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What Is Myasthenia Gravis

What Is Myasthenia Gravis? Causes, Symptoms And Treatmenrt!

People with myasthenia gravis (MG) have weak muscles that get weaker as the day goes on. The neuromuscular system is affected by this autoimmune disease. Eyelids that hang down are often the first sign. In time, you may not be able to control your neck and limbs as well. The symptoms of this lifelong illness …

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Super Gonorrhea Has Reached The U.S.

Super Gonorrhea Has Reached The U.S.

Super gonorrhea has infected humans in the United States for the first known time. This Monday, Massachusetts public health officials announced the finding of two gonorrhea cases appearing to display enhanced resistance to all known antibiotic classes that can be used against it. These instances were thankfully still treatable, but it’s the latest reminder that …

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Marijuana Smoke Harms Lungs In Tobacco Smokers

A Study Reveals The Side Effects Of Marijuana And Tobacco Smoke

Artificial marijuana with names like K2 and Spice is used less in states where weed is legalized. “People think that marijuana is safer than tobacco, but this study makes me worry that this may not be true,” said Dr. Giselle Revah, an assistant professor in the department of radiology at the University of Ottawa in …

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How Are Processed Foods Linked To Premature Death

How Are Ultra-Processed Foods Like Hot Dogs, Donuts Linked To Premature Death?

In a new study, researchers in Brazil found that ultra-processed, ready-to-eat foods like hot dogs, frozen pizzas and doughnuts may cause people to die too soon. The results were published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, which is a journal that is reviewed by experts in the field. The researchers said that ultra-processed foods …

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School Closures in Kansas Due to RSV Flu

School Closures in Kansas Due to RSV Flu – Doctor Warns of More

A Catholic school in Kansas City, Kansas, had to close for the rest of the week because the number of kids with flu and RSV kept going up. Christ the King Catholic School in KCK said on Wednesday that more and more students and staff have been diagnosed with flu or RSV. The school said …

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Myocarditis and Pericarditis After mRNA COVID-19 Vaccination

Moderna Shot May Cause Double To Triple As Many Heart Problems As Pfizer, New Study Finds

A new Canadian study shows that Moderna’s COVID-19 shot may have between two and three times as many side effects related to the heart as Pfizer’s. Within 21 days of getting their second shot, the rates of myocarditis and pericarditis were 35.6 and 22.9 per million doses, respectively, for Moderna, while they were 12.6 and …

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New Drug Helps Tame Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure

New Drug Helps Tame Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure

Some people with high blood pressure can’t get it under control with regular drugs, but a new study shows that an experimental drug can help these hard-to-treat cases. Why do some people have more trouble than others controlling their high blood pressure? Researchers say that high blood pressure is much harder to control when it …

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Long Covid Paxlovid Risk

Paxlovid May Reduce Risk of Long Covid In Eligible Patients, Study Finds

Participants who took Paxlovid within five days of their infection were 26% less likely to have a wide range of post-Covid symptoms 90 days after their infection. A large new study found that people who took the antiviral drug Paxlovid a few days after getting the coronavirus were less likely to have long Covid a …

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