Month: June 2021

Chlorine Shortage Poses Pool Health Crisis Before July 4th

[ad_1] Rudy Stankowitz, residential and public pool consultant. Cara Green, assistant director, aquatic operations, University of Houston. Nick Barboza, real estate specialist, San Antonio, TX. The New York Times: “Just in Time for Pool Season: A Chlorine Shortage.” Yahoofinance.com: “Chlorine shortage stands to wreak havoc on summer pool season: Goldman Sachs.” IbisWorld.com: “Swimming Pool …

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HBV vaccine demonstrates encouraging results in early clinical trials

[ad_1] Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Yuen MF, et al. Abstract PO-2575. Presented at: the International Liver Congress; June 23-26 (virtual meeting). Press Release Disclosures: Yuen reports acting as a consultant for AbbVie, Assembly Biosciences, Aligos Therapeutics, Arbutus Biopharma, Bristol Myer Squibb, Clear B Therapeutics, Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Finch Therapeutics, GlaxoSmithKline, Gilead Sciences, …

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Loss of function of the C9orf72 gene may affect communication between neurons and muscles — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, attacks nerve cells known as motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord, gradually leading to paralysis. The loss of function of an important gene, C9orf72, may affect communication between motor neurons and muscles in people with this disease. These findings were revealed by the team of Dr Kessen …

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Glucose variability predicts HCC in patients with diabetes

[ad_1] Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Yoo J, et al. Abstract OS-1101. Presented at: the International Liver Congress; June 23-26 (virtual meeting). Disclosures: Yoo reports no relevant financial disclosures. Please see the study for all other authors relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an …

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More alcohol policies lead to lower alcohol-related liver disease in Latin American countries

[ad_1] Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Diaz LA, et al. Abstract: GS-2309. Presented at: The International Liver Congress; June 23-26 (virtual meeting). Disclosures: Diaz reports no relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your …

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Could the ‘Mono’ Virus Be Driving Long-Haul COVID?

[ad_1] WEDNESDAY, June 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Some folks suffering COVID long-haul symptoms might actually be experiencing an attack of fatigue-inducing Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a new study argues. Two-thirds of a group of 30 COVID long-haul patients had high levels of Epstein-Barr antibodies, suggesting that EBV lying dormant in their bodies had …

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PH Support Groups May Help Patients Better Manage Symptoms

[ad_1] Joining support groups — meeting people with common experiences and concerns who can provide emotional reassurance — for pulmonary hypertension (PH) helped patients manage symptoms, stick to medicines, and better understand their disease, a study reports. Participation in a support group, however, had no impact on the general quality of life of these patients …

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