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A team of UK researchers, who reviewed more than 20 studies of 120,000 expectant mothers given mRNA vaccines, also found the jab is 90 per cent effective at preventing infection

Pregnant women who had Covid vaccine 15% LESS likely to suffer stillbirth, ‘reassuring’ study finds

Pregnant women who are vaccinated against Covid are ‘significantly’ less likely to suffer a stillbirth compared to the unvaccinated, research suggests. There had been widespread safety concerns about the jabs among expectant mothers, which saw them become one of the least vaccinated groups in the country. Their fears were seized upon by anti-vaxx conspiracy theorists, …

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Coffee affects cholesterol levels differently in men, women, study finds

Coffee affects cholesterol levels differently in men, women, study finds

Different coffee types may affect cholesterol levels differently, a new study finds. Photo by StockSnap/Pixabay May 10 (UPI) — The gender of the drinker, as well as the brewing method used, may be key to coffee’s link with higher cholesterol, a risk factor for heart disease, a study published Tuesday found. Drinking espresso was associated …

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Honore Stark of Toronto must wear a chemotherapy cream for at least six hours a day that she says leaves her looking like an 'acid attack victim'

Skin cancer-stricken mother reveals chemo cream leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’

Honore Stark of Toronto must wear a chemotherapy cream for at least six hours a day that she says leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’ A cancer-stricken mother has shared shocking pictures illustrating how her chemotherapy cream leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’. Honore Stark from Toronto in Canada, initially dismissed …

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Shanghai re-tightens on COVID, frustrating trapped residents

Shanghai re-tightens on COVID, frustrating trapped residents

BEIJING (AP) — The city of Shanghai is doubling down on pandemic restrictions after a brief period of loosening up, frustrating residents who were hoping for a more than monthlong lockdown was finally easing as the number of new cases falls in China’s financial center. On Tuesday, service was suspended on the last two subway …

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New Wearable Tracks Your Alcohol, Sugar, and Soreness Levels with Microneedles

New Wearable Tracks Your Alcohol, Sugar, and Soreness Levels with Microneedles

Imagine a future where, after a night of bar-hopping with friends, you can whip out your phone, consult a smartphone app connected to a wireless device stuck to the side of your arm, and find out exactly how hammered you are. It sounds like something you might see in the first couple minutes of a …

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Dr Narendra Kaushik, who runs a gender reassignment clinic in New Delhi, will attempt to transplant a womb into a trans woman who was born a man

Indian surgeon plans to transplant womb into a TRANS woman and get them pregnant in world-first op

Dr Narendra Kaushik, who runs a gender reassignment clinic in New Delhi, will attempt to transplant a womb into a trans woman who was born a man A surgeon in India will attempt to transplant a womb into a trans woman who was born a man — with the view to making them pregnant. The …

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How to Know If Your Symptoms Are Bad Enough to See an Allergist

How to Know If Your Symptoms Are Bad Enough to See an Allergist

Photo: Budimir Jevtic (Shutterstock) So you’re sneezing and rubbing your eyes this allergy season. Who isn’t? Allergies are common enough that many of us can manage our symptoms with over-the-counter medications and avoidance strategies like spending less time outdoors on days with a high pollen count. But when are allergies bad enough that you should …

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