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Gonzalo Mozas, patient with severe atopic dermatitis: "My friends went out at night, I applied cream and took medication"

Gonzalo Mozas, patient with severe atopic dermatitis: “My friends went out at night, I applied cream and took medication”

In Spain around two million people suffer from atopic dermatitis, a skin disease that causes redness, swelling and itching. However, among them, about 50 thousand suffer severe atopic dermatitis (DAG), a much more severe condition that can become very limiting, especially in summer, when, in addition to a worsening of symptoms, the insecurities of some …

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Severe cognitive difficulties and genetic risk of psychosis

Children and adolescents with a genetic risk of psychosis may have severe cognitive difficulties that are associated with brain and genetic alterations. The sons and daughters of patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder who have cognitive difficulties also show some alterations in brain structure, as shown in a study by several groups of the Center …

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El impacto del covid es "desproporcionadamente más severo" en las mujeres

The impact of covid is “disproportionately more severe” in women

Numerous investigations since the start of the pandemic have considered that biological sex is a risk factor for suffering from Covid-19, with the virus having up to two times more impact on men than on women. However, a current study has disproved these preliminary studies, revising the existing data and offering a new reading that …

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A saliva test can determine if you are going to suffer from severe covid

A saliva test can determine if you are going to suffer from severe covid

A saliva analysis can be done in which the levels of the ACE2 protein are checked, which is the one to which coronaviruses adhere in order to enter cells. An investigation, initiated at the beginning of the pandemic, has made it possible to determine a possible risk marker for severe covid. And with a relatively …

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Higher levels of a saliva protein are associated with a higher risk of severe Covid

Higher levels of a saliva protein are associated with a higher risk of severe Covid

Having higher levels of the ACE2 protein in saliva, the one responsible for SARS-CoV-2 penetrating our cells, is related to greater susceptibility to infection by the virus and a higher risk of developing severe covid-19 in unvaccinated patients. This is demonstrated by a study carried out by researchers belonging to the Infectious Diseases area of …

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The vaccine protects people of any weight from severe Covid-19

The vaccine protects people of any weight from severe Covid-19

Vaccination center against Covid-19 in the Pakistani city of Karachi. SHAHZAIB AKBER EFE The ability to infect Covid in the air could decrease by 90% within 20 minutes of exhalation See all the news about the coronavirus Vaccines against Covid-19 have greatly reduced the number of severe cases of this disease in all people, regardless …

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