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Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory infection can affect any part of your respiratory tract and make it difficult for you to breathe properly. It can either affect your upper respiratory channel – from sinuses to vocal chords – or the lower tract starting from the vocal chords to the lungs. Besides meddling with your breathing, those suffering from acute [...]

May 17, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

‘HIV drugs DO prevent spread’: US health official signs groundbreaking consensus to declare infection risk is ‘negligible’ with regular medication

‘HIV drugs DO prevent spread’: US health official signs groundbreaking consensus to declare infection risk is ‘negligible’ with regular medication

People with HIV are not infectious if they consistently take antiretroviral drugs that suppress the virus, according to a groundbreaking new consensus statement. For years, doctors have insisted that medication merely minimizes the risk of transmission. And many hit out at HIV-positive Charlie Sheen as ‘reckless’ last year when he claimed he could not pass [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on ‘HIV drugs DO prevent spread’: US health official signs groundbreaking consensus to declare infection risk is ‘negligible’ with regular medication

Study: Worm infection counters inflammatory bowel disease

Study: Worm infection counters inflammatory bowel disease

NEW YORK, April 15  — Worm infection may protect against inflammatory bowel diseases, according to a recent study, leading researchers to suggest a lack of exposure to worms in the overly-sanitized modern world is increasing cases of the conditions. Researchers at New York University suggest exposure to worms, or at least to immune chemicals produced [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study: Worm infection counters inflammatory bowel disease