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Exposure to wildfire smoke increases Covid risk: study

Globe Newswire: Wildfire smoke may greatly increase susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to new research from the Center for Genomic Medicine at...

Carmat announces first artificial heart implant in US

Paris, France: French company Carmat announced its first human artificial heart implant in the United States on Thursday, as part of a clinical study. The...

Heart inflammation ‘likely’ linked to Covid vaccine: WHO

Kolkata, India: The World Health Organization stated on Friday that "the probable causal link" between mRNA technology-based coronavirus vaccinations and "extremely uncommon" heart swelling...

Medically assisted reproduction in Europe: a state of play

Paris, France: France is set to become the latest member of the European Union to allow medically assisted reproduction (MAR) for lesbian couples and...

Viral post-vaccine remedies can be fatal. All you need to know

Facebook posts have shared a list of purported remedies for the side effects of the Covid-19 vaccination.  The posts are misleading: health experts say some of the purported...

Fact Check: anesthesia after Covid jab won’t cause death

As Thailand races to boost its coronavirus vaccine roll-out to curb a surge in infections, Facebook posts warned against the use of anesthesia after...

Injection loses race against infection – 99% in poor countries sans jabs

In the race between infection and injection, the injection has lost. Public health experts estimate that approximately 70% of the world’s 7.9 billion people must...

People with chronic liver illness, alcoholism more likely to die from COVID-19: Study

Paris, France: Survey of people hospitalized for Covid-19 found those with chronic liver disease and a history of alcohol abuse were 80 percent more...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...

New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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