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 2022-08-16 04:00 

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Over half of human infectious diseases impacted by climate change, says study...

According to a new scientific analysis, climate hazards related to climate change have affected the spread of over half of human infectious diseases....

 2022-08-16 04:00 

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Creating embryos in the lab: How, why, and what the future holds...

Researchers have announced that they recently used stem cells from mice to create self-sustaining model embryos in the lab. What are the implications?...

 2022-08-15 04:00 

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Lyme disease vaccine: Pfizer, Valneva launch trials for first shot in 20 years...

Pfizer and Valneva have announced they are launching their phase 3 clinical trials for a new Lyme disease vaccine, VA15....

 2022-08-15 04:00 

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UK approves Omicron-updated Moderna COVID-19 booster vaccine...
 2022-08-15 04:00 

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Vitamin D supplements may help reduce chronic inflammation, study finds...
 2022-08-14 04:00 

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Why are men at higher risk of cancer? Biological differences may be at play...

A new study suggests that the reason men develop most types of cancer more often than women may lie in key differences between biological sexes....

 2022-08-13 04:00 

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What a blood transfusion experiment in mice can teach us about aging...

Scientists transfused blood from old mice into young ones, to observe the effects, and see if and how they might mitigate them....

 2022-08-12 04:00 

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Why polio has reemerged, and how to stay safe: Experts advise...

Some are concerned that there may be an outbreak of poliovirus in the US. We have asked experts to answer the most pressing questions about polio right now....

 2022-08-12 04:00 

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Cornea made from pig collagen restores sight in blind, visually-impaired people...

Scientists have bioengineered a corneal implant using collagen from pig skin to restore sight in 20 people who were blind or visually impaired due to keratoconus....

 2022-08-12 04:00 

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Vitamin B12, folate could help treat severe nonalcoholic fatty liver disease...

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is an aggressive form of fatty liver disease. Currently, there is no effective treatment, but new research shows that vitamin B12 and folate could help reduce inflammation and scarring in human subjects and animal model...

 2022-08-12 04:00 

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Asthma: Scientists investigate new long-term treatment for relief beyond inhalers...

Researchers have found a potential long-term treatment for chronic asthma by targeting a protein that activates stem cells that can make airways less flexible....

 2022-08-11 04:00 

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Boys just as likely as girls to engage in disordered eating, study shows...

A new study looking at sex-disaggregated data found that young boys face a similar risk of disordered eating to girls, despite long-held beliefs to the contrary....

 2022-08-11 04:00 

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Scientists find clues that may explain why we feel tired after mentally demanding work...

The tiredness we feel after intense thinking and mental work may be explained by the accumulation of potentially toxic metabolites in the brain....

 2022-08-11 04:00 

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New MRI imaging detects pregnancy complications as early as 10 weeks...

Researchers have developed a new MRI imaging technique to assess placenta health in fetuses in early pregnancy. The technique could be adapted to most MRI scanners and be used to predict development complications and pregnancy risks....

 2022-08-11 04:00 

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Could a low calorie sweetener also improve your gut health?...

Researchers have developed a low calorie sweetener that is both as sweet as table sugar and can enhance "good" bacteria in the gut, lab experiments show....

 2022-08-10 04:00 

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Scientists revived some organs in dead pigs: What are the implications?...

Using a new technology, scientists were able to restore the functioning of key organs in dead pigs. The technology may improve organ transplantation practices....

 2022-08-10 04:00 

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CBD reduces anxiety symptoms by up to 50% in young people...
 2022-08-09 04:00 

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What influences vaccine hesitancy among Black and Hispanic populations?...

A new study looks at the factors that influence vaccine hesitancy among Black and Hispanic communities in the US and comments on their impact....

 2022-08-09 04:00 

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How getting married or a degree affects men's chances of outliving women...

A new study finds that men may have a higher probability of outliving women than previously thought, especially if they are married or degree-educated....

 2022-08-08 04:00 

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Plant-based meat alternatives really are healthier, new review suggests...

A review of 43 studies has found that plant-based alternatives to food products of animal origins are healthier for humans and benefit the environment....

 2022-08-08 04:00 

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Preventing type 2 diabetes: Could acupuncture help?...
 2022-08-07 04:00 

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Why do mosquitoes always bite me?...

Some people always seem to get bitten by mosquitoes, but why is that? And what can you do to prevent — and treat — mosquito bites?...

 2022-08-06 04:00 

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How varicella and herpes viruses may interact to trigger Alzheimer's...

New research suggests that the interaction between two common viruses may be responsible for triggering the onset of Alzheimer's disease....

 2022-08-05 04:00 

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Parkinson's research: Experimental nanobody targets toxic proteins...

An experimental nanobody treatment that can untangle misshapen proteins in the brain may better address the symptoms of Parkinson's disease....

 2022-08-05 04:00 

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What are the 3 main types of long COVID?...
 2022-08-05 04:00 

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Regular vigorous or moderate exercise linked to lower risk of death...

A new analysis of over 100,000 participants found that prolonged vigorous or moderate exercise may yield health benefits and is linked to a lower risk of death....

 2022-08-04 04:00 

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Scientists set out to 'rewrite' DNA for the first cure for genetic heart diseases...

In the search for the first cure for inherited heart muscle diseases, researchers have edged a step closer with an injection that may be able to silence or alter defective genes....

 2022-08-03 04:00 

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'A banana a day': Starch supplement may reduce the risk of some hereditary cancers...

Consuming resistant starch equivalent to an unripe banana a day could have a protective effect against some hereditary cancers, according to new research....

 2022-08-03 04:00 

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Hypertension: Cocoa flavanols may be able to reduce blood pressure...
 2022-08-02 04:00 

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Scientists compare skin patch vs. needle vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 variants...
 2022-08-02 04:00 

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Alzheimer's study controversy: What does it mean for future research?...

A seminal study on Alzheimer's disease has come under fire for alleged image manipulation. What does this mean for dementia research, and what are some ways forward?...

 2022-08-02 04:00 

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New study investigates which activities are tied to a lower dementia risk...

A new study has identified doing household chores, and having frequent visits with family and friends as some of the activities tied to lower dementia risk....

 2022-08-02 04:00 

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About 5% of adults may experience long-term smell, taste loss after COVID-19...
 2022-08-01 04:00 

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Mystery child hepatitis: Clues point to once 'harmless' virus as potential cause...

New research has led scientists to identify the likely cause of rare and mysterious acute hepatitis affecting young children—and it seems it may be two common viruses....

 2022-08-01 04:00 

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Leaky gut: Green tea may help reduce gut inflammation, blood sugar...
 2022-08-01 04:00 

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How does COVID-19 affect the heart? New clues arise...

A new study suggests that the heart damage that COVID-19 sometimes causes may occur due to a mechanism involving the spike protein....

 2022-08-01 04:00 

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HIV: Fourth, and oldest patient yet enters remission after cell transplant...

The City of Hope hospital reports that the oldest patient yet has now achieved remission from HIV and leukemia after stem cell transplant treatment....

 2022-07-30 04:00 

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How and why finding meaning in life can improve well-being...

Finding meaning in life can have an important influence on people's mental and emotional well-being. Here is what studies and researchers say....

 2022-07-29 04:00 

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Displacement and health: 'The anti-immigrant rhetoric needs to stop'...

Millions of refugees around the world struggle to have their healthcare needs met. Why is that so, and what are the risk factors that threaten their health?...

 2022-07-29 04:00 

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Type 2 diabetes: 10-hour eating window may improve blood sugar...
 2022-07-28 04:00 

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In Conversation: The amazing story of hepatitis C, from discovery to cure...

Medical News Today speaks to an expert and a former patient to discuss the past and future of hepatitis C cures, treatment, and prevention on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day....

 2022-07-28 04:00 

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Gut disorders and Alzheimer's: Scientists find genetic link...

A new study suggests that gut disorders may indicate a greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, strengthening theories around the gut-brain axis....

 2022-07-28 04:00 

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LGBTQ youth: Discrimination trauma may increase suicide risk by more than 3 times...

The newest report by the Trevor Project links high levels of trauma to an increased risk of suicide among LGBTQ youth by over three times....

 2022-07-27 04:00 

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Frequent napping may be a sign of higher risks of stroke, high blood pressure...

A study found frequent napping may be a signal of higher risks of blood pressure and stroke. While napping itself isn't the issue, researchers say it could be a sign of potential underlying health issues....

 2022-07-27 04:00 

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Exposure to racism linked to brain changes that may affect health...

A study in Black women has found that exposure to racism is linked with changes in brain white matter, which may affect overall health....

 2022-07-27 04:00 

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Monkeypox: Why it is now a health emergency, and how to avoid infection...

Here is what to know about the World Health Organization's decision to declare monkeypox a global health emergency, and about how to stay safe....

 2022-07-26 04:00 

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Low serotonin might not cause depression, but why do SSRIs still work?...

A new umbrella review of the specialist literature has found little evidence in support of the idea that low serotonin causes clinical depression....

 2022-07-26 04:00 

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Long COVID: Hair and libido loss added to list of new symptoms...

Hair loss, ejaculation difficulties, and a reduced sex drive have been added to the list of 62 long COVID symptoms reported by patients, according to a new study....

 2022-07-26 04:00 

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First U.S. polio case since 2013: What does this mean?...

Here is what we know so far about the first polio case detected in the U.S. since 2013, including the possibility of an outbreak and what experts recommend....

 2022-07-26 04:00 

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Genetically at risk of stroke? A healthy lifestyle can help...

A new study has found that people can partially offset their genetic risk of stroke through healthy lifestyle interventions outlined by the AHA....

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