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Vox Sentences: The Bad E in E-Cigarettes

Vox Sentences is your daily perception of what is happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter delivered directly to your inbox Monday through Friday, or see the Vox Sentences Archive for previous issues. A "Very Strong Sins" in Vaping Diseases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reviews vitamin E oil in THC vape products for …

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Can You Get Pregnant After Menopause? The answer may surprise you

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = " Menopause proud that it has happened or will happen to every single person with a vagina, it is still a pretty confusing milestone – especially for those who experience it. "data-reactid =" 16 "> Menopause, although it has happened …

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Doctors report the first American tests of cancer gene editing

Doctors have reported on the first attempts in the United States to use gene editing to help patients fight cancer. Doctors say that some form of gene editing seemed safe when tested in three patients. But it is not yet known what long-term effects the method will have on cancer treatment or patient survival rates. A gene editing tool called …

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UK doctors diagnose teenager with deadly allergic reaction to e-cigarettes

A man disappears in a store on September 17, 2019 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Doctors in the UK who recently treated a teenage boy with respiratory failure warn that the liquid in e-cigarettes can trigger a life-threatening allergic reaction that causes inflammation of the lungs. Doctors diagnosed a 16-year-old boy with hypersensitivity pneumonitis, an immune …

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Vaping linked to the British teen's life-threatening pneumonia

The teen had a fever, a persistent cough and increased breathing difficulties for about a week and was initially suspected of having asthma. But after his condition worsened in hospital and the boy experienced respiratory failure, doctors found he was suffering from hypersensitive pneumonitis – a condition where the air sacs and airways in the lungs become severely inflamed. The …

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The company decodes African DNA to fight disease

Copyright copyright Getty Images Caption Pharmaceutical giants often manufacture drugs with only profitable Western market in mind Black Africans are at a disadvantage when it comes to drug treatments as they represent only 2% of the genetic samples used for pharmaceutical research, but a new Nigeria-based genomics company wants to change that. This lack of genetic studies of different populations …

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The EU has just approved a vaccine to prevent Ebola

Ervebo was first constructed by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the US Army more than a decade ago. In 2014, following the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Merck acquired the rights to develop the vaccine. "Conditional approval for sale" is a type of approval reserved for medicine that meets unmet medical needs. This means that the drug can …

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Cobb student with measles may have spread to others who are not vaccinated

An unvaccinated Cobb County Middle Schooler contracted measles and exposed others who were unimmunized to the highly contagious virus, the Georgia Public Health Department said Monday. School District officials confirmed that the student attended Mabry Middle School through November 1. A total of 17 unvaccinated people – mostly students and at least one adult – are kept away from school …

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