Should America stop outsourcing essential drug production? Then, CBD may be entering a new market. Then, after years of working through the pandemic, nurses have been hit hard. And finally, Teenage alcohol abuse will catch up to you later in life.
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PCPs need more daylight to help all their patients; Using locust to detect cancer; Youth proves to be an asset in fighting Covid-19; Testosterone doesn’t always fuel anger.
Scientists say exposure to micro plastics is unavoidable. How did the pandemic affect rates of alcohol use? There was a 25% increase in alcohol-related deaths in 2020 compared to the previous year. And finally…the food you eat may be affecting your personality.
Why should we trust our gut? Because it knows the difference between real and fake sugar. Then, a mouse study investigating a new cancer drug has found that the drug also improves metabolism. And finally, stop forcing food onto picky eaters.
When it comes to illnesses that cause the most deaths, a new study finds that one hidden killer is a lot bigger than most people think: antibiotic-resistant infections. Then, the use of hair products could be altering the course of many pregnancies. And finally, if you’re using a cloth mask to protect yourself against Covid, researchers say it’s a good idea …
Thousands of parents take their children to doctors each year seeking synthetic growth hormone to cure their relatively short stature, even though most of these children are merely late bloomers. Plus, studies show that short stature generally does not create psychological damage. Experts weigh in.
About 10 percent of people will have a kidney stone at some point in their lives. When it happens, doctors may want to check for Osteoporosis, too. Then, more evidence that a vitamin d deficiency may leave you more susceptible to Covid. And finally… a lot of people take a probiotic to improve their gut health, but a new study suggests… try avocados instead.
An expert author details the discovery of hormones and how our growing knowledge has shaped treatment of many diseases and conditions.
For people under about age 70, Covid-19 is much harder on men than on women, especially those with strong male characteristics like scalp balding and plentiful body hair. A group of researchers has a theory as to why—that male hormones provide the virus with an entry into the cell. One of the researchers discusses what that could mean in terms of treatment.
A quarter of people who develop the brain plaques of Alzheimer’s disease apparently can compensate for the deficit. Then, Scientists may have found a way to roll back your biological age. And finally, A study on mice in the journal “Cell Metabolism” shows that a high-fat diet produces inflammation in the hypothalamus.
Thirty years of research has shown that teenagers’ biology prevents them from getting to sleep much before 11pm, and with most high schools starting classes around 8 am, they are chronically sleep deprived. Experts discuss how students and even the economy would benefit and why many school districts still oppose the change.
A new study finds the people we trust most, friends and family may be at fault for triggering opioid addiction. Then, a new study finds that vitamin D may help cancer patients live longer, and finally, another reason you should think twice before dozing off with the television left on.