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Cancer-fighting version of herpes shows promise in early human trials

Cancer-fighting version of herpes shows promise in early human trials

Illustration of herpes simplex virus. illustration: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Scientists may be able to turn a long-standing bacterial foe into a cancer-fighting ally, a new study this week suggests. In preliminary data from a phase I trial, a genetically modified version of the herpes virus has shown promise in treating hard-to-eradicate tumors, with one patient in …

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Can you get a flu shot and a COVID booster on the same arm?

Can you get a flu shot and a COVID booster on the same arm?

photo: Unique (Shutterstock) When a COVID vaccine first emerged, the CDC wanted to be cautious.This is a new vaccine after all, so they recommend waiting two weeks before or after any other vaccines, including flue shots. that guide changed.YesYou can now get the flu and COVID vaccines at the same visit, but probably not on …

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U.S. STD problem 'out of control'

U.S. STD problem ‘out of control’

photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Sexually transmitted diseases in the United States are at a crisis point. On Monday, prominent public health experts and government officials warned of the continued annual rise in STDs. Cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia all rose last year, according to preliminary data recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and …

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U.S. STD problem 'out of control'

U.S. STD problem ‘out of control’

photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Sexually transmitted diseases in the United States are at a crisis point. On Monday, prominent public health experts and government officials warned of the continued annual rise in STDs. Cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia all rose last year, according to preliminary data recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and …

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Five lupus patients in complete remission after immunotherapy

Five lupus patients in complete remission after immunotherapy

Joint pain is a common lupus symptom, but the chronic condition can affect nearly every organ in the body. picture: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) German scientists may have demonstrated a new way to treat and possibly even cure chronic lupus.in a study On Thursday, the team described how patients receiving a type of immunotherapy currently used to …

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Five lupus patients in complete remission after immunotherapy

Five lupus patients in complete remission after immunotherapy

Joint pain is a common lupus symptom, but the chronic condition can affect nearly every organ in the body. picture: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) German scientists may have demonstrated a new way to treat and possibly even cure chronic lupus.in a study On Thursday, the team described how patients receiving a type of immunotherapy currently used to …

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Everything you need to know about this year's flu shot

Everything you need to know about this year’s flu shot

photo: Joe Rader (Getty Images) It’s flu vaccine season, and the flu shot is an important one again.With less mask-wearing, there could be more Every Common respiratory viruses around. Therefore, you may wish to protect yourself from those safe and effective vaccines that are readily available. In the years when the flu vaccine was perfectly …

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How to Identify a Male Yeast Infection

How to Identify a Male Yeast Infection

photo: Shef (Shutterstock) You may not know that people with penises can get yeast infectionsGiven that over-the-counter remedies are advertised asGermanly for those who don’t. phosphorusRetrofit suggestions Usually targeting the vagina, yeast infection treatments are often categorized as women’s health.To be fair, the vagina gets most yeast infections, but it’s worth knowing Anyone can do …

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