Tag Archives: Stopping

Stopping the virus and closing borders

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Stopping the virus and closing borders Stopping the virus and closing borders Credit: CC0 Public Domain Travel restrictions implemented early on in the pandemic have been crucial in slowing the spread of the coronavirus and keeping death rates low. A new study published by Ruud Koopmans, director at the WZB …

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Stopping opioid-related addiction, harm and accidents after surgery

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Stopping opioid-related addiction, harm and accidents after surgery Stopping opioid-related addiction, harm and accidents after surgery Credit: CC0 Public Domain The opioid crisis, in which addiction and harm are related to pain-relieving opioid drugs, has been well documented. It has been concentrated in the USA but is now affecting most …

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I regret stopping breastfeeding. How do I start again?

I regret stopping breastfeeding. How do I start again?

I regret stopping breastfeeding. How do I start again? I regret stopping breastfeeding. How do I start again? Credit: Shutterstock Many women find breastfeeding difficult and stop before they planned. Some women are relieved to stop. But others regret it. If you regret stopping, you may be able to give …

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COVID-19 human milk studies should continue without stopping breastfeeding

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COVID-19 human milk studies should continue without stopping breastfeeding COVID-19 human milk studies should continue without stopping breastfeeding Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientists have launched a number of human milk and lactation studies to determine if SARS-CoV-2 can be transmitted to infants through human milk. Three scientists, including one from …

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Stopping tooth decay before it starts—without killing bacteria

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Stopping tooth decay before it starts—without killing bacteria Stopping tooth decay before it starts—without killing bacteria Credit: CC0 Public Domain Oral bacteria are ready to spring into action the moment a dental hygienist finishes scraping plaque off a patient’s teeth. Eating sugar or other carbohydrates causes the bacteria to quickly …

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COVID-19 isn’t stopping people from going under the knife

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COVID-19 isn’t stopping people from going under the knife COVID-19 isn’t stopping people from going under the knife Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The spread of COVID-19 has deterred people from doing lots of things, but going under the knife for cosmetic surgery doesn’t seem to be one of them. Cosmetic …

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Stopping the clones may help win skin cancer battle

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Stopping the clones may help win skin cancer battle Stopping the clones may help win skin cancer battle Credit: CC0 Public Domain Targeting large clones of skin cells caused by ultraviolet irradiation (UV) may help reduce skin cancers, according to University of Queensland research. Professor Kiarash Khosrotehrani said the study …

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Stopping onchocerciasis on two sides of a border

Pathogens don’t pay attention to international borders, with transmission and endemic areas often stretching between countries. In the new work, Moses Katabarwa of the Carter Center, USA, and colleagues report in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases the first known and successful coordinated cross-border mass drug administration (MDA) effort with ivermectin to …

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Stopping cholera and saving lives

“We are making progress in many countries, and I think we can reduce cholera deaths,” said Daniele Lantagne. Credit: Ingimage Daniele Lantagne is dedicated to combating infectious diseases, such as diarrhea, cholera, and Ebola. At the School of Engineering’s Environmental Sustainability Lab, her approach encompasses laboratory, field, and policy implementation-based …

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