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Sex is good for men's heart health, study finds

Sex is good for men's heart health, study finds

A study published in the scientific journal Journal of Sexual Medicine points out that may bring benefits to men's heart health. According to the researchers, sex can improve blood circulation.

This is because in order for a man to reach the erection, there must be blood flow to the penis. Therefore, whenever the body is stimulated to reach the excitation the blood vessels are irrigated and this helps to prevent the accumulation of chemical homocysteine.

Homocysteine ​​is an amino acid that can harm blood vessels causing clots and thus causing cardiovascular diseases , such as stroke and heart attack.

For the study to be carried out, the scientists counted on the participation of more than 2000 men and women aged between 20 and 59.

They analyzed blood samples to measure the levels of homocysteine ​​and compared the results to the volunteers' sexual routine.

The results showed that men who engaged at least twice a week had lower homocysteine ​​rates than those who had sex on an average of once a month.

However, these results were not as effective in women, precisely because the process of arousal of women does not depend on blood circulation nea.


Anvisa suspends lot of vermifuge Benzol

Anvisa suspends lot of vermifuge Benzol

The National Agency of Sanitary Surveillance (Anvisa) , commercialization and the use of lot 3415 of the drug Benzol (albendazole) tablets 400 mg, from Green Pharma Química e Farmacêutica Ltda. The decision was published in the Federal Official Gazette (DOU) on Monday (24). According to the fiscal analysis report issued by the Ezequiel Dias Foundation (FUNED), the drug lot had unsatisfactory test results of dissolution.

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Beta HCG: Understand the result of the pregnancy test

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Beta HCG is a hormone produced by the body during pregnancy by placental precursor cells. It is a component of HCG (human chorionic gonadotrophin), pregnancy-specific hormone. Therefore, this test is used for the diagnosis of gestation. In the laboratory beta HCG test the blood levels of this hormone are measured, making the test even more sensitive than the pharmacy pregnancy test, being able to detect quantities beta HCG.

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