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Infertility and health with Elizabeth King

Infertility and health, including sperm health. It’s no longer just about female health and egg health but if we aren’t addressing the mans health then that could be a big missing health piece for improving fertility. The good news it that men can pretty quickly improve the health of their sperm. Take a listen to my conversation about improving fertility…

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Cervical Cancer Rates Are Falling Dramatically Thanks to HPV Vaccines

The rate of cervical cancer cases among women in the U.K. fell dramatically after the introduction of the first generation of HPV vaccines, according to estimates from a new study. The vaccine protects against multiple strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), a common sexually transmitted infection that can lead to cervical cancer in some cases. […]

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Getting Fully Vaccinated Cuts the Risk for Long COVID in Half, New Study Suggests

A new study involving millions of people in the U.K. found that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are less likely to develop long COVID. In fact, having both shots cut their chances of developing long COVID symptoms by about 50% compared to those who haven’t been vaccinated at all. The study, published in […]

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Reduced risk of obesity – one of the benefits of eating nuts, study finds

In a large multi-year study, investigators study the benefits of eating nuts in preventing gradual weight gain.   Despite being high in calories, just a half serving of nuts per day (14 gm or ½ oz) is associated with a lower risk of weight gain and obesity, just one of the benefits of eating nuts, […]

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White Evangelicals Aren’t As Worried About COVID-19 As Other Faith Groups: Study

White evangelicals’ attitudes toward the coronavirus pandemic are considerably more relaxed than those of other religious groups, a new study said. White evangelical Protestants were generally less worried about contracting COVID-19, more ready for life to return to normal and much more likely to say that President Donald Trump was handling the pandemic well, compared […]

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Nearly Half Of COVID-19 Infections Could Be Asymptomatic, New Study Suggests

As more job sectors in South Africa begin to open, the risk of infection also becomes greater — a new study reminds us that we shouldn’t feel safe and let our guards down when we’re in close proximity to someone that doesn’t ‘look or sound’ like they have COVID-19. South Africa currently has 80 412 identified […]

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More Sex Partners, Higher Risk for Cancer, Study Finds

Jun 16, 2020 What’s your “magic number”? One? Five? Twenty or more? In other words, how many sex partners have you had in your life? It’s a personal question, and there is no right or wrong answer. But it’s one you should consider when thinking about your own health. Research suggests that the more lifetime […]

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Low-Cost Drug Improves Chances Of COVID-19 Survival, Study Shows

Researchers in England say they have the first evidence that a drug can improve COVID-19 survival: A cheap, widely available steroid called dexamethasone reduced deaths by up to one third in severely ill hospitalized patients. Results were announced Tuesday and researchers said they would publish them soon. The study is a large, strict test that […]

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New Technique Makes Vaccines Safe in Warmer Temperatures, Study Finds

According to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports researchers have now figured out a way to prevent warmed-up vaccines from degrading. Vaccines can be difficult to transport, as they require constant refrigeration and can spoil when not stored at the proper temperature. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) most vaccines […]

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Widespread Face Mask Use Could Help Prevent A Second Wave Of Coronavirus, Study Finds

LONDON (Reuters) – Population-wide facemask use could push COVID-19 transmission down to controllable levels for national epidemics and could prevent further waves of the pandemic disease when combined with lockdowns, according to a UK study published Wednesday. The research, led by scientists at Britain’s Cambridge and Greenwich Universities, suggests lockdowns alone will not stop the […]

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Hydroxychloroquine, Hawked By Trump, Linked To Higher Risk Of Death, Study Finds

Hydroxychloroquine, the antimalarial drug touted by President Donald Trump as a coronavirus treatment despite no solid evidence as such, is linked to an increased risk of heart problems and death, a new study of nearly 100,000 COVID-19 patients concluded. The patients treated with hydroxychloroquine or the related drug chloroquine were at higher risk of developing arrhythmia […]

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Study: Third Of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Show Signs Of Kidney Injury

CHICAGO, May 14 (Reuters) – Over a third of patients treated for COVID-19 in a large New York medical system developed acute kidney injury, and nearly 15% required dialysis, U.S.researchers reported on Thursday. The study was conducted by a team at Northwell Health, the largest health provider in New York state. “We found in the […]

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Coronavirus: Genetic study assesses effect on different people

Researchers are to study the genetic codes of severely-ill Covid-19 patients to find out why the disease affects some people more than others. The Edinburgh University-led programme will identify the specific genes that cause a predisposition to the disease. It will allow the genome sequencing of up 20,000 people who have been in intensive care […]