The new findings of the study called Recovery Trial, which tested research on Covid-19 patients from March 2020, emerged. It was announced that the tocilizumab drug used in the treatment of inflammatory joint rheumatism was effective in the treatment of Covid-19. According to the research conducted at Oxford University, it was found that the drug reduced the risk of death in severe Covid-19 patients, while shortening the recovery period and reducing the need for oxygen…"Oxford explained: Rheumatism drug reduces the risk of death of severe Covid patients – Health News"
In a new study by Doctor William James and his team from Oxford University in the UK, it was found that people with two doses of Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine had strong T cell responses against the UK and South African variants of the new type of corona virus. However, it was thought that mutations that appeared in the UK, South Africa and Brazil, which were thought to be 70 percent more contagious, could escape…"Oxford University: Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine is 90 percent effective against UK and South African mutations – Health News"
The vaccination program initiated by the Ministry of Health as part of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic continues rapidly. Following the paramedics who started the second dose of vaccination within the scope of the program, it was the turn of the citizens aged 65 and over and their vaccination started as of today. With the vaccination of these citizens, the first dose of all groups in the 1st stage will be completed. Health Minister…"Covid-19 vaccination started for citizens over 65 years old"
Ministry of Health Scientific Committee Member, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Public Health Specialist Prof. Dr. Levent Akın stated that the pandemic plan includes Provincial Pandemic Committees in provinces and Provincial Hygiene Boards according to the General Health Law. Reminding that these boards normally have the authority to decide on the epidemic, Akın said, “However, we have encountered such an epidemic that there are many unknown and there are hesitations about how it spread. Today,…"Scientific Committee member Akın explained the ‘decision-making’ period – health news"
An antiviral drug that can be effective against corona virus; Molnupiravir … It was revealed that the drug stopped the reproduction of the virus in the lung cells and even prevented infection when used 12 hours before exposure to the virus. (News: Melike Şahin)"Corona virus drug hope: Molnupiravir"
In an international study, new measures against obesity were discussed on about 2 thousand people. In the study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists announced that a drug called “semaglutide”, which suppresses appetite, helps people lose up to one-fifth of their body weight. According to the news of the BBC, while the semaglutide injections were given to approximately 2 thousand people in the 15-month study, nutrition and sports programs were also released.…"New era in obesity treatment: they lost an average of 15 kilos with medication – health news"
Brazilian Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello said a new mutation of the coro navirus has been detected in the Amazon, and although there is no definitive study, the new mutation could be 3 times more contagious. The minister also stated that the available vaccines in the tests are effective against the mutation. AMAZON MUTATION OF THE CORONA VIRUS A team of scientists led by immunologist Ester Sabino, a professor at the University of Sao Paulo, collected…"Brazilian Health Minister: Corona virus Amazon mutation could be 3 times more contagious"
In the USA, scientists at the University of North Carolina have started to try a new drug against corona virus types. According to the research, the effect of EIDD-2801, or Molnupiravir, on corona virus types such as SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, SARS-CoV-2 was tested. In the experiments, the drug was found to be effective in mice transplanted with human lungs. In addition, in the study, it was determined that the drug stopped the reproduction of Sars Cov-2…"New drug experiment against corona virus: It prevented both the development and transmission of the virus – health news"
In Zimbabwe, which received the first vaccine delivery 2 days ago, the people gave hope to the plant called “Zumbani” in the fight against corona virus. Zimbabwean named Nyson Mhaka, who said that they boiled the plant and drank the water with his family, said, “Zumbani helped us to heal, we would have died if we did not use that plant.” Experts say the herb in question has no proven benefit. Anadolu Agency 17.02.2021 –…"Zumbani, the plant that African country hopes for: we would be dead if we didn’t use it"
Complementary health insuranceInterest in na started to increase day by day. Particularly after the COVID-19 outbreak and after March, insurances included coronavirus treatment costs in health insurance, interest in the system increased by 50 percent in a year. CLICK FOR DETAILS COMPLETES ALL KINDS OF DIFFERENCE FEE Complementary health insurance is an advantageous private health insurance type that covers employees covered by the SSI, such as workers, civil servants, tradesmen. Those who have this insurance…"Complementary health insurance and free treatment in private hospitals for SSI members – health news"