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Health & Medicine

An Active Lifestyle Lower Chance of Death Immediately from a Heart Attack

The beneficial impact of physical activity in stopping heart disease is well documented, but an active lifestyle may reduce the likelihood of death immediately after a heart attack.

Replacement of Animal Proteins with Plant Proteins Accelerates Bone Turnover

Replacement of animal proteins with plant proteins in the diet altered bone metabolism and decreased calcium and vitamin D intakes.

Green Tea Compound Aids Tumor-suppressing, DNA-Repairing Protein

Published in Nature Communications, a study of the interaction between p53 and a green tea compound EGCG, points to a new target for cancer drug discovery.

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.

One Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Provokes Strong Immune Response in Those Previously Infected

Independent of infection time and antibody level, those who had previously contracted the COVID-19 virus responded very strongly to one dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

Climate Change May Have Driven the Emergence of SARS-CoV-2

Over the last century, climate change, global greenhouse gas emissions have made southern China a hotspot for bat-borne coronaviruses, by driving the growth of forest habitats favored by bats.

COVID-19 Vaccine Reluctance in The United States and Beyond

One in three Americans is hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Acceptance rates are high among the Chinese and low among Russians. Vaccine safety and efficacy and trust in governments are the key issues.

COVID-19 is Seasonal—Suggests Global Analysis

The number of COVID-19 cases significantly correlated with temperature and latitude across 221 countries and independent of comorbidities among the population.

Cardiac Arrest Survival Depends on Socioeconomic Status

Hospitalized patients from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are less likely to survive cardiac arrest than patients from higher socioeconomic backgrounds.

COVID-19 Virus Enters the Brain, New Study Reports

Evidence sows that people with COVID-19 may experience brain fog and fatigue. A study published in Nature Neuroscience shows how spike protein crosses the blood-brain barrier.

Optimal Nutrition Is Directly Linked to Improved Mental and Physical Condition

Optimal nutrition links between physical fitness and cognitive performance, found researchers from from the University of Illinois and the US Air Force.

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