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Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen
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Brian Jungen writes about health and wellness for publications like WebMD, AARP, Shape, Woman’s Day, Arthritis Today and Costco Connection among others. He graduated from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone – cheap, widely available can improve COVID-19 survival

Researchers in England say they have the first evidence that a drug can improve COVID-19 survival: A cheap, widely available steroid reduced ...
showers flower petals

Medics around the world face hostility over virus stigma

Dr. Dina Abdel-Salam watched in terror last month as scores of strangers gathered under the balcony of her aunt’s empty apartment in...
Sleep Apnoea

Fatty Tongues Could Be Main Driver Of Sleep Apnoea

A sleep disorder that can leave people gasping for breath at night could be linked to the amount of fat on their...
Breast Cancers

Drug That Prevents Half Of Breast Cancers Carries On Working

A drug that halves a woman's risk of breast cancer continues to work long after they stop taking it, say researchers.
Typhoid Vaccine

Typhoid Vaccine ‘Works Fantastically Well’

A new typhoid vaccine works "fantastically well" and is being used to help stop an almost untreatable strain of the infection, doctors...
Samoa measles outbreak

Samoa Measles Outbreak Worsens With Death Toll Reaching 22

A measles outbreak in the Pacific nation of Samoa has killed 22 people, nearly all children under five. The...
Woman Heartbeat Ear

Woman Could Hear Her Own Heartbeat From Inside Her Ear

Karrie Aitkens was living a typical life as a mom in California. That is, until one day sounds from that normal, everyday life turned...
NHS screening

NHS Screening ‘Needs To Fit With Busy Lives’

There needs to be easier access to NHS screening programmes in England, including evening and weekend clinics, to increase uptake, a review...
The Placenta

Soot Pollution Particles ‘Cross The Placenta’

Particles of black carbon - or soot - can cross the placenta, a study has found. The Nature Communications...