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Almost 16,000 COVID-19 patients get hydroxychloroquine and here's what happened

In a new study from Brigham and Women’s hospital, nearly 16,000 patient outcomes were analyzed that were diagnosed with COVID-19 and received the drug hydroxychloroquine.
Instead of improving, patients were four times more likely to experience dangerous heart irregularity, compared to those not teated with the antimalarial drug.
Patients in the study that were given hydroxychloroquine were also more likely to die.
The study is recently published in the medical journal The Lancet  and is the most recent to address a hot topic about whether the medication, which is also prescribed to treat autoimmune disorders, should be  used to treat COVID-19.
Mandeep R. Mehra, a corresponding study author and executive director of the Brigham’s Center for Advanced Heart  Disease said the drug, or any regimen including a chloroquine,  did not help “no matter which way you examine the data.”
Patients from six continents included 
The researchers looked at data from 671 hospitals that included six continents …

Can you eat square or heart shaped Japanese watermelon?

Is square or heart shaped watermelon tasty?

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Have you ever wondered if Japanese square watermelon tastes good?  What about heart shaped watermelon? Are Japanese watermelons edible? 

According to a new report from EmaxHealth.com, the fruits are not tasty. Watermelon has many known health benefits, but when you mess with mother nature to make a cubed or heart shaped watermelon you lost taste.

Why is it done?

According to EmaxHealth reporter Tamar Najarian:
"...by the time it [square watermelon] is the proper shape, it has not been given the time needed to also mature. As such, one can buy a non-edible square watermelon for nearly $100 from posh upscale supermarkets and use it as decoration or gifts that could last up to a year or more."  
In Najarian's opinion that makes square watermelons pretty useless, despite the fact that they're produced to make them easier to store.. 

You can even grow your own square watermelon,

Heart shaped watermelon tasty

If you want something different to give as a gift, you could offer heart shaped watermelon that actually do taste good. If you're thinking square watermelon- forget it. They are not edible. 


Eating square watermelon might be novel, but when it comes to flavor you 're likely to be disappointed. Instead opt for heart shaped watermelon that are  not only unique, but also sweet and tasty. . 










Comments

Anonymous said…
This is the stupidest thing I've ever heard suggesting that square and heart shaped watermelon would be different is stupid. They are both harvested as soon as they fill the mold and have no time to ripen. They will taste the same and whoever posted this is an idiot or in the pocket of the heart shaped watermelon industry.
No, anonymous, the square watermelons are harvested before they are ripened. They are therefore bitter. Sorry, but true.
Anonymous said…
Gotta love when idiots call others idiots, huh, Kathleen? XD
Unknown said…
Square watermelon is not ripe hence why they last so long.
They are bitter and decorative.
Anonymous said…
If they aren't ripe then wait until their ripe

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