Saturday, September 24, 2022

Health

Distress before COVID-19 infection raises the chance of long COVID by 45%

Psychological, not physical, factors are linked to long COVID.

Boosting physical activity levels and curbing sitting time are highly likely to lower breast cancer risk

Prompting the scientists to recommend a stronger focus on exercise to ward off breast cancer.

Artificial sweeteners affect the human gut microbes and may alter glucose metabolism

The sweetness that comes at a price.

Robots can better access children’s mental wellbeing, study

Robots can be better at detecting mental well-being issues in children.

Pregnant women are exposed to cancer-causing chemicals in dishware and other products

Most chemicals are positively associated with the tobacco biomarker cotinine.

Cannabis prescribed for pain linked with an elevated risk of heart problems

There may be a previously unreported risk of arrhythmias following medical cannabis use.

Scientists uncovered the molecular mechanism for the greatest lupus genetic risk factor

The discovery could be a route to novel treatments for autoimmune diseases.

Scientists discovered a molecule that can identify the development of diabetes

Detecting diabetes among people at risk.

Study reveals how the ovarian reserve is established

The study defines the epigenetic machinery that governs the establishment and function of the ovarian reserve.

Scientists identify novel molecular biomarkers in cells that spread a deadly form of breast cancer

The study could pave the way for developing new treatments that target such molecular variations.

Eating disorders are mostly observed in elderly population

Eating disorders are psychological situations defined by extreme and continuous disturbances in eating, which is associated with stressful thoughts and emotions. They can affect...

Antimicrobial-resistant bacteria found in neonates from low- and middle-income countries

They also found examples of transmission of sepsis-causing resistant bacteria within hospitals...

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