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More evidence of causal link between air pollution and early death

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More evidence of causal link between air pollution and early death More evidence of causal link between air pollution and early death Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Strengthening U.S. air quality standards for fine particulate pollution to be in compliance with current World Health Association (WHO) guidelines could save more than …

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    Turkey’s virus death toll crosses 5,000

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    Turkey’s virus death toll crosses 5,000 Turkey’s virus death toll crosses 5,000 Credit: CC0 Public Domain Turkey’s coronavirus death toll has crossed 5,000 and the number of infections have exceeded 190,000, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Tuesday. The minister, who shares daily virus data on Twitter, said 27 more …

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      Statins tied to significantly lower death rate from ovarian cancer

      Statins tied to significantly lower death rate from ovarian cancer

      Statins tied to significantly lower death rate from ovarian cancer Statins tied to significantly lower death rate from ovarian cancer (HealthDay)—Statin drugs, used for decades to treat high cholesterol, may also reduce deaths for women with ovarian cancer, a new study suggests. “These drugs are appealing as they are widely …

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        Iran coronavirus death toll tops 9,500

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        Iran coronavirus death toll tops 9,500 Iran coronavirus death toll tops 9,500 Credit: CC0 Public Domain Iranian health authorities Saturday announced more than 100 new deaths from coronavirus and another 2,000 cases of the illness, as the country’s fight against the pandemic entered its fifth month. Iran reported its first …

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          Global virus death toll passes 450,000

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          Global virus death toll passes 450,000 Global virus death toll passes 450,000 Credit: CC0 Public Domain The number of people killed by coronavirus worldwide passed 450,000 on Thursday, after the toll doubled in just a month and a half, according to an AFP tally compiled from official sources at 1615 …

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            High cortisol levels associated with greater risk of death from COVID-19

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            High cortisol levels associated with greater risk of death from COVID-19 High cortisol levels associated with greater risk of death from COVID-19 Ball-and-stick model of the cortisol (hydrocortisone) molecule. Credit: Public Domain COVID-19 patients with extremely high levels of the stress hormone cortisol in their blood are more likely to …

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              Sweden’s virus death toll tops 5,000: health officials

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              Sweden’s virus death toll tops 5,000: health officials Sweden’s virus death toll tops 5,000: health officials Credit: CC0 Public Domain Sweden, which has gained international attention for its softer approach to curbing the spread of the new coronavirus, said Wednesday its death toll had passed the 5,000 mark. According to …

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