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An experimental drug may help restore insulin-producing cells.

The study appears in the Nature journal, Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy. According to the World Health Organization, there are around 422 million people with diabetes globally, with some researchers estimating that the figure will reach 700 million by 2045. In the United States, approximately 1 in 10 people had diabetes in 2018, which makes diabetes the nation’s […]

The idea that many people grow following trauma may be a myth

Studies of posttraumatic growth are fundamentally flawed, researchers say. German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche is credited with the famous quote, “What does not kill me, makes me stronger.” There are many variations of this adage in literary, spiritual, and more lately, psychiatric sources. According to psychological studies, at least half of survivors go on to grow […]

Men are more prone to Psoriasis and itch than women

Now, a team of researchers has found that the female hormone estradiol suppresses psoriasis, and the protective role of the hormone has provided a basis for its therapeutic potential. Among the many reasons men may have for envying women, at least when it comes to skin inflammation, is that women have a significantly lower incidence […]

Statins has been linked to provide protection against Depression

The study is an online observational study carried out between April 2020 and February 2021 by a team of researchers at the University of Oxford in Oxford, UK, under the direction of Amy Gillespie, Ph.D. Depression has been identified as one of the most prevalent mental disorders in the country affecting about 17.3 million adults […]

Antibodies to COVID-19 found in hen eggs

Antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein in hen eggs have been created by researchers at the University of California, Davis. Egg-derived antibodies may be used to treat COVID-19 or as a prophylactic step for those who have been exposed to the illness. The article appeared in the journal Viruses in July 2022. IgY, a kind […]

Cases due COVID-19 will fluctuate with or without restrictions

One reason some experts emphasise the need of not imposing restrictions and demands is the detrimental effects of the pandemic on mental health. At the beginning of the epidemic, restrictions like masks and physical separation helped to slow transmission, prevent overcrowding in hospitals, and buy time for researchers to create efficient vaccines and therapies. However, […]

Flu vaccination is associated with a 40% lower incidence of Alzheimer’s Disease

A recent study from UTHealth Houston found that over the course of four years, people who had at least one influenza vaccination were 40% less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than the non-vaccinated people. Avram S. Bukhbinder, MD, a recent graduate of UTHealth McGovern Medical School, and Paul E. Schulz, MD, the Rick McCord Professor […]

Where Marijuana was made legal, more people died in car crashes

According to a recent study, states where recreational marijuana use is allowed are seeing an increase in traffic accidents and fatalities. According to Charles Farmer, the lead researcher, these findings are in line with earlier research. It is becoming more and more obvious that there are costs associated with making marijuana legal. However, as marijuana […]

Is there a connection between Arthritis and the weather?

Researchers from The Netherlands showed that patients in one trial with 222 participants who had hip arthritis experienced somewhat worse pain and stiffness when barometric pressure and humidity increased, although the weather effect was minimal. It has long been believed that the effects of the weather exacerbate arthritic pain. Studies on the topic over the […]

Prostate cancer patients now have a better prognosis

One common type of cancer is prostate cancer. The distinction between those with an aggressive form of cancer and those without it may now be made more quickly and simply thanks to research. In Sweden, prostate cancer affects more men than any other type of cancer. There is now a quicker and simpler technique to […]

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