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Serious and potentially lethal impact of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin

Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin may have a serious impact on the cardiovascular system and are a potentially lethal combination, according to a large analysis of a World Health Organization (WHO) database on adverse drug reactions, published yesterday in Circulation, the flagship journal of the American Heart Association. The study, “Cardiovascular Toxicities Associated with Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin: […]

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New insights on allergies may improve diagnosis and treatment

Results from a study led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital may help to improve the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, pointing to a potential marker of these conditions and a new therapeutic strategy. The research is published in Nature. Nearly one third of the world’s population suffers from allergies. These conditions are caused by […]

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Study finds some reductions in community antibiotic resistant infections and dispensing

A study by academics at the University of Bristol has found reductions in overall and individual antibiotic dispensing between 2013 and 2016 after evaluating, for the first time, national primary care prescribing policy on community antibiotic resistant infection. The researchers investigated the relationship between primary care antibiotic dispensing and resistance in community-acquired urinary Escherichia coli […]

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Frankincense: anti-Inflammatory and helps fight against diseases such as Asthma and atopic dermatitis – Natural medicine naturopathic specialist portal

Frankincense: anti-Inflammatory substances for the treatment of diseases Incense has been used for Thousands of years to cultic purposes. The resin of the frankincense tree also helps against various diseases and is also suitable for the therapy of diseases such as Asthma, Rheumatoid Arthritis or atopic dermatitis. The current message according to a research team […]

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The real difference between Pilates and yoga

If you’ve never done Pilates or yoga, it’s hard to know which is which. According to Gaby Noble, a leading Pilates expert and founder of Exhale Pilates London, put simply, “Yoga is more about spirituality and breath, whereas Pilates focuses on mindful movement and strength.” Speaking to Cosmopolitan, Noble added, “They both incorporate the powerful combination […]

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COPD and smoking associated with higher COVID-19 mortality: study

Current smokers and people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have an increased risk of severe complications and higher mortality with COVID-19 infection, according to a new study published May 11, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Jaber Alqahtani of University College London, UK, and colleagues. COPD is a common, persistent dysfunction of […]