Read more about the article Cooling (moderate hypothermia) the liver may reduce the effects of a paracetamol-induced liver injury.
Moderate hypothermia (cooling) of the liver to ameliorate paracetamol-induced liver injury has gained momentum over the years. Image credits: Yeong Lan T et al.

Cooling (moderate hypothermia) the liver may reduce the effects of a paracetamol-induced liver injury.

Moderate hypothermia (cooling) of the liver to ameliorate paracetamol-induced liver injury has gained momentum over the years. However, the invasive procedures available so far have rendered it impractical in a…

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Salt substitutes reduce the risk of stroke and death compared to regular salt – results from a new study.

Salt substitutes, unlike regular salt, contain reduced amounts of sodium chloride (table salt) and have potassium chloride as a supplement. Table (regular) salt is 100% sodium chloride: salt substitutes contain…

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Read more about the article Covid-19 breakthrough infections: a new study highlights why vaccinated people may get SARS-CoV-2.
A Covid-19 breakthrough infection is an infection in a fully vaccinated person 14 or more days after receiving the jab. Image credit: Pixabay

Covid-19 breakthrough infections: a new study highlights why vaccinated people may get SARS-CoV-2.

A Covid-19 breakthrough infection is an infection in a fully vaccinated person 14 or more days after receiving the jab (CDC). There have been reports of Covid-19 breakthrough infections amongst…

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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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