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U-M researchers target a protein channel in the cell's lysosome to selectively kill cancer cells

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

Cancer treatments necessarily target unchecked cell growth, and selectively kill cancer cells while sparing normal cells and avoiding general toxicity in the human body.
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New discovery can pave the way to better diagnostics and therapeutics for asthma and COPD

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

Rutgers researchers have discovered that people with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have a protein in their lungs that leaks a small molecule into their...
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MRI study suggests link between SARS-CoV-2 and brain lesions in COVID-19 patients with pneumonia

1 hour ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

New research suggests pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is linked to viral-induced changes in the brain. MRI scans revealed 57.9% of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus...
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There are hidden depths to Jacques Cousteau - just not explored here

1 hour ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Jacques-Yves Cousteau was beloved of millions for his work in research and conservation of the oceans, but his own family was at war.
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Researchers develop a new method to remove old cells from tissues to slowing down aging

1 hour ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

No one knows why some people age worse than others and develop diseases -such as Alzheimer's, fibrosis, type 2 diabetes or some types of cancer- associated with this ageing...
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Media use trajectories and risk of metabolic syndrome in European children and adolescents: the IDEFICS/I.Family cohort

2 hours ago   |   International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity   |   3 articles

Media use may influence metabolic syndrome in children. Yet, longitudinal studies are scarce. This study aims to evaluate the longitudinal association of childhood digital...
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Cardiorespiratory fitness and lifestyle on severe COVID-19 risk in 279,455 adults: a case control study

2 hours ago   |   International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity   |   2 articles

The impact of cardiorespiratory fitness and other lifestyle-related factors on severe COVID-19 risk is understudied. The present study aims to investigate lifestyle-related and...
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Is walking netball an effective, acceptable and feasible method to increase physical activity and improve health in middle- to older age women?: A RE-AIM evaluation

2 hours ago   |   International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

Physical activity is a modifiable risk factor for health and wellbeing, all-cause mortality and healthy aging. However, for middle- to older-age females less is known about the...
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Discovery could lead to new treatments for axial spondyloarthritis

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

In a paper published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine, researchers at the Schroeder Arthritis Institute, part of University Health Network in Toronto, have...
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Personalized clotting profiles could benefit people at risk from strokes and heart attacks

2 hours ago   |   News Medical

People at risk from strokes and heart attacks could benefit from personalized clotting profiles to help clinicians prescribe more precise treatments, thanks to new research.
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What Norwegian death metal can teach you about stress management

What Norwegian death metal can teach you about stress management

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The Good Part About ‘Waning' Immunity

In early March, Deepta Bhattacharya, an immunologist at the University of Arizona, celebrated a milestone: hitting the point of full vaccination , two weeks after getting his... Read more ...

Vaccine doubts fuel doctor's rise in Minnesota governor race

A small-town family doctor angling to become Minnesota's next governor is tapping conservative anger at the Democratic strategy of trying to vaccinate, mask and social-distance... Read more ...

Keto and the Menstrual Cycle: Is There Reason To Worry?

Keto and the Menstrual Cycle: Is There Reason To Worry?

Every “keto for women” forum abounds with stories about menstrual cycles gone haywire in the first few months of keto. Common complaints include: Irregular menstrual... Read more ...

🌻 What's good in your world: October 22, 2021

We ask subscribers to the Greater Good newsletter to send us photos of things that have made them smile recently. You can send your own contributions to greatergood smh.com.au... Read more ...

Age journalism recognised in Walkley Awards nominations

The finalists for this year's Walkley Awards have been named, and The Age has a number of contenders among the most outstanding journalism in Australia. Read more ...

Healius braces for COVID test surge as restrictions lift

The boss of the pathology operator says PCR tests will become even more critical as borders reopen and new drugs for COVID hit the market. Read more ...

Covid: Doctors criticise ministers over new rules refusal

A doctors' union accuses the government of taking its "foot off the brake" as cases rise. Read more ...

Interaction between rs10830962 polymorphism in MTNR1B and lifestyle...

AbstractBackgroundInteractions between polymorphisms of the melatonin receptor 1B gene and lifestyle intervention for gestational diabetes have been described. Whether these... Read more ...

Maternal caffeine intake and DNA methylation in newborn cord blood

AbstractBackgroundEpigenetic mechanisms may underlie associations between maternal caffeine consumption and adverse childhood metabolic outcomes. However, limited studies have... Read more ...