Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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Diabetic Retinopathy: Long-Term Tea Consumption Reduces the Risk

‘Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is an important cause of blindness. The long-term tea consumption may be an independent protective factor for DR, a new study reports.

High Plant Protein Diet Lowers Mortality

Diets high with plant protein are associated with a lower risk of death from any cause, finds a meta-analysis published in The BMJ.

COVID-19: Immune System Variation Can Predict Severe Outcomes, Reports New Study

Scientists have identified how misfiring of the immune response in COVID-19 patients can lead to severe consequences of the disease, a tool which may help identify those at high risk of the disease, and suggest drugs to treat them.

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.

Moderna Vaccine Is Safe, Generates Immune Response

Moderna vaccine (mRNA-1273) that encodes S-2P antigen, generates immune response, is safe and well tolerated in healthy adults. The result is published in NEJM.

Green Tea Decreases the Prevalence of Coronary Artery Disease but Coffee Does Not

Green tea consumption decreases the prevalence of coronary artery disease but drinking coffee does not—find researchers.

SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies in Infants Born to Women with COVID-19 Decline Rapidly

SARS-CoV-2 antibody may not stay longer, particularly in infants reports a recent article published in Emerg Infect Dis journal on July 3, 2020

Evaluating SARS-CoV-2 IgM and IgG Seropositivity to Diagnosis Covid-19

SARS-CoV-2 antibody test find antibodies in a sample to determine if the person was previously infected with the virus or not. Despite some limitation recent research shows testing IgM and IgG, may serve as an additional tool for disease detection.