Thursday, 9 Jul 2020

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Preliminary study suggests tuberculosis vaccine may be limiting COVID-19 deaths

One of the emerging questions about the coronavirus that scientists are working to understand is why developing countries are showing markedly lower rates of mortality in COVID-19 cases than expected. Research by Assistant Professor Luis Escobar of the College of Natural Resources and Environment and two colleagues at the National Institutes of Health suggests that […]

How to live longer – the simple and exotic diet plan to prevent an early death

The key to living longer could be to eat a healthy, balanced diet – including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day – as well as regular exercise. But you could boost your life expectancy by following the Mediterranean diet, it’s been claimed. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including a well-rounded diet is […]

Parkinson’s disease symptoms: The early warning sign on your thumb

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive nervous system disorder that cannot be cured, although the sooner it is picked up the better. Steps can be taken to slow down its progression, helping a person with Parkinson’s to maintain quality of life for as long as possible. The symptoms of Parkinson’s are mainly related to movement […]

Age-related impairments reversed in animal model

Elderly people are more prone to infectious diseases as the function of their immune system continuously declines with progression of age. This becomes especially apparent during seasonal influenza outbreaks or the occurrence of other viral diseases such as COVID-19. As the efficacy of vaccination in the elderly is strongly reduced, this age group is particularly […]

Macmillan teams up with Snapfish to make greetings cards for people with cancer

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, it’s difficult to know what to say. That’s why charity Macmillan has teamed up with photo website Snapfish to create a range of greetings cards that go beyond the basic ‘thinking of you’. The cards have messages put together by people at the charity to better fit the experience […]

Macmillan teams up with Snapfish to make greetings cards for people with cancer

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, it’s difficult to know what to say. That’s why charity Macmillan has teamed up with photo website Snapfish to create a range of greetings cards that go beyond the basic ‘thinking of you’. The cards have messages put together by people at the charity to better fit the experience […]

A step closer towards a more effective treatment for osteoarthritis

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed a microparticle formulation that allows sustained release of drugs to treat osteoarthritis, a chronic joint condition. They have designed a polymer matrix made of poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) or PLGA, an FDA-approved biomaterial, to encapsulate rapamycin, an immunosuppressant drug. Preliminary studies on cells cultured in the […]

Recall: Dangerous germs in cheese found – Naturopathy naturopathy specialist portal

Listeria do not eat in the mountain cheese product The Swiss dairy Gstaad has launched a recall for cheese. According to the company, have been demonstrated in the framework of internal controls Listeria in the “Gstaad mountain cheese wrapped in Herbs”. These bacteria can damage the health. From the consumption of the product is not […]

Protective antibodies identified for rare, polio-like disease in children

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Purdue University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have isolated human monoclonal antibodies that potentially can prevent a rare but devastating polio-like illness in children linked to a respiratory viral infection. The illness, called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), causes sudden weakness in the arms and legs following a fever or […]

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