Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Health & Medicine

Brain Function Boosted by Daily Physical Activity in Middle-Aged, Older Adults

A new study finds daily physical activity boost brain function and cognitive performances in middle-aged, older adults.

COVID-19 Vaccine Does Not Increase Risk of Preterm Birth

A new study that looked at 40,000 pregnant cases found that the Covid-19 vaccine does not increase the risk of preterm birth supporting the safety of the vaccination during pregnancy.

Babies Born During COVID-19 Pandemic Score Lower on a Developmental Screening Test

Babies born during the pandemic’s first year scored lower on a developmental screening test of social and motor skills at 6 months compared to babies born just before the pandemic.

A New Target for Universal Influenza Vaccines

Scientists identified a new site where a broad range of influenza vaccines can target, and antibody therapies should be able to prevent a broad set of strains.

Can Anthrax Offer a New Way to Silence Pain?

When administered specifically to nervous system neurons, anthrax toxin works to change the signaling in pain-sensing neurons and provides comfort to distressed animals.

Artificial Intelligence Accurately Predicts Who Will Develop Dementia in Two Years

Artificial intelligence can predict which people will develop dementia within two years with 92 percent accuracy, a largescale new study has concluded.

Protein that Helps Us Maintain Memories Identified

Japanese researchers identified a protein that plays a crucial in retaining memories by biding with the Chi factor and regulating certain neurotransmitters.

Experimental mRNA HIV Vaccine Safe, Shows Promise in Animals

Scientists from NIAID, a division of the National Institutes of Health, claim that an experimental mRNA-based HIV vaccine is promising in mice and non-human primates.

The Sunshine Vitamin for Cardio Health

Vitamin D is a key hormone for our bodies, especially our bones. A new research from Australia suggests inadequate vitamin D affects bone and heart health.

New Vaccine Ingredient Shows Promise

Scientists at LJI and MIT have found a possible way to improve the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines—and any vaccine.

Biomaterial Can Repair Hearts, Muscles, and Vocal Cords

Scientists from McGill University have developed a biomaterial to repair the heart, muscles, and vocal cords—a major advance in regenerative medicine.

Essential Amino Acids Could Keep Dementia at Bay

Amino LP7, a supplement made consisting of seven particular amino acids, was found by Japanese researchers to prevent the onset of dementia in experimental rats.

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