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ADHD symptoms linked to early childhood exposure to polyfluoroalkyl substances
A study explores the association of PFAS exposure with ADHD symptoms.
The connection between gut microbiota, the gut–brain axis, and brain aging: can polyphenols have an impact?
A review published in the Antioxidants journal aimed to understand the impact of gut microbiota on brain aging.
What is the relationship between a plant-based diet and the gut microbiome?
A recent study conducted a systematic review of the impact of plant-based diets on gut microbiota.
CD9-positive exosomes inhibit the growth of malignant melanoma, study suggests
Malignant melanoma is a relatively aggressive type of skin cancer. When detected early, it is usually treatable by surgical resection only, but metastases develop often spreading to distant areas.
Blood biomarkers could be used to predict a person's likelihood of developing PTSD
A new study found that people who are currently suffering or face a high risk of post-traumatic stress disorder show particular patterns in four biomarkers measurable with a simple blood test.
Study details bacterial agents in 418 ticks extracted from humans in France
In a recent study published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, researchers analyzed ticks that bit humans between January 2014 and March 2021 in France for the presence of bacterial pathogens.
Case report on Nocardia pseudobrasiliensis and SARS-CoV-2 concomitant infection
In a recent case report published in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, researchers reported a case of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Nocardia pseudobrasiliensis concomitant infection.
New study re-examines the 'obesity paradox' in chronic heart failure patients
In a recent article published in the European Heart Journal, researchers revisited the ‘obesity paradox’ in patients with chronic heart failure (HF). Intriguingly, the theory that obesity increases the risk of HF encompasses many oddities.
Pneumolysin toxin holds promise for developing therapies against Streptococcus pneumoniae
In a recent study published in the journal PLoS ONE, researchers in Spain performed a systematic review of pneumolysin (PLY) toxin as a molecular target to develop novel therapeutics against Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Beethoven's cause of death revealed through DNA analysis of his hair
In a recent article published in the journal Current Biology, an international team of researchers sequenced the whole genome to high coverage from eight authenticated hair strands from Ludwig van Beethoven, one of the most influential European classical music composers born in 1770. He died on March 27, 1827.
New study suggests broad neutralizing antibody could provide three years of COVID protection
In a recent article published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, researchers showed that a novel, lab-engineered monoclonal antibody (mAb), adintrevimab conferred up to 50% protection against symptomatic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Furthermore, it demonstrated this exceptional efficacy in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)–naïve individuals even at titers as low as 1:30.
Compassion could reduce self-criticism, body shaming and depression in obese people
University of Queensland researchers have found compassion could reduce self-criticism, body shaming and depression in overweight or obese adults.
Report shows upward trend in autism cases among eight-year-olds in United States
In a recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), researchers in the United States reported on the prevalence and characteristics of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) among eight-year-old United States (US) children in 2020.
New primary care program for older adults lacks clinical benefits
A primary care program promoting the health of older adults was well received by family medical practices but lacked clinical benefits, says a study led by McMaster University researchers, published in the Annals of Family Medicine.
On current trajectory, Euro region will not achieve sustainable development goals for tuberculosis reduction
A recent study assessed the progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets for tuberculosis (TB) elimination.
Epigenome reprogramming after SARS-CoV-2 infection
Researchers performed a 3D evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 infected human cells.
COVID-19 infant hospitalizations reduced by a 3rd maternal vaccine dose during pregnancy
Researchers investigated the effects of the booster coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine during pregnancy on COVID-19-related hospitalization rates among infants.
Despite raising LDL levels, coffee lowers systolic and diastolic blood pressure
Researchers performed a cross-sectional analysis of the general population of Hamburg City, Germany.
How did the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders change before and during COVID-19?
Researchers reported on autism spectrum disorders prevalence among four-year-old children.
Combination of hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone benefits patients with septic shock
Sepsis occurs in approximately 1.7 million hospitalizations in the U.S. with in more than a third of hospitalizations resulting in death.