E-cigarettes increase the risk of COVID symptoms

People who smoke e-cigarettes and become infected with the coronavirus are more likely to experience symptoms of COVID-19, such as body aches or headaches, chest tightness, chills, or diarrhea. ...

They design an FFP2 mask that warns you when there is an excess of...

Scientists and engineers from the University of Granada design an intelligent FFP2 mask that notifies its user via mobile when the limits of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowed inside it are exceeded. ...

A compound from the herb rosemary may be useful against COVID-19

Carnosic acid is a rosemary compound that could be used to combat COVID-19, since it is capable of modifying the ACE2 receptor that the coronavirus uses to invade human cells, thus...

They use magnetic seeds to heat and kill brain cancer

They create a therapy based on a ferromagnetic thermoseed that travels to the tumor, using an MRI scanner, and then remotely heats up and destroys surrounding cancer cells. ...

The mask outdoors will no longer be mandatory in Spain

The Council of Ministers will approve next Tuesday, February 8, the Royal Decree that eliminates the mandatory use of the mask outdoors, according to statements by Carolina Darias, Minister of Health. ...

It takes 3 exposures to COVID to generate broad immunity

A study by the Technical University of Munich indicates that it is necessary to have been exposed three times to the spike protein of the coronavirus in order to generate high-quality...

Finding 29 Acne Risk Genes Will Help Create Treatments

The largest study of the genetics of acne to date has discovered 29 new risk genes for developing the condition, a finding that will help understand its causes and develop more...

Sleeping more helps reduce caloric intake and lose weight

Sleep is key to metabolic functions, so much so that one study found that getting 8.5 hours of sleep reduced dietary calorie intake in overweight adults by helping to control appetite...

Coronavirus damage to the vagus nerve possible cause of prolonged COVID

Dysfunction of the vagus nerve – which is involved in the control of heart rate, speech or the transfer of food from the mouth to the stomach – due to SARS-CoV-2...

Noise pollution and fires threats to the planet and health

A UN report warns of the great planetary threat posed by increasingly frequent forest fires and noise pollution in cities, which they say can have devastating effects on human health. ...