Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Blood pressure-lowering drugs could protect against type 2 diabetes

Lowering blood pressure should be added as a strategy for diabetes prevention.

Study investigates the effectiveness of air filtration systems in preventing respiratory infections

Can portable air filters prevent respiratory infections and COVID-19 in care homes?

Combination therapies are the most effective to stop smoking

The largest review to determine the effectiveness and safety of e-cigarettes and medicines.

Use of tobacco and alcohol may lead to the use of illegal drugs

There might be shared risk factors that influence the use of multiple substances.

New drug targets for memory enhancement

The study paves the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders.

Surroundings affect the rhythm of an individual’s walk

Stepping patterns become slower if a person is uncomfortable with their surroundings.

A new protocol for prone positioning— a technique commonly used to treat COVID-19 patients

New option for how people with Covid-19 are cared for on NHS wards.

Teens using cannabis frequently probably have a premature baby

Frequent adolescent cannabis use may also carry intergenerational risks.

Coronary Microvascular Disease: Study offers new insights

New research lifts the lid on cardiac microvascular dysfunction.

How do stress hormones act upon the brain?

The findings could lead to more effective strategies in the prevention and treatment of mental health disorders.

Aspirin prevents heart attack and stroke, study

Supporting evidence that aspirin use is associated with reduced ischaemic events after pneumonia.

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