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How does monkeypox affect children?

The number of monkeypox cases in children is low, but this group can still become infected if they come into close contact with patients or touch surfaces with the virus. Since August, the United States has recorded several cases of monkeypox in adolescents and children under 18 years of age. The patient does not live […]

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How was the thermometer born?

The first version of the thermometer was born in 1593, going through the centuries of change and development to become the compact, efficient one it is today. Thermometer is one of the familiar items, found in nearly all families to monitor the health of adults and children. However, few people know, its birth is extremely […]

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Risks of the trend of twins, triplets

KoreaThe number of twins and triplets has exploded thanks to artificial insemination technology, but experts warn of many risks from this trend. Recently, a Korean mother planned to give birth to 6 children by in vitro fertilization, but one fetus miscarried. After that, 5 babies were admitted to the intensive care unit as soon as […]

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Which vegetables are best for gut health?

Experts from the University of Vienna, Austria, say eating spinach or green leafy vegetables helps improve gut health. Microbiologists at the University of Vienna and the University of Konstanz have discovered that green vegetables such as kale, collard greens, etc. contain a sugar compound called sulfoquinovose. The compound promotes the growth of important bacteria in […]

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Is it really easy to get Covid-19 again?

Experts say that people who are reinfected with nCoV two or three times can still experience severe symptoms and have a prolonged risk of contracting Covid-19. In the new phase of the pandemic, many people have Covid-19 up to two or three times and consider it normal. Omicron and its contagious subtypes, which contain immune-evading […]

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Stigma from the name monkey smallpox

Experts say that the name monkeypox can cause misperceptions about the origin of the virus as well as create unnecessary stigma. Since the beginning of August, Brazil has recorded many cases of people throwing stones at marmoset and capuchin monkeys due to fear of monkeypox, leading to the deaths of at least 7 individuals. Previously, […]

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How dangerous is the emerging flu epidemic in India?

Tomato flu has no vaccine and no treatment, symptoms are similar to hand, foot and mouth disease. India has reported cases of a strange virus known as tomato flu, which has been spreading silently since May. The infections are mostly children, spreading to several provinces such as Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Haryana and Odisha. On August […]