Breast cancer patients face postcode lottery for fertility treatment

Breast cancer patients face ‘cruel’ postcode lottery for fertility treatment as vital service is rationed on the NHS Chemotherapy given to women with breast cancer can leave them infertile Many women choose to freeze an embryo or their eggs for future IVF  Service is being rationed, with some patients deemed too overweight or old  Breast cancer patients face a ‘cruel’ […]

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New wound dressing will kill even resistant bacteria from Naturopathy naturopathy specialist portal

Protection against wound infection by the effective wound dressing A novel wound dressing itself is to kill resistant bacteria, a research team from Switzerland reported. The dressing consists of cellulose fibers, coated with antimicrobial peptides. In the context of the study, the Team showed how the Association itself fighting off resistant bacteria. Researchers at the Swiss Federal laboratories for materials […]

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Study hints, can’t prove, survivor plasma fights COVID-19

Mayo Clinic researchers reported a strong hint that blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors helps other patients recover, but it’s not proof and some experts worry if, amid clamor for the treatment, they’ll ever get a clear answer. More than 64,000 patients in the U.S. have been given convalescent plasma, a century-old approach to fend off flu and measles before vaccines. […]

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Is the COVID-19 virus pathogenic because it depletes specific host microRNAs?

Why is the COVID-19 virus deadly, while many other coronaviruses are fairly innocuous and just cause colds? A team of University of Alabama at Birmingham and Polish researchers propose an answer—the COVID-19 virus acts as a microRNA “sponge.” This action modulates host microRNA levels in ways that aid viral replication and stymies the host immune response. This testable hypothesis results […]

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Coronavirus and 1918 flu pandemic belong in same conversation, says ER doctor

Emergency room doctor says COVID-19 and 1918 flu pandemic belong in the same conversation An emergency room doctor and researcher said the novel coronavirus is a "frightening echo" of a flu pandemic from over 100 years ago. Dr. Jeremy Faust, an emergency physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital, told "America's Newsroom" Friday that a study he co-authored and was published in the medical […]

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Coronavirus-linked heart condition becomes growing concern for NCAA athletes

Fox News Flash top headlines for August 14 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A particular heart condition linked to the novel coronavirus is a growing concern for college athletes. Dr. Colleen Kraft, a fellow with the Infectious Diseases Society of America, which hosted a press briefing Thursday with NCAA officials on COVID-19 and college athletics, said she is […]

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Doing It Her Way! Bo Derek Reveals Why She’s Never Had Kids

To each their own. Bo Derek detailed her reasoning for abstaining from starting a family. Surprise! Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake and More Celebs Who Secretly Welcomed Babies “I thought about it at one time, but my life was so unconventional,” the actress, now 63, told Variety in an interview posted on Friday, August 14. “I think kids deserve at least a […]

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Coronavirus vs flu: Will the flu make coronavirus MORE deadly?

Coronavirus was initially underestimated as a threat when the first few pockets of infection emerged in China last year. Many international governments did not foresee the eventual calamity, leading it to catch them by surprise with deadly consequences. Now authorities have effectively adjusted to COVID-19, it would seem as if a similar scenario is unlikely again, but there is a […]

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Patients’ access to opioid treatment cumbersome

Women are having a difficult time getting into treatment for opioid addictions, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published today in JAMA Network Open. The “secret shopper” study used trained actors attempting to get into treatment with an addiction provider in 10 U.S. states. The results, with more than 10,000 unique patients, revealed numerous challenges in scheduling a […]

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