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Japanese Scientists Discover New Disease Carried by Ticks

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 7, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Scientists in Japan have discovered yet another tick-borne virus that can make people sick. The Yezo virus is transmitted by tick bites, and triggers fever and a reduction in blood platelets and white blood cells. “At least seven people have been infected with this… Read More »

Eyevensys Electrotransfection System for Ocular Disease: Interview with Patricia Zilliox, CEO

Eyevensys, a medtech company based in France, has developed the Eyevensys Electrotransfection System, a non-viral transfection system for the treatment of ocular diseases. So far, the firm has demonstrated the safety of the technique in treating noninfectious uveitis and is developing treatments for geographic atrophy, retinitis pigmentosa, and wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The technology… Read More »

The sunshine supplement mixed with calcium linked to 17 percent increase of deadly disease

According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, an analysis of 20 studies found that a combination of vitamin D and calcium in a supplement could increase the risk of a deadly attack. Of the 42,072 research participants, 3,690 had strokes during the trials. Thus, the researchers concluded that vitamin D and calcium supplementation – taken together –… Read More »

How to Manage Your Gum Disease

Those who have experienced it will tell you that suffering from gum disease may be among the worst experiences of your life. You will simply not be at your best until you have the problem treated. Also, known as periodontal disease or periodontitis, gum diseases is an infection of your gums that is brought about… Read More »