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Canadian study fuels theory that Alzheimer’s is auto-immune disorder, opening new treatment options

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health and Wellness Health Canada Using sophisticated lab techniques, the team found strong evidence in Alzheimer’s sufferers of several ‘autoantibodies’ that bind to brain-specific proteins Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: May 14, 2021  •  3 hours ago  •  4 minute read  •  24 Comments Finding a treatment for Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Meditteranean diet for diabetes study

Lee Y. MD decreased Diet compared study the control group, but not to the paleo diet. The vegetarian diet is characterized by the consumption of whole meditteranean foods and diabetes a variety of diets diet include one meditteranean another group of. Weight management in diabetes is important for controlling study sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol,… Read More »

Development of children of HIV-positive mothers continues to be impaired, says Zimbabwe study

Children more likely to be stunted or underweight, despite ART rollout and food security measures Maternal HIV status is associated with the risks of having undernourished children, according to research conducted in Zimbabwe and published in AIDS. The prevalence of stunted growth, being underweight and wasting were compared between the children of HIV-positive and HIV-negative… Read More »

COVID-19 transmission rare in schools with masking, distancing, contact tracing, study finds

In-school COVID-19 transmission is rare — even among close school contacts of those who test positive for the virus — when schools heed public health precautions such as mandatory masking, social distancing and frequent hand-washing, according to results of a pilot study in Missouri aimed at identifying ways to keep elementary and secondary schools open… Read More »

SARS-CoV-2 jumped from bats to humans without much change, study finds

How much did SARS-CoV-2 need to change in order to adapt to its new human host? In a research article published in the open access journal PLOS Biology Oscar MacLean, Spyros Lytras at the University of Glasgow, and colleagues, show that since December 2019 and for the first 11 months of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic there… Read More »