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Municipalities seek to adapt after a reduction in the transfer of doses of the BCG vaccine

Municipalities seek to adapt after a reduction in the transfer of doses of the BCG vaccine

States and municipalities are adopting strategies to adapt to the reduction in the transfer of doses of the BCG vaccine, ideally applied in the first days of life and fundamental in the prevention of severe cases of tuberculosis in children. The Ministry of Health says that the readjustment of the number of doses transferred to …

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Experiment shows how different odors can influence the visual perception of emotions

Experiment shows how different odors can influence the visual perception of emotions

Smells influence the human ability to visually perceive and correctly judge other people’s emotions — even if the person affected by the odor is unaware of its presence. As a result of the master’s research by Matheus Henrique Ferreira, currently a doctoral student at the Institute of Psychology at the University of São Paulo (IP-USP), …

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Taking care of oral health during pregnancy is essential

Taking care of oral health during pregnancy is essential

Oral health care should be part of everyone’s routine. However, during pregnancy this attention needs to be redoubled, also including dental prenatal care. With the objective of guiding future mothers on the importance of keeping their oral health up to date and, thus, making them go through all the phases of this very special moment …

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The ghost of Poliomyelitis may come back to haunt Brazil

The ghost of Poliomyelitis may come back to haunt Brazil

In recent years, the low vaccination rate has been worrying the competent institutions, including the family of Rotary, which is fighting for the eradication of the disease in the world. Poliomyelitis, also called polio or infantile paralysis, is an acute contagious disease caused by the poliovirus, which can infect children and adults through direct contact …

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US medical society reviews symptoms of major heart diseases

posted on 08/19/2022 06:00 (credit: Pixabay) Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death in the world and understanding the symptoms has important implications for the treatment, quality of life and longevity of those affected. Although some signs, such as chest pain, rapid heartbeat and facial paralysis, are easy to recognize, the North American …

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Intermittent fasting is better for losing weight, but not fat, says study

Intermittent fasting is better for losing weight, but not fat, says study

A clinical study revealed that time-restricted eating, known as intermittent fasting, is better for weight loss, but not necessarily fat loss.The practice, characterized by eating in windows of 10 hours or less followed by fasting, also had better results for blood pressure and mood, when compared to a feeding program of 12 hours or more. …

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Headache, dizziness, cramps and cramps after orgasm.  Is it normal?

Headache, dizziness, cramps and cramps after orgasm. Is it normal?

Dizziness, nausea, sneezing, cramps, headaches and the urge to urinate are some of the symptoms that can happen after orgasm, because the body goes through a peak of extreme excitement for a moment of relaxation. Juliana De Biagi, gynecologist, obstetrician and professor at Fempar (Faculdade Evangélica Mackenzie do Paraná), explains that during sex, in the …

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