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A vial of flu vaccine at CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic in Miami on September 10, 2021.

COVID may have pushed major seasonal flu virus to extinction

enlarge / A vial of flu vaccine at CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic in Miami on September 10, 2021. The pandemic coronavirus’s debut has caused widespread devastation — not even seasonal flu viruses have been spared. The 2020-2021 flu season is all but canceled amid travel restrictions, quarantines, closures, physical distancing, mask wearing, enhanced handwashing and …

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‘Love Hormone’ Oxytocin Could Heal Broken Hearts

To summarize: Oxytocin, a hormone associated with intimacy and love, can help heal damage after a heart attack.Researchers find that oxytocin stimulates Stem cells migrate from the outer layer of the heart to the middle layer, where it develops into the muscle cells that produce heart contractions. This can be used to promote regeneration of …

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Breakthrough in understanding how cancer spreads could lead to better treatments, experts say

Potential cancer breakthrough as scientists finally discover how tumors ‘hijack’ healthy cells

Potential cancer breakthrough as scientists finally discover how tumors ‘hijack’ healthy cells to spread throughout the body Cancer cells ‘hijack’ the process healthy cells use to spread throughout the body Metastasis – when cancer spreads – is very difficult to prevent Researchers find it previously difficult to pinpoint key drivers of this process Daily Mail …

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Large-scale study finds coffee drinkers may live longer than the rest of us

People who drink 2 to 3 cups of coffee a day tend to live longer and have less cardiovascular disease than people who don’t drink coffee, according to an analysis of nearly half a million records from the UK Biobank. While the study doesn’t claim that drinking more coffee can prolong your life, it’s still …

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Ohio reports death of one monkeypox patient, CDC warns of serious illness from monkeypox

CNN — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued a new warning to health care providers about serious illness in monkeypox patients. The alert came as Ohio reported that a person with monkeypox had died — the third known death of a monkeypox patient in the United States. Ohio listed the …

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How Long Older People Can Live Comes Down to 17 Often Surprising Factors

To summarize: The researchers designed a new life expectancy model that is based less on disease diagnosis and more on other factors, including cholesterol levels and lifestyle. resource: Duke University A new model for predicting life expectancy in older adults relies less on their diagnosis of a specific disease and more on things like grocery …

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‘Vaccine-derived poliovirus’ is the new thing you can’t talk about

Polio, a virus once thought to be a thing of the past, has recently re-emerged in wastewater in New York state. Politico helpfully explained that this recent occurrence is actually a form of “vaccine-derived poliovirus.” The term, while technically correct, is “particularly unskillful and confusing” and should not be used. As the Yale University School …

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Experts say adding sugar and milk fat to coffee can reduce their health benefits.

Drinking these types of coffee can prolong life, study shows

CNN — Drinking two to three cups of most types of coffee a day can protect you from cardiovascular disease and early death, a new study finds. “The results suggest that mild to moderate intake of Ground, instant and decaffeinated coffee should be considered part of a healthy lifestyle.” Melbourne Hospital. The researchers found that …

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A multicenter randomized trial of a bionic pancreas for the treatment of type 1 diabetes

The authors’ full names and education are as follows: Steven J. Russell, MD, Ph.D., Roy W. Beck, MD, Ph.D., Edward R. Damiano, Ph.D., Firas H. El-Khatib, Ph.D., Katrina J. Ruedy, MSPH, Courtney A. Balliro, RN, CDCES, CRN-BC, Zoey Li, MS, Peter Calhoun, PhD, R. Paul Wadwa, MD, Bruce Buckingham , MD, Keren Zhou, MD, Mark …

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