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The Clinical Picture: Masked Tinia
A recent case study underscores an unexpected consequence of prolonged mask-wearing. A 91-year-old woman developed tinea faciei, a filamentous fungal infection, likely due to wearing a mask every day for almost the entire day.
Dermatology November 2nd 2023
Fungal Infection in the Brain Produces Effects Similar to Alzheimer’s
Recent findings suggest that Candida albicans, a common fungus, can enter the brain and generate toxic protein fragments similar to those seen in Alzheimer’s disease. This discovery could potentially open new avenues for understanding and treating Alzheimer’s.
Neurology November 1st 2023