Christina Perri Shares Pregnancy Loss: Our Daughter 'Was Born Silent'

Christina Perri revealed on Tuesday, November 24, that she suffered a pregnancy loss two weeks after her hospitalization. Rainbow Babies: Stars Who Had Children After Miscarriages “Last night we lost our baby girl,” the “Jar of Hearts” singer, 34, captioned an Instagram photo of her and husband Paul Costabile holding the late infant’s hand. “She was born silent after fighting […]

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Connection between COVID-19 and loss of smell uncovered by research team

About 70% of people with COVID-19 suddenly lose their sense of smell, although fewer of them seem to realize it, according to a new “living analysis” by a research team. Vicente Ramirez, a Ph.D. student in UC Merced’s Public Health program, and researchers at the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia have uncovered patterns that could help future coronavirus researchers. […]

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First Drug Approved to Treat Rare Metabolic Disorder

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first treatment for the rare genetic disorder primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1), the agency announced Monday. Oxlumo (lumasiran) is approved to treat PH1, the most common and most severe type of primary hyperoxalurias, which can lead to progressive kidney damage and eventually damage to other organs. One […]

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Mexico aims to begin coronavirus vaccinations next month

Mexico said Tuesday that it aims to start coronavirus vaccinations next month in the Latin American country, which has one of the world’s highest COVID-19 death tolls. The government has signed deals with major pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer, which with its German partner BioNTech on Friday sought US regulatory approval for its vaccine. If everything goes to plan and the […]

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Mediterranean Diet Cuts Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Women

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2020 — Higher adherence to a Mediterranean diet (MED) is associated with a 30 percent risk reduction in type 2 diabetes in women, according to a study published online Nov. 19 in JAMA Network Open. Shafqat Ahmad, Ph.D., from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and colleagues assessed the relative contribution of conventional and novel biomarkers in […]

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