The Daily Populous

Tuesday March 8th, 2022 night edition

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Most of the brain-related studies in this field have focused on those with moderate to severe Covid.

“It is brain damage, but it is possible that it is reversible,” she said.

They were invited back for a second brain scan, which they received an average of about five months after contracting the coronavirus.

Covid was apparently mild in the vast majority of these participants; only 15 of them were hospitalized with the disease.

Gray matter, which appears gray on certain brain scans, is comprised of various cells, including neurons.

The overall brain volume in people with Covid declined by an extra 0.3 percent over those without the disease.

The disease has proved maddeningly variable from patient to patient, and other studies have identified various means by which severe Covid in particular might damage the brain. »

Germany to spend $220bn for industrial transformation by 2026

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A “government source” tells the newspaper: “We have to address this over the short term, mid term and long term.

The prime minister is interested in giving the gas industry a climate pass in the transition to nuclear and renewables.”

The news follows various media reports of divisions within the ruling Conservative party about how best to achieve “energy security”. »

DeSantis’s press secretary says anyone who opposes Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill is a pedophile

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In a recent tweet, the press secretary of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) implied that those who oppose the state’s anti-LGBTQ “Don’t Say Gay” bill are pedophiles.

“The bill that liberals inaccurately call ‘Don’t Say Gay’ would be more accurately described as an Anti-Grooming Bill,” wrote Christina Pushaw.

If you’re against the Anti-Grooming Bill, you are probably a groomer or at least you don’t denounce the grooming of 4-8 year old children. »

Japan’s ‘killing stone’ splits in two, releasing superstitions amid the sulphur springs

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Legend has it that her true identity was an evil nine-tailed fox whose spirit is embedded in the hunk of lava, located in an area of Tochigi prefecture, near Tokyo, famous for its sulphurous hot springs.

“I feel like I’ve seen something that shouldn’t be seen,” one Twitter user said in a post that has attracted almost 170,000 likes.

Local and national government officials will meet to discuss the stone’s fate, according to the Shimotsuke Shimbun. »

Republicans warn Justice Department probe of Trump would trigger political war

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said any criminal referral from the House “would probably have as much political taint on it as you can get.”.

Republican strategists close to Trump are predicting a battle royale if the Department of Justice moves to indict the former president.".

“If your goal is to make sure Donald Trump is the nominee in 2024 for the Republicans, then by all means proceed with this. »