Neither surgical nor cotton masks effectively filter SARS COV-2

Below please find a summary of new coronavirus-related content published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. The summary is not intended to substitute for the full article as a source of information. A collection of coronavirus-related content is free to the public at http://go.annals.org/coronavirus. 1. Neither surgical nor cotton masks effectively filter SARS…

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Compound in fruit peels halts damage and spurs neuronal repair in multiple sclerosis

PHILADELPHIA — Multiple sclerosis (MS), characterized by increasing muscle weakness and paralysis, has a number of treatments that help stall progression of the disease when used early on in the disease. But the current treatments can hardly reverse damage that has already occurred in brain cells called neurons. New research suggests that a compound found…

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Researchers use nanotechnology to develop new treatment for endometriosis

PORTLAND, Ore. — Scientists have developed a precise, nanotechnology-based treatment to alleviate the pain and fertility problems associated with endometriosis, a common gynecological condition in women of childbearing age. Research led by Oleh Taratula of the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy and Ov Slayden of the Oregon National Primate Research Center at Oregon Health…

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Potential early biomarker to track development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

BOSTON — (April 6, 2020) — Fatty liver disease not associated with alcohol consumption, which is called Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease or NAFLD, affects more than one billion people worldwide. Even in children the numbers are overwhelming, with up to 80 percent of pediatric patients who are considered obese affected worldwide. People with NAFLD can…

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Fiber consumption linked to lower breast cancer risk

Consuming a diet high in fiber was linked with a reduced incidence of breast cancer in an analysis of all relevant prospective studies. The findings are published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society (ACS). Because studies have generated inconsistent results regarding the potential relationship between fiber intake and breast…

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Ignoring Expert Opinion, Trump Again Promotes Use of Hydroxychloroquine

President Trump doubled down Sunday on his push for the use of an anti-malarial drug against the coronavirus, issuing medical advice that goes well beyond scant evidence of the drug’s effectiveness as well as the advice of doctors and public health experts. Mr. Trump’s recommendation of hydroxychloroquine, for the second day in a row at…

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Beauty Tips for Straight Hair

Straight hair usually lacks volume and a long-lasting sensation of cleanliness. How to get this without extensions and a wig? Find a comb with natural bristles You should buy a comb with natural bristles not to damage the structure and prevent static electricity in the hair. It is good to combine the combing process with…

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