New star-shaped capsule/pill may allow medicine to be dispensed over weeks
This is interesting. It has 6 arms containing the medication, a polymer matrix ensuring the med is released slowly and evenly and there are prongs holding the capsule in place so it doesn’t pass through the gut. Hmmm, it sounded cool at first but now I’m scared
Stroke risk increased with high dose Proton Pump Inhibitors
Ischemic stroke risk was found to rise, especially for Protonix, if higher doses were used. One theory are their affect on gut bacteria.
Some Ebola infections may cause no symptoms at all
Last year they found some West African villagers “immune” to Ebola. This report suggests that Ebola may be asymptomatic in some.
Unlike HIV which can only last a few minutes away from blood, Zika appears to live close to 8 hours on hard, nonporous surfaces.