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Hepatitis C Can Be Cured

Hepatitis C Can Be Cured

Nowadays hepatitis C can be cured, but in the past it used to lead to cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer. Recently there was a review article about hepatitis C in the journal Medical News Today. The cause of hepatitis C is a virus that belongs to the Hepacivirus group of viruses.
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Your blood Group can be a Factor for Developing an Early Stroke

Your blood Group can be a Factor for Developing an Early Stroke

Recently a publication noted that your blood group can be a factor for developing an early ischemic stroke (before the age of 60). The majority of ischemic strokes develop after the age of 60. But another research group found that your blood group can also be the reason why you may de
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Exotic Infectious Disease from an Aromatherapy Room Spray

Exotic Infectious Disease from an Aromatherapy Room Spray

In the summer of 2021 an exotic infectious disease from an aromatherapy room spray caused the deaths of two people. The CDC epidemiologist Dr. Jennifer McQuiston, who helped lead the investigation ordered hundreds of tests of home products to identify where the contamination of rare b
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Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome after Covid-19

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome after Covid-19

It is important to realize that multisystem inflammatory syndrome after Covid-19 occurs about 4 weeks following a spike of Covid-19 cases. Notably, children typically present with fever, abdominal pain, neck pain, diarrhea, bloodshot eyes and tiredness. CNN reviewed this syndrome here
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Garlic was Effective against Rheumatoid Arthritis

Garlic was Effective against Rheumatoid Arthritis

A randomized study on 70 women patients found that garlic was effective against rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers accepted 62 of the women into the study. Half of the patients received 1000 mg of a garlic extract (the equivalent of 2.5 grams of fresh garlic). To clarify, the study
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Gum Disease is a Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Gum Disease is a Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

A study from July 2020 confirmed that gum disease is a risk for Alzheimer’s disease. This study was based on the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES III, 1988-1994). Researchers followed more than 6000 patients for up to 26 years. The degree of chronic ging
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Natural Immune-boosting STING Protein Against Cancer

Natural Immune-boosting STING Protein Against Cancer

Researchers have detected a natural immune-boosting STING protein against cancer. STING stands for STimulator of INterferon Genes. Scientists at Scripps Research have found this molecule that is part of the immune system. It is essential for mounting an immune response against viruses
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Why Do Mosquitoes Like Human Blood?

Why Do Mosquitoes Like Human Blood?

During the warmer season mosquitoes like to attack us, but why do mosquitoes like human blood? There are approximately 3500 species of mosquitoes in the world, but only a few species are biting humans. One of the more important mosquito varieties that are of concern is the Aedes aegyp
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A New Antiviral Drug Combats Herpes and Resistant Herpes

A New Antiviral Drug Combats Herpes and Resistant Herpes

Antiviral drugs against herpes often develop resistance, but a new antiviral drug combats herpes and resistant herpes. A publication from researchers at the Lund University in Sweden on July 24, 2020 provided a different approach. Alex Evilevitch, Associate Professor and senior lectur
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Hydroxychloroquine Not Effective Against Covid-19 Coronavirus

Hydroxychloroquine Not Effective Against Covid-19 Coronavirus

A new study’s result is malaria drug hydroxychloroquine not effective against Covid-19 coronavirus. Some time ago Donald Trump suggested that the malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine would be effective for Covid-19 coronavirus patients in treating them when hospitalized. This prompted sev
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