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Impact of Climate Changes in Bangladeshi Women and Girls

When people think about the impact of climate change, many consider the physical damage: homes destroyed, communities forced to start over, maybe even a number of bodies discovered after an intense weather event. But sometimes forgotten are the social consequences the physical destruction leaves in its wake.

Effectiveness of Nitazoxanide Against Poxviruses

Nitazoxanide (NTZ), a compound approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of diarrhea in patients infected by the Cryptosporidium and Giardia intestinalis species, is used extensively around the world with minimal toxicity. Recent studies report that NTZ also exhibits antiviral activity against both RNA and DNA viruses

Stroke Rates Following Surgical Vs Percutaneous Coronary Revascularization

According to a study, researchers estimate stroke rates are lower at 30 days and five years after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) than after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). The study was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are used for coronary revascularization in patients with multivessel and left main coronary artery disease. Stroke is among the most feared complications of revascularization. Due to its infrequency, studies with large numbers of patients are required to detect differences in stroke rates between CABG and PCI.