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Research on COVID-19: remdesivir and chloroquine

In December 2019, pneumonia caused by a virus emerged in Wuhan, China. The virus was subsequently identified as a new coronavirus (COVID-19), which is associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome CoV (SARS-CoV-2). The virus’s infectious capacity, along with death rates ranging from 1% to 5%, has generated great concern around the world. Currently, there is …

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Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in women. It is usually presented in women who are already in menopause, but it can also be detected at a younger age. The symptoms of this disease are usually confused with other ones, such as irritable bowel syndrome or colitis, because they are …

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Hair-Loss after Chemotherapy, can it be avoided?

Hair loss, known as Alopecia, is a very frequent consequence of cancer treatments like chemotherapy, radiation, or bone marrow transplants. Sometimes can be reversible but in some cases the hair loss is permanent, causing emotional trauma for some patients so severe as to lead to refusing or delaying treatment. Chemotherapy generally acts by interfering with …

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