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Obesity: Overeating is not the primary cause

The root cause of obesity is more related to what we eat rather than how much we eat, argues a new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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Obesity: Overeating is not the primary cause

The root cause of obesity is more related to what we eat rather than how much we eat, argues a new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Avocados Change Belly Fat Distribution in Women

An avocado a day could help redistribute belly fat in women toward a healthier profile, reports a new study from the University of Illinois.

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Gut Health: Childhood Diet has Lifelong Impact

Gut harbors over 100 trillion microorganisms. Eating too much unhealthy diet as a child can alter microbial ecosystem for life, —a new study in mice suggests.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Reluctance: In The United States and Beyond

Approximately one in three American are unlikely or hesitant to get COVID-19 vaccine. Acceptance rates are high among Chinese (90%) and low among Russian (55%). Other than the vaccine's safety and efficacy, trust in governments is strongly associated with vaccine acceptance.

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COVID-19: Olfactory Support Cells are Most Vulnerable

Loss of smell is a commonly reported symptoms of COVID-19. Olfactory cell types are the most vulnerable to the infection, not the neurons—new study reports.

Japan Study Finds Effective Treatment for Severe COVID-19 Patients

Scientists from Japan have found a drug effectively block interleukin-6 (IL-6), known to be elevated in many severe COVID-19 patients.

All-cause excess mortality during the pandemic exceeds COVID-19–related mortality

Compared to the number of deaths expected plus COVID-19 deaths, estimates of all-cause mortality during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic were markedly higher.

Scientists Identified SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Proteins

Using a newly developed method Japanese scientists identified proteins that bind and neutralize SARS-CoV-2, and block virus ability to infect cells invitro.

Vulnerable Countries Experience Lower COVID-19 Infection and Death Rates

During a pandemic vulnerable countries are traditionally the focus of concern. However, they had lower incidence and fatality rates for Covid-19.

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For midlife cardiovascular protection, a minimum of two-and-a-half hours of moderate intensity exercise needs to be boosted up to five hours a week.

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