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Coronavirus tests: 3 false facts about the test to detect covid-19 circulating on the Internet (and how science denies them)

Una prueba de covid-19 con hisopos

[ad_1] Social media posts have falsely disseminated that the COVID-19 swab or swab test can harm the brain. Specialists explain why that is highly unlikely Can covid-19 testing swab damage the brain? Without any basis, some social media posts speak of a alleged breakdown of the “blood brain barrier” when taking tissue samples in a …

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Asymptomatic with coronavirus: what is known about the damage that covid-19 can cause in patients who do not develop symptoms

Asymptomatic with coronavirus: what is known about the damage that covid-19 can cause in patients who do not develop symptoms

[ad_1] Unlike other virulent infections that may not cause symptoms, SARS-CoV-2 can cause pathological changes in the asymptomatic infected. Modern medicine emphasizes – and rightly so – the importance of science. The focus, however, frequently shifts our attention from the true goal of medical care: care (of patients). This idea was captured by William Osler’s …

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Amoebra “brainwashers”: Florida authorities issue health alert after rare case of parasite infection

El parásito unicelular típicamente se encuentra en aguas dulces templadas y estancadas como lagos y lagunas.

[ad_1] Naegleria fowleri infections are extremely rare, but they cause inflammation of the brain that is often fatal The amoeba enters the body through the nose and from there it migrates to the brain. Photo: Science Photo Library Its scientific name is Naegleria fowleribut yesIt is known colloquially as the “brain-eating” amoeba, because It can …

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