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This 15-month study has surprising results: it uses an old vaccine that could be the weapon against the next pandemics (and showed 92% effectiveness against covid)

This 15-month study has surprising results: it uses an old vaccine that could be the weapon against the next pandemics (and showed 92% effectiveness against covid)

A vaccine from the past to the future? Experts are optimistic. But even so, they also call for caution. In any case: “If we had known about this at the beginning of the covid-19 pandemic, we would have managed to obtain a great protective effect on the population during the first year of the pandemic” …

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LED therapy may be "light" at the end of the tunnel for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and stroke

LED therapy may be “light” at the end of the tunnel for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and stroke

Parkinson’s, dementia and stroke are the most common neurological diseases in the elderly population, and also some of the most feared. According to a study published in the scientific journal Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatrynearly half (48.2%) of women over 45 will develop dementia, Parkinson’s or suffer a stroke. The alert also serves the …

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Treatment of liver cirrhosis: New developments in the management of esophagogastric varices and HPCS

Treatment of liver cirrhosis: New developments in the management of esophagogastric varices and HPCS

Liver cirrhosis is the final stage of chronic liver disease and can be divided into compensated and decompensated phases. Recent evidence reinforces the importance of preventing first decompensation in those patients with compensated cirrhosis or clinically significant liver disease. With the advent of non-invasive measures of liver stiffness, new concepts gained momentum. The measurement of …

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Diabetes in pregnant women affects 18% of Brazilian pregnant women;  see care

Diabetes in pregnant women affects 18% of Brazilian pregnant women; see care

One of the most special moments in a woman’s life can become a nightmare if proper care is not taken. On Pregnancy Day, celebrated last Monday, 15th, the Brazilian Society of Diabetes (SBD) warned of gestational diabetes mellitus, which affects 18% of pregnancies in Brazil. A temporary condition generated by changes in hormonal balance during …

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How to wake up earlier?  See ways to improve the relationship with the alarm clock

How to wake up earlier? See ways to improve the relationship with the alarm clock

I’m a night owl, but during the week I have to get up early for my morning commute to work. What can I do to become a morning person? Good sleep is difficult to achieve. According to the US federal government, more than a third of adults routinely lack a healthy amount of sleep, defined …

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Relaxing massage reduces stress and anxiety: understand benefits

posted on 08/19/2022 14:17 (credit: Jürgen Rübig by Pixabay) In an increasingly fast-paced world, with political, economic and health crises, people are more prone to stress, anxiety, physical and mental fatigue. Medicines and clinical treatments become options accessible to most citizens. But what few people know and fail to invest in is the benefit of …

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More than 30% of Covid-19 patients have neurological problems

Using sweetener causes changes in the gut, study shows

Study with volunteers and guinea pigs published this Friday (18/8) demonstrates the impacts of aspartame, saccharin, stevia and sucralose in the body. The sweeteners aspartame, saccharin, stevia and sucralose significantly impact the microbiota of our body, notably the intestinal microbiota, according to a study published this Friday (19/8) in the scientific journal cell. In the …

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Association between vitamin D levels in the second trimester of pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus

Association between vitamin D levels in the second trimester of pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus

Some articles published in the literature have demonstrated an association between vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy and the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). On the other hand, some studies failed to demonstrate this association, leaving the subject somewhat controversial. The article described in this text is one of the projects that analyzed this association, …

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