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Second dose of flu vaccine now recommended for seniors

Second dose of flu vaccine now recommended for seniors

André Biernath – @andre_biernath – From BBC News Brazil in London Vaccine Due to the decline in immunity over time, specialists from the Brazilian Society of Immunizations (SBIm) started to recommend a second annual dose of the vaccine against the Influenza virus, which causes the flu, for groups considered to be at greater risk for …

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Association between intravenous immunoglobulin dose and outcomes in children with acute Kawasaki disease

Association between intravenous immunoglobulin dose and outcomes in children with acute Kawasaki disease

The most effective dosage of intravenous immunoglobulin (intravenous immunoglobulin – IVIG) to prevent coronary artery abnormalities (coronary artery abnormalities – CAAs) in pediatric patients with acute Kawasaki disease (KD) remains uncertain. In order to identify the appropriate dose to be administered to children with acute KD, researchers conducted a study in Japan using a bank …

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Research says one dose of alcohol is enough to change the brain

Research says one dose of alcohol is enough to change the brain

Research published in the PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences), at the Universities of Cologne and Manheim-Heidelberg, both in Germany, confirmed that a single ingested dose of alcohol permanently alters the morphology of neurons. brain. Specifically, alcohol affects synapse structure and mitochondrial dynamics. Using the fly genetic system model Drosophila Melanogaster (popularly known …

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