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June 26, 2022

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A Possible Cure for Sickle Cell?

Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder where red blood cells become sickle/crescent shaped. It causes frequent infections, swelling in the hands and legs, pain, severe tiredness and ...

Dried Goji Berries May Provide Protection Against Age-Related Vision Loss

Regularly eating a small serving of dried goji berries may provide protection against age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in ...

Pesticide Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease

A commonly available pesticide has been associated with an increased risk of chronic kidney disease ...

What You Need to Know About Urinary Tract Infections

More than half of U.S. women will experience at least one urinary tract infection (UTI) in their lifetimes, while a quarter will have a subsequent infection. Recurrent urinary tract infections are ...
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Spirituality Can Improve Quality of Life for Heart Failure Patients, Study Finds

Numerous studies have shown that spirituality can help improve quality of life for people with chronic diseases like cancer. According to a literature review, spirituality can also have a positive ...

Lab Analysis Finds Near-Meat and Meat Not Nutritionally Equivalent

A research team's deeper examination of the nutritional content of plant-based meat alternatives, using metabolomics, shows they're as different as plants and animals. Beef contained 22 ...

Consuming a Diet With More Fish Fats, Less Vegetable Oils Can Reduce Migraine Headaches, Study Finds

A diet higher in fatty fish helped frequent migraine sufferers reduce their monthly number of headaches and intensity of pain compared to participants on a diet higher in vegetable-based fats and ...

People With Fibromyalgia Are Substituting CBD for Opioids to Manage Pain

As the ravages of the opioid epidemic lead many to avoid these powerful painkillers, a significant number of people with fibromyalgia are finding an effective replacement in CBD-containing products, ...

Tai Chi Can Mirror Healthy Benefits of Conventional Exercise

A new study shows that tai chi mirrors the beneficial effects of conventional exercise by reducing waist circumference in middle-aged and older adults with central ...

Meditative Practice and Spiritual Wellbeing May Preserve Cognitive Function in Aging

It is projected that up to 152 million people worldwide will be living with Alzheimer's disease (AD) by 2050. To date there are no drugs that have a substantial positive impact on either the ...

DHA Supplement May Offset Impact of Maternal Stress on Unborn Males

Researchers have uncovered possible reasons for male vulnerability in the womb, and they've learned a specific maternal dietary supplement called docosahexanoic acid (DHA) may guard against the ...

New Discovery Explains Antihypertensive Properties of Green and Black Tea

A new study from the University of California, Irvine shows that compounds in both green and black tea relax blood vessels by activating ion channel proteins in the blood vessel wall. The discovery ...

Green Tea Supplements Modulate Facial Development of Children With Down Syndrome, Study Finds

A new study adds evidence about the potential benefits of green tea extracts in Down syndrome. Researchers observed that the intake of those extracts can reduce facial dysmorphology in children with ...

Robotic Dogs and Laughter Therapy: Combating Loneliness and Isolation While Social Distancing

Robotic dogs, laughter therapy and mindfulness are some of the ways that might help people -- particularly the elderly -- cope with loneliness and social isolation while social distancing, say ...

Green Tea Compound Aids P53, 'Guardian of the Genome' and Tumor Suppressor

An antioxidant found in green tea may increase levels of p53, a natural anti-cancer protein, known as the ''guardian of the genome'' for its ability to repair DNA damage or ...

Probiotic Coffee and Tea Drinks

Good news for those who need a cuppa to start the day. Food scientists have created new probiotic coffee and tea drinks that are packed with over 1 billion units of gut-friendly live probiotics. ...

New Research Finds Ginger Counters Certain Autoimmune Diseases in Mice

The main bioactive compound of ginger root lowers autoantibody production and helps halt disease progression in mice with antiphospholipid syndrome and ...

Traditional Ghanaian Medicines Show Promise Against Tropical Diseases

The discovery of new drugs is vital to achieving the eradication of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Africa and around the world. Now, researchers have identified traditional Ghanaian medicines ...

Healthy Muscles Are a Carrot on a String for Healthy Lungs

Scientists show effectiveness of carrot-based Japanese herbal medicine called 'Ninjin'yoeito' in improving muscle atrophy in the hind legs of mice exposed to cigarette smoke, ...

First Meta-Analysis Shows Promise for Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness in Concussion

Chronic concussion symptoms are notoriously difficult to treat. But a researcher who is also a yoga instructor and has been teaching yoga for 17 years - is hoping that a recent study, the first-ever ...

Understanding Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Help Protect Species

Demystifying traditional Chinese medicine for conservationists could be the key to better protecting endangered species like pangolins, tigers and rhino, according to researchers. Efforts to shift ...

Cannabis Strength Soars Over Past Half Century

Largest study on how cannabis has changed over time finds increased strength putting consumers at greater risk of ...

Social Distancing Is Increasing Loneliness in Older Adults

Social distancing introduced in response to COVID-19 is increasing feelings of loneliness in Scotland's older population and impacting their wellbeing, according to a new ...

Drinking Green Tea and Coffee Daily Linked to Lower Death Risk in People With Diabetes

Drinking plenty of both green tea and coffee is linked to a lower risk of dying from any cause among people with type 2 diabetes, suggests new ...

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