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November 27, 2021
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World races to contain new COVID variant

The new variant has sparked fears of a major setback to global efforts against the pandemic. Fears mounted Saturday that a highly-infectious new coronavirus strain was […]
November 24, 2021
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Study finds gradual increase in COVID infection risk after second vaccine dose

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A study published by The BMJ today finds a gradual increase in the risk of COVID-19 infection from 90 days after receiving […]
October 31, 2021
Increased temperatures contributed to more than 200,000 cases of kidney disease in 15 years in Brazil alone: study thumbnail

Increased temperatures contributed to more than 200,000 cases of kidney disease in 15 years in Brazil alone: study

Professor Yuming Guo. Credit: Monash University Today the world’s largest study of the impact of temperature changes and kidney disease reveals that 7.4 percent of all […]
October 25, 2021
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COVID cases falling, but trouble signs arise as winter looms

In this Oct. 7, 2021, file photo, Sarah Staffiere adjusts a face covering on her daughter, Natalie, before school in Waterville, Maine. Tumbling COVID-19 case counts […]
October 22, 2021
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UK scientists probe Delta subvariant after rise in cases

British health officials on Friday said they were formally looking into a subvariant of the Delta strain of the coronavirus, after it was seen in a […]
October 7, 2021
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Second most common malaria parasite takes unrealized toll on human health

A week earlier, 12-year-old Reni in hospital in eastern Indonesia was emaciated, dehydrated, and severely anemic after weeks of suffering a moderately febrile illness that would […]
October 1, 2021
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What you need to know about urinary tract infections

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Despite the prevalence of the painful condition, women are fearful and frustrated with limited management options, according to Cedars-Sinai research published in […]
September 22, 2021
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How mucus protein contributes to worsening COPD, asthma and lung conditions

Electron microscope image is of a mucin network composed of MUC5AC and MUC5B. Credit: Ehre Lab Mucus is an essential protective layer of gel-like liquid composed […]
September 19, 2021
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Vaccine bookings spike after Italy extends Covid pass

Bookings for coronavirus vaccines in Italy spiked this week after the government said all employees must show proof of a jab, negative test or recent recovery […]
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