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The disease is spread by infected Ixodes scapularis ticks that live in woodland and grassland throughout the UK. They can attach themselves to skin and suck blood using barbed mouth parts. While feeding, they can pass on Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria, ...
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DEMENTIA is a condition which has so far proved unbeatable by the scientists and doctors despite decades of work into a condition which claims thousands of lives every year in the UK. As work continues into the disease, the latest generation of experts ...
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Thousands of Americans are being recruited to take part in trials for a potential Lyme disease vaccine. Rockland-based Pfizer will be launching phase 3 trials of a possible vaccine to prevent the disease, which affects nearly half a million Americans ...
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DEMENTIA is a deadly umbrella of neurodegenerative conditions affecting the brain. Every year, thousands sadly lose their lives to the condition. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer's disease.
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Pfizer Inc. and Valneva SE have announced the start of the third phase of a clinical study for a Lyme disease vaccine candidate. “With increasing global rates of Lyme disease, providing a new option for people to help protect themselves from the ...
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Thousands of British tourists could be affected by the industrial action.
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This summer, ticks carrying Lyme disease proliferate in several areas of France, including the Grand Est, the Center region and Limousin; According to a recent study, more than 14% of the world's population has already been affected by Lyme disease.
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in the Midwest this summer and raising the ...
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Can reducing salt really help reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke and other diseases? A new study shows cutting out about 1/4 of a teaspoon of salt each day could ward off certain diseases and death over time. Viv Williams has details in this ...
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With every beat of your heart, blood carries oxygen from your lungs throughout your body. This life-sustaining process happens automatically, whether you're awake or asleep. But for people with sickle cell disease, it often goes awry.
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ATLANTA (WSAV) — Georgia has nearly 48000 monkeypox vaccine doses and is reporting 1033 cases so far. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Georgia ranks in the top 5 for the highest number of monkeypox cases in the country just ...
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People who have had COVID-19 face are at an increased risk for neurological and psychiatric conditions, including psychosis, dementia, epilepsy, and "brain fog" up to two years after, compared to those who have had other respiratory diseases.
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By Margery A. Beck and Josh Funk | Associated Press. OMAHA, Neb. — A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in ...
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