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When are vitamin B12 injections necessary?

When are vitamin B12 injections necessary?

The vitamin B12 deficiency it makes us susceptible to heart attacks, Alzheimer’s, infectious diseases, (…) and there are even those who associate low levels of vitamin B12 with depressive disorders. When this is scarce in our body, it quickly manifests itself in fatigueweakness, loss of appetiteproblems of Balance and constipation. In addition to all of …

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Why you should eat cherries: they help you lose weight and 7 other benefits

Why you should eat cherries: they help you lose weight and 7 other benefits

Cherry season is just around the corner, but are these super-sweet, bite-sized fruits the kind of good for our bodies? We’ve asked cherry nutrition experts to explain the health benefits of cherries—including sweet and tart—and how to enjoy more cherries in your diet this summer. Cherries are a great source of vitamin C, calcium, iron, …

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Monkeypox: why the WHO does not declare a public health emergency

Monkeypox: why the WHO does not declare a public health emergency

An electron microscope (EM) image shows mature monkeypox virus particles (REUTERS/CDC/Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regnery) The start of the new monkeypox outbreak will be 2 months old next week, since the first cases were detected in the United Kingdom on May 6. The world already has more than 3,500 cases in more than 50 countries …

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The COVID-19 vaccine protects people of all body weights

The COVID-19 vaccine protects people of all body weights

Summary Background A high BMI has been associated with a reduced immune response to influenza vaccination. Our objective was to investigate the association between BMI and COVID-19 vaccine uptake, vaccine effectiveness, and risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes after vaccination using a large representative population-based cohort from England. . Methods In this population-based cohort study, we …

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The WHO called for an “urgent” response from Europe to combat monkeypox

The WHO called for an “urgent” response from Europe to combat monkeypox

Stock image of the World Health Organization logo at the entrance to the WHO building in Geneva, Switzerland (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File) The World Health Organization (WHO) called this Friday to take “urgent” measures to contain the spread of monkeypox in Europe, where cases tripled in the last two weeks. In a statement, the regional director of …

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At the moment, monkeypox does not constitute an international emergency: UN

At the moment, monkeypox does not constitute an international emergency: UN

The Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization (OMDS) considers that the monkeypox outbreak does not constitute, for the time being, a public health emergency of international concern. After a three-day meeting, the Committee resolved by consensus to advise the Director General of the Organization to do not declare the highest level of alert according …

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The WHO calls for an "urgent" response from Europe against monkeypox

The WHO calls for an “urgent” response from Europe against monkeypox

First modification: 07/01/2022 – 19:58Last modification: 07/01/2022 – 19:56 Copenhagen (AFP) – The World Health Organization (WHO) called this Friday to take “urgent” measures to contain the spread of monkeypox in Europe, where cases have tripled in the last two weeks. In a statement, the regional director of the health organization called on European countries …

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Deadliest childhood brain tumor could be treatable with a virus

Deadliest childhood brain tumor could be treatable with a virus

A novel therapy using a oncolytic virus (designed to attack only cancer cells) has been used for the first time worldwide to treat patients with diffuse intrinsic truncal gliomathe brain tumor which causes more deaths in childrenand it has been proven that this procedure is feasible and safe and has hardly any adverse effects. This …

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Desarrollan un dispositivo implantable para el dolor, sin fármacos

They develop an implantable device for pain, without drugs

EUROPA PRESS.- A team of researchers led by Northwestern University in the United States has developed a small soft and flexible implant that relieves pain on demand and without the need for drugs. This first-of-its-kind implantable pain device could provide a much-needed alternative to opioids and other highly addictive drugs, its authors write in the …

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