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Cervical cancer rates drop significantly among vaccinated women

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 08:24
The efficiency of the HPV vaccination program in reducing the prevalence of cervical cancers.

Gut microbiota and obesity: New study shows promising results with probiotic and prebiotic intervention

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 07:51
The effect of a low-calorie, sufficient fiber regimen combined with probiotic supplements and physical activity on health, body composition, and physique.

Nanoscribe partners with Advanced BioMatrix to offer 4 new bioresins for Quantum X bio

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 02:49
Nanoscribe and Advanced BioMatrix have joined forces to pioneer the field of bioprinting with the launch of four advanced bioresins tailored for Two-Photon Polymerization (2PP) based 3D printing.

Study uncovers sex differences in brain responses to low sexual desire

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 00:53
Study reveals that women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HDSS) show a "top-down" brain inhibition pattern, while men do not, suggesting significant sexual dimorphism in brain responses to sexual stimuli.

Severe traffic injuries in Finland result in major financial burdens, with direct costs dominating within the first year

Rss Feed - Thu, 05/16/2024 - 00:13
Study estimates the total costs of severe traffic injuries in Finland over two years, revealing that direct costs comprise the majority and occur mostly within the first year post-injury.

Does internet use boost psychological well-being?

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 23:51
Study published in Technology, Mind, and Behavior found that internet access and use significantly predict higher psychological well-being, with over 96% of cases showing improved well-being associated with higher internet access and use.

New study uncovers 17 genes driving clonal hematopoiesis and links to aging and disease

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 23:34
Researchers identified 17 new genes positively selected for clonal hematopoiesis in a large U.K. Biobank cohort, revealing their impact on aging and disease risks.

Microplastics found in human blood: potential cardiovascular threat

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 20:52
A study in Environment International finds microplastic polymers in human blood, raising concerns over cardiovascular risks due to their size and shape.

COVID-19 linked to rise in autoimmune lung disease, study finds

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 20:21
A study in eBioMedicine identifies shared immunopathology between SARS-CoV-2 infection and MDA5 autoimmunity, highlighting a surge in MDA5+ cases and interstitial lung disease during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anti-obesity medications slash heart disease risk in obese patients, study finds

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 20:08
A study in the journal Obesity evaluated the impact of new anti-obesity medications (AOMs) on cardiovascular disease (CVD) among obese individuals, finding that these medications reduce the risk of CVD complications, particularly heart failure and atrial fibrillation.

Study reveals highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in New York City wild birds

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 17:11
A small number of New York City wild birds carry highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Virology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

New study advances heart failure detection in women

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 17:03
An important new study has advanced how heart failure is detected in women – meaning more female patients can be diagnosed and at an earlier stage.

Unraveling the link between HLA genes and drug eruptions

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 16:37
Although medications can often help patients find a cure or respite from their condition, millions of people worldwide suffer from unpredictable drug toxicities every year.

Innovative group training tool for dementia prevention

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 16:30
Solving a quiz as a group while moving around the room at the same time - this combination is the basis of a new tool designed to prevent dementia.

Study identifies a new biomarker for Alzheimer's disease in asymptomatic stages

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 16:23
A recent study led by the Molecular and Cellular Neurobiotechnology group at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) and the University of Barcelona has identified a new biomarker for Alzheimer's disease in asymptomatic stages of the disease.

Blood proteins predict cancer risk seven years in advance, studies find

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 16:15
Two Cancer Research UK-funded studies from Oxford Population Health have discovered proteins in the blood that could warn people of cancer more than seven years before it is diagnosed.

Study shows comparable outcomes for TAVR and SAVR in aortic valve replacement

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 16:08
A new study demonstrated parity between a minimally invasive procedure to replace the aortic valve in the heart-;transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)-;and surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR).

Study reveals CNTN4 gene's role in neuronal development and Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 16:00
New research has shed light on the complex interplay between cell proteins, and how they impact on neurons in neurodevelopmental disorders and Alzheimer's disease.

New insights into how exercise may help prevent or slow cognitive decline during aging

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 15:53
New research published in Aging Cell provides insights into how exercise may help to prevent or slow cognitive decline during aging.

Exploring the link between mindfulness, self-compassion, and relationship satisfaction in midlife married couples

Rss Feed - Wed, 05/15/2024 - 15:49
Many people practice mindfulness or self-compassion techniques in their everyday life as part of their normal self-care routine.