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Heart-healthy habits keep you biologically young, study shows

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A new study in the Journal of the American Heart Association reveals that heart-healthy lifestyle factors are linked to younger biological age and lower cardiovascular disease risk through DNA methylation.

Early peanut consumption slashes allergy risk by 71%, landmark study finds

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A recent study published in NEJM Evidence found that feeding children peanut products regularly from infancy to age five reduced the rate of peanut allergy in adolescence by 71%, providing long-term prevention through early allergen consumption

Oral semaglutide shows significant promise in improving diabetes control and cardiovascular health, study reveals

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A recent study in the Journal of Clinical Medicine found that oral semaglutide significantly improves glycemic control and reduces body weight in type 2 diabetes patients after 24 weeks of treatment.

Researchers overturn the prevailing theory for colorectal tumor initiation

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Research led by Weill Cornell Medicine provides new evidence that most colorectal cancers begin with the loss of intestinal stem cells, even before cancer-causing genetic alterations appear.

Study finds kidney complications following heart failure hospitalization

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In a study of Medicare beneficiaries, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital found that one year after hospitalization for heart failure, 6 percent of patients had progressed to dialysis.

Addressing local dynamics in rubella vaccination policy

Rss Feed - 7 hours 12 min ago
When public health officials make policies about when and how vaccination programs are implemented, they must weigh the benefits and risks of how infectious diseases spread throughout the country.

Study reveals new link between high temperature exposure and sphingolipid metabolism in obesity

Rss Feed - 7 hours 34 min ago
In contemporary society, obesity has emerged as a worldwide chronic metabolic disorder, imposing substantial burdens on both individual health and healthcare systems.

Study links low oxytocin levels to symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome

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The role of oxytocin (OT) in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Microplastics: Invisible to the eye but severely harmful to pregnancy and metabolic outcomes

Rss Feed - 13 hours 47 min ago
The effects of polystyrene microplastics on pregnancy outcomes and glucose metabolism.

Heart healthy behaviors may slow biological aging, research shows

Rss Feed - 14 hours 43 min ago
The benefit of better heart health may be associated with the positive impact of heart healthy lifestyle factors on biological aging (the age of the body and its cells), according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access, peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association.

Study offers insight into early developmental risk factors for ADHD

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Several early developmental factors are associated with an increased risk of ADHD during childhood and adolescence.

Evaluating the efficacy of harmol in treating herpes simplex virus-induced keratitis

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The antiviral efficacy and therapeutic potential of harmol in treating herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) induced keratitis

GLP-1 receptor agonists effective for weight loss in obesity without diabetes

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The benefit-harm balance of initiating Glucagon-like Peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists (RAs) versus a placebo intervention.

Study finds Plexin-B1 could be key to Alzheimer’s treatment, enhancing glial cell response

Rss Feed - 22 hours 8 min ago
Researchers discovered that Plexin-B1 plays a crucial role in regulating peri-plaque glial nets in Alzheimer’s disease, potentially opening new avenues for treatment by targeting this protein.

Abdominal pain and hematochezia could be crucial red flags for early-onset colorectal cancer

Rss Feed - Tue, 05/28/2024 - 23:57
The study identifies key symptoms like abdominal pain and hematochezia as significant indicators of early-onset colorectal cancer and stresses the importance of early diagnosis to improve survival rates.

Decline in family physicians’ outpatient Medicare procedures amid aging demographic trends

Rss Feed - Tue, 05/28/2024 - 23:48
Family physicians perform a wide range of procedures outside the hospital and tend to be office based. Examples may include surgical procedures such as excisions, suturing, and joint injections.

Huge health and climate benefits of replacing old diesel school buses with electric in the United States

Rss Feed - Tue, 05/28/2024 - 23:23
A recent study in PNAS found that replacing old diesel school buses with electric buses in the U.S. significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions, mortality, and childhood asthma cases. The health and climate benefits outweigh the higher initial costs of electric buses.

Higher BMI linked to increased risk of binge-eating disorder in adolescents

Rss Feed - Tue, 05/28/2024 - 22:58
A recent study in Appetite found that higher BMI is associated with an increased risk of progressing from binge-eating behavior to binge-eating disorder among U.S. adolescents. The findings emphasize the importance of early screening and intervention.

Apple Hearing Study sheds light on tinnitus demographics and health impacts

Rss Feed - Tue, 05/28/2024 - 22:48
About 78% of participants in the Apple Hearing Study, conducted by the University of Michigan, have experienced tinnitus—the perception of sound that others do not hear.

New Alzheimer's drug LM11A-31 shows promise in slowing disease progression in clinical trial

Rss Feed - Tue, 05/28/2024 - 22:48
A recent study in Nature Medicine found that LM11A-31, targeting the p75 neurotrophin receptor, is safe and shows promise in slowing Alzheimer's disease progression. The trial indicated significant biomarker improvements and potential benefits for further clinical investigation.