Friday, March 24, 2023


Nearly one in five UK adults may have misophonia

In representative sample, most people identified at least some irritation upon hearing trigger sounds such as sniffing and slurping

Telomere shortening is linked to signs of Alzheimer’s in brain scans

The length of the telomeres which cap chromosomes is associated with a reduced risk of dementia, but not stroke or Parkinson’s

Social media linked to poor mental health and body image among young people

This issue is worthy of attention as an emerging global public health issue.

Depression in Alzheimer’s has different risk factors than those without the disease

Alzheimer's disease is more common in older adults with dementia.

Lack of immunological response is associated with COVID-19 severity

Obesity increases susceptibility to COVID-19.

Progestogen-only and combined hormonal contraceptives have similar association with breast cancer risk

An analysis of almost 10,000 women with breast cancer under the age of 50 found a similar association regardless of the type of hormonal contraceptive.

Modifying mRNA may provide a new target for Alzheimer’s disease

Complex path promotes immune cell migration and clearance of toxic protein

How tumors transform blood vessels

Tumors convert blood vessels into fiber-filled channels.

Maintaining heart function in donors declared ‘dead’ could improve access to heart transplantation

Donated hearts could be used for transplantation after death.

Children’s mental health declines as a result of mothers forced to find job

The impact this can have on their children and adolescents is often overlooked.

Mild fever helps clear infections faster, study

Waiting before reaching for medications may be beneficial for humans.

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