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Any mask containing metal could cause burns during an MRI, FDA warns

(HealthDay)—Patients who wear face masks with metal parts or coatings during MRIs could suffer facial burns, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Monday. That’s because metal parts such as bendable nose clips or wires, staples on the headband, nanoparticles (ultrafine particles), or antimicrobial coating that may contain metal (such as silver or copper) can […]

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Doctors Warn COVID-19 Can Cause Strokes in People Under 50

Medics in New York City have reported that people in their 30s and 40s who were previously not deemed at-risk during the coronavirus pandemic may in fact be vulnerable to sudden strokes. COVID-19 has recently been thought to cause increased blood clotting, which would raise an individual’s risk of having a stroke. A number of […]

Health Problems

Hope for millions of Irritable Bowel Syndrome sufferers as research identifies cause of pain as ‘gut itch’

This is big news for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) patients: 11 percent of the world’s population suffers from IBS, but the fight against chronic pain has taken a major step forward with scientists identifying receptors in the nervous system which cause the condition in the hope of developing effective treatments. Flinders University researchers at SAHMRI […]

Personal Health

An Alarming Number of Adults Aren't Aware HPV Can Cause Cancer

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. According to the Center for Disease Control, 79 million Americans, most in their late teens and early 20s, are infected with HPV. Yet recently-published research out of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston found that more than 70% of adults living in […]