From understanding our feelings to delving into nostalgic worlds, we share 10 things to do this February Page-turners Emotional by Leonard Mlodinow We’re often told that suppressing our emotions and thinking rationally is the best way to navigate stressful situations, and be successful. But, as Emotional explores, cutting edge science has proved that we need
0 Comments
Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The study covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer-reviewed. Key Takeaways Medication prescribing and dispensing in the United Kingdom were hampered during the COVID-19 pandemic and have not recovered to prepandemic
0 Comments
Why You Should Try a Vegetarian Diet – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health, Inc. and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission.
0 Comments
New study results posted to the medRxiv* preprint server found that COVID vaccine boosters increase immunity by enhancing T cell immune memory. In the face of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) Omicron variant, vaccinated people who had received a third booster shot maintained high T cell responses than people with naturally acquired
0 Comments
As the pandemic rumbles on, more of us are turning to unhelpful behaviours to cope. Here we explore how hypnotherapy could make long-lasting change There’s no sugar-coating it – life has changed in the last couple of years. While we may have moments of forgetting about the pandemic, when we step outside and see people
0 Comments
In a meta-analysis of more than 1 million mothers, those who breastfed their children had an 11% to 17% lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), coronary heart disease (CHD), or stroke, and of dying from CVD, in later life than mothers who did not. On average, the women had two children and had breastfed for
0 Comments
An adult brain contains about 86 billion neurons and even more supercomputing power to closely monitor the entire human brain. All those neurons have trillions of synapses — or connection points — that make up the circuitry the brain uses to control everything we do from reasoning to breathing to walking. And scientists with the
0 Comments
Pain from Diabetic Neuropathy? Experts Now Say to Try This First – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health, Inc. and may not be used by third
0 Comments
After looking closely at the drug-drug interactions listed for Pfizer’s new oral COVID-19 drug ritonavir-nirmatrelvir (Paxlovid), I realized that a large percentage of my patients are taking medications on the list. The antiviral was granted FDA emergency use authorization in late December for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in patients at high risk of severe
0 Comments
Northwestern Medicine scientists developed a unique nanoparticle to deliver genome editing technology, including CRISPR/Cas9, to endothelial cells, which line blood vessel walls. Published in Cell Reports, this is the first time that vascular endothelial cells could be reached for genome editing, since the usual way to deliver CRISPR/Cas9 – through a virus – does not
0 Comments
When it comes to antidepressant prescribing, less may be more, new research suggests. A new review suggests antidepressants are overprescribed and that the efficacy of these agents is questionable, leading researchers to recommend that when physicians prescribe these medications, it should be for shorter periods. “Antidepressants have never been shown to have a clinically significant
0 Comments
Supply chain disruptions are being prolonged driven largely by China’s strict zero-Covid policy, according to an economist from Moody’s Analytics. The bottlenecks have lasted for about a year now but are expected to “materially ease in the early months of this year,” said Katrina Ell, a senior economist for Asia-Pacific at Moody’s Analytics. “So we would
0 Comments
In a large prospective study of just over 1,000 patients ages 17 and younger who were seen at the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital (BCCFH) testing site during a seven-month period last year, researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine and collaborating institutions report that a rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19
0 Comments
During the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, a peculiar phenomenon has been observed: younger individuals infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) had fewer cases and a lower mortality rate. It’s widely assumed that the human immune system develops continuously from birth to adolescence, and that immunity to infections is strongest in
0 Comments