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Vaccines: Ingredients and more
International News, Research

Vaccines: Ingredients and more

Vaccines are a central player in our fight against infectious diseases. Many people will be familiar with the concept that a vaccine against a particular virus will contain a small amount of the pathogen or a part of it, at least. When we receive the vaccine, the viral interloper triggers our immune system to launch…

Cancer drug turns against multi-resistant bacteria
International News, Research

Cancer drug turns against multi-resistant bacteria

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are increasingly the source of deadly infections. The methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the source of severe and persistent infections. Some strains are even resistant to multiple antibiotics. There is consequently an urgent need for new drugs effective against MRSA infections. Researchers have now modified an approved cancer drug to develop an active…

Collagen: A beauty secret or Pointless sham?
Global News, Research

Collagen: A beauty secret or Pointless sham?

For centuries, Chinese women viewed collagen as a fountain of youth. Collagen, a protein that binds tissues in fish and animals, routinely consuming foods like pig’s feet, shark fins, and donkey skin in hopes of smoothing withered skin and preserving aging joints. In the 1980s collagen was known as an expensive injectable filler to plump…

Aspirin can save you from death
International News, Research

Aspirin can save you from death

A new research founded that older adults (> 65 years) who regularly took aspirin had a significant reduction in mortality from all causes and from cancer compared with individuals who didn’t take aspirin. According to researchers, “This observation was consistent across all causes of mortality. However, the greatest reduction in risk was noted for colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality among…

Your tweets might reveal dietary habits: New Study
International News, Research

Your tweets might reveal dietary habits: New Study

In recent study, researchers from Michigan Medicine turned to Twitter. They wanted to see how the online culinary discussions reveal about the people behind the posts. They also wanted to find whether the social media platform could serve as a real-time tool for assessing information valuable to public health V.G. Vinod Vydiswaran, assistant professor in…

Plant-based diet can reduce brain risks later
International News, Research

Plant-based diet can reduce brain risks later

  The Life expectancy of people around the world has increased and UN statistics estimate that the global population aged 80 years or over will be around 425 million by 2050. However, with an ageing population the numbers of people affected by cognitive decline is set to increase. According to latest research, plant-based rich diet…

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