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An Implant Made From Pig Skin Restored 19 People’s Eyesight in Recent Trial

An Implant Made From Pig Skin Restored 19 People's Eyesight in Recent Trial

The implant developed by scientists at Linköping University.Photo: Thor Balkhed/Linkoping University A team of scientists says that ‘I found a new way to help people with damaged corneas: bioengineered implants made from pig skin. In the findings of a small clinical trial published this month, the implants were shown to restore people’s sight for up …

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Jonathan Van Ness Says Government’s Reaction to Monkeypox Is ‘Fueled by Homophobia and Transphobia’

Jonathan Van Ness Says Government's Reaction to Monkeypox Is 'Fueled by Homophobia and Transphobia'

LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 6: Jonathan Van Ness attends the Netflix FYSee Launch Party at Raleigh Studios on May 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Netflix) Vivien Killilea/Getty Jonathan Van Ness shares his thoughts on the US government’s “failed response” to the monkeypox outbreak. in a pointed WEATHER …

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Brain Support Cells Transfer Their Mitochondria to Fight Free Radicals – Neuroscience News

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Summary: Astrocytes enhance healing after brain hemorrhage by transferring their mitochondria to damaged neurons. Font: SfN After a brain hemorrhage, neural support cells called astrocytes enhance healing by transferring their mitochondria to damaged neurons. Healthy mitochondria stimulate the production of an enzyme that fights free radicals, according to new research published in Journal of Neuroscience. …

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What to know about tirzepatide, the next game-changing medication awaiting FDA approval to treat weight loss

What to know about tirzepatide, the next game-changing medication awaiting FDA approval to treat weight loss

Tirzepatide, a drug approved to treat diabetes, helps with weight loss by reducing appetite. A similar drug called semaglutide was approved for obesity and became so popular that it caused a shortage. However, safety and long-term patient access are uncertain. Charging Something is loading. Another weight-loss drug designed to treat diabetes is part of a …

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BBC Journalist, 29, Tells of ‘Terrifying Surprise’ After Mole Misdiagnosis Turns Out to Be Skin Cancer

BBC Journalist, 29, Tells of 'Terrifying Surprise' After Mole Misdiagnosis Turns Out to Be Skin Cancer

Sarah Lee was diagnosed with stage three malignant melanoma Courtesy of Sarah Lee A BBC journalist is coming clean about how her skin cancer was initially mistaken for a less serious ailment. Last week, Sarah Lee shared a message on Twitter about sun exposure, along with an article she wrote highlighting her “terrifying surprise” when …

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Woman with monkeypox shares shocking story, slams sex ‘misinformation’

Woman with monkeypox shares shocking story, slams sex ‘misinformation’

A Georgia woman diagnosed with monkeypox said she did not contract the “painful” virus through sex and is using TikTok to combat “misinformation” about the disease. Camille Seaton, 20, started feeling unwell in mid-July and rushed to the hospital when she noticed blisters appearing on her face. The young mother was subsequently stunned when she …

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Meth use is driving overdose epidemic in rural America — not opioids

Meth use is driving overdose epidemic in rural America -- not opioids

PORTLAND— Hit shows like “Breaking Bad” highlight the dangerous nature of producing and using methamphetamine. Now a new study finds that the common drug in pop culture is also a common problem in rural America. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University say methamphetamine use is actually driving the nation’s overdose crisis, rather than the …

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Why some communities are distrustful of doctors and public health efforts

Why some communities are distrustful of doctors and public health efforts

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! As the latest updates on COVID-19, monkeypox virus, polio and other health concerns and issues continue to circulate, one doctor noted that health care is a lot like a product. Dr. Alexander Salerno, an internist in New Jersey, told Fox News Digital, “If you don’t trust the …

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What Types of Exercise Do You Need to Reduce Dementia Risk?

What Types of Exercise Do You Need to Reduce Dementia Risk?

Experts had long believed that exercise could help protect against the development of dementia. However, although they had noted a general pattern of reduced risk, studies on the subject had been small, and often conflicting, with little consensus on what type, frequency, or intensity of exercise might be best. “There is no really clear prescription …

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Smallpox vaccines may not protect against monkeypox for life

Smallpox vaccinations may not protect against monkeypox for life, research suggests, with experts saying HIV may play a role in eroding protection from the jab over time. Monkeypox outbreaks are ongoing around the world, with the World Health Organization declaring the disease a public health emergency of international concern. At present, the majority of cases …

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