Saturday, April 10, 2021

Vital Exhaustion Linked with Increased Risk of Heart Attack in Men

Men experiencing vital exhaustion are more likely to have a heart attack, according to research presented at ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2021, an online...

Selenium Supplementation Protects Against Obesity And May Extend Lifespan

Adding the nutrient selenium to diets protects against obesity and provides metabolic benefits, according to a new animal study. The results could lead to...

Normal-Tension Glaucoma Linked to Cognitive Impairment, Dementia

A type of glaucoma called Normal-Tension Glaucoma is associated with an increased risk of cognitive impairment and possibly dementia, finds research published online in...

Scientists Detect 55 New “Mystery” Chemicals Never Previously Reported in Pregnant...

Scientists at UC San Francisco have detected 109 chemicals in a study of pregnant women, including 55 chemicals never before reported in people and...

Dry Eye Disease Negatively Affects Physical and Mental Health as Well...

Patients suffering from dry eye disease symptoms have a lower quality of life compared to those without symptoms, a new study reports. The findings...

The Right ‘5-a-Day’ Mix is 2 Fruit and 3 Vegetable Servings...

Studies representing nearly 2 million adults worldwide show that eating about five daily servings of fruits and vegetables, in which 2 are fruits and...

Vision Impairment Associated With Higher Risk of Death

The global population is aging, and so are their eyes. In fact, the number of people with vision impairment and blindness is expected to...

Scientists Identify More Than 140,000 Virus Species in the Human Gut

Viruses are the most numerous biological entities on the planet. Now researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and EMBL's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have...

Deep Sleep Aids Brain Waste Removal to Prevent Neurodegenerative Diseases

A new study reaffirms the importance of getting a good night's sleep.  All animals – especially those in the wild – are incredibly vulnerable...

New ‘Skeletal Age’ Calculator Predicts Risk of Bone Fracture, Premature Death

Researchers in Australia have developed a computational model to calculate 'skeletal age', a personalized estimate of an individual's risk of bone fracture and premature...

Parasitic Hookworms May Help Humans Live Longer Lives Free of Chronic...

Parasitic worms could hold the key to living longer and free of chronic disease, according to a review article published in the open-access eLife...

NSAIDs Pain Relievers Like Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen May Blunt Effectiveness of...

New research shows that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduced both antibody and inflammatory responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection in mice. The study appears this week...