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Fiocruz delivers 1.7 million doses of AstraZeneca after two weeks of shortages | Health

Reproduction: Agência Brasil AstraZeneca vaccine produced by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) Two weeks after interrupting the distribution of vaccines, Fiocruz returns to supply new batches of Oxford-AstraZeneca, this Tuesday (14), totaling 1.7 million doses. With the delivery, Fiocruz totals 93.6 million doses of vaccines delivered to the National Immunization …

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Heat is coming! Does beer cause bad breath? Find it out!

Photo: Pexels Apparently, the low temperatures are in the past and this warmth that is approaching increases the desire to have a beer at the end of the day. The feeling of freshness can even be pleasurable, but what about oral health? Could a harmless draft beer cause bad breath? …

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Cancer is already the leading cause of death for children and adolescents

Although cancer in children is a rare disease, it is responsible for the majority of deaths among children and adolescents from 1 to 19 years of age, around 8% of the total, according to the José Alencar Gomes da Silva National Cancer Institute (Inca). “It is the leading cause of …

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Dirty and lacking masks, public hospital is overcrowded in DF

Dirty and missing masks and cleaning items, the Regional Hospital of Taguatinga (HRT) also suffered from overcrowding of patients this Tuesday (14/09). According to health professionals, several points of the HRT were dirty, including the restrooms. Many classified the situation as a “war scenario”, including in the Covid ICU. Health …

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Entries are open for ‘Unimed De Bem com a Vida’ Virtual Challenge | Advertising Special – Unimed Centro-Oeste Paulista

Unimed Centro-Oeste Paulista in partnership with the 13 Unimed Unimeds in the region, Adamantina, Assis, Avaré, Bauru, Botucatu, Dracena, Jaú, Lençóis Paulista, Lins, Marília, Ourinhos, Presidente Prudente and Tupã, promotes this September and October, the Virtual Challenge “Unimed De Bem com a Vida”. The event aims to encourage the population …

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Covid-19 outbreak ends at Hospital Conceição after 42 days

The Covid-19 outbreak that affected the Hospital Nossa Senhora da Conceição for 42 days is declared closed. Confirmation came through the Crisis Management Office of the Conceição Hospital Group (GVH), which met this Tuesday morning (14), when the Hospital Infection Control Commission (CCIH) and the Hospital Center for Epidemiology ( …

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Eyes can anticipate the diagnosis of diabetes. Understand

Photo: Image: Freepik Brazil has 16.8 million people with diabetes and ranks fifth in the world in terms of the number of people with the disease, according to data from the IDF (International Diabetes Federation). Indiana University researchers have discovered diabetes biomarkers that allow them to diagnose changes in a …

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What does eating excess fat do to our bodies? – 14/09/2021

At -45°C and being in Alaska, where there’s not much to eat, a fat-based diet is understandable. The Eskimos or Inuit, as the indigenous peoples who live in the arctic are called, have maintained themselves for centuries thanks to it, coming from fish, seals, bears and whales. It is possible …

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Pandemic reduces more than 500 thousand medical procedures in SUS outpatient clinics in Ceará – Metro

With the health system focused on treating cases of Covid-19, Ceará had in 2020 a drop in more than 500 thousand procedures elective outpatient clinics, that is, non-emergency ones, such as exams and consultations. The data is from a survey by the Federal Council of Medicine (CFM) released this Monday …

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High stress increases risk of hypertension, stroke and heart attack, study says

Is stress continually pumping through your veins? Even if your blood pressure is normal now, high levels of stress can put you at risk for developing hypertension in the next decade or so, a new study found. When the stress hormone cortisol continues to rise over time, you may also …

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