Read more about the article These foods increase or decrease the risks of certain cancers: observations from an umbrella review.
Eggs are beneficial if taken in moderate quantities.

These foods increase or decrease the risks of certain cancers: observations from an umbrella review.

Several research findings have shown that some foods are associated with an increase or decrease in the risks of certain cancers; however, many of these published data may be biased…

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Read more about the article JAK Inhibitors. What do these drugs add to the Covid-19 therapy pool?
JAK Inhibitors. What do these drugs add to the Covid-19 therapy pool?

JAK Inhibitors. What do these drugs add to the Covid-19 therapy pool?

JAK inhibitors, drugs previously reserved for conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, have shown promising results in ameliorating the disastrous effects of Covid-19. We now know, with certainty, that a dysregulated immune…

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Read more about the article Biologic stress may increase the risk of appendicitis in children. A novel study shows.
Biologic stress may increase the risk of appendicitis in children.

Biologic stress may increase the risk of appendicitis in children. A novel study shows.

Stress affects how the body responds to infections through modulating the various immune response pathways in all age groups. There’s an increasing trend of appendicitis in children as they continue…

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Read more about the article The burden of injuries. What is likely to harm you?
Gloves, helmets, and seatbelts are safety gears you should use often to reduce the burden on injuries.

The burden of injuries. What is likely to harm you?

Morbidity associated with injuries is a public health concern that we still pay little attention to in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda inclusive. Recent data shows that we may…

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Read more about the article Diabetes Food Chart. The safest way to manage your blood glucose levels.
Diabetes Food Chart. The safest way to manage your blood glucose levels.

Diabetes Food Chart. The safest way to manage your blood glucose levels.

A diagnosis of diabetes is devastating in its way. It comes with a whole baggage of monitoring everything you eat, as well as taking your drugs – whether it’s insulin…

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Read more about the article Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme-2 (ACE-2): Covid-19 attacks the selected body organs for the same reason.
SARS-CoV-2 uses the ACE-2 receptor to enter and infect host cells. Image credit: theconversation.com

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme-2 (ACE-2): Covid-19 attacks the selected body organs for the same reason.

No doubt, Covid-19 is the most devastating global infectious disease since the 1918 Spanish flu. Initially thought of as a respiratory infection, Covid-19 causes multiorgan damage that culminates in substantial…

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