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A surprising cause of abnormal heart rhythm

Scientists from Penn Medicine found that taller people have an increased risk of developing AFib. The research reveals a strong link between the genetic variants...

Combination of ‘feelings’ and measurements may help detect Alzheimer’s early

Scientists from the University of Cologne found subjective memory disorders in conjunction with conspicuous levels of beta-amyloid proteins in the cerebrospinal fluid are a...

Why cholesterol-lowering drug statins can cause muscle pain

Scientists from McMaster University found a potential mechanism explaining why some people who take drugs to lower their cholesterol develop sore, aching muscles. The research...

This antibody treatment could reduce severe COVID-19

Scientists from Mayo Clinic found that treatment with one of three anti-spike neutralizing monoclonal antibodies for mild to moderate symptoms led to low rates...

Light during sleep is linked to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure in older people

Scientists from Northwestern Medicine found that older people who were exposed to any amount of light while sleeping at night were much more likely...

COVID-19 omicron variant leads to less severe disease

Scientists from Georgia State University found that the alpha, beta and delta variants of SARS-CoV-2 were much more fatal than the original strain of...

Mediterranean diet may reduce your risk of frailty

Scientists from Hebrew SeniorLife and Harvard found that eating a Mediterranean-style diet may prevent frailty. The research is published in The American Journal of Clinical...

Fourth dose of Pfizer vaccine prevents severe COVID-19 in older people

Scientists from Tel Aviv University found that the fourth dose of the BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19 and deaths during...

What are ketogenic diets? Can they treat epilepsy and brain cancer?

Ketogenic diets are back in the news with claims they are a “cure-all”. Research shows that in epilepsy not controlled by current treatment, around 50%...

Questions answered about COVID vaccines for babies, toddlers

For the last — and littlest — segment of the population yet to receive it, the COVID-19 vaccine is federally approved and available for...