Month: June 2022

Higher fish consumption associated with increased risk of malignant melanoma in US, study suggests

Worst foods and drinks for brain health, according to nutrition experts

There are many reasons to want to eat well, but among them, one priority may be to promote your brain health. From reducing your risk of dementia to supporting mental health, experts say there are good reasons to limit these foods and drinks if you aren’t doing so already. Check out these details — and …

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Interim Recommendations of the Advisory Committee ...

Interim Recommendations of the Advisory Committee …

Recommendations for the Use of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine in Children Aged 6 Months–5 Years and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine in Children Aged 6 Months–4 Years Data reviewed with the EtR Framework supported the use of COVID-19 vaccine in children aged 6 months–5 years. COVID-19 is a major public health problem among young children. As …

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Omicron-based coronavirus booster shots will roll out this fall

Omicron-based coronavirus booster shots will roll out this fall

Placeholder while article actions load This fall, vaccine makers will begin rolling out coronavirus booster vaccines better tailored to fight the current phase of the pandemic. Two days after outside experts voted in favor of a new vaccine adapted to protect against omicron, the Food and Drug Administration announced that the fall shots would include …

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The Mere Sight of a Meal Triggers an Inflammatory Response in the Brain – Neuroscience News

Summary: The simple sight and smell of a meal prior to consumption triggers insulin release. This insulin release depends on a short-term inflammatory response. In those who are overweight, this inflammatory response is so excessive it can impair insulin secretion. Source: University of Basel Even before carbohydrates reach the bloodstream, the very sight and smell …

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Women who have already undergone menopause have more hyperintensities on their brains, and the lesions put them at a higher risk of cognitive decline (file photo)

Women who have gone through menopause have ‘hyperintensities’, raises risk of Alzheimer’s

Women who have gone through menopause have ‘hyperintensities’ on their brain that raises risk of Alzheimer’s and stroke, study finds Researchers found that women who have already undergone menopause have more hyperintensities – a small lesion – on their brain People who have more on their brain are more likely to develop cognitive conditions like …

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The secret to good health later in life? Researchers think it could be banking your poop now

The secret to good health later in life? Researchers think it could be banking your poop now

A group of researchers has some counterintuitive advice: Saving your poop now could save your life someday. In an opinion paper published Thursday in the journal Trends in Molecular Medicine, the researchers make the case for autologous fecal microbiota transplantation, or FMT — using your own poop to restore your health later in life.  They …

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Eight new cases of monkeypox diagnosed in Mass. in past week, DPH says

Eight new cases of monkeypox diagnosed in Mass. in past week, DPH says

Eight new cases of monkeypox in adult males were identified within the past week, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said.The DPH said the total number of monkeypox cases in Massachusetts is now 21 since the first case in the United States was announced on May 18.The DPH said the eight cases announced Thursday were …

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