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Why is liver cancer deadlier for black patients?

[ad_1] By Denise Mann HealthDay reporter THURSDAY, February 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Black people with hepatitis C develop liver cancer earlier than people of other racial groups and the cancer is often more aggressive, but current screening guidelines may not not be large enough to detect these cases early, …

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Very low COVID infection rate among dental hygienists

[ad_1] THURSDAY, February 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Dental hygienists have low rates of COVID-19, even though their jobs are considered high risk, according to a new study. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said hygienists were at high risk of COVID-19, so researchers decided to investigate. They analyzed …

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Mental illness is not a factor in most mass shootings

[ad_1] THURSDAY, February 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Contrary to popular belief, a new study finds mental illness is not a factor in most mass shootings or other types of mass murder. “The results of this potentially definitive study suggest that the emphasis on serious mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia …

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SNX-5422 May Make Effective COVID-19 Prophylaxis, Study Finds

[ad_1] SNX-5422 is an inhibitor of heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) currently in clinical trials as an anticancer treatment. A recent study, published on the bioRxiv* pre-print server, examines the applicability of drug reuse against inhibition of coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) replication in severe acute respiratory syndrome. Many coronavirus disease 2019 …

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Mediterranean diet could keep aging brains sharp

[ad_1] In other words, the brain seemed to work differently depending on the diet, but it didn’t look different. So what could happen? According to Lona Sandon, dietician, nutritionist and professor of nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, “We could hypothesize that this has something to do …

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