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New study determines likely cause of long covid and indicates possible treatments

New study determines likely cause of long covid and indicates possible treatments

+ New Yale School of Medicine research shows cortisol link to “long-lasting Covid” symptoms (Photo: Unsplash) Public health officials are struggling to understand long-term covid, the condition in which patients report symptoms such as fatigue, muscle weakness and short memory months after infection. A new study published on Wednesday and released by the news portal …

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Hepatitis B rate in ES is three times higher than the national average, study indicates |  Online Tribune

Hepatitis B rate in ES is three times higher than the national average, study indicates | Online Tribune

HBV infection is a major public health problem in Brazil. | Photo: Canva A study developed by researchers from the Federal University of Espírito Santo (Ufes) and invited researchers concluded that the State of Espírito Santo is among the Brazilian states with the highest rates of infection by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the …

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Vegetarians are more at risk of hip fracture, study finds

Vegetarians are more at risk of hip fracture, study finds

Women who follow a vegetarian diet have a 33% higher risk of hip fracture during middle age compared to carnivores, according to a study done at the University of Leeds in the UK. The research, published in the journal BMC Medicine, analyzed data from 26,318 middle-aged volunteers classified as regular carnivores, occasional carnivores, pescetarians (who …

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A 70-year-old woman has been able to control HIV for 15 years without medication.  Functional cure inspires scientists

A 70-year-old woman has been able to control HIV for 15 years without medication. Functional cure inspires scientists

It’s not a unique case, but there’s only one more patient to achieve the feat. A functional HIV cure is still a novelty, but scientists believe it could open the door to treating the disease. A 70-year-old Spanish woman has managed to control the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) spontaneously, that is, without the use of …

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Monkeypox: Skin-to-skin contact during sex is the dominant form of disease transmission, says Lancet study

Monkeypox: Skin-to-skin contact during sex is the dominant form of disease transmission, says Lancet study

Scientists from several countries are trying to identify the peculiarities of the current outbreak of monkeypox, a disease that until then was restricted to places in Africa where the monkeypox virus is endemic and now spreads across all continents. One of the most striking features has been transmission, which was previously considered by the World …

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Study indicates that the rate of hepatitis B in ES is three times higher than the national average

Study indicates that the rate of hepatitis B in ES is three times higher than the national average

The state of Espírito Santo is among the Brazilian states with the highest rates of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in the country. The prevalence of chronic hepatitis B is about three times higher than the national average, which is around 0.5% of the population, with a predominance of the family component in the transmission …

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Study indicates that the rate of hepatitis B in ES is three times higher than the national average

Study indicates that the rate of hepatitis B in ES is three times higher than the national average

The state of Espírito Santo is among the Brazilian states with the highest rates of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in the country. The prevalence of chronic hepatitis B is about three times higher than the national average, which is around 0.5% of the population, with a predominance of the family component in the transmission …

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New study: learn about the main consequences of COVID-19

New study: learn about the main consequences of COVID-19

Patients infected with COVID-19 may continue to experience extreme fatigue and headache for more than four months after becoming infected. In addition, muscle aches, cough, chills, nasal congestion and changes in smell and taste are other symptoms that can remain for a long time in the period called “post-COVID”. The finding is from a study …

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Lack of vitamin D can cause inflammation and diabetes, study suggests

Lack of vitamin D can cause inflammation and diabetes, study suggests

In addition to improving your mood, getting some sunshine outside can prevent diabetes and cardiovascular problems, according to a study by the University of South Australia. According to scientists, people with good levels of vitamin D in their blood are at less risk of developing the diseases. Information from 294,000 Britons participating in the UK …

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