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Types of Heart Disease [INFOGRAPHIC]

High fiber diets during early adult years can lower lifetime cardiovascular disease risk. Research reveals that high fiber diets could be an important heart-healthy life style change that can be made by young and middle-aged individuals. The study found that 20 to 59 year old individuals having the highest intake of fiber had a substantially… Read More »

New study looks at post-COVID-19 emerging disease in children

In recent weeks, a multisystem hyperinflammatory condition has emerged in children in association with prior exposure or infection to SARS-CoV-2. A new case series published in the journal Radiology examines the spectrum of imaging findings in children with the post-COVID-19 inflammatory condition known in the U.S. as Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C). The array… Read More »

Researchers identify two marine molecules with therapy potential against Alzheimer’s disease

Recerca An interdisciplinary research study of the UB identified two potential candidates to treat Alzheimer’s disease. These are two marine molecules, meridianine and lignarenone B, able to alter the activity of GSK3B activity, a protein associated with several neurodegenerative diseases. The researchers used several biocomputational techniques to detect these so far unknown compounds, which were… Read More »

In the U.S., the Spread of Infectious Disease Now Seen As Bigger Threat Than Terrorism – Pew

The spread of infectious disease is the new terrorism in the eyes of Americans. The most significant major threat to the U.S. is infectious disease, four in five Americans said in March 2020, closely followed by terrorism (in general), the spread of nuclear weapons, and cyberattacks from other countries. For the study, the Pew Research… Read More »

NIH researchers discover gene for rare disease of excess bone tissue growth

What Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered a second gene that causes melorheostosis, a rare group of conditions involving an often painful and disfiguring overgrowth of bone tissue. The gene, SMAD3, is part of a pathway that regulates cell development and growth. The researchers are now working to develop an animal model with… Read More »

Eye cancer symptoms: The colour spots in your eye that may signal the deadly disease

How spot the uveal melanomas According to Ali Mearza, surgeon and director at Ophthalmic Consultants of London, the main symptom to look out for is pigmented lesions in your eyes, which are essentially brown or black spots on the white of the eye or on the iris. “It’s a particular concern if these spots increase… Read More »

How to Manage Your Gum Disease

Those who have experienced it will tell you that suffering from gum disease may be among the worst experiences of your life. You will simply not be at your best until you have the problem treated. Also, known as periodontal disease or periodontitis, gum diseases is an infection of your gums that is brought about… Read More »