High blood pressure affects women more

The Prefecture of Salvador, through the Municipal Health Department (SMS), continues with the application of the vaccine against Covid-19 this Thursday (19), from 8 am to 16 pm. Immunization includes the “Liberou Geral” strategy for the application of the 1st dose in people aged 12 years or older, in addition to the 2nd and 3rd … Read more

Study unravels mechanism leading to malaria-associated severe acute respiratory syndrome

share tweet share share Email SÃO PAULO, SP (FOLHAPRESS) – Experiments with mice conducted at USP (University of São Paulo) revealed one of the mechanisms that lead to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) caused by malaria. This type of complication has no early diagnosis and mortality reaches 80% of affected patients. The study, published in … Read more

New blood test could help diagnose Alzheimer’s

sSÃO PAULO, SP (FOLHAPRESS) – A new blood test recently arrived in Brazil may help in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. By using a technology that identifies small molecules in blood samples, the procedure makes it possible to observe the presence of an important marker of the disease. Alzheimer’s has symptoms such as memory loss and … Read more

know 4 strange symptoms of coronavirus

More than two years after the start of the pandemic, hundreds of thousands of Covid cases continue to be reported around the world every day. With the emergence of new variants, the symptoms of covid have also evolved. Initially, for example, the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS), the British SUS, considered fever, cough and … Read more

Portugal with 12 suspected cases of acute hepatitis in children. “Some are old cases, looked at with different eyes”

National health authorities are reviewing past cases that may meet the definition of acute childhood hepatitis of unknown origin. No case has been confirmed so far in Portugal, says the coordinator of the Program for Viral Hepatitis Until Tuesday, May 17, national health authorities registered 12 suspected cases of acute hepatitis of unknown origin in … Read more

The successful method to end bullying in schools

3 hours ago Credit, Getty Images Lady Gaga, Shawn Mendes, Blake Lively, Karen Elson, Eminem, Kate Middleton and Mike Nichols — these are just a few people who have spoken about their experiences as being bullied at school and the pain it caused them in childhood and beyond. of life. My tormentors at school were … Read more

Why does the herpes virus reactivate

After infection, pathogen lives in the body in a latent state. Study published in “Nature” details the mechanism used by the virus to wake up again. The discovery could also be important for research on Covid-19. Chickenpox is a clear example: the cause of the itchy skin blisters is varicella-zoster, one of nine known herpes … Read more

Low-cost three-dimensional model should expedite research into the neurological effects of COVID-19

Neurosphere obtained from mouse neural stem cells and infected with the adapted SARS-CoV-2 virus. Using the immunofluorescence technique, it is possible to observe the cell nucleus in blue and, in red, the spike protein of the coronavirus – Credit: Bruna AG de Melo/Unifesp Researchers at the Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp) have … Read more

New blood test could help diagnose Alzheimer’s

1 Playback/Pixabay The disease is the most prevalent type of dementia in the world. A new blood test, recently arrived in Brazil, may help in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. By using a technology that identifies small molecules in blood samples, the procedure makes it possible to observe the presence of an important marker of the … Read more

Catching covid raises heart disease risk by 63%, study says

Experts report high cardiovascular cases; Bolsonarists question vaccine, but doctors say it’s ignorance Even after the ebb in the pandemic, there is a kind of “damn inheritance” of covid-19 for the Brazilian health system. Physicians report a high number of visits for cardiovascular diseases in offices and hospitals. They attribute the increase in cases to … Read more