Reading Time: 2 minutes Researchers examined the blood flow of individuals with mild cognitive impairment in order to understand the effects of exercise on the brain. It is believed that changes in blood flow in the brain result in the impairments experienced by those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). There is currently no cure for
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Reading Time: 3 minutes Researchers describe a new method to identify tumor-promoting genes and how it was used to discover potential drug targets for breast cancer treatment.   Oncogenes are genes whose expression promote tumor development. The discovery of oncogenes associated with breast cancer has led to an increased understanding of the disease and to
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Reading Time: 3 minutes New research determined how the E. coli bacteria that cause urinary tract infection (UTI) evade and resist the body’s defence mechanisms. The researchers further evaluated if zinc-mediated immune response can be used as a new strategy for non-antibiotic UTI treatment.   Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common type
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Reading Time: 3 minutes Antibiotic resistance is one of the causes of the increased rates of death and disease from bacterial infections across the globe. Researchers conducted an analysis of the bacterial diversity and antibiotic resistance patterns of ecosystems in different indoor environments. Antibiotic resistance is the ability of bacteria to survive when exposed to
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Reading Time: 2 minutes A recent study investigated whether intensive blood pressure control could help prevent dementia in patients with high blood pressure. Dementia is characterized by a loss of cognitive functioning that interferes with the ability to perform daily activities. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is the
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Reading Time: 2 minutes A recent study examined the health outcome of patients who switched from newer, more expensive insulin analogues to lower-cost human insulin medications. The cost of diabetes medications has increased drastically over the past 20 years, especially with newer innovator insulin analogues being introduced into the market. Newer insulin-like medications are more
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Reading Time: 3 minutes Одно из последних исследований направлено на определение связи алкоголя с потерей веса у больных сахарным диабетом второго типа, имеющих избыточный вес или страдающих ожирением.   Люди с диагнозом «сахарный диабет», борющиеся с избыточным весом, тщательно следят за своей диетой. Но как насчет напитков? Замедляет ли употребление алкоголя процесс потери веса у
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Reading Time: 2 minutes A retrospective study published by the Mayo Clinic confirms the efficiency of influenza vaccinations during hospitalization. The influenza vaccine is recommended for everyone above the age of six months. Currently, the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) recommends that if a patient is hospitalized, then that person is to receive
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Reading Time: 2 minutes Researchers from the University of Adelaide determined the effect of previous orthodontic treatments on long-term oral health and dental caries. Maintaining a daily oral health routine is a vital part of dental health. Aside from the basics of brushing and flossing at home, attending regular dentist appointments are also important for
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Reading Time: 2 minutes A recent study investigated the association between the protein clusterin, a protein found in high levels in fat tissue cells, and cardiometabolic syndrome. Clusterin is a protein found inside the cell. Previous research has focused on the role this protein plays in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. However, new studies
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Reading Time: 2 minutes Researchers recently studied whether type 1 diabetes in children affected their scores on standardized mathematics and reading tests. Type 1 diabetes in children, often known as juvenile diabetes, is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the pancreas stops making insulin. Insulin is the hormone that controls the body’s blood sugar levels.
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Reading Time: 2 minutes According to a recent study controls to maintain a normal blood pressure does not lead to any significant improvements in the maintenance of cognitive function with increasing age.   With blood pressure changes and other pathological changes within the brain matter of Alzheimer’s patients, researchers postulated whether blood pressure control from
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Reading Time: 2 minutes Researchers compared brain imaging in smoking and drinking to investigate why people become addicted to nicotine or alcohol.   According to the recent World Health Organization (WHO) statistics, the use of cigarettes and alcohol is widespread, with estimates of over 1.1 billion smokers worldwide and 2.3 billion people who are current
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Reading Time: 2 minutes A recent study explored the differences in risk-management behaviours between women of various races who are at high risk of developing breast cancer. Managing several medical conditions is largely influenced by personal, social, genetic, environmental, and psychological determinants of health. These factors vary by race, leading to racial disparities that are
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Reading Time: 3 minutes A recent study sought to evaluate how often emergency departments are discharging patients with prescriptions that can cause drug interactions with their home medications. Approximately 25% of patients in the community experience an adverse drug reaction, of which 39% are preventable. Most of these preventable adverse drug reactions are from drug-drug
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Reading Time: 2 minutes Ученые сравнили влияние упражнений на выносливость, высокоинтенсивных интервальных и силовых тренировок на борьбу со старением.   Физические упражнения широко рекомендуются для профилактики заболеваний и здорового старения. Однако пока неясно, какое влияние оказывают различные виды тренировок на процесс старения на клеточном уровне. Наши клетки содержат ДНК, организованную в длинные нитевидные хромосомы. Они
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