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New biological fountain of youth: Assume the fecal position

Can fecal transplantation reverse aging? Recent research suggests so. British scientists have found that transplanting faecal bacteria from young mice into older mice reverses the signs of aging in the gut, brain and eyes. Moreover, transplanting microbiota from old mice to young mice produces the opposite effects. The research provides “compelling evidence for the direct …

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European CDC Calls Omicron BA.4, BA.5 Covid-19 Variants Of Concern

With the release of the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron sub-variants, Portugal experienced a revival of … [+] Case Covid019. (Photo by Jorge Mantilla/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images When something goes from interesting to concerning, it usually gets worse. This would apply to a date, something in your fridge, and Covid-19 variants and …

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‘Smart’ Contact Lens Could Help Treat a Leading Cause of Blindness, Scientists Say

A flexible contact lens that senses eye pressure and releases medication on demand could help treat glaucoma, the world’s second leading cause of blindness. The compact wireless device, which was developed by a team of Chinese researchers and tested on pig and rabbit eyes so far, appears to detect and reduce increased eye pressure, one …

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COVID reinfection likely to become more common without variant-specific vaccines, experts say

CHICAGO (WLS) — Infectious disease specialists say COVID reinfection is likely to become increasingly common as the virus continues to mutate and our vaccines catch up. “The variants appear to be very effective in evading immunity from previous infection,” said Dr Max Brito, UIC Health. Chicago Bulls All Star Zach LaVine recently missed a playoff …

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compression socks, some meds not effective

Faits saillants de la ligne directrice : Plusieurs traitements à l’hôpital et thérapies post-congé pour les personnes qui ont eu une hémorragie intracérébrale ou un AVC hémorragique ne sont pas aussi efficaces que les professionnels de la santé le pensaient autrefois. Les chaussettes ou bas de contention, les médicaments anti-épileptiques et les traitements aux stéroïdes font …

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Osteoporosis patients should not be afraid to exercise regularly, say experts | Osteoporosis

Millions of people with osteoporosis shouldn’t be afraid to exercise regularly, experts have said in tips to boost bone health, reduce the risk of falls and improve posture. The condition, which weakens bones and makes them more likely to break, affects more than 3 million people in the UK and more than 150 million worldwide. …

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3.4 million Americans could be diagnosed with skin cancer in 2022

Placeholder while loading article actions About 3.4 million US residents will be diagnosed with skin cancer in 2022, according to estimates compiled by the American Cancer Society and the American Society of Clinical Oncologists. The vast majority (3.3 million) will have basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma, while the rest (99,780 people) will have melanoma …

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Mind-Altering Parasite May Make Infected People More Attractive, Study Suggests

The brain-hijacking parasite Toxoplasma gondii seems to be almost everywhere. The microscopic invader is thought to infect up to 50% of people, and a range of studies suggest it can alter human behavior, in addition to that of many other animals. The parasite has been linked to a wide range of neurological disorders, including schizophrenia …

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