Traces of Tattoo May Reach the Lymph Nodes

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Microscopic particles from tattoos can travel within the body and reach the lymph nodes, researchers say. Along with pigments, tattoo inks contain preservatives and contaminants such as nickel, chromium, manganese and cobalt. “When someone wants to get a tattoo, they are often very careful in choosing a parlor…

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Semen Harbors Wide Range of Viruses

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Human semen provides a potential hiding place and breeding ground for a host of dangerous viruses, a new evidence review reports. The analysis of current medical literature revealed genetic evidence of 27 infectious viruses found in semen, including dread-inducing agents like Zika, Ebola, Marburg, Lassa fever and chikungunya,…

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