Recent health news covers a range of topics, including cancer rates among Gen Xers, the protective effectiveness of the COVID vaccine, and the effect of anesthesia doses on brain toxicity.

A recent study published in JAMA Network Open highlights that Generation X individuals, born between 1965 and 1980, have higher rates of certain cancers compared to Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation. While some cancers such as lung and cervical have decreased, others such as thyroid, kidney, prostate and ovarian are on the rise. Researchers warn that this trend could keep overall cancer rates elevated for years to come in the US.

In terms of protection against COVID, a California study suggests that individuals who experience at least seven different symptoms after receiving the vaccine are more likely to have better protection. These symptoms include fatigue, muscle and joint pain, chills, headache, fever and nausea. The researchers found that enduring these temporary side effects can lead to double the antibody levels, increasing the effectiveness of the vaccine.

On the topic of anesthesia doses, a study conducted by researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine shows that higher doses of anesthesia during cardiac surgery are no more toxic to the brain than lower doses. The study, which included over 1,000 elderly patients

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