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A randomized trial of a blood thinner after severe COVID-19 to prevent clotting events

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 00:56
In a recent prospective study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine Journal, researchers in the United States (US) and Spain performed a randomized controlled trial (RCT) across 127 US hospitals between 2021 and 2022.

How does diet affect inflammation?

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 23:17
In a recent study published in the journal Nutrients, researchers in Italy suggest there is evidence that dietary factors may directly affect the immune system and play a role in chronic systemic inflammation.

Intermittent fasting shows potential benefits for obesity treatment and brain-gut-microbiome health

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 22:59
A recent Nutrients journal study by researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, has discussed the effects of time-restricted eating on BGM and reviewed its promising effects in obesity treatment.

Curcumin reduces inflammatory responses in post-COVID vaccinated adults

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 22:39
A new study published in the Nutrients Journal highlights the impact of curcumin supplementation on the immune response following the immunization of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) survivors with a primary series of monovalent COVID-19 vaccines.

Incidence of tuberculosis reaches 2.5 cases per 100,00 in the U.S.

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 22:13
The United States (US) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently released preliminary data on tuberculosis incidence in the US in 2022. The report is published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Hormonal contraceptives and breast cancer: what's the risk?

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 22:01
The current study, reported in the PLOS Medicine journal, explored breast cancer risk linked to the current or past use of hormonal contraception during the reproductive period in women.

High consumption of ultra-processed food associated with increased body fat, particularly in the abdomen

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 21:39
Researchers evaluate the effects of high ultra-processed food consumption on the distribution of body fat.

Global search for sustainable protein sources: Turning to insects, weeds, and fungi to meet rising demand

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 21:25
Researchers explore novel foods such as unconventional legume crops, aquatic weeds, edible fungi, and insects as sources of proteins alternative to meat.

Advancements in understanding and treating breast cancer

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 21:05
Researchers describe recent advancements in breast cancer research.

Study examines role of exercise on gut microbiome in middle-aged adults

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 20:51
Researchers evaluate the effects of BMI on physical activity-induced intestinal microbiome compositional alterations among middle-aged adult individuals.

Young adults with strong parent relationships have better long-term health outcomes

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 20:36
Researchers determine how the relationship with their parents affected the long-term health of young adults or adolescents.

New study sparks hope for a less aggressive approach to lung cancer surgery

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 16:32
The traditional treatment for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer is a lobectomy, where a surgeon eradicates cancerous tissue by removing an entire lung lobe.

TTUHSC El Paso scientist receives $2.6 million NIH grant for research on tuberculosis

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 15:49
For over a century, El Paso has long been a sanctuary for individuals suffering from tuberculosis. It will soon be home to groundbreaking research that prevents the debilitating disease.

Substance use disorders not associated with COVID-19-related mortality

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 15:28
New research from Boston Medical Center found that substance use disorders do not increase the likelihood of dying from COVID-19.

UW researchers identify a target that may make bone marrow transplants safer and more effective

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 14:45
A bone marrow transplant can be a lifesaving treatment for people with relapsed blood cancers, but a potentially lethal complication known as graft-versus-host disease put limitations on this procedure.

Researchers discover a new switching point that regulates hemostasis and thrombosis

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 14:32
The glycoprotein V of the blood platelets is an important switch point for hemostasis and thrombus formation. This new finding could have great clinical potential.

Blacks and low-income Americans may reap the most benefits from stronger rules for air pollution

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 14:18
Stronger regulations lowering levels of fine particulate air pollutants (PM2.5) would benefit the health of all Americans, but Black Americans and low-income Americans would likely reap the most benefits, including a lower risk of premature death, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Reducing sugar content and package size of sodas may help reduce collective sugar intake

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 12:17
Putting less sugar in sodas and reducing the package size of sodas sold in supermarkets may help reduce our collective sugar intake and thus lower the associated health risks.

Research advances understanding of how neural wiring diagrams control hunger

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 11:47
Many people who have dieted are familiar with the yo-yo effect: after the diet, the kilos are quickly put back on.

Blind people superior at sensing their heartbeats than sighted individuals

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 11:02
Blind people are better at sensing their own heartbeats than sighted, shows a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Jagiellonian University in Poland.