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Regenerate body parts? Salamander may hold secret to sci-fi superpower for humans

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May 17, 2022 … LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bionic hands are no longer the stuff of sci-fi movies and comic books. And with 3D printer technology, people can now print a plastic hand. But what if we could teach our bodies to regenerate a new one? Biological researchers at the University of Kentucky are making this science-fiction fantasy more plausible. They have assembled…

Victorians dealt more extreme weather than Brits today? UK study shows record rains, droughts marred 1800s

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May 14, 2022 … READING, England — Did the Victorians experience more extreme weather than people in the United Kingdom do today? Rainfall records have been rewritten after millions of reports dating back almost 200 years were rescued by an army of volunteers. The Rainfall Rescue project was a labor of love that stemmed from people looking for something…

Life-threatening inflammation is turning COVID-19 into a chronic disease

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May 13, 2022 … GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Long COVID continues to be a lingering problem for more and more coronavirus patients in the months following their infection. Now, a new study contends that the life-threatening inflammation many patients experience — causing long-term damage to their health — is turning COVID-19 into a chronic condition. “When someone has a cold…

Other Notable Health Studies & Research From May 11, 2022

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May 12, 2022 … There are dozens of studies, innovations, and research findings released everyday by institutions and clinics across the world. Here’s a look at some of the other notable health reports from May 11. New Research in JNCCN Encourages Harnessing Health Technology to Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking New research in the May 2022 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National…

StudyFinds Blotter: Other Notable Health Studies & Research From May 5, 2022

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May 06, 2022 … There are dozens of studies, innovations, and research findings released everyday by institutions and clinics across the world. Here’s a look at some of the other notable health reports from May 5. Patient-Derived Micro-Organospheres Enable Cutting-Edge Precision Oncology A patient’s tumor cell response to therapy is affected by many factors, including genetic alterations, tumor microenvironment,…

StudyFinds Blotter: Other Notable Health Studies & Research From May 3, 2022

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May 04, 2022 … There are dozens of studies, innovations, and research findings released everyday by institutions and clinics across the world. Here’s a look at some of the other notable health reports from May 3. Subtle racial slights at work cause job dissatisfaction, burnout among black employees Black employees face a host of subtle verbal, behavioral and environmental…

Zen makeover: The direction your bed is facing may be making you sick!

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May 03, 2022 …  New study claims that the way your home is set up could be affecting your health, your finances, and even your work productivity Co-author: ‘Modern medicine now recognizes the powerful effects of the ‘envirome’ on health.’ FAIRFIELD, Iowa — Could your interior design skills actually save your physical and mental health? A new study explains…

StudyFinds Blotter: Other Notable Health Studies & Research From May 2, 2022

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May 03, 2022 … There are dozens of studies, innovations, and research findings released everyday by institutions and clinics across the world. Here’s a look at some of the other notable health reports from May 2. Family planning: Research singles out the omission that might kill 27,000 people per year Restricting U.S. foreign aid for nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that…

No seafood or supplements: Walnuts and plant-based omega-3s can also boost heart health

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Apr 29, 2022 … UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Omega-3 fatty acids have become wildly popular because of their benefits to the cardiovascular system, keeping the heart healthy and protecting against stroke. Many people eat more salmon and other oily fish if they’re looking to take in more omega-3, but what if you’re just not that into seafood or supplements? Researchers…

Adults over 60 should not take aspirin to prevent heart disease, new study warns

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Apr 26, 2022 … WASHINGTON — People over age 60 should avoid taking aspirin as a preventative measure against cardiovascular disease, a new study warns. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) says the risk of internal bleeding far outweighs any potential benefits for senior citizens. While updating their public health recommendations, the group recommends daily low-dose or “baby…

5 Surprising Health Benefits Of Eating Broccoli, According To Science

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Apr 23, 2022 … Broccoli is a nutrient-rich vegetable that may enhance your health in a variety of ways. It’s loaded with a wide array of vitamins, minerals, fiber and other bioactive compounds. Including the leafy green veggie in your diet every day can help reduce inflammation, improve blood sugar control, boost immunity and improve heart health. Whether you love its…

Sick people having cosmetic surgery to appear healthier, feel better in public

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Apr 23, 2022 … CHICAGO — Serious health events like suffering a stroke or being diagnosed with cancer are, obviously, tough on the physical body. New research from Northwestern University, however, is illustrating just how tough a serious illness can be psychologically as well. Researchers report that patients with serious illnesses are turning to cosmetic procedures to look healthier and…

Multivitamins: 5 Studies That Suggest They’re Not Improving Your Health

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Apr 19, 2022 … Multivitamins are a combination of many different vitamins that are normally found in foods and other natural sources. These are used to provide vitamins that are not being sufficiently consumed in one’s diet. Multivitamins are also used to treat vitamin deficiencies caused by illness, pregnancy, poor nutrition, digestive disorders, and many other conditions. For decades, doctors…

Caffeine could help ward off Alzheimer’s disease, dementia

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Apr 17, 2022 … BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Many American consumers are worried about the amount of coffee they drink.  Some are even trying to beat the habit altogether.  But a growing number of studies suggest that a morning “cup of Joe” has a positive affect on cognition as well as short- and long-term memory. One study conducted by researchers at Indiana University…