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EU calls for regular virus tests on mink farms

Europe’s mink farms should regularly test their animals for Covid-19 and carry out sequencing until the risk of the virus spreading to humans is eliminated, two EU agencies said Thursday. The European Commission ordered the report following coronavirus outbreaks on mink farms in several European countries in 2020, with confirmed cases of the virus being […]

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Healthcare app reduces symptoms of COPD compared to regular treatment

A Southampton-developed healthcare app that helps people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) manage their condition can speed up recovery after hospital admission and reduce flare-ups of symptoms, a newly published study has shown. COPD is a common respiratory condition and one of the top causes of hospital admissions each year, particularly during winter months. […]

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Less cancer deaths with regular PSA Tests

For the early detection of prostate cancer is a blood test available called a PSA Test. The Benefit of this investigation is, however, discussed for years by experts critically. A new long-term study from Sweden shows that through the Test, the deaths due to prostate cancer by 30 percent. Since 1995, the collected data from […]

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Regular ‘good’ sex can lower blood pressure, scientists claim

Regular ‘good’ sex can lower blood pressure as successfully as medicine, scientists claim Good sex reduces blood pressure, Georgia State University researchers found  Scientists found volunteers’ readings fell by up to 13% the day after making love Taking a water pill diuretic, a common treatment, yields similar results, they said  Scientists said: ‘The more pleasurable […]

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Ovarian cancer: Taking regular low-dose aspirin can lower risk

The team found a 23 percent lower risk of ovarian cancer in women who reported that they had recently been frequently taking up to 100 milligrams of aspirin, compared with women who had taken none. However, the team discovered no links between “standard-dose” aspirin use (325 milligrams) and ovarian cancer risk. There was a suggestion, […]

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Is regular screening for prostate cancer really necessary?

According to an official statement released by the United States Preventive Services Task Force in JAMA, men in the U.S. face an 11 percent lifetime risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer and a lifetime risk of prostate cancer-related death of 2.5 percent. Previous studies suggested that one effective way of catching this type of […]

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Having a regular sauna really is good for you!

Having a regular sauna really is good for you: Scientists discover it keeps the heart, skin and mind healthy – just 5 minutes is as good as a brisk walk! It’s considered by many to be the best way of relaxing after a stressful week But a report suggests bathing in a sauna is more […]