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Helminth infections common in Medieval Europe, grave study finds

Helminth infections common in Medieval Europe, grave study finds

Helminth infections common in Medieval Europe, grave study finds Helminth infections common in Medieval Europe, grave study finds Photomicrograph of a Trichuris trichiura egg from an archaeological deposit. Credit: Adrian Smith and Patrik Flammer, University of Oxford, UK Although helminth infections—including tapeworms and roundworms—are among the world’s top neglected diseases, …

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    How viral infections associated with cancer become persistent

    How viral infections associated with cancer become persistent?

    How viral infections associated with cancer become persistent How viral infections associated with cancer become persistent MHV-68 is a herpesvirus genetically related to KSHV that is used at iMM to understand the mechanisms of KSHV persistence and carcinogenesis. Credit: Pedro Simas Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) is one of the seven …

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      Social distancing decreased pediatric respiratory tract infections in Finland

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      Social distancing decreased pediatric respiratory tract infections in Finland Social distancing decreased pediatric respiratory tract infections in Finland Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Finland declared a lockdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, and the ensuing social distancing measures decreased the number of pediatric emergency room visits to …

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        Concerns grow over rising COVID-19 infections in Germany

        Concerns grow over rising COVID-19 infections in Germany

        Concerns grow over rising COVID-19 infections in Germany Concerns grow over rising COVID-19 infections in Germany Parents wait with children on the schoolyard for the start of their first day at a school in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. Students in North Rhine-Westphalia will have to wear face masks …

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          Photodynamic therapy can combat secondary infections in COVID-19 patients

          Photodynamic therapy can combat secondary infections in COVID-19 patients

          Photodynamic therapy can combat secondary infections in COVID-19 patients Photodynamic therapy can combat secondary infections in COVID-19 patients Researchers at the Optics and Photonics Research Center, supported by FAPESP, advocate the technique as an additional treatment for patients with the disease. Credit: CEPOF Photodynamic therapy can be an efficient ally …

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            Program cuts outpatient antibiotic RX for pediatric respiratory infections

            Program cuts outpatient antibiotic rx for peds respiratory infections

            Program cuts outpatient antibiotic RX for pediatric respiratory infections Program cuts outpatient antibiotic RX for pediatric respiratory infections (HealthDay)—A distance learning program is effective for reducing outpatient prescribing for pediatric acute respiratory tract infection (ARTI) visits, according to a study published online Aug. 3 in Pediatrics. Matthew P. Kronman, M.D., …

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