Health

Government makes mandatory in Amazonas exam that checks vitamin level that fights covid

Manaus/AM – The exam to check levels of vitamin D in the body is now mandatory in the public health network (SUS). The measure was adopted by the Government of Amazonas and has been in effect since January 12th. Physicians in the network should include in routine exams checking the …

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The new attempt at privatization of Health

Marcelo Queiroga. Photograph. Jefferson Rudy/Senate Agency Cebes, the Brazilian Center for Health Studies, publishes a text about Open Heath and how this initiative, with Minister Marcelo Queiroga, can privatize and harm the sector. READ MORE: 1; DCM Café da Manhã: Eduardo Bolsonaro is removed from the campaign for his father’s …

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WHO: “It is irresponsible to compare covid-19 with flu” – Revista Crescer

+ Last week, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson caused controversy by making a statement comparing Covid-19 to the common flu. “There is coming a time when we can remove all the legal requirement for self-isolation, just as we don’t force people to isolate themselves when they get the flu. As …

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Understand the impact of the pandemic on Brazilian searches on Google

When searching the term “severe headache” on the internet, the results can be both reassuring (“not always a symptom of a disease”) and terrifying (it is listed among the signs of a stroke). Hardly the “Dr. Google”, as this type of search became known on the various online platforms, will …

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New wave of Covid-19 cases sparks mental health alert

Since the pandemic took hold in Brazil, a series of studies and research have shown the impact of this reality in the mental health of Brazilians. In these almost two years since the first person was infected in the country, the beginning of a new wave of Covid-19 caused by …

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Check out 4 teas that help fight insomnia and stress

Two words are very common in our daily lives: stress and insomnia. Most of the time, insomnia is the result of our stress. Increasingly, the number of people suffering from stress and insomnia has increased. Let’s help you with some teas tips that are natural and can help alleviate symptoms, …

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Alagoas has 86 patients with Covid-19 in SUS ICU beds; most have not taken the vaccine or have a delayed vaccination schedule

Alagoas has 86 patients with Covid-19 in ICU beds [Unidade de Terapia Intensiva] of SUS [Sistema Único de Saúde]. Most of those hospitalized did not take the vaccine or had a delayed vaccination schedule. The information is from Sesau [Secretaria de Estado da Saúde]. Also according to Sesau, last weekend, …

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Government evaluates appointing a pro-chloroquine doctor to Anvisa after clashes with Torres – 01/24/2022 – Equilíbrio e Saúde

President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) is looking for names to join the top of Anvisa (National Health Surveillance Agency) and react to the dispute with the head of the regulatory body, Rear Admiral Antonio Barra Torres. The idea is to nominate someone with a profile aligned with the government and in …

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Doctor loses license for carving signature into patients’ livers

After a long process, British surgeon Simon Bramhall has finally lost his medical license and will no longer be able to practice medicine. The former doctor starred in a shocking case in 2013 when he was caught carving his initials, as a signature, into the livers of two transplant patients. …

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