Brains With More Vitamin D Have Better Cognitive Functions, Finds Study
A team of US researchers has completed the first study examining levels of vitamin D in brain tissue, specifically in adults who suffered from varying rates of cognitive decline.
Scientists Discover World’s Oldest DNA, Breaks Record By 1 Million Years
Scientists have stumbled upon two-million-year-old DNA for the first time — breaking the record of world’s oldest DNA discovery by one million years and opening a ‘game-changing’ new chapter in the history of evolution.
Severe Covid-19 Triggered Natural Brain Ageing, Reveal Scientists
In a first, researchers have discovered that severe Covid-19 is linked with molecular signatures of brain aging, suggesting that many biological pathways that change with natural aging in the brain also changed in patients with severe Covid.
Vaccine-Linked Heart Inflammation High In Males After 2nd Dose: Study
A meta-analysis of 23 studies, including 854 patients aged 12 to 20 years with mRNA vaccine-associated myopericarditis (rare acute heart inflammation), has found that the incidence of myopericarditis was higher in males after the second dose, adding that however, the overall cases are very low.
Deadly Covid Variants Still Transmissible Between Species, Finds Study
Scientists believe bats first transmitted Covid virus to humans in December 2019, and while the virus has since evolved into several variants such as delta and omicron, a new study reveals the virus is still highly transmissible between mammals.
Heart Disease: Women Told To Lose Weight, Men Advised To Take Statins
Women are generally told to lose weight, exercise, and improve their diet to prevent heart disease while men are advised to take statins, new research revealed on Saturday.
Overweight Women More Likely To Experience Long Covid Than Men
Overweight women are more likely to experience symptoms of long Covid like breathlessness, chest pain, fatigue, memory problems, and anxiety than men, new research has revealed.
Scientists Discover Harmful Oral Bacteria That Cause Other Diseases
A team of researchers has identified the bacteria most commonly found in severe oral infections, a discovery that can provide deeper insight into the association between oral bacteria and other diseases.
Women More Than Twice As Likely As Men To Report Feeling Bloated
Nearly one in seven Americans experience bloating on a weekly basis, and most aren’t seeking professional care for it, and women are also more than twice as likely as men to report bloating, says a study.
Severe Asthma Attacks Doubled After Covid Restrictions Lifted
Adults with asthma faced an approximately doubled risk of a severe attack after Covid-19 restrictions were relaxed, a new study has revealed.
Most People Suffering From Long Covid Face Social Stigma & Discrimination
Majority of people living with long Covid experience some form of social stigma directly related to their condition, according to a new study.
High ‘Good’ Cholesterol Levels No Guarantee For Low Heart Disease Risk
As people strive to maintain high levels of “good” cholesterol in their diet, new research has revealed that high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol may not be effective in “uniformly predicting cardiovascular disease risk” for adults belonging to all races and ethnic backgrounds.
Gene That Naturally Protects People Against Covid Discovered
A team of Brazilian researchers has discovered that a gene can protect people, even those aged 90 and above, from the deadly Covid disease.
Covid Can Deteriorate Diabetes, Associated Heath Disease: Indian-Origin Scientist
Covid-19 can alter a person’s genetic makeup which can enhance the proliferation of disease and cause further deterioration in diabetes and associated heart disease, an Indian-origin researcher has revealed.
High Salt Intake Increase Stress Levels, Finds Study
A diet containing lots of salt can contribute to increased levels of stress, a new study has revealed.
More Than 1 Billion Young People Potentially At Risk Of Hearing Loss
More than 1 billion teens and young people are potentially at risk of hearing loss because of their use of headphones and earbuds and attendance at loud music venues, new research has shown.
Popular Vitamin B3 Supplements May Up Cancer Risk, Brain Metastasis
New research from the University of Missouri in the U.S. has found that common vitamin B3 dietary supplements can increase the risk of serious disease, including developing cancer.
Ulcer At Mouth’s Corner 1st Sign Of Monkeypox Virus Infection
Ulcer at the corner of the mouth has now been documented by scientists as the first sign of infection with the monkeypox virus.
Long-Term Covid Health Issues Affect People Of All Ages: Study
Among children and adolescents, rates of malaise/fatigue/exhaustion, cough, and throat/chest pain were the most strongly associated with a prior Covid-19 infection, but rates of headache, fever, abdominal pain, anxiety disorder, and depression were also increased.
Green Tea, Red Wine Can Reduce Alzheimer’s Plaques Sans Side Effects
Daily intake of green tea and an occasional glass of red wine may help reduce plaques in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study.