Month: June 2021

A study analyzing the association between a wide variety of prenatal and childhood exposures and neuropsychological development in school-age children has found that organic food intake is associated with better scores on tests of fluid intelligence (ability to solve novel reasoning problems) and working memory (ability of the brain to retain new information while it
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INDIANAPOLIS, June 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Tirzepatide led to superior A1C and body weight reductions from baseline compared to injectable semaglutide 1 mg in 40-week results from Eli Lilly and Company’s (NYSE: LLY) SURPASS-2 clinical trial, which were simultaneously published today in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)1 and presented in a late breaking poster presentation during the American
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Younger patients, including adolescents, are less likely to suffer severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) symptoms. This is the case even though the risk of infection with its causative pathogen – the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – is not necessarily reduced in this age group. This has led to the supposition that stronger
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Their stories are all different. There was the boy with cerebral palsy who just wanted to play little league. The teenage girl who’d had a stroke who wondered if she’d ever get used to her new crooked smile. The kids with migraines. Those with anxiety or medical trauma who were terrified of talking to me
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In this article REGN NTLA Gene-editing technology CRISPR reached a major milestone this past weekend, completing its first systemic delivery as a medicine to a human body. CRISPR, or clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats, effectively cuts genomes and slices DNA to treat genetic diseases. The latest breakthrough, the result of a trial between biotech
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects about 7% of children, with a two out of three chance of persisting into adulthood. This neurodevelopmental disorder is characterized by concentration difficulties, increased distractibility, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Today, ADHD is treated with pharmaceutical drugs that may have unwanted side effects. This is why scientists from the University of
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A research group from Tokyo has identified a correlation between children who exercise and benefits to cognitive functioning later in life. This study is the first to analyze brain structure and function as it relates to exercise in childhood and cognitive function in adulthood.  The research group, including Professor Toru Ishihara from Kobe University, began
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FDA Approves Soaanz (torsemide) for Edema Treatment in Patients with Heart Failure and Renal Disease VIENNA, VA. (PRWEB) JUNE 21, 2021 Sarfez Pharmaceuticals announced today approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Virginia-based company’s New Drug Application for Soaanz, a once-a-day improved formulation of the loop diuretic torsemide. The approved drug
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Jun 30 2021 New research has supported the trends that regularly consuming a diet of fried food, meat, sugary drinks, and processed food may increase the risk of sudden cardiac death. Southern Diet. Image Credit: Fierman Much/Shutterstock.com 46% increased chances of cardiac death related to ‘Southern’ food consumption In recent years, food and medical science
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INDIANAPOLIS, June 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Tirzepatide led to superior A1C and body weight reductions from baseline across all three doses in adults with type 2 diabetes after 40 weeks of treatment in Eli Lilly and Company’s (NYSE: LLY) SURPASS-1 monotherapy clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of tirzepatide compared to placebo. Detailed SURPASS-1 results were presented
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Niacinamide is an essential vitamin, but it is also used as an ingredient in some skincare products.  What is niacinamide in skincare, what is it used for, and what are the potential benefits? What is niacinamide in skincare? Niacinamide, also referred to as vitamin B3, is an essential vitamin that should be consumed regularly to
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“What are you?” asks the medical assistant as he checks me in for my COVID-19 swab. As a medical student, I am routinely tested for COVID-19. “What do you mean?” My chest tightens, warning me of what’s to come. He looks exasperated, hands hovering over his keyboard. “Look. Are you a man or woman? I
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The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Publicly available statistics about population demographics and culture can help governments prepare for the next pandemic. We have found that by using existing socio-demographic data from early COVID-19 hot spots, where there was a lot of information, officials could have predicted
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Eight volunteers who received a complete dose or a single dose of an mRNA vaccine or the ChAdOx1 vaccine after a dose of a trial gorilla adenovirus vaccine showed a significantly high level of antibodies and T cell response against SARS-CoV-2. Although several vaccines have now been approved to combat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic,
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In this article MRNA A health care worker prepares a dose of the Moderna Inc. Covid-19 vaccine at the Pacheco vaccination center in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. Geert Vanden Wijngaert | Bloomberg | Getty Images Moderna said Tuesday its Covid-19 vaccine showed promise in a lab setting against coronavirus variants, including the
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