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Americans Move Less Than They Did Two Centuries Ago

Hard workouts make us feel hot and sweaty because they increase our body temperature and metabolism. A new study tracking declines in both temperature and metabolism puts a number on how much daily physical activity has dwindled in the U.S. since the 1800s. We’re all taught that a normal human body temperature is about 37 […]

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Higher temperatures could limit the spread of dengue infection

Infection with dengue virus makes mosquitoes more sensitive to warmer temperatures, according to new research led by Penn State researchers. The team also found that infection with the bacterium Wolbachia, which has recently been used to control viral infections in mosquitoes, also increases the thermal sensitivity of the insects. The findings suggest that global warming […]

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Delayed detection of oral fluid anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies increases the time to viral clearance

A prospective observational study recently conducted at Johns Hopkins University, USA, has revealed that late appearance of anti-severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibodies in oral fluid, absence of fever as an early symptom, and elevated body mass index (BMI) are associated with delayed clearance of viral RNA in mild to moderate coronavirus disease […]

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Residency Director’s Removal Called Racist, Sexist

Alumni and current students and residents at the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, have exploded in outrage at the removal of Princess Dennar, MD, from her position as program director of its internal medicine-pediatrics residency program on February 11. That decision, which Dennar claims is a direct result of a lawsuit she […]

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APO-Pregabalin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-PREGABALIN Contains the active ingredient pregabalin Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine. This leaflet answers some common questions about pregabalin. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take […]

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Seretide

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. SERETIDE® Fluticasone propionate/Salmeterol xinafoate Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Please read this leaflet carefully before you start using SERETIDE. This leaflet answers some common questions about SERETIDE. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take […]

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Muphoran

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. MUPHORAN fotemustine (pronounced fo-te-mus-teen ) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some of the common questions about MUPHORAN. It does not contain all the available information. Reading this leaflet does not take the place of talking to […]