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DF has 118 confirmed cases of monkeypox, points out Health Department

DF has 118 confirmed cases of monkeypox, points out Health Department

The Federal District has 118 confirmed cases of monkeypox and 127 suspected cases. The data were released this Monday (15/8), by the Department of Health of the DF. Another 154 patients had a negative diagnosis after laboratory tests. Of the total number of infected, 113 are male and 5 are female, and all are over …

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Research teaches better way to share weight training.  Understand

Research teaches better way to share weight training. Understand

A research published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport last month brings important indications to clarify one of the biggest doubts of people who practice bodybuilding: how to divide training to maximize results? According to the researchers, the frequency of repetitions matters more than the physical strength employed. This means that …

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Meconium in amniotic fluid may be a protective factor for childhood wheezing

Meconium in amniotic fluid may be a protective factor for childhood wheezing

A study conducted in Japan and published in European Journal of Pediatrics revealed a decreased incidence of infant wheezing among babies born to women with meconium-stained amniotic fluid (LAM) at term births. The article describes that, through still unknown mechanisms, LAM was associated with a decrease in the incidence of wheezing in offspring up to …

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Low back pain in pregnancy: causes and main care | Drauzio Varella

Back pain is common in this period due to the weight of the belly. Learn how to alleviate the problem. Pregnancy causes a series of physical and hormonal changes in the body. The most obvious of these is a growing belly, which, along with weight gain, can cause back pain. Usually, discomfort usually appears from …

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Barueri warns of attacks against monkeys - Correio Paulista

Barueri warns of attacks against monkeys – Correio Paulista

Due to the increase in confirmed cases of the monkeypox virus (popularly called monkeypox) around the world, there has been a wave of misguided attacks against monkeys. This is because some people associate the transmission of the virus to the animal. The coordinator of Health Surveillance of the Municipal Health Department of Barueri, Rosana Perri …

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Bariatric surgery: Long-term effects of sleeve and bypass on diabetes remission

Bariatric surgery: Long-term effects of sleeve and bypass on diabetes remission

The most important thing about any operative procedure is the long-term benefit it will provide. This discussion is valid for any type of procedure from inguinal hernias, oncological surgeries and even bariatric procedures. As for bariatric surgeries, we must balance two main elements: restriction and desorption. In the early days of bariatric surgery, malabsorption was …

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Esclerose Múltipla: entenda o que é e quais os cuidados que previnem o avanço da doença

Multiple Sclerosis: what it is and what precautions prevent the disease from progressing

Multiple Sclerosis: understand what it is and what precautions prevent the disease from progressing – FREEPIK/ kjpargeter Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune, inflammatory, demyelinating and chronic disease that affects the Central Nervous System (brain and spinal cord). Predominant in young adults, being the age group with the highest incidence, on average, from 20 to …

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Trackers placed on moths reveal incredible migration journey

Trackers placed on moths reveal incredible migration journey

By placing trackers on the backs of moths, scientists have revealed the trajectory these animals take on their migrations, and they are more impressive than anyone imagined. Every year, trillions of insects migrate across the world, carrying pollen and nutrients across continents, traveling thousands of kilometers. The prevailing belief was that these migrations were based …

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School environment can make a difference in encouraging physical activity

School environment can make a difference in encouraging physical activity

School incentives contribute to the development of healthy behaviors in young people Practicing physical exercises is an important habit, which brings benefits to physical and mental health, avoiding cardiovascular diseases, increasing body mobility and helping in the treatment of psychological disorders. However, a survey conducted by the University of Georgia (USA) indicates that 75% of …

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Scientists implant trackers in moths to understand migratory movement

Scientists implant trackers in moths to understand migratory movement

It was long thought that migratory insects go where the wind blows. However, growing evidence indicates that they are indeed great navigators and can select favorable conditions to carry out their journeys – this is the case for a certain species of moth. In an article published in science, researchers demonstrate that the skull butterfly …

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