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Oral health in times of COVID-19

Follow these 5 key tips for good oral health at home from Dr. Nestor Montesdeoca, with the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service.

“To manage social isolation it is important to know how to manage our emotional state during these uncertain, stressful times”, says Marta de la Fuente, head of the Psycho-oncology Service at MD Anderson Madrid.

According to data from the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC), almost half (four out of ten) of the people who received a cancer diagnosis in 2018 were under 65 years old; that is, they were of working age and had to take a long-term leave.

Even though 50% of paralysis cases are due to idiopathic causes (Bell’s palsy) and idiopathic facial paralysis has a good prognosis of spontaneous recovery, many things exist that can injure the facial nerve, like infection, trauma and tumours. There the prognosis is not so benign.

Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood, which starts in the bone marrow, the soft tissue found in the center of the bones, where blood cells are formed. The variety of leukemia is determined by the type of cell affected and the rate at which the cells grow. To be precise, leukemia can be acute or chronic.