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Sameer P. Sethi

Home Screening vs. Colonoscopy

Some of us are getting closer each year to the magical age when we will have to have the procedure. A colonoscopy helps check for and treat precancerous or cancerous polyps. Although the procedure itself isn’t unpleasant, the preparation and colon cleanse are anything but pleasant. With the array of use at-home products available in

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Bringing An Overdose Victim Back To Life

It is possible to save a life by recognizing the signs of opioid overdose. Some characteristic signs of an overdose are unconsciousness, small pupils, and slow breathing. A person in this situation may not be able to speak, have a weak heartbeat, and have cold, clammy hands. Their lips and fingernails might appear blue or purple. Overdose is a

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Sameer P. Sethi

Facts You Didn’t Know About Genital Herpes

HSV-1 is the most common type of herpes simplex virus infection (HSV), while HSV-2 is the main. HSV-1 is the most common cause of cold sores, which can appear during stress or sleep deprivation. HSV-2 is usually responsible for genital sores. HSV-1 can also cause genital sores, but these are less common and more likely to

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Sameer P. Sethi

Understanding Infectious Diseases

There are many ways to contract an infectious disease. They can be passed from one person to another. The disease can be transmitted by bites from insects or animals. Eating contaminated food, drinking unclean water, and being around harmful organisms can also lead to infection. These diseases can be caused either by bacteria, viruses, or

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Sameer P. Sethi

Revised COVID-19 Guidelines and Masking

There has been a drastic drop in the number of COVID-19 cases from the Omicron variation. Due to a decrease in the number of cases the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has updated masking guidelines for the 2nd time. According to the latest guidelines, approximately 70% of Americans are no longer obligated to wear

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Sameer P. Sethi

Long Covid and its Effects on the Body

Millions of people still suffer from fatigue, cognitive problems, and other long-lasting effects after being infected with coronavirus. Post-COVID conditions refer to a variety of health issues that can be experienced for up to four weeks following the initial infection with COVID-19. Post-COVID conditions can also be experienced by people who were asymptomatic within the first few days or

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Healthcare worker holding a vaccine and wearing coronavirus Covid19 mask
Sameer P. Sethi

Russia will start testing vaccine later this year

(REUTERS) – Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko stated on Monday that mass vaccination of high-risk groups in the nation against COVID-19 would start in November-December this year, Russian news agencies reported. Russia this month became the first nation to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two weeks of human testing, prompting

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Sameer P. Sethi

The US Midwest hits 6 million COVID cases

U.S. Covid Cases of the novel coronavirus surpassed six million on Sunday as many states in the Midwest reported increasing infections. Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota have recently reported record one-day increases in new cases while Montana and Idaho are seeing record numbers of now hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Nationally, metrics on new cases,

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Sameer P. Sethi

COVID-19 and its effects on Global Health Services

COVID-19 Effects: More than 90% of countries have seen ordinary health services disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with significant gains in medical care attained over decades vulnerable to being wiped out in a short period, a World Health Organization survey showed. The Geneva-based body has frequently warned about other life-saving programs being affected by the

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cold viruses
Sameer P. Sethi

Common cold viruses are being used in vaccines from Russia, China

Common Cold Viruses :(REUTERS) – The modified common cold viruses behind high-profile COVID-19 vaccine candidates from China’s CanSino Biologics and Russia’s Gamaleya Institute have been studied for decades, but are still not widely utilized. The altered adenovirus type 5 (Ad5) viruses used in these vaccines were first created by Canadian researcher Dr. Frank Graham at

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