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Mediterranean diet linked to improved sperm quality

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 19:11
A study in the journal Nutrients finds that adherence to the Mediterranean diet positively correlates with improved sperm parameters in men. This observational cross-sectional study, involving 300 non-obese males, revealed that higher adherence to the diet is associated with better sperm motility, morphology, viability, and count, suggesting that diet can be a crucial factor in male fertility.

Study challenges link between proton pump inhibitors and kidney disease risk

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 19:00
A study in Scientific Reports investigates the association between proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and histamine-2 receptor antagonists (H2RA) use on chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk.

Revolutionary self-folding nanoscale MRI agent sharpens cancer imaging

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 18:45
Study introduces a novel self-folding nanoscale contrast agent for MRI, enhancing tumor visualization with lower gadolinium loads and reduced risk of adverse effects.

Link between gut dysbiosis and chronic diseases explored in new study

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 18:25
Study explores the ecological causes of gut dysbiosis and its link to human diseases, revealing how imbalances in gut microbiota composition, influenced by host-derived factors like oxygen and nitrate, contribute to various chronic conditions.

Individuals with family history of cardiovascular disease may benefit from eating more oily fish

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 15:55
People with close relatives who have suffered from cardiovascular disease may benefit from eating more oily fish.

Study may shed light on new ways to counteract the effects of high blood pressure on cognition

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 14:37
A study supported by the National Institutes of Health suggests that the response of immune system cells inside the protective covering surrounding the brain may contribute to the cognitive decline that can occur in a person with chronic high blood pressure.

20% of "living" patients in California are actually dead, wasting healthcare resources

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 14:11
About 20 % of patients whose medical records showed them as being alive with a serious illness were in fact deceased according to California data, leading to hundreds of unnecessary interactions such as appointment reminders, prescription refills and other kinds of wasteful outreach that strain resources and healthcare workers' time.

Study uses game theory to show low tumor heterogeneity leads to higher aggression

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 13:57
A study by the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) uses game theory to establish that tumors with less cellular heterogeneity are more aggressive.

How dietary restrictions, including intermittent fasting, impact gut microbiota and overall human health

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 08:09
Preclinical and clinical data to analyze gut microbial alterations in various dietary conditions.

Novel mRNA vaccine GLB-COV2-043 shows high efficacy against COVID-19 variants in early trials

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 07:14
The safety, efficacy, and immunogenicity of a mRNA-based vaccine.

Deep learning models can improve low-field MRI images for better clinical diagnoses

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 06:33
Image-to-image translation model LoHiResGAN.

The association between hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and subsequent risk of dementia

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 06:14
Researchers examined the link between hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) and the increased risk of dementia, utilizing a systematic review and meta-analysis approach to cohort studies.

Simple bean diet intervention demonstrates significant prebiotic effects

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 05:56
The impact of incorporating canned navy beans into the regular diet for eight weeks.

Researchers evaluate possible mitochondrial factors in Alzheimer's pathogenesis

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 05:45
A group of authors critically evaluated and interpreted the evidence linking mitochondrial dysfunction and metabolic changes to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Photobiomodulation shows promise as safe and tolerable adjunct therapy for Parkinson's Disease, recent trial suggests

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 05:07
A safe and feasible treatment option for reducing the motor signs of Parkinson's disease.

Deep learning and machine learning prognostic models for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 04:34
The quality and performance of deep learning and machine learning models for long-term chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Can ketogenic diet offer an effective alternative to antiseizure medication in infants with drug-resistant epilepsy?

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 04:06
The effectiveness of ketogenic diets in lowering seizure frequency among newborns.

Carrot juice boosts immune response, cuts inflammation, new study reveals

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 23:39
A study in the journal Nutrients by Danish researchers shows that consuming carrot juice, rich in falcarinol and falcarindiol, influences acute inflammatory mediators and innate immune responses in human blood.

Brown seaweed emerges as a potent ally in diabetes control

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 23:14
A study in the journal Nutrients found that brown seaweed consumption (BSC) effectively manages type 2 diabetes (T2D) risk and regulates blood glucose levels in patients.

Australian study shows shift workers prioritize sleep over diet and exercise

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 22:54
In a study published in the Journal of Activity, Sedentary and Sleep Behaviors, researchers found that while 49% of Australian adults prioritize diet, shift workers mainly prioritize sleep, with this preference increasing with years of shiftwork experience.