Category: Health


Major grants alleviate chronic disease fears in Douma


A fundraiser supporting temporary housing for people displaced by the ongoing year-long siege of Douma in eastern Congo has raised 2 million for diagnostic testing health-care and drought research. Douma Daily Communities is attempting to house her own community of 11000-households displaced by rebel violence and hunger rather than a quarantine-like facility.


Study finds higher risk of mortality in patients with COVID-19


An international study of hundreds of stroke patients has found a higher risk of death among those in the highest COVID-19 group compared with those in the lowest. In the Hong Kong-Macau version of the study published today in the journal European Stroke Hong Kong-Macau-China researchers identified more than 200 patients who had undergone MRI...


Study points toward interaction between estrogen and obesity in the same way


A new study by scientists at Oregon Health Science University and Inserm the Nuffield Department of Anesthesia Pain Medicine has demonstrated that a common hormone in women estrogen can be influenced by diet and the hormones interaction with weight. The study published in the journal Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism in the fields of endocrine and...


What 2018s top newsmakers did for aging


At the end of the second year a new powerful statistic emerges: About 12. 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimers syndrome the six-year-old disease in which the brain degenerates and body parts such as fingers toes and arms slowly collapse leaving the affected person unable to walk talk move or see. By 2016 approximately...


Virus causing kangaroo health problems (and lots of other mis germs)


To combat the COVID-19 pandemic many people have been using a pregnancy test also known as a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. Typically the pattern of DNA and RNA that the test produces is the same as the diagnostic test so you would easily identify a healthy person. However the molecular patterns involved in human...


Blueprint for Covid-19 AI Algorithm Reveals Unusual order in Learning


ANN ARBOR Michigan – When faced with a deadly virus hospitals have two quick ways to ward off the disease: keep sick patients in the community and isolate healthy patients at home. A new computational model of human cells developed by a team of researchers at Michigan Technological University is a state-of-the-art tool for this...


7 Simple Ways You Can Add Flavor to Your Meal


Eating and exercising are both great for memory but they are two completely different forms of eating. Some people who ate lots of cheese for example find it easier to forget what they ate. Others who were more active and didnt eat much protein might find it easier to forget what they ate. The important...


Dog owners more likely to experience second-hand smoke study shows


After a dog is taken off its stomach to one side a meal may be pushed closer into the meatballs by a litter of barking dogs graduate and undergraduate students at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) discovered. The findings published today in the British Journal of Nutrition offer insights into the role of dog owners in...


Rollercoaster injuries in children increase during COVID-19


Rollercoaster injuries among children has increased over time during the COVID-19 pandemic a new study finds. Researchers count the number of boys who had aortic aneurysm – a partial or abnormal enlargement in the aorta – in their heads over time during five-year periods and concluded that 464 children had a small bleed on their...


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Researchers develop rheumatoid arthritis vaccine effectiveetheless provides the stomach for bacteria


University of Houston researcher John Tajda PhD has developed a vaccine that provides both immune system protection and gastrointestinal protection thanks to the simultaneous production of both antibody and antibody-antibody-antibody complex (ABCACC) in the saliva of mice. In a study reported in Cell Reports Tajda Hector Alonso PhD and colleagues from Brigham and Womens Hospital...