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Posted at 12:30 p.m. | Jul 10, 2022 | writing Warning: Drinking alcohol before bed can interfere with sleep. Photo credit: Illustrative Alcohol consumption is a chemical addiction By Ludmilla Souza – Reporter of Agência Brasil The cachacinha before lunch and before bed is a tradition for Gustavo Motta, 43, from Minas Gerais. “The problem … Read more

Parents and members of a religious sect arrested for the death of an 8-year-old girl. He was diabetic, they didn’t give him insulin and they preferred to pray

Elizabeth Struhs died in January after going six days without insulin. The child’s parents were the first suspects arrested and charged with murder, torture and neglect. Police say cult members now detained knew of child’s health issues and did not seek medical help Twelve members of a religious sect in Queensland, Australia, were arrested on … Read more

ADHD: Learn more about the disease that affects 2 million adults in Brazil

ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – is a condition that causes deviation in concentration, restlessness and impulsiveness, although it is more common in children and adolescents, the condition affects also adults. The disease is increasingly discussed in Brazil due to its high incidence in the country, according to information from the WHO – World … Read more

Flu and measles vaccination campaigns are extended until 24/6

Due to low vaccination coverage for both diseases in the state, the Minas Gerais State Department of Health (SES-MG) is extending national flu and measles vaccination campaigns until 24/ 06. The announcement of the extension was released by the Ministry of Health (MS), Thursday (2/6), and aims to ensure the immunization of the eligible public … Read more

A man drowned under the eyes of three police officers: “I will not jump to save you”

The moment was recorded by the cameras used by the officers. A man drowned in a water tank in Tempe, Arizona, United States, as police watched. Meanwhile, Sean Bickings, the victim, was screaming “I’m going to drown, I’m going to drown”. The moment was recorded in footage from cameras used in officers’ uniforms, and was … Read more

Cases of pregnant women with HIV/AIDS already exceed the number of 2021 at the Helvio Auto Hospital

Dr. Helvio Auto University Hospital (HEHA), a care unit of the State University of Health Sciences of Alagoas (Uncisal), had a higher number of pregnant women with HIV/AIDS during the first five months of 2022 than for the whole of 2021. The figures are worrying, since some of these patients are already arriving at the … Read more

Six districts of Arapiraca lead dengue fever cases

With the recent rains that have hit Arapiraca, accumulation of water in some places must be avoided to minimize the proliferation of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the causative agent of diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and zika. To alert residents of Arapiraca, City Hall, through the Municipal Health Department, has released the list of neighborhoods … Read more

Young man shot dead in 2003 ‘reappears’ in deepfake video to try to solve his own murder

With the help of a 19-year-old actor and photographer, experts managed to “reappear” a 13-year-old. The family say they hope the video will help witnesses speak to authorities and solve the crime Police in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, decided to use deepfake videos (hyperrealistic video montages created using artificial intelligence) in an attempt to solve the … Read more – Mossoro

Posted at 9:15 am | May 18, 2022 | writing Mossoró registers 105 probable cases and 33 confirmed cases of dengue until May 7 Photo credit: Illustrative Aedes aegypti, the transmitter of dengue By Edinaldo Moreno / JORNAL DE FATO Reporter The most recent survey published in the Epidemiological Bulletin of Arboviruses of the State … Read more