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New strain of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever: what we know

New strain of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever: what we know

A new strain of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever was discovered by scientists at Moscow’s Sechenov University in southern Russia on Tuesday (June 28th). The opportunity to take stock of this little-known disease transmitted mainly by ticks and fatal in 10 to 40% of cases. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is making headlines again. This disease can lead to …

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Israeli tech flags drug interactions with AI

Israeli tech flags drug interactions with AI

A technology developed and deployed in Israel can alert doctors to divergent treatment regimens that could lead their patients to hospital. Many elderly patients end up in hospital because of drug interactions or when treatments are not adapted to the latest tests. This phenomenon is called, in medical jargon, “suboptimal polypharmacy”. Receive our free daily …

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Acupuncture for headaches

According to the WHO, 1 to 3% of adults worldwide regularly suffer from tension headaches. It is headache mild, mild to moderate in intensity. Faced with this problem, few therapeutic solutions are effective. Recently, researchers have taken an interest in acupuncture as a possible alternative to relieve patients. Results. Headaches and therapeutic solutions Tension headaches …

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Does the flu vaccine protect us against Alzheimer's disease?  A study reveals that it reduces the risk by 40%!

Does the flu vaccine protect us against Alzheimer’s disease? A study reveals that it reduces the risk by 40%!

Many efforts are being made to develop a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. But until today, many promising treatments in animals have subsequently failed in clinical trials. Regarding the progress of vaccines, they are very slow. But several studies suggest that part of the cure may have been under our noses for decades in the form …

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Men over 50: Here are some steps you can take to take better care of your health - CNET

Men over 50: Here are some steps you can take to take better care of your health – CNET

Michael M. Kadish, 83, lives in Brooklyn, New York, and describes himself as “in good health with a few ailments, nothing life threatening.” After reaching the age of 55, he developed arthritis, prostate problems, spinal stenosis and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). The prostate problem is under control with medication, and he is taking medication …

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New hope in the fight against cancer: a genetically modified virus can increase the life expectancy of children with brain tumors

New hope in the fight against cancer: a genetically modified virus can increase the life expectancy of children with brain tumors

Each year in Europe, more than 35,000 new cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed and 6,000 children die from it. The breakthrough made by Spanish researchers concerns infiltrating glioma of the brainstem (GITC). In France, nearly 50 children are affected each year, as many girls as boys, making GITC a rare tumour. The discovery of …

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