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All you need to know about breast cysts

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All you need to know about breast cysts

What are breast cysts?

Breast cysts are nothing but non-cancerous fluid filled sacs that occur on the breast when fluid fills an empty milk gland due to hormone fluctuations during your cycle. These are common and affect the women between the ages of 30 to 50.

Symptoms of Breast cysts:

We have summed up the symptoms of the breast cysts below. Give a quick read.

1. These cause pain especially before your period.

2. They move easily under the skin

3. These cysts may be rough and smooth, hard or soft.

Treatment for Breast cysts:

In general, the breast cysts require no treatment but if one feels uncomfortable with them, they can consult a doctor. Doctors can drain the fluid.

Important things to remember:

1. Breast cysts usually go away by themselves.

2. In case, if you feel that the cysts are growing bigger and causing pain, visit the doctor immediately.

3. These cysts do not increase the risk of breast cancer

4. But, we still recommend you to see the doctor right away if any kind of lump appears on the breast.

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Airborne transmission of Covid-19 random, social distancing alone not enough to control spread: Study

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A new study new study has shown that the airborne transmission of Covid-19 is highly random and suggests that social distancing alone is not effective in controlling its spread, reiterating the importance of vaccination and face masks.

“One part of the way that this disease spreads is virology: how much virus you have in your body, how many viral particles you expel when you speak or cough,” said Dr Shrey Trivedi, the Indian-origin first author of the study published in the journal ‘Physics of Fluids’ this week.

“But another part of it is fluid mechanics: what happens to the droplets once they’re expelled, which is where we come in. As fluid mechanics specialists, we like the bridge from virology of the emitter to the virology of the receiver and we can help with risk assessment,” explained Trivedi from the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge.

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France likely to announce Covid-19 booster shots for all adults: Report

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As per reports, France is expected to announce that Covid-19 booster shots will be made available to all adults, as well as stricter rules on wearing face masks and more stringent health pass checks to curb a new wave of infections.

President Emmanuel Macron’s government on Wednesday said it would focus on tougher social distancing rules and a faster booster shot programme and that it wanted to avoid the lockdowns being imposed once more by some other European countries.

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Air pollution linked to increased risk of getting sick from Covid-19: Study

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According to a study conducted in Spain, long-term exposure to air pollution is associated with an increased risk of developing Covid-19 among people who get infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The research, published in the journal Environment Health Perspectives on Wednesday, provides further evidence on the health benefits of reducing air pollution, and highlights the influence of environmental factors on infectious diseases.

“The problem is that previous studies were based on reported cases, which had been diagnosed, but missed all the asymptomatic or undiagnosed cases,” said study first-author Manolis Kogevinas from Barcelona Institute of Global Health (ISGlobal) in Spain.

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