Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Sleeping for Five Hours or Less Linked to Increased Risk of...

Getting less than five hours of sleep in mid-to-late life could be linked to an increased risk of developing at least two chronic diseases,...

New Bioengineered Cornea Restores Sight to the Blind and Visually Impaired

Researchers have developed a new bioengineered implant made of collagen protein from pig's skin, which resembles the human cornea. In a pilot study, the...

Restoring Deep, Slow Wave Sleep to Enhance Health and Lifespan

If you have trouble falling asleep, wake up frequently in the middle of the night, or drag yourself out of bed in the morning...

Sugar-Fueled Inflammation Linked to Increased Risk of Autoimmune Diseases

People who consume sugar and other carbohydrates in excess over a long period of time have an increased risk of developing an autoimmune disease....

Reusable Plastic Drinking Bottles Release Hundreds of Unknown Chemicals After Machine...

Have you ever noticed an odd flavor when drinking water from a reusable plastic bottle? Now it appears there is a good explanation for...

Researchers Discover Unique ‘Supermere’ Nanoparticals Linked to Cancer, Alzheimer’s and COVID-19

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered a nanoparticle released from cells, called a "supermere," which contains enzymes, proteins and RNA associated with...

Severe Spinal Cord Injuries Repaired by New Injectable Therapy

Researchers from Northwestern University have developed a new injectable therapy that harnesses "dancing molecules" to reverse paralysis and repair tissue after severe spinal cord...

Obesity and Carbohydrates: It’s Not About How Much You Eat, But...

Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that obesity affects more than 40% of American adults, placing them at higher...

Eating Walnuts Daily Lowers ‘Bad’ Cholesterol And May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease...

Eating about ½ cup of walnuts every day for two years modestly lowered levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," and...

Study Supports Benefits of Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment in Patients With Osteoarthritis

A pilot study conducted by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine combined wearable technology and patient-reported outcomes to assess the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma...

REM Sleep Refreshes Brain, Speeds Blood Flow and Removal of Brain...

Researchers have found that blood flow in the brain capillaries, which is important for oxygen/nutrient delivery and waste removal, was increased during rapid eye...

Study on ‘Achilles Heel’ of Cancer Tumors Paves Way For ...

Researchers at The University of British Columbia’s faculty of medicine and Cancer Research Institute have uncovered a weakness in a key enzyme that solid...