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Natural antioxidants could delay age-related decline in male testosterone production

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 05:36
Natural polyphenolic compounds to enhance testosterone production and prevent age-related hypogonadism in aging males.

Differing definitions of iron deficiency lead to divergent estimates of prevalence, study finds

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 04:59
How different ways of defining iron deficiency (ID) impact the prevalence estimates of this common disorder among women.

AI revolutionizes malaria diagnosis with 97.57% accuracy using EfficientNet

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 04:30
AI tool that uses deep learning to examine red blood cell images in blood smears for the timely detection of malaria.

Waist-to-height ratio surpasses conventional metrics in predicting cardiovascular disease risk

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 00:46
Research shows waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) outperforms body fat percentage (BF%) and other central obesity measures in predicting ischemic cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.

Gut bacteria turn dietary phytate into health-boosting fatty acids, study shows

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 00:28
Study reveals that human gut bacteria, particularly Mitsuokella jalaludinii, efficiently degrade dietary phytate into short-chain fatty acids, enhancing health benefits through microbial synergy.

Adolescent obesity linked to higher stroke risk in women, study finds

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 23:57
Study finds that being overweight or obese in adolescence or young adulthood significantly increases the risk of cerebrovascular diseases, especially ischemic strokes, in women but not in men.

Caregivers' perceived age affects wellbeing of dementia patients

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 23:46
The felt age of spousal caregivers is connected to the felt age of their loved ones living with dementia, according to a study from the University of Surrey.

H5N1 influenza outbreak in Texas dairy cattle sparks multi-species transmission concerns

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 23:04
Study identifies H5N1 influenza as the cause of an outbreak among dairy cattle in Texas, highlighting the risk of multi-species viral transmission and potential implications for human health.

Few UK Alzheimer's patients suitable for new disease-modifying drugs, study finds

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 22:55
Few people in the UK with early stage Alzheimer's disease are likely to be suitable for the latest drugs which aim to halt progress of the condition, yet many are nevertheless likely to be referred for these treatments, finds research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.

Study finds short-term side effects of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines boost long-term antibody response

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 22:51
Short-term adverse effects of COVID-19 mRNA vaccinations are linked to higher and longer-lasting neutralizing antibody responses, indicating robust immune efficacy.

Exposure to phthalates during pregnancy linked to increased risk of hypertension and preeclampsia

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 22:32
Study links phthalate exposure during pregnancy to a higher risk of hypertensive disorders, including preeclampsia. Findings highlight the need for preventive strategies to reduce this risk.

Study reveals unconscious fear of exercise in knee osteoarthritis patients

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 22:29
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a common cause of pain and joint stiffness. And while physical activity is known to ease symptoms, only one in 10 people regularly exercise.

Antioxidants combat high-fat diet-induced female reproductive issues, study reveals

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 21:58
Researchers in Italy review how antioxidants from biological matrices can protect against reproductive issues caused by high-fat diets in women.

Attenuated virus helps eliminate cancer in mice

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 21:13
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that an attenuated (weakened) virus can help eliminate cancer in mice.

High-flow oxygen technique equally safe as traditional anesthesia in pediatric tubeless airway surgery

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 21:09
A new high-flow oxygen technique is as safe as standard anesthetic methods during tubeless upper airway surgery in children, according to University of Queensland research.

How do extreme weather conditions impact maternal health in low-income and middle-income countries?

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:08
The disruption of infrastructure and decreased access to health and medical services due to extreme weather events.

Innovative blood test boosts accuracy of lung cancer screening

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 05:40
A blood-based, cell-free deoxyribonucleic acid (cfDNA) fragmentome assay for lung cancer detection.

Heavy cannabis use increases the risk of cardiovascular disease for women, study finds

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 04:54
Whether cannabis use is linked to mortality.

New omega-3 therapy shows promise in treating newborn brain injuries

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 04:23
A novel therapeutic approach for neonatal hypoxic-ischemic (HI) brain injury.

Wildfire smoke linked to over 52,000 premature deaths in California, study reveals

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 00:10
Research shows wildfire PM2.5 exposure caused over 52,000 premature deaths in California from 2008 to 2018, with significant economic impacts.