Friday, January 27, 2023

INDEX

Study Challenges “Good” Cholesterol’s Role in Heart Disease Risk

HDL cholesterol may not be as useful in predicting cardiovascular disease risk among persons of various races and ethnicities as experts formerly believed.

Why Some People Are Mosquito Magnets

Why some people are 'moquitos magnets'? A recent study revealed that some molecules originating from the skin may provide a potent odor that mosquitoes cannot resist.

Viral DNA in Human Genome Guards Against Infections

According to new research, an ancient viral DNA in human genomes acts as antivirals against certain modern viruses.

Prenatal Caffeine Consumption Shortens Child Height

Caffeine consumption during pregnancy, even in small amount, may lead to slightly shorter child height, suggests an analysis by National Institutes of Health researchers.

mRNA Vaccines Cut Severity of Delta, Omicron Infections

People who received two or three doses of the mRNA vaccine are more likely to have a milder illness if infected with the Delta or Omicorn variants than those who were unvaccinated.

Late Eating Increases Obesity Risk

Late eating may cause decreased energy expenditure, increased appetite, and molecular changes in adipose tissue, increasing the risk of obesity.

Cannabis Use May Increase Risk of Preterm Birth

Teenagers who use cannabis frequently may be more likely to have children born preterm, when they become parents up to twenty years later, finds a new study.