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Vitamin D Protects Against Infections

6 monthes ago   |   By Mercola

If you don't know your vitamin D level, getting your blood tested to find out is one of the most important steps you can take to support good health. Low levels of vitamin D are linked to a host of physical and mental problems, while optimal levels protect against chronic disease and infection.
Vitamin D upregulates your ability to fight infections, as well as chronic inflammation, and produces antimicrobial peptides , one of which is cathelicidin, a naturally occurring broad-spectrum antibiotic. The cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide, or CAMP, is made by immune cells and skin and gut...
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No More Finger Pricks: Artificial Intelligence can Track Low-glucose Levels Via ECG

No More Finger Pricks: Artificial Intelligence can Track Low-glucose Levels Via ECG

6 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

No more painful finger pricks: Artificial intelligence can detect low-glucose levels from raw ECG signals, via wearable sensors. This new technology for detecting hypoglycemia could replace the need for invasive finger-prick testing with a needle.
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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 ...