Study warns of urgency for new worm treatments

Study warns of urgency for new worm treatments

Worms, diseases that affect billions of people worldwide, have had little progress in clinical studies. One of the reasons this happens is because they reach the poorest populations, not attracting investment from pharmaceutical companies. The warning is in a study published in the magazine Drug Discovery Today by researchers from the University of São Paulo … Read more

Is it possible to reverse urinary incontinence? Learn more about the condition – Cities on the Net

Is it possible to reverse urinary incontinence?  Learn more about the condition – Cities on the Net

Urinary incontinence is a urological problem that affects nearly half of women over the age of 40. The condition is usually caused by a weakening of the pelvic floor muscles and urinary tract, but symptoms can appear even before the near menopausal period. Leakage of urine can occur early due to genetic predisposition, brain or … Read more

How to protect yourself from monkeypox

How to protect yourself from monkeypox

The WHO is considering declaring a global health emergency due to an epidemic. More than 40 countries have recorded cases of monkeypox, including Brazil, which has confirmed local transmission of the virus. So far, cases of monkeypox have been recorded in more than 40 countries, including the UK, Germany and Spain. Brazil has already confirmed … Read more

Soil pollutants and adverse effects on cardiovascular health (study)

Soil pollutants and adverse effects on cardiovascular health (study)

Heavy metals and pesticides in the soil have been proven to negatively affect the cardiovascular system. [사진=게티이미지뱅크] A study found that pesticides and heavy metals that seep into the soil can have adverse effects on the cardiovascular system. A meta-analysis of existing studies investigated the relationship between soil pollution and health with a focus on … Read more

Petropolis Diary

Petropolis Diary

Editing:Monday 04 July 2022 Editing: Monday 04 July 2022 New Ômicron variant Photo: Tânia Rego Jaqueline Ribeiro – special for the Diário “Get vaccinated! get the children vaccinated because they are part of the chain of transmission! Wear masks indoors, especially if you are vulnerable. Take the booster doses and we will always be attentive … Read more

Fighting depression in today’s society

Fighting depression in today’s society

Depression is known as the disease of the century. Estimates show that in Brazil, the disease increased by 18% between 2005 and 2015, and the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that more than 322 million people suffer from this disorder worldwide. According to WHO data, Brazil is the country with the highest number of depressives … Read more