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“Smart” contact lenses can help treat the root cause of blindness, scientists say

Flexible contact lenses that detect pressure in the eye and produce on-demand medications can help treat glaucoma, the world’s second leading cause of blindness. A compact wireless device developed by a team of Chinese researchers and tested in the eyes of pigs and rabbits appears to detect and reduce high blood pressure, which is one …

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The European CDC calls for Omicron BA.4, BA.5 Covid-19 alarm options

With the proliferation of BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants, growth is observed in Portugal. … [+] Covid019 cases. (Photo by Jorge Mantilla / NurPhoto via Getty Images) Via NurPhoto Getty Images When something goes from self-interest to anxiety, it usually turns negative. This applies to the date, something in your refrigerator, and Covid-19 options and …

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In compression stockings, some medications are not effective

Key points of management: Treatment in several hospitals and postpartum treatment for people with intracerebral hemorrhage or hemorrhagic stroke is not as effective as medical professionals think. Compression stockings or stockings do not have the effectiveness of anti-seizure medications and steroids. Studies show that minimally invasive surgical procedures can be a useful adjunct to the …

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As the pandemic continues, cases of COVID in the Bay Area are swollen

There are no concessions for the Bay Area counties on the COVID-19 front, and the state’s latest numbers show new cases and hospitalizations that continue to result in a steady rise in coronavirus subvariants. The Bay Area reported 42 new cases per 100,000 residents on Tuesday, up from 35 a week ago. Eight of the …

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Research suggests that a mind-altering parasite may make infected people more attractive

The parasite that stole the brain toxoplasma gondii appears almost everywhere. Microscopic invaders are estimated to infect up to 50 percent of humans, and a number of studies have shown that, among many other animals, they can alter human behavior. The parasite has been linked to many neurological disorders, including schizophrenia and psychotic episodes, and …

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