Covid: they enable a phone number to request a home test kit

La línea telefónica estará abierta los 7 días de la semana.

Before the end of the year 2021 and with the intention of containing the peak of Covid cases that were already looming in some parts of the world due to the Omicron variant, the president of the United States, Joe Biden, announced at that time a plan to try to stop contagion in the country. … Read More

WHO authorized the drugs baricitinib and sotrovimab to treat Covid

El baricitinib se usa en el tratamiento de la artitris en varios países alrededor del mundo.

The World Health Organization (WHO) authorized the use of the drugs baricitinib and sotrovimab for the treatment of Covid-19. According to the information provided by the WHO, the endorsement of the use of these drugs was given after several evaluations made mainly by international experts who work in a Guideline Development Group of the health … Read More

CDC study indicates that getting COVID protects more than getting vaccinated, but immunization prevents serious symptoms

Las iglesias están siendo centros de vacunación en países como Austria.

A previous infection of COVID better protects patients from new infections, but the Vaccination remains the best way to prevent the most serious symptoms of the disease, revealed a study published this Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). the findings, based on data collected in California and New York, revealed that … Read More

How watching TV can cause a stroke

Un hábito que parece inofensivo, pero que puede desencadenar una embolia.

A stroke occurs when a blood clot blocks blood flow to an organ or body part. It can happen in many areas of the body with fatal results, since the lack of blood implies an absence of oxygen that can cause irreversible damage or the death of certain areas or organs. However, watching tv can … Read More

Antibiotic resistance deadlier than HIV or malaria

La resistencia a los antibióticos es una amenaza a la salud mundial.

Forget the COVID, HIV or malaria: antibiotic resistance is a real threat long-term for human health worldwide. Antibiotic resistance occurs when fungi, bacteria, parasites and viruses resist the onslaught of the drugs that are usually used to combat them; and when medicine is not effective in fighting an infection, the result can be death. In … Read More

COVID: Study reveals that vaccines can alter menstrual cycles

Investigadores encontraron un cambio clínicamente significativo en los ciclos de las mujeres recién vacunadas.

Researchers found a clinically significant change in the cycles of the newly vaccinated women. Photo: Alina Blumberg/Pexels Shortly after the launch of the vaccines against covid-19, stories began to emerge of women experiencing changes in their menstrual cycles after receiving the immunization. For a long time, this did not attract much attention in the media, … Read More

Why obese women are at higher risk of getting seriously ill from Covid

Y al parecer, las mujeres con sobrepeso tienen mayor riesgo de morir de Covid.

Surely you know the story told in «The Iliad» by Homer. It tells how the Greeks, after several years trying to conquer Troy, achieved their goal thanks to a huge wooden horse inside which their soldiers hid. Taking advantage of the darkness of the night, they assaulted the city from within. Well, it seems that … Read More

White House will give away 400 million N95 masks for free

Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades dijeron la semana pasada que las mascarillas N95 ofrecen el más alto nivel de protección.

The White House announced Wednesday that it will make 400 million N95 masks available for free., this as part of a series of actions aimed at combating the growing Omicron variant. The N95 masks will be available to people at tens of thousands of local pharmacies, as well as thousands of community health centers, the … Read More

When am I going to die: Scientists find the answer in the eyes

La diferencia entre la edad retiniana y la edad biológica implica un riesgo mayor de muerte.

What would you do if you knew when you were going to die? Maybe you would decide to repair some earrings in your life, or spend your last moments next to the people you love the most, or give free rein to your desires or instincts… The truth is that scientists developed a way to … Read More

The website is now active to order your free Covid test kit online

A partir de hoy ya está activada la página web.

A couple of weeks ago, President Joe Biden indicated that within the action plan to be followed to try to stop the rise in Covid cases, particularly caused by the Omicron variant, a health plan would be launched and among the measures indicated that coronavirus test kits would be sent to homes. At the time, … Read More

Gynecologist reveals the dangers of wearing pantyliners every day

Usar pantiprotectores diariamente no es lo más recomendable.

Panty liners have become a useful feminine hygiene product not only during the menstrual period, but during the rest of the month, but wearing pantiliners every day carries dangers for the intimate health of women. A gynecologist revealed on her TikTok account what some of these risks are and why women should put this practice … Read More

What life will be like when COVID becomes endemic, according to doctors

Llegar a un nivel endémico de COVID depende de muchos factores.

Dr. Anthony Fauci said it in Davos: COVID can become endemic if another variant does not arise that eludes the immune response to the previous variant. The pharmaceutical company Pfizer has pointed to 2024 as a probable date for this to happen. But in general, doctors in different countries of the world have pointed out … Read More

COVID: How long can an N95 mask be worn and how to disinfect it

Las mascarillas N95 son eficientes para evitar el contagio de Ómicron.

Wearing N95 masks is one way to avoid infection with the Omicron variant of COVID, which has already been shown to be highly contagious. They are for medical use, so they can be very efficient in protecting someone who is not a health professional, but they are more expensive and are marked for single use. … Read More