Homemade ‘natural’ toothpaste recipes shared online are a health hazard, dentists warn

Homemade ‘natural’ toothpaste recipes shared online are a health hazard and should be avoided, dentists warn Social media influencers are promoting trendy ‘natural’ toothpaste recipes  University of Nantes researchers found the toothpaste recipes can be harmful  Some of the recipes include ingredients than can contain toxic heavy metals  By Shaun Wooller Health Correspondent For The […]

Cardiovascular disease could be diagnosed earlier with new glowing probe — ScienceDaily

Researchers have created a probe that glows when it detects an enzyme associated with issues that can lead to blood clots and strokes. The team of researchers, from the Department of Chemistry and the National Lung and Heart Institute at Imperial College London, demonstrated that their probe quickly and accurately detects the enzyme in modified […]

CDC investigates death of Michigan woman who died from blood clot 11 days after receiving J&J

The family of a Michigan woman says she died ‘as the result of complications after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.’ Anne VanGeest, 35, a mother-of-four from Easton Township, was given the one-shot immunization on April 8, reported WOOD TV. Five days later, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. […]

Possible novel migraine therapy — ScienceDaily

By discovering a potential new cellular mechanism for migraines, researchers may have also found a new way to treat chronic migraine. Amynah Pradhan, associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Illinois Chicago, is the senior author of the study, whose goal was to identify a new mechanism of chronic migraine, and propose a cellular […]

Biden calls on nearly 40K pharmacies to start giving COVID vaccines without appointments

Biden calls on nearly 40K pharmacies to start giving COVID vaccines to Americans this WEEK – even if they don’t have appointments President Joe Biden called on all pharmacies that have partnered with the government to begin administering COVID-19 vaccines without appointments He also requested that state-run clinics offer walk-in vaccinations for Americans It comes as the average number […]

Youngest children in class more likely to be diagnosed with learning disability — ScienceDaily

Children born in December, in school districts with a December 31 cut-off date, are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with a learning disorder as those born in January. ADHD was found not to affect the association between month of birth and the likelihood of a learning disability diagnosis. The new, register based study […]

Nearly 70% of Asian Americans in NYC have had a first COVID shot

Nearly half – 45 percent – of New York City’s adults have not even started their vaccine regimens, but one group is getting shots at nearly double the rate of the city as a whole.  Asian and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Americans in New York City are speeding ahead of other groups there with 68 percent […]

One third of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have lung changes after a year — ScienceDaily

A new study has shown that most patients discharged from hospital after experiencing severe COVID-19 infection appear to return to full health, although up to a third do still have evidence of effects upon the lungs one year on. COVID-19 has infected millions of people worldwide. People are most commonly hospitalised for COVID-19 infection when […]

Nearly half of older millennials have at least one chronic health condition

Nearly half of older millennials already have chronic health conditions, a new survey suggests.  Some 44 percent of people born between 1981 and 1988 have already been diagnosed with at least one chronic medical condition, according to the CNBC/Harris poll.  The most common conditions among the group were migraines, depression and asthma, diabetes type 2 […]

Secret behind maintaining a healthy weight loss — ScienceDaily

Half of the Danish population have overweight, while 17 percent live with obesity. Worldwide, almost 40 procent have overweight and 13 procent live with obesity. The condition is associated with increased risk for early death, as well as sequelae such as Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and infertility. Weight regain after an initial successful […]

One cup of leafy greens a day lowers risk of heart disease, study says

Eating just one cup of raw vegetables daily, such as leafy greens like spinach, boosts your cardiovascular health, a new study reveals. In a sample of over 50,000 people, the biggest eaters of nitrate-rich vegetables had lower blood pressure and up to 26 per cent lower risk of heart disease, experts found.  Just one cup is […]

Defective epithelial barriers linked to two billion chronic diseases — ScienceDaily

Epithelial cells form the covering of most internal and external surfaces of the human body. This protective layer acts as a defense against invaders — including bacteria, viruses, environmental toxins, pollutants and allergens. If the skin and mucosal barriers are damaged or leaky, foreign agents such as bacteria can enter into the tissue and cause […]

Why brushing your teeth properly could ward off arthritis

Why brushing your teeth properly could ward off arthritis: Unhealthy bacteria in the mouth has links to autoimmune condition, study suggests Brushing teeth properly could stave off rheumatoid arthritis, new study found The autoimmune condition may be linked to unhealthy bacteria in the mouth  Research was carried out by the Academic Centre for Dentistry in […]

Cell cytoskeleton as target for new active agents — ScienceDaily

Through a unique combination of computer simulations and laboratory experiments, researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI have discovered new binding sites for active agents — against cancer, for example — on a vital protein of the cell cytoskeleton. Eleven of the sites hadn’t been known before. The study appears today in the journal Angewandte […]

One in five adults experienced some form of depression in early 2021

Fears over lockdown depression time bomb as GP diagnoses tumble in 2020 – despite the number of people reporting symptoms DOUBLING New official data shows one in five adults experienced depression in early 2021 That is more than double what was observed before the Covid-19 pandemic But the number of GP diagnoses for depression fell […]

A Mediterranean diet might protect against memory loss and dementia — ScienceDaily

In Alzheimer’s disease, neurons in the brain die. Largely responsible for the death of neurons are certain protein deposits in the brains of affected individuals: So-called beta-amyloid proteins, which form clumps (plaques) between neurons, and tau proteins, which stick together the inside of neurons. The causes of these deposits are as yet unclear. In addition, […]

Pfizer is working on a new version of its Covid vaccine that could be stored in a refrigerator

Pfizer has submitted information to U.S. health regulators about a new version of its coronavirus vaccine that could be stored in refrigerators for up to 10 weeks. In an earnings report on Tuesday, the pharmaceutical company said it sent ‘stability data’ to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday and expects the formulation […]

New research on organ maturation models could lead to improvements in drug development — ScienceDaily

Determining safe yet effective drug dosages for children is an ongoing challenge for pharmaceutical companies and medical doctors alike. A new drug is usually first tested on adults, and results from these trials are used to select doses for pediatric trials. The underlying assumption is typically that children are like adults, just smaller, which often […]

Pre-diabetes nearly DOUBLES the risk of having a heart attack or stroke, study finds

Pre-diabetes nearly DOUBLES the risk of having a heart attack or stroke because high blood sugar damages the arteries, study finds Pre-diabetes is when sugar levels are high but not as high as type 2 diabetes It is common and thought to affect a third of adults in the US and 7million Brits   And now […]

Novel non-coding RNAs regulating blood vessel formation — ScienceDaily

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have discovered previously unknown non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) involved in regulating the gene expression of vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGF), the master regulators of angiogenesis. The study, conducted by the research groups of Associate Professor Minna Kaikkonen-Määttä and Academy Professor Seppo Ylä-Herttuala, provides a better understanding of the complex […]

Seychelles reintroduced Covid-19 measures despite being the most vaccinated nation in the world

Seychelles, the world’s most Covid-vaccinated nation with more than 60 per cent of its adult population having received two jabs, has reintroduced restrictions because of a spike in cases. All schools have been closed and sporting activities cancelled for two weeks in the idyllic Indian Ocean archipelago, as infections continue to surge. Measures also include a […]

Epilepsy research reveals why sleep increases risk of sudden death — ScienceDaily

New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine reveals why sleep can put people with epilepsy at increased risk of sudden death. Both sleep and seizures work together to slow the heart rate, the researchers found. Seizures also disrupt the body’s natural regulation of sleep-related changes. Together, in some instances, this can prove […]

Amazon slammed for selling bogus homeopathy products made from the pus of syphilis blisters

Amazon is selling homeopathy products made from the pus of syphilis and scabies blisters, MailOnline can reveal.  The retail giant also offers pills comprising diseased human tissue, including breast cancer cells and urethral gonorrhea discharge, as well as sperm whale vomit. Critics today accused Amazon of misleading customers by allowing the listings to pose as […]

Exercise aids the cognitive development of children born preterm — ScienceDaily

A premature start in life can cause problems even into teenage years. A study by the University of Basel and the University Children’s Hospital Basel (UKBB) indicates that training motor skills in these children helps even when they are older. Children that are born before the 37th week of pregnancy remain under close medical supervision […]

More people in England and Wales are now dying of flu and pneumonia than Covid

More people are now dying from flu and pneumonia than Covid in England and Wales for the first time since the second wave took off, official figures revealed today. Office for National Statistics data showed the virus was mentioned on 260 death certificates that occurred in the week ending April 23 — down 30 per […]

Many people with high blood pressure are taking another medication that could raise it — ScienceDaily

Nearly 1 in 5 adults with high blood pressure, a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke, also take a medicine that could be elevating their blood pressure, according to new research presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 70th Annual Scientific Session. The results underscore the need for patients to routinely review all […]

Health: Getting too much OR too little sleep can increase your risk of heart disease

People who get six to seven hours of sleep per night are less likely to die of a heart attack or stroke than those who get more or less shut-eye, a study has concluded. Researchers from the US studied data on the sleep habits and cardiovascular health of more than 14,000 people, looking to see who […]

Alcohol in moderation may help the heart by calming stress signals in the brain — ScienceDaily

Moderate alcohol intake — defined as no more than one alcoholic drink for women and two for men per day — has been associated with a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease when compared with individuals who abstain from drinking or partake in excessive drinking, according to a new study being presented at the […]

Inside Moroccan maternity ward where Malian mother gave birth to record breaking NINE babies

Incredible footage from inside a Moroccan maternity unit has captured the astonishing birth of nine babies to a single mother – as the premature newborns beat the odds to survive. Doctors today revealed how they delivered the five girls and four boys on Tuesday, and have confirmed that all nine newborns and their mother Halima […]

Psychological distress found to double the risk of subsequent cardiac events in younger adults — ScienceDaily

Young and middle-aged adults who reported severe psychological distress — such as depression or anxiety — after suffering a heart attack were more than twice as likely to suffer a second cardiac event within five years compared with those experiencing only mild distress, according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 70th […]

Covid US: California variant causes more severe illness than more infectious New York strain

One coronavirus variant is likely to make more people severely ill while another is more infectious but does not make people sicker, two new reports finds. On Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) documented cases of two homegrown U.S. variants: B.1.427/B.1.429, which cropped up in California, and B.1.526, which first emerged in […]

Women with possible heart attack wait longer and undergo less testing, study finds — ScienceDaily

Among younger adults visiting the emergency department for chest pain, women may be getting the short end of the stick. Compared with men of similar age, women were triaged less urgently, waited longer to be seen, and were less likely to undergo basic tests or be hospitalized or admitted for observation to diagnose a heart […]

English fans should be BANNED from travelling to the Champions League final in Istanbul, insists MP

Fury has erupted over plans for up to 8,000 English football fans to get tickets to the Champions League final in Turkey this month as UEFA will try to host the match in front of a stadium of thousands despite the country’s Covid outbreak. Manchester City and Chelsea will receive up to 4,000 tickets each for […]

Consumer education is needed to increase understanding of food date labels according to a new study — ScienceDaily

Misunderstanding food date labeling is common and educational communications are needed to improve consumer understanding, according to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, published by Elsevier. Does it mean “spoiled — throw it out,” or “might not taste as good as it could anymore?” Food date labels (e.g., “USE By […]

Blendi dhe Batoni emocionojnë fansat, i shprehin dashurinë njëri tjetrit. Mos e humbni: Blendi zbulon sa vende ka vizituar!

Një nga miqtë e ngushtë të Blendi Fevziut është super analisti i analizave Baton Haxhiu, i cili e ka surprizuar në një emision TV me anë të një videomesazhi. Batoni tha se te Blendi ai vlerëson profesionalizmin, miqësinë dhe dashurinë e tij për të tjerët. “Jam krenar që të kam patur, të kam dhe do […]

Average US deaths have not surpassed 1,000 in three weeks as average daily cases fall to 6-month low

Coronavirus cases and deaths are continuing to plummet across the United States as more and more people get vaccinated against the disease. Several former epicenters on the West Coast, in the Midwest, and on the East Coast, are seeing deaths and hospitalizations on the decline and test positivity rates falling to record low numbers.   Los Angeles […]

New method identifies tau aggregates occurring in healthy body structures — ScienceDaily

It turns out that not all build-ups of tau protein are bad, and a team of researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania developed a method to show that. Using mammalian cell models, the researchers combined extremely high-resolution microscopy with machine learning to show that tau actually forms small aggregates […]

Coronavirus: More real-world data proves Pfizer Covid jab is 77-98% effective

Vaccinations rather than lockdowns are the ‘key driver’ for reducing Covid infections, a major study has found. Two doses of the Pfizer vaccine were shown to give people more than 95 per cent protection against infection, severe illness, and death. The first assessment of a national vaccination programme found cases fell most drastically when people […]

Study confirms racial differences in response to prostate cancer treatment — ScienceDaily

A study designed to enroll an equal number of Black and white men with advanced prostate cancer confirms key findings that have been evident in retrospective analyses and suggest potential new avenues for treating Black patients who disproportionately die of the disease. Researchers at Duke Cancer Institute enrolled 50 Black and 50 white men with […]

Covid testers can no longer get free lunches

Covid testers will be forced to mingle with the public to get their lunch under plans being devised by ministers, MailOnline can reveal. The Department of Health currently pays for sandwiches, drinks and snacks for all swabbers to ensure they remain on the testing site for their 12-hour shift. But officials have told Sodexo — […]

COVID-19 vaccine is associated with fewer asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections, study finds — ScienceDaily

Vaccination dramatically reduced COVID-19 symptomatic and asymptomatic infections in St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital employees compared with their unvaccinated peers, according to a research letter that appears today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study is among the first to show an association between COVID-19 vaccination and fewer asymptomatic infections. When the […]

Coronavirus UK: Daily number of people with symptoms falls below 1,000

Fewer Britons are getting ill with Covid every day than at any point since a symptom-tracking study began last year, with fewer than 1,000 cases now cropping up daily. Published figures estimating 971 cases per day are now lower than in July and August last year when lockdown rules were almost completely lifted even though […]

Shining new light on stepparent fairy-tale stereotype — ScienceDaily

Although the fairy tale of the wicked stepmother is a tale as old as time, the effects of blending children with their new stepfamilies may not be as grim as once thought. In fact, new research shows that stepchildren are not at a disadvantage compared to their peers from single-parent households and actually experience better […]

Shkatërrohet ura prej xhami, turisti mbetet i varur në lartësinë 100 metra

Një turist rrezikoi jetën e tij kur panelet prej xhami të një ure të lartë 100 metra në Kinë u dëmtuan nga era e fortë. Ura me panele xhami është ndërtuar në malin Piyan në qytetin kinez të Longjing. Fotot e publikuara në rrjetet shoqërore tregojnë turistin teksa mundohet të mbahet në parmakët e urës […]

Commuting Britons are more likely to catch Covid while walking or cycling to work, data suggests

Cyclists and walkers appear more likely to test positive for Covid than those who take a bus or car to work, data has suggested.  Office for National Statistics analysis shows those who work from home have been at a lower risk of Covid than people going into an office throughout the crisis. But the likelihood […]

Blocking viruses’ exit strategy — ScienceDaily

The Marburg virus, a relative of the Ebola virus, causes a serious, often-fatal hemorrhagic fever. Transmitted by the African fruit bat and by direct human-to-human contact, Marburg virus disease currently has no approved vaccine or antivirals to prevent or treat it. A team of researchers is working to change that. In a new paper in […]

Just two thirds of Black Caribbean Brits have had a Covid vaccine, official data shows

Just two thirds of black Caribbean Brits have taken up the offer of the Covid vaccine compared to nearly 95 per cent of white adults, official data revealed today. Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures released today show 66.8 per cent of black Caribbean people over 50 in England had a first dose between December […]

Latest advance in targeted delivery of therapeutic proteins — ScienceDaily

A team of researchers at the Center for Bioactive Delivery at the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Institute for Applied Life Sciences has engineered a nanoparticle that has the potential to revolutionize disease treatment, including for cancer. This new research, which appears today in Angewandte Chemie, combines two different approaches to more precisely and effectively deliver […]

Fully vaccinated healthcare workers were up to 18 TIMES less likely to be infected, two studies find

Pfizer and BioNTech’s coronavirus reduces the risk of getting sick from COVID-19 by five- to 18-fold for fully immunized people, two new studies show.  In one report, just 0.4 percent of healthcare workers in Israel who received both shots of the COVID-19 immunization later tested positive compared to 7.2 percent of unvaccinated employees. This means healthcare workers who […]

The origin of reproductive organs — ScienceDaily

Early in human development, during the first trimester of gestation, a fetus may have XX or XY chromosomes that indicate its sex. Yet at this stage a mass of cells known as the bipotential gonad that ultimately develops into either ovaries or testes has yet to commit to its final destiny. While researchers had studied […]

Covid: Moderna vaccine 96% effective in teenagers ages 12-17 in early trials

Moderna Inc says its COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective among teenagers, early clinical trial data show. In the TeenCOVE study, including children ages 12 to 17, the two-dose shot was 96 percent effective. The results are in line with the 94 percent efficacy Moderna showed among adults in its December 2020 trial that led to […]

Children likely to be pleading guilty when innocent — ScienceDaily

The study says differences in children’s brains, which affect their sensitivity to pressure and rewards, and differences in the way they process information, make it more likely they will admit to crimes they didn’t commit when incentivized to do so. These developmental vulnerabilities mean solicitors and barristers should get extra support to help them better […]

Children make up 20% of all new COVID-19 cases in the U.S.

Children accounted for more than 22 percent of all new COVID-19 cases identified in the U.S. last week – a near record high proportion over the course of the pandemic – a recent report reveals.    Despite cases among children spiking alongside school and business reopenings, the pediatric death toll remains low. Fewer than 500 American […]

Independent evolutionary origins of vertebrate dentitions — ScienceDaily

The origins of a pretty smile have long been sought in the fearsome jaws of living sharks which have been considered living fossils reflecting the ancestral condition for vertebrate tooth development and inference of its evolution. However, this view ignores real fossils which more accurately reflect the nature of ancient ancestors. New research led by […]

Covid has killed 7M people around the world – more than double official tally – study claims

WHAT ARE THE DEADLIEST PANDEMICS IN HISTORY? DISEASE Black Death  Smallpox Spanish Flu Plague of Justinian HIV/Aids Third Plague Antonine Plague Covid 17th Century Great Plagues  Asian Flu  WHEN 1347 – 1351  1520 1918 – 1919 541 – 542                    1981 – present 1855 165 – 180 2019 […]

Healthy young adults who had COVID-19 may have long-term impact on blood vessels and heart health — ScienceDaily

New research published in Experimental Physiology highlights the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 on young, relatively healthy adults who were not hospitalized and who only had minor symptoms due to the virus. Increased stiffness of arteries in particular was found in young adults, which may impact heart health, and can also be important […]

Coronavirus: UK urged to scrap vaccine patents like US and EU to help poor countries

The UK is coming under pressure to follow the US and EU lead to call for Covid vaccine patents to be ditched so companies can make cheaper versions to send to poor countries. Jab-makers currently own the rights to their vaccine recipes – known as intellectual property rights or IP rights – and other firms […]

Researchers speed identification of DNA regions that regulate gene expression — ScienceDaily

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have developed an integrated, high-throughput system to better understand and possibly manipulate gene expression for treatment of disorders such as sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia. The research appears today in the journal Nature Genetics. Researchers used the system to identify dozens of DNA regulatory elements that act together […]

Shkencëtarët në ndjekje të varianteve të reja të COVID-19 që mund të depërtojnë vaksinën

Një numër i vogël njerëzish preken me COVID-19 pasi janë vaksinuar. “Asgjë s’ është 100% e sigurtë në këtë botë”, thotë Gigi Gronvall, një studiuese në Qendrën Johns Hopkins për Sigurinë Shëndetësore. ndërsa variante të reja shfaqen në të tërë botën, shkencëtarët thonë se është e rëndësishme të vëzhgohen këto raste të rralla. Ato mund […]

Çfarë nënkuptojmë me dhëmb të pjekurisë?

Çfarë nënkuptojmë me dhëmb të pjekurisë? Dhëmbët e pjekurisë në terma profesional njihen si molarët e tretë. Njerëzit kanë katër dhëmbë pjekurie, një në secilin kuadrat të gojës, në raste të konsiderueshme dhëmbët e pjekurisë munden të mos zhvillohen fare. Këto dhëmbë janë të fundit që eruptojnë dhe dalin në fundin e rënditjes së dhëmbëve. […]

Covid lockdown UK: Alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales rose to highest EVER level in 2020

Alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales hit a record high in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, official figures show – and the greatest increase was among middle-class women. An Office for National Statistics report published today revealed there were 7,423 fatalities linked to drinking last year, which was a fifth more than in 2019 and […]

Artificial color-changing material that mimics chameleon skin can detect seafood freshness — ScienceDaily

Scientists in China and Germany have designed an artificial color-changing material that mimics chameleon skin, with luminogens (molecules that make crystals glow) organized into different core and shell hydrogel layers instead of one uniform matrix. The findings, published May 6 in the journal Cell Reports Physical Science, demonstrate that a two-luminogen hydrogel chemosensor developed with […]

Doctors discover blood thinner that can safely dissolve Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine-linked clots

Doctors say they may have discovered a cure for the type of blood clots linked to Johnson & Johnson‘s coronavirus vaccine that may have saved a Colorado woman’s life. Morgan Wolfe, 40, from Aurora, received the one-dose shot on April 1. Soon after, she began experiencing a headache, dizziness and changes to her vision. Twelve […]

Study compares epigenetic modifications to DNA in the cerebellum of humans, chimpanzees and monkeys — ScienceDaily

The cerebellum — a part of the brain once recognized mainly for its role in coordinating movement — underwent evolutionary changes that may have contributed to human culture, language and tool use. This new finding appears in a study by Elaine Guevara of Duke University and colleagues, published May 6th in the journal PLOS Genetics. […]

Gruaja pretendon se është rrëmbyer nga alienët, thotë se ka dhe fakte

Gjyshja e dy fëmijëve pretendon se është rrëmbyer nga alienët më shumë se 52 herë në jetën e saj dhe si prove tregon disa shenja në trupin e saj . 50-vjeçarja nga Bradford, tha se takimi i saj i pare me jashtëtokësoret gjë kur ajo ishte vetëm gjashtë vjeç. Gjyshja tregon se ka ‘heshtur’ në […]

Covid India: CDC classifies ‘double mutant’ strain as ‘variant of interest’

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finally classified a coronavirus variant that emerged in India as a ‘variant of interest’ (VOI) on Wednesday. Known as B.1.617, the variant has become the most common in the Asian country, making up an estimated two percent of all cases, according to outbreak.info.  However, it has three […]

Study suggests that prioritizing the elderly and vulnerable ahead of younger people may be most effective in reducing disease impacts — ScienceDaily

Strategic vaccine delivery is critical to reducing COVID-19 transmission, mortality and long-term health impacts. A study published in PLOS Computational Biology by Sam Moore, Matt Keeling and colleagues at University of Warwick, United Kingdom suggests that prioritizing vaccine delivery to older age groups and the medically vulnerable has the greatest impact in minimizing loss of […]

Pse njerëzit e famshëm janë më të prirur për të përjetuar gjendje ankthi të rënduar?

Vitet e fundit, pothuajse çdo javë shkruajmë lajme për personazhe të famshëm, të cilët përjetojnë ankth dhe depresion. Së fundmi ka folur Kendall Jenner, e cila ka rrëfyer vuajtjen e saj nga ankthi Shpeshherë çuditemi dhe pyesim: ‘Si mundet dikush që bën një jetë kaq të përsosur, pa probleme, që është kaq i dëshiruar nga […]

Qenushi presidencial humb betejën me kancerin, Obama: I thamë lamtumirë shokut tonë më të mirë

Barack dhe Michelle Obama kanë dhënë lajmin e vdekjes së qenushit të familjes. Bo ka humbur betejën me kancerin në moshën 12-vjeçare dhe ishte qenushi i familjes i cili u bë i njohur edhe për publikun gjatë presidencës së Obama-s. “Kjo pasdite qe e vështirë për familjen tonë. I thamë lamtumirë shokut tonë më të […]

Coronavirus: Student areas make up majority of worst-hit places in England’s second wave

Student areas in Nottingham, Manchester and Durham were the worst-hit places in England in the second wave of Covid with up to one in five people getting sick, MailOnline can reveal. Figures showing the areas hardest hit by coronavirus between September and April reveal that a staggering 18 per cent of the population was infected […]

New evidence links gut bacteria and neurodegenerative conditions — ScienceDaily

Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS affect millions of adults, but scientists still do not know what causes these diseases, which poses a significant roadblock to developing treatments or preventative measures. Recent research suggests that people with these conditions exhibit changes in the bacterial composition of their digestive tract. However, given the vast […]

Bebe me hundë të bllokuara; Si t’i ndihmojmë?

Shkaktari më i shpeshtë i bllokimit të hundëve te bebet janë infeksionet e ndryshme virale, përkatësisht nëntipat e viruseve Faktor rëndues është gjithsesi mungesa e imunitetit të bebes, veçanërisht Me kusht që bebja pjesërisht apo aspak s’ ushqehet me qumësht gjiri (imunitetin e vetëm bebja e merr nga qumështi i nënës). Cilat mund të jenë […]

Pfizer hits out at Biden administration over vaccine patent waivers

Pfizer has hit out at the Biden administration’s support for waiving intellectual property protections to allow poorer countries to produce vaccines developed by companies like it and Moderna, potentially cutting into the firms’ profits.  It comes just hours after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle penned an open letter to vaccine makers urging them to suspend […]

Trial demonstrates early AI-guided detection of heart disease in routine practice — ScienceDaily

Heart disease can take a number of forms, but some types of heart disease, such as asymptomatic low ejection fraction, can be hard to recognize, especially in the early stages when treatment would be most effective. The ECG AI-Guided Screening for Low Ejection Fraction, or EAGLE, trial set out to determine whether an artificial intelligence […]

Shenjat që tregojnë se jeni të lodhur shpirtërisht, jo fizikisht

Kur njerëzit ndihen të rraskapitur, instinkti i tyre i parë është të kontrollojnë shëndetin e tyre. Sidoqoftë, shkaku i rraskapitjes s’ duhet të kërkohet gjithmonë në trup, pasi shpirti gjithashtu mund të jetë i lodhur. Mendimet për të ardhmen tuaj ju bëjnë të ndjeheni të frikësuar dhe të pasigurt. Kur shpirti është i rraskapitur, s’ […]

Covid-19 UK: More than two thirds of over-50s have been fully vaccinated in parts of Sussex

Just two thirds of black Caribbean Brits have taken up the offer of the Covid vaccine compared to nearly 95 per cent of white adults, official data revealed today. Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures released today show 66.8 per cent of black Caribbean people over 50 in England had a first dose between December […]

Findings indicate global warming could reduce biodiversity in tropics — ScienceDaily

The bulging, equator-belted midsection of Earth currently teems with a greater diversity of life than anywhere else — a biodiversity that generally wanes when moving from the tropics to the mid-latitudes and the mid-latitudes to the poles. As well-accepted as that gradient is, though, ecologists continue to grapple with the primary reasons for it. New […]

Trendi më i madh i flokëve për verën vjen nga vitet ’70: A e dini për çfarë bëhet fjalë?

Flokët e shprishur, natyral, me tallaze dhe me balluke të gjata ose të shkurtra janë kthyer Relaksohuni dhe shijoni motin e bukur dhe të ngrohtë që keni përpara. Hiqni dorë nga rregullimi i mundimshëm, tharja e flokëve kur temperaturat janë të larta. Na është kthyer një model flokësh që kërkon angazhim minimal. prejse përsosmëria është […]

Covid-19: Bald men up to 2.5 TIMES more likely to suffer severe cases, study warns

Male pattern hair loss is the most common type of hair loss in men. It is also known as androgenetic alopecia.  It affects about 50 per cent of men over the age of 50.  What causes male pattern hair loss?  MPHL is caused by a combination of genetic and hormonal factors.  A hormone called dihydrotestosterone […]

Skin and immune cells coordinate defenses against assault — ScienceDaily

As the human body’s largest organ, the skin is responsible for protecting against a wide range of possible infections on all fleshy surfaces, from head to toe. So how exactly does the skin organize its defenses against such an array of threats? A new Yale study shows that the epidermis, the outermost layer of skin, […]

Po sillni në jetë një fëmijë tjetër? Ja gabimet që s’ duhet bërë!

Jo gjithmonë ardhja në jetë e një fëmije tjetër është diçka e mirëpritur nga fëmija i parë, sidomos Po qe se kjo ndodh gjatë 3 viteve të para të jetës, kohë gjatë së cilës fëmija dëshiron të ndihet gjithmonë në qendër të vëmendjes së prindërve. Përveç këtij fakti mund të jenë edhe disa gabime që […]

Covid strain first found in India will likely become ‘variant of concern’

One of the three Indian coronavirus variants is likely to be upgraded to become ‘of concern’ after clusters were found in several areas of England, it was claimed today. Cases of the mutant coronavirus have been found in schools, care homes and places of worship in the North West, London and the East Midlands. Up to […]

Surprising sand fly find yields new species of bacteria — ScienceDaily

Researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina Greensboro made a surprising finding while examining areas where sand flies rear their young: a new species of bacteria that is highly attractive to pregnant, or gravid, sand flies. The findings could advance the production of ecologically safe baits or traps to reduce […]

​Vdekja e tre familjarëve nga Gjilani në Shqipëri, flet mjeku që iu dha ndihmën e parë

Mjeku Bardhyl Belba ka folur për herë të parë për vdekjen e tre familjarëve kosovarë. Familja Haliti ishte nga Gjilani, por prej ditësh kishte ardhur në Gjirin e Lalëzit ku kishin blerë edhe një shtëpi prej 4 vitesh për të pushuar. Por autoritetet shqiptarë kanë bërë të ditur se ata kanë humbur jetën pasi kanë […]

More than 40,000 ‘excess deaths’ were recorded in private homes in England and Wales in 2020

More than 40,000 ‘excess deaths’ were recorded in private homes last year but fewer than one in ten were caused by coronavirus, official figures revealed today. Office for National Statistics data showed 166,000 people died at home in England and Wales in 2020, compared to a yearly average of 125,000. Covid was behind just eight […]

Researchers urge people who are immunocompromised to strictly follow COVID-19 safety measures, even after vaccination — ScienceDaily

In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers show that although two doses of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID 19 — confers some protection for people who have received solid organ transplants, it’s still not enough to enable them to dispense […]

Fëmijët inteligjencën e marrin nga nëna

Nëse po mendoni se kujt i ngjan fëmija, tashmë pikëpyetjet e kanë një përgjigje. Dhe pa dyshim s’ do të ketë edhe më zënka, pasi një studim I fundit nënvizon se është pikërisht gjenetika e nënës ajo që përcakton sesa të zgjuar janë fëmijët. Nënat kanë më shumë gjasa të transmetojnë gjenet e inteligjencës tek […]

Prices to would-be Green List destinations soar

Airlines gave their biggest hint yet that Portugal and Malta could be among the countries where British tourists can visit in less than a fortnight’s time without quarantining as they began adding flights to both destinations. British Airways today added another departure to Faro for holidaymakers hoping to visit the Algarve on May 17 with […]

Students working/studying from home sleep later but not longer, according to new study — ScienceDaily

New research from Simon Fraser University suggests that students learning remotely become night owls but do not sleep more despite the time saved commuting, working or attending social events. The study, led by psychology professor Ralph Mistlberger, Andrea Smit and Myriam Juda, at SFU’s Circadian Rhythms and Sleep Lab, compared self-reported data on sleep habits […]

Arsyet pse s’ duhet të përdorni peshqir për të tharë fytyrën

Ju mund të mendoni tualeti është sendi më i mbushur me mikrobe në shtëpinë tuaj, por s’ është kështu. Në fakt, janë peshqirët tuaj që janë të mbushura me më shumë baktere, dhe Nëse po i përdorni për të fshirë fytyrën tuaj, po i bëni lëkurës suaj. Dhe megjithëse tharja e fytyrës me një peshqir […]

Covid outbreak: Cases HALVE in a month to 46,000, R rate falls slightly and is still below one

England’s coronavirus cases have halved in a month, the R rate is still below one, and the number of people in hospital has dropped below 1,000 for the first time since September, promising data revealed today. Just 46,000 people had coronavirus in England on any given day last week, or one in 1,180 people, according to the […]

Researchers’ catalog of airway cell types could reveal targets for future genetic therapies — ScienceDaily

A team of researchers from UCLA, Cedars-Sinai and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has developed a first-of-its-kind molecular catalog of cells in healthy lungs and the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis. The catalog, described today in the journal Nature Medicine, reveals new subtypes of cells and illustrates how the disease changes the cellular makeup of […]

Under-40s should be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF THE RARE BLOOD CLOTS LINKED TO THE JAB?   Health officials say anyone who has one or more of the below symptoms for longer than four days after vaccination should seek urgent medical advice. Shortness of breath Chest pain Swollen leg Persistent stomach pain Severe headache Blurred vision Skin bruising beyond the […]

Feeling younger buffers older adults from stress, protects against health decline — ScienceDaily

People who feel younger have a greater sense of well-being, better cognitive functioning, less inflammation, lower risk of hospitalization and even live longer than their older-feeling peers. A study published by the American Psychological Association suggests one potential reason for the link between subjective age and health: Feeling younger could help buffer middle-aged and older […]

Krim brenda familjes në Fushë Kosovë, dyshohet se motra vrau motrën

Një rast i rëndë ka ndodhur sot rreth orës 12:00 në fshatin Vragoli të Fushë Kosovës, ku një femër 33 vjeçare është gjetur e vdekur. Telegrafi mëson se dyshohet se motra ta ketë mbytur të motrën. E dyshuara për momentin është dërguar në paraburgim. Lidhur me rastin sot është deklaruar edhe Policia e Kosovës, e […]

Coronavirus: Large events have ‘a small impact’ on Covid spread, SAGE report claims

Big events of 50 people or more could be more Covid safe than modest parties of 10 to 20 people, according to SAGE scientists. People don’t actually mix with a lot of people at large gatherings and only rarely go to them so experts say they may not pose much risk of transmission. But smaller […]

Why do some neurons degenerate and die in Alzheimer’s disease, but not others? — ScienceDaily

In the brain of a person with Alzheimer’s disease, neurons degenerate and die, slowly eliminating memories and cognitive skills. However, not all neurons are impacted equally. Some types of neurons in certain brain regions are more susceptible, and even among those subtypes — mysteriously — some perish and some do not. Researchers at Gladstone Institutes […]

30 raste me koronavirus në Prishtinë gjatë 24 orëve

Prishtina prin për nga numri i rasteve me koronavirus në Kosovë gjatë 24 orëve. 30 raste janë regjistruar në kryeqytet gjatë një dite. Të infektuar ka pasur edhe në komuna të tjera si: Ferizaj 9 raste, Podujevë 9 raste, Pejë 7 raste, Deçan 6 raste, Gjakovë 6 raste, Istog 6 raste, Drenas 5 raste, Fushë-Kosovë […]

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: How fasting could help cut your blood pressure

Regular readers of this column might wonder if I am ever so slightly obsessed with the microbiome, the billions of tiny creatures that live in our guts — and you’d be right. I’m fascinated by these extraordinary microbes, and the ongoing battle between the ‘good’ and the bad’ ones, that influences so much about us, […]