Personally, I'd be wary of any vaccine rushed through the usual process at lightning speed and used as bragging rights by politicians but maybe I'm just the anxious type.

 

 

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.. Can't wait ...

 

Second AstraZeneca volunteer reportedly suffers rare neurological condition, but UK company says it’s not related to vaccine 

Second AstraZeneca volunteer reportedly suffers rare neurological condition, but UK company says it’s not related to vaccine 

Two people have fallen ill during the trials of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine in the UK, the company’s internal papers revealed, and a source said they had both suffered from the same serious neurological disorder. 

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https://www.cnet.com/health/volunteer-for-a-coronavirus-trial/

 

Who should join a coronavirus vaccine study? 

The CoVPN is looking for adults (18 and older) of all races, ethnicities, sexes and gender identities to join studies. 

You don't have to be in perfect health, either: Researchers want participants who are older and have underlying health conditions to participate, because those people are more likely to become sick with COVID-19 -- and the point of these trials is to find out if the vaccines can prevent people from becoming sick. 

Researchers are also interested in recruiting people of color, because it's clear that those communities have been hit harder by the novel coronavirus. For a vaccine to be successful, it has to be successful for all races.

Pregnant women are also eligible to participate in coronavirus vaccine studies. 

An important thing to remember is that these trials can be time-intensive for participants. For any CoVPN studies, you'll be required to visit a research site 10 to 12 times throughout your trial. You'll also have to keep track of how you feel in the hours and days after receiving your shot, and respond to follow-ups from research coordinators. If you can't make the time commitment, you may not want to sign up for a coronavirus vaccine trial.

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haha, stiggs,,, I'll do the one in SHG for the mere price of 1million large ,,,, and 5 yr 'no bustin' my ballz'' visa.   and if I croak it from the test they have to bury me in the local skip with full honors...

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Haha, to be honest I would too. 

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... so no vaccine in case one's arse is 'one-way-street-only'?

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Why does this information not surprise me?

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Imagine of bending first, before getting new contract or working visa ...

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The logical next step in the process.

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surprise Where are all these healthy crowds ...? 

 

Cannabis to the rescue? New research suggests CBD oil may protect against Covid-19 lung damage

Cannabis to the rescue? New research suggests CBD oil may protect against Covid-19 lung damage

Scientists have discovered that CBD oil may increase levels of a protective chemical in the lungs and other organs which could stave off the worst effects of Covid-19. However, more research is needed to apply this to treatment. 

Scientists have discovered that CBD oil may increase levels of a protective chemical in the lungs and other organs which could stave off the worst effects of Covid-19. However, more research is needed to apply this to treatment.

Cytokine is a type of protein secreted by immune cells in response to inflammation and infection. However, an overactive cytokine response during a particularly bad case of Covid-19, for instance, can wreak havoc on the lungs and even kill patients.

A naturally occurring peptide called apelin has been shown to reduce this response in laboratory models of another killer disease, adult respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS.

In newly published research by scientists from the Dental College of Georgia and Medical College of Georgia, CBD oil has been shown to increase apelin levels, in addition to improving oxygen levels and reducing inflammation – and thus lung damage incurred – in ARDS.

Blood levels of apelin dropped to almost zero in the ARDS model but increased twenty-fold when CBD was administered.

“CBD almost brought it back to a normal level,” researcher Dr. Jack Yu said.

Apelin functions as a key regulator which helps normalize blood pressure and inflammation and is produced in the heart, lungs, brain, and blood. It works in tandem with the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptor to control blood pressure.

However, ACE2 is the very means by which Covid-19 enters human cells and disrupts normal function.

The coronavirus interrupts the working relationship between ACE2 and apelin and prevents them from allowing blood vessels to relax, hijacking cells to produce more virus.

“It is an association; we don't know yet about causative, but it is a very good indicator of the disease,” researcher and DCG immunologist Babak Baban says.

Reduced ACE2 levels appear to have a knock-on effect on the production of apelin, and therefore reduce naturally occurring protection within the lungs and associated organs.

The researchers caution that more research is needed but point to the strong correlation found in their earlier work on ARDS and the important role played by apelin, as well as the benefits of increasing apelin levels via CBD treatment.

However, there is significant and ongoing debate within the scientific community as to the efficacy of CBD, which has been touted as a cure-all for conditions ranging from depression, chronic pain, and sleep disorders to recurring skin conditions like acne.

There is a dearth of evidence and clinical research to support these alleged benefits, with most of the support for CBD as a treatment stemming from anecdotal evidence.

“The public appears to believe CBD is medicine,” says Davey Smith, chief of infectious diseases and global public health at the University of California San Diego.

To date, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has only approved one CBD-related treatment, which helps with epileptic seizures.

“It's being promoted for all kinds of purposes for which it's never been studied,” says James Adams, chief medical officer at Northwestern Medicine.

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It will even help my buddy ... 

 

Warsaw Zoo begins medical marijuana trial to help calm its stressed-out and grieving elephants

 

Warsaw Zoo begins medical marijuana trial to help calm its stressed-out and grieving elephants

 

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I was just reading about people who are still wrecked from covid, months after kicking it.

 

People often say "well it doesn't kill most people so what's the big deal" but having ongoing lung and heart issues - to the point where they can't even walk up stairs - doesn't sound like much fun either.

 

Better shmoke up fellas, it's for your health ya know.

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Where did you get this gif.?

Am afraid my laptop will quit 'cause it's blinking so hard ... I want to put my shades on ..

 

Yeah, all this 'healthy prohibition' or ..  .. or 'prohibition of health' ...

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