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Ismael Shapiro posted an update in the group Health 2 months, 2 weeks ago
American Cancer Society Is Stating That Cancer Death Rates In The USA Have Fallen, From 1991 To 2019, By 33%–Implying 3.8 m Fewer Cancer Deaths. The Drop Was Attributed To The Prevention, Screening, Early Diagnosis, And Treatment Of Common Cancers. However, Cancer Is Still The 2nd Leading Cause Of Death In The US After Heart Disease.
Daniela Ruah posted an update in the group Health 3 months, 2 weeks ago
The First Drug Designed To Slow Brain Destruction In Early Stages Alzheimer’s Patients Has Been Developed. The Drug, Lecanemab, Is An Antibody Engineered To Tell The Immune System To Clear Amyloid From The Brain. Many Are Hailing The Drug As Momentous, Even Though The Benefit Is Small, With The Risk Of Brain Swelling And Bleeding.
Anika Reyansh posted an update in the group Health 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Doctors From Two Countries, For The First Time In History, Used Virtual Reality During The Successful Separation Of 3-Year Old Twins, Bernardo And Arthur Lima, Who Were Born With “Fused Brains”. The 27-Hour Operation, Involving More Than 100 Medics, Took Place At The Instituto Estadual do Cerebro Paulo Niemeyer In Rio de Janeiro, Brazi.
Latasha Pettway posted an update in the group Health 8 months ago
Researchers Now Understand How The Protein, TGF-beta, Controls The Process Of Division Or Death Of Hair Cells, Eventually Causing Baldness. Too Much Of TGF-beta Would Kill Hair Cells And Vice Versa. A More Precise Understanding Of How TGF-beta Activates Cell Division Could Help Activate Follicle Stem Cells And Stimulate Hair Growth.
Olivia Isabella posted an update in the group Health 8 months, 1 week ago
A New Study Indicates That Young Adults, Under 40, Are Prone To Health Risk If They Consume More Than 2 Teaspoons Of Wine Or 2.5 Tablespoons Of Beer Per Day, Which Is Alarming As ~60% Of Folks Who Consume Unsafe Amount Of Alcohol Fall Within This Age Range. But Small Alcohol Amounts Are Safe For Folks Over 40 And With No Medical Condition.
Zack Capparnick posted an update in the group Health 8 months, 2 weeks ago
The US FDA Will Review The First Ever Over-The-Counter Daily Birth Control Pill From HRA Pharma, A Unit Of Perrigo Company. The Request For The Prescription Drug, Sold Under The Brand Opill, To Become An Over-The-Counter Drug, Comes In The Wake Of The Us Supreme Court Overturning 1973 Roe V. Wade Case That Legalized Abortion Nationwide.
Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Health 8 months, 3 weeks ago
A New Research On The Role Of Nutrition In Parkinson’s Disease, Based On An Extensive Review Of 52 Studies Conducted Btw 2000 And Now, Indicates Milk As The Worst Drink That Can Increase The Risk Of Parkison’s Disease. It Is Advised To, E.g., Drink Water Or Consume Dairy In Moderation As It Contains Loads Of Unhealthy Saturated Fats.
Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Health 9 months, 2 weeks ago
A Study Is Indicating That Folks Who Experience Bad Dreams In Older Age, Without Any Trigger, Are Twice Prone To Parkinson’s Disease. The Study Was Done Using 12 Years Of Data From 3818 Older Men Living Independently, And Questionnaires That Included Sleep Quality Questions. Researchers Plan To Do More Studies In Larger & Diverse Group.
Penney Micheal posted an update in the group Health 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Researchers Have Injected The First Human Patient With A Virus Engineered Solely To Kill Cancer. The Virus, Vixinia, Was Effective Against Cancer In Animals, Especially For Lung, Breast, Ovaries, Pancreas, And Colon Cancer. Vixinia Is Said To Boost The Body’s Immune Response To Cancer And Make Cancer Cells More Visible To The Immune System.
Jennifer Roberts posted an update in the group Health 10 months, 1 week ago
Doctors Have Reattached The Hands Of A 5-Year-Old Kid, In What Many Are Describing As The First Of Such Medical Feat in Asia. And also The First Re-Implantation Of A Minor’s Hands In Pakistan. The 10 Hour Surgery Was Performed At The Children’s Hospital In Lahore After The Boy’s Hands Were Cut-Off In A Spinning Blade Machine At Home.
Zachary Fritzsche posted an update in the group Health 10 months, 1 week ago
Spain May Approve A 3-Day Per Month Leave For Workers Who Experience Severe Period Pain. The Law Is Part Of A Reproductive Health Rights Reform, Which Includes, E.g., Enabling Girls Aged 16-17 To Have An Abortion Without Parental Consent. Spain Will Become The First Western Country To Offer Menstrual Leave If The Law Gets Approved.
Anika Reyansh posted an update in the group Health 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Emily Whitehead, Who Was Diagnosed With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia At The Age Of 5 Years Old, After 2 Years Of Unsuccessful Chemotherapy And Rapidly Declining Health, Become The First Child To Receive The CAR T-Cell Therapy At Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia. Emily Is Now Celebrating 10 Years Of Being Cancer Free. Cool!First Child To Receive CAR T-Cell Therapy Is 10 Years Cancer-Free
Anika Reyansh posted an update in the group Health 11 months, 1 week ago
A New Study Of About 405,981 British Adults Indicates That Walking Faster Could Add 20 More Years To A Person’s Biological Age. The Researchers Discovered That Walking Faster, Regardless Of Other Physical Activities, Could Lead To Longer Telomeres, Which Are The Protective “Caps” On The Ends Of The Chromosomes That Help Stabilize The DNA.
Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Health 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Researchers, In A Bid To Create Stem Cells, Rejuvenated A 53-Year-Old Woman’s Skin To Look And Behave Like The Skin Of A 23-Year-Old Woman. Unfortunately, Their Method Can’t Be Used Clinically As It Could Increase Cancer Risk. But The Study May Help Identify Rejuvenating Genes That Could Be Used In Burn Treatment And Human Life Extension.Discovery Bit This is a social network for those interested in unique and valuable information!
Jacob Well posted an update in the group Health 11 months, 4 weeks ago
Researchers Engineered A Bacteria, Probiotic E.coli Nissle 1917, To Consistently Produce, In The Gut, Effective Volumes Of L-DOPA Drug For Parkinson’s Disease Treatment. Mouse Studies Show That The Method Is Safe & Effective. And Consistent Source Of L-DOPA Could Alleviate Dyskinesias Side Effects. But More Study Is Required For Human Use.
foolishlywise posted an update in the group Health 12 months ago
A New Study, Via Testing 22 Blood Samples, Has Detected, For The First Time, Tiny Particles Of Plastic In Human Blood. And Warn That The Microplastics Could Damage Human Cells. Half Of The Blood Samples Had Plastics From Drink Bottles, Another Third Had Plastics From Packaging Food. The Remaining Quarter Had Plastic From Shopping Bags.
Ken Yun posted an update in the group Health 1 year ago
A 2 Night Study, Involving 20 Persons, Indicates That Sleeping With Light On, At Night, Increases The Risk For Heart Disease And Diabetes. The Study May Have Attributed The Cause To The Body Being Kept More Alert Via The Light Activation Of The Autonomic Nervous System. However, Further Larger Studies Are Advised To Confirm This Result.
Ruben Blades posted an update in the group Health 1 year ago
Researchers Reversed The Ageing Process In Middle-Aged And Elderly Mice By Using A Gene Therapy. The Researchers Were Able To Reset Mice Cells To More Youthful States, Within A 7 To 10 Months Period, By Injecting Them With Molecules Called The Yamanaka Transcription Factors. A Safer Therapy Could Be Used Against Human Age-Related Diseases.
Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Health 1 year, 1 month ago
A US Patient, With Leukemia, Is Believed To Be The Third Person And The First Woman In The World To Be Cured Of HIV. The Patient, Who Has Been HIV Negative For 14 Months, Was Treated With A Stem Cell Transplant From Someone With A Natural Resistance To HIV. But Some Experts Say This Treatment Method Is Too Risky For Most HIV Patients.
Anika Reyansh posted an update in the group Health 1 year, 2 months ago
Researchers, In A First Of It’s Kind, Using 130,000 Eye Retinal Images, Coupled With Machine Learning, Were Able To Estimate A Person’s Biological Age From Their Actual Age. And The Retinal Age Gap Seem To Be An Independent Predictor Of Increased Mortality Risk, Especially Of Non-cardiovascular Disease And Non-Cancer Mortality.
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