Nursing mothers who receive a COVID-19 vaccine may pass protective antibodies to their babies through breast milk for at least 80 days following vaccination, suggests new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “Our study showed a huge boost in antibodies against the COVID-19 virus in breast milk starting two weeks after
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Democrats, newly in control of Congress and the White House, are united behind an idea that Republican lawmakers and major drugmakers fiercely oppose: empowering the Department of Health and Human Services to negotiate the prices of brand-name drugs covered by Medicare. But they do not have enough votes without Republican support in the Senate for
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Nobody wants to be told — unsolicited, mind you —whether they should or should not receive beauty treatments or injectables, and that includes Emilia Clarke. The Game of Thrones star recently opened up in an interview with Elle U.K. about the time a facialist told her she needed fillers when she was 28. "I showed
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COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that in most cases is mild/moderate in severity. Pregnant women who get COVID-19 are typically at no further increased risk compared to non-pregnant women; however, in some cases, certain factors do increase the risk of hospital admission. Irrespective, there is little evidence of danger to the developing child, though the
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Hypertension or high blood pressure is known as the silent killer because in the majority of cases, there are very few or no symptoms during the initial stages of disease. Symptoms may appear when there is organ damage or the pressure has reached a very high level, of around 180/110 mm of Hg. Some of
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Restenosis or recurrent lumen narrowing is a major complication of open and percutaneous arterial reconstruction methods, which leads to restricted blood flow and subsequent failure of vascular procedures. This is considered one of the most exasperating problems of modern cardiovascular medicine. In contrast to a myriad of hurdles solved by the pioneers of both open
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While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, there are medications that can prevent or slow down progression of the disease, as well as improving some symptoms of the condition. Alzheimer's disease progresses slowly, with initial symptoms presenting as memory problems and confusion, for example, and then progressing to complete disorientation and failure to recognize
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Crohn’s disease is essentially a disease that leads to severe inflammation of the lining of the digestive system. Which part of the digestive system does Crohn’s affect? The inflammation may affect any part of the digestive system, beginning from the mouth to the anus. However, the most affected area is the last section of the
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There are four types of diabetes insipidus including: Central or cranial diabetes insipidus, also called neurogenic diabetes insipidus Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus Dipsogenic diabetes insipidus due to malfunction of the thirst mechanism Gestational diabetes insipidus which occurs during pregnancy Central or cranial diabetes insipidus This occurs if there is a low level of vasopressin or antidiuretic
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Gastroparesis is characterized by delayed gastric emptying with no mechanical obstruction of the stomach. The common manifestations of this long term condition include nausea, vomiting, and early feeling of fullness into the meal, early satiety, bloating and abdominal pain. However, many patients may also show no symptoms of the condition until the disease is fairly
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