Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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lipid phosphatidylglycerol may help with psoriasis

Lipid phosphatidylglycerol may help with psoriasis

According to investigators, the lipid phosphatidylglycerol, that helps to keep skin cell turnover on track, may also help with psoriasis. Reported in the Journal of...
Time to talk air pollutants and the monumental impact on health

Time to talk air pollutants and the monumental impact on health

Over the recent decades more proof has shown that air pollutants are related to adverse health effects, so it’s time to re-evaluate air quality...
YouTube videos risk providing misleading prostate cancer information

YouTube videos risk providing misleading prostate cancer information

The most popular YouTube videos on prostate cancer often offer biased or misleading prostate cancer information, posing potential health risks to patients. According to NYU...
Research breakdown: the long-term health risks of breast implants

Research breakdown: the long-term health risks of breast implants

One of the largest studies to date provides those who have had/are thinking to have breast implants an insight into the rare but serious...
Could exercising outweigh the negative effects of diesel exhaust emissions?

Could exercising outweigh negative effects of diesel exhaust emissions?

Diesel exhaust emissions contribute a considerable amount to air pollution in Europe, now thanks to CE Delft we can delve into the impacts of...
Study shows paediatric asthma can be avoided if obesity was eliminated

Study shows paediatric asthma can be avoided if obesity was eliminated

According to research led by Nemours Children's Health System, 10% of paediatric asthma cases could be avoided if childhood obesity were eliminated. Now published in...
Unexplored gene recombination in the brain linked to Alzheimer's disease treatment

Unexplored gene recombination in the brain linked to Alzheimer’s disease treatment

New tech reveals DNA in neurons are 'mixed and matched', therefore the gene recombination could be a new form of Alzheimer's disease treatment. According to...
People with paralysis can use brain-computer interface to control devices

People with paralysis can use brain-computer interface to control devices

Research shows brain-computer interface (BCI) allows people with paralysis to directly operate tablet/mobile devices just by thinking about making cursor movements and clicks. Tablets, mobile...
Trazadone dosage may not be better than the use of antipsychotics for dementia patients

Trazadone dosage may not be better than the use of antipsychotics for dementia patients

Physicians are attempting to decrease the use of antipsychotics in senior dementia patients however the typical alternative trazadone dosage has similar detrimental side effects. According...
Breast cancer growth rate enhanced by bone marrow cells

Breast cancer growth rate enhanced by bone marrow cells

Researchers have discovered that breast cancer growth rate is determined by the stromal cells originating from bone marrow cells. Published in the Journal of Experimental...
Cognitive behavioural therapy techniques & its cost effectiveness

Cognitive behavioural therapy techniques & its cost effectiveness

Treating COPD patients for anxiety by implementing certain cognitive behavioural therapy techniques has shown to reduce hospital visits and be cost effective. According to a...
Sperm count found to be 50% lower in sons of fathers who smoke

Sperm count found to be 50% lower in sons of fathers who smoke

Research found that independent of nicotine exposure from mothers, sons of fathers who smoke had half as much sperm count compared to non-smoking fathers. Many...

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