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That high cholesterol levels, specifically elevated levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, can lead to a number of cardiovascular issues is well-known. So well-known that many assume,...

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You may already be aware that diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the body does not produce enough insulin (known as type 1 diabetes) or when the body cannot effectively use the i...

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In 1906, a German psychiatrist and neuropathologist — Alois Alzheimer — is thought to be credited with identifying the first published case of "pre-senile dementia". His colleague Emil ...

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Scientists have shown for the first time that a form of ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which is safer to use around humans, can effectively kill the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, an advance ...

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A small yet significant study from China has found that people who wear eyeglasses may be at a lower risk of contracting Covid-19 as the virus may enter the body via eyes. The study involvi...

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There’s a reason why humans are classified as opportunistic omnivores. As a 2019 study in Ecology and Evolution points out, humans have derived nutrition from both plant and animal sources th...

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A group of researchers at the American healthcare company, Henry Ford Health System claim that people who are on immunosuppressants for common skin and rheumatic conditions including rheumatoid art...

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Anxiety can have a severe impact on people's quality of life and ability to work and socialise, and anti-anxiety medication does not always have a lasting effect. A new study has revealed t...

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A new drug which could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers, such as pancreatic cancer and relapsed breast cancer, has been invented by scientists at the Univ...

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Scientists who were working on a way to determine the viability of batches of tiny liver organoids have discovered a testing method that may have far broader implications. They discovered a gene te...

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Eating almonds in place of typical snacks may reduce the drop in heart rate variability (HRV) that occurs during mental stress, thereby improving cardiac function, a study claims. While HRV...

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In a new study, researchers have discovered how commonly used coloring agents such as tattoo inks and food dyes could help improve cancer detection. The humble ink in a tattoo artist’...

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It has been more than eight months since the novel coronavirus first emerged in Wuhan, China and since then the highly infectious virus has engulfed more than 213 countries across the globe. ...

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In a review of existing scientific studies on trendy ketogenic and intermittent fasting diets, researchers concluded that these diets do seem to help people lose weight in the short-term, and modes...

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Losing weight could prevent or even reverse diabetes, according to late-breaking research. The research was presented on Monday at ESC Congress 2020. In 2019, approximately 463 mill...

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Older people who eat plenty of vitamin C - commonly found in citrus fruits, berries, and vegetables - have the best skeletal muscle mass, according to new research. Published in the Journal...

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Ask any mental health professional and they’ll tell you that a little bit of worry or stress is not necessarily bad for you. Low levels of stress can help you stay on your toes with everythin...

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No one can stay socially isolated forever without it affecting their well-being. But, in this pandemic, people are forced to stay at home as much as possible and limit their physical intera...

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Just under a year ago Traci, who lives out of state, noticed that her son Landon was having severe headaches, trouble maintaining his balance, and was appearing to have small seizures. &ldq...

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In good news for heart patients, a team of Indian researchers has found that yoga could ease symptoms in patients with atrial fibrillation - the most common heart rhythm disorder. Symptoms ...

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A team of researchers has now shed light on the influence of vitamin D supplementation on a baby’s developing gut microbiome. The study, published in the journal Gut Microbes, found t...

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An increase in the bodyweight means all of the regions of the brain going down in activity and blood flow, as per a recent brain imaging study. The recent study was published in the Journal...

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Vitamin D, which is also known as the “sunshine” nutrient (since sunlight is its main source), plays a huge role in your health status. Vitamin D not only aids calcium absorptio...

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Hypomania, even though associated with bipolar disorder, can also occur on its own. A form of mental illness, hypomania is characterised by a period of ‘over-activeness’ which can impac...

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The immune system’s memory helper T cells which recognise the common cold virus and help the body fight it off, also identifies some parts of the novel coronavirus, according to a study whose...

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Scientists from the Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST) have developed nanorods from aspirin for treating cataracts in a non-invasive and economical way. “This easy to use...

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Researchers have discovered more than 200 genes with novel and known roles in glioblastoma - the most aggressive type of brain cancer that offer promising new drug targets. ...

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Plant-based diets rich in whole carbohydrates can improve insulin sensitivity and other health markers in individuals with type 1 diabetes, according to two case studies published by researchers fr...

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As the world continues to grapple with the debilitating human toll of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, experts such as Andrew Pollard, Director of the Oxford Vaccine Group and Chief Investigator on i...

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Researchers at Scotland-based University of Dundee have demonstrated a new method of destroying an ‘undruggable’ protein known to play a role in cancer, raising the possibility of a new...

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