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Disease Activity, Treatment De-Escalation Tied to Postpartum IBD Flare Risk

6 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

Women with inflammatory bowel disease have a one-in-three chance of experiencing a disease flare during the postpartum year, new findings show.
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Biological clock is key to reducing heart damage from radiation therapy

6 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A new study suggests that the biological clock is involved in heart toxicity from radiation therapy and could be harnessed as part of a preventive strategy. Findings show that after receiving radiation to the heart, mice with disrupted biological clocks had significantly worse heart function than controls. They also demonstrated that Bmal1 - a protein that drives 24-hour rhythms in the expression of many genes - plays an important role in protecting the heart from radiation-related damage.
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Nearly all US women say their abortions were 'the right decision'

Nearly all US women say their abortions were 'the right decision'

6 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Some abortion bills require providers to warn women they may regret their decisions to abort. New UCSF research found that 5 years after their procedures, 95% of women felt they did right.
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New Study Shows Most Women Who Have An Abortion Feel Relief, Not Regret

6 monthes ago   |   By Scary Mommy

A new study suggests most women actually feel relief - not regret - after having an abortion
In the ongoing social debate centered on abortion, one rebuttal that often comes up is regret. If you've been paying attention to the dialogue, you've undoubtedly heard an argument against abortion that involves women and non-binary people being plagued by their decision. And yes, studies have surfaced that support the presence of a range of emotions in the immediate moments after ending a pregnancy, spanning from sadness to respite and many in between.
But as far as long-term feelings go, the...
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UK could face 120,000 hospital deaths this winter from second Covid-19 wave

UK could face 120,000 hospital deaths this winter from second Covid-19 wave

Scientists from the Academy of Medical Sciences modelled what would happen if the R - the average number of people each Covid-19 patient infects - climbs to 1.7. Read more ...

Britain records 28 more coronavirus deaths in preliminary toll

Britain records 28 more coronavirus deaths in preliminary toll

Department of Health chiefs have yet to confirm the final daily figure, which is often much higher because it takes into account lab-confirmed fatalities in all settings. Read more ...

COVID-19: Antibodies Against the Virus Could be Used to Produce Vaccine

COVID-19: Antibodies Against the Virus Could be Used to Produce Vaccine

A study of nearly 300 recently identified human SARS-CoV-2 antibodies has helped identify a commonly used gene in antibodies. The gene effectively targets the receptor-binding... Read more ...

Understanding Gut Microbiota For Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

Understanding Gut Microbiota For Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

The gut microbiota shifts in people with diabetes who are not under diabetic medication. It helps to understand the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and therefore improves... Read more ...

Middle-aged people will be more ill and for LONGER than baby boomers, major...

Middle-aged people will be more ill and for LONGER than baby boomers, major new study suggests 

Researchers at University College London found today's 40-and 50-somethings were much more likely to be overweight, diabetic or have heart disease. Read more ...

500 Deaths in 24 Hours Recorded In India

500 Deaths in 24 Hours Recorded In India

India recorded its highest single-day spike of 28,701 coronavirus cases and 500 deaths in the last 24 hours. Read more ...

Proven home remedies: 10 Natural antibiotics you can find in your kitchen...

Proven home remedies: 10 Natural antibiotics you can find in your kitchen and home garden

Many people use over-the-counter antibiotics to treat bacterial infections, but these medications often cause adverse effects. Fortunately, Nature provides powerful remedies... Read more ...

Special Filters in Glasses Could Help the Colorblind See Colors Better

Special Filters in Glasses Could Help the Colorblind See Colors Better

Special patented glasses with advanced filters can enhance color vision in colorblind people, reports a new study. Read more ...

COVID-19 May Spike Blood Sugar, Raising Death Risk

COVID-19 May Spike Blood Sugar, Raising Death Risk

Bodies stressed by severe COVID-19 could produce abnormally high blood sugar levels, even in people without diagnosed diabetes. Read more ...

Young White mother killed by Black Lives Matter mob for allegedly saying

Young White mother killed by Black Lives Matter mob for allegedly saying

A 24-year-old mother was killed by a Black Lives Matter mob in Indianapolis last week, allegedly for saying “All Lives Matter.” (Article by Cassandra Fairbanks republished from... Read more ...