Metabolism linked to brain health

Summary: Researchers have identified a link between metabolism and brain measures related to dementia. Obesity related to inflammation, kidney stress, or liver stress had the greatest impact on adverse brain health. Source: University of South Australia Every three seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia. And while there is no known cure, changes …

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Man’s cancer disappeared after he was injected with weakened herpes virus in promising clinical trial

FILE PHOTO: A patient undergoes a positron emission tomography scan.Photo by Vladimir Smirnov\TASS via Getty Images A new cancer therapy uses the herpes virus to fight harmful cells. The modified virus infects cancer cells, causing them to explode, while alerting the immune system. The therapy is in the early stages of testing but shows great …

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When all my limbs fell asleep one morning, I went to the ER in a panic. It turned out to be a vitamin B12 deficiency.

The author, Kelly Rissman.Courtesy of Kelly Rissman When I experienced unexplained pins and needles and weakness in all my limbs, I began to panic. About a week later, I went to the doctor and found out I was severely deficient in vitamin B12. This is what a B12 deficiency can look like, plus treatment, as …

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Symptoms of Mycoplasma Genitalium, STD related to infertility

Scientists are concerned about Mycoplasma genitalium, a poorly understood STD that is linked to infertility. Maternal-fetal medicine specialist Dr Irene Stafford said STD was a “real concern”. Most people have no symptoms, but it can cause pain when peeing in both men and women. loading Something is loading. Mycoplasma genitalium, a poorly understood sexually transmitted …

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According to the study, 2 common drugs outperform others

Share on PinterestOne study found that the common diabetes drugs glargine and liraglutide are the most effective at lowering blood glucose levels. MJ_Prototype/Getty Images Researchers compared the effectiveness of four diabetes drugs in lowering blood glucose levels. They found that glargine and liraglutide are more effective at lowering blood glucose levels. However, liraglutide and sitagliptin …

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Do fungi that hide inside cancers accelerate their growth?

the fungus candidate – shown here growing under laboratory conditions – has been found in some tumor samples.Credit: Nicolas Armer/dpa/Alamy For years, evidence has been mounting that bacteria are linked to cancer, and sometimes even play a crucial role in its progression. Now, researchers have found a similar connection with another type of microorganism: fungi. …

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Man’s cancer disappeared after he was injected with weakened herpes virus in promising clinical trial

FILE PHOTO: A patient undergoes a positron emission tomography scan.Photo by Vladimir Smirnov\TASS via Getty Images A new cancer therapy uses the herpes virus to fight harmful cells. The modified virus infects cancer cells, causing them to explode, while alerting the immune system. The therapy is in the early stages of testing but shows great …

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Second COVID booster effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths in nursing home residents: study

A new study published this week found that the second COVID-19 booster made available to US adults over 50 this year was highly effective at protecting nursing home residents from hospitalizations and deaths, all and that its ability to prevent infections was not as powerful. The analysis, published in the Centers for Disease Control and …

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