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Modern medicine unveils mystery of ancient mummy death

[ad_1] THURSDAY February 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) Modern technology has unraveled an ancient mystery about the death of an Egyptian king. Computed tomography (CT) scans of the mummified remains of Pharaoh Seqenenre Taa II, the Brave, revealed new details about his head injuries that had not previously been found in …

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Pandemic increases teacher stress and dropout rates

[ad_1] THURSDAY February 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) Stress is the number one reason American teachers left the profession before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey reveals. Almost 1,000 former public school teachers were interviewed in December. Three-quarters said their jobs were often or always stressful in their last …

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FDA issues warning on major asthma drugs

[ad_1] By Steven ReinbergHealthDay reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) – A new label warning will warn users of four widely used asthma drugs to avoid using these drugs as a sole or long-term means of symptom control, announced Thursday the United States Food and Drug Administration. The drugs are …

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Study finds possible link between antibiotics and delirium in patients

[ad_1] Latest news on prevention and wellness By Maureen SalamonHealthDay reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) – Delirium in hospital patients may be linked to common antibiotics more often than previously believed, new research shows. Delirium – mental confusion that can be associated with hallucinations and agitation – is …

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High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Could Affect Women’s Hearts Long Term

[ad_1] THURSDAY February 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) Pregnancy-related high blood pressure can lead to long-term heart risks, new research shows. Compared with those whose blood pressure was normal during pregnancy, women who developed blood pressure disorders such as preeclampsia and gestational hypertension had significant differences in heart structure and function …

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New technology could expand the reach of vaccines

[ad_1] Latest news on infectious diseases THURSDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) – Researchers report that they have developed an inexpensive way to keep vaccines stable without using refrigerators or freezers, even in the high temperatures of the tropics. Vaccine storage technology, developed by scientists at the University of Oxford and …

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Coronavirus antibodies appear to stop reinfection for months

[ad_1] WEDNESDAY February 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) The protective antibodies of the immune system that develop after being infected with COVID-19 last at least a few months, suggests a new study. And reinfection appears to be relatively rare. This could have big implications for public health and societies, including allowing …

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Parenthood can alter the immune system, research suggests

[ad_1] Latest news on prevention and wellness WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) – While most people know that parenthood is stressful and sleep-depriving, new research suggests it can rewire the immune system as well. The study found that parenthood appears to have a more significant effect on the immune …

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