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Study Debunks Notion That Statin Meds Trigger Muscle Aches

MONDAY, March 1, 2021 — People taking statin drugs often complain of muscle aches, but a new study finds the medications are unlikely to be the culprit.The results come from a trial involving patients who had quit taking their statins, or were considering quitting, due to muscle pain.The researchers found that those aches were just as likely to flare…

Iraqi Senior Officials Secretly Receive COVID-19 Vaccines Amid Delays in Supply – Reports

According to the news outlet, the Iraqi government has received several thousand Chinese vaccines from a Gulf state. However, all doses were secretly distributed among Iraqi senior officials and their families, the channel added.Al Sumaria stressed that the reports on the case have caused resentment among the country’s population, which was looking…

Hair loss treatment: Cinnamon essential oil delivers same results as minoxidil in study

Hair loss treatments aim to halt the mechanisms that contribute to hair loss, of which there are many. One that has shown promise is cinnamon essential oil, which contains compounds that are conducive to hair growth. According to research, cinnamon essential oil contains compounds which help to widen blood vessels.But most treatments are not available…

Time to say goodbye? Calls rarely end when we want them to, study finds

So you just called to say “I love you”, but how long should you stay on the phone?New research suggests no matter who we’re talking to, or what we’re talking about, conversations rarely conclude when the two individuals want them to end.With worrying rates of loneliness and a pandemic that has relegated large swathes of the population to long…

COVID-19 cases rise for 1st time in 7 weeks, world won’t conquer virus in 2021: WHO

The number of reported coronavirus cases increased for the first time in seven weeks, and it’s unrealistic to think the world will defeat the COVID-19 virus by the end of this year, top World Health Organization officials said on Monday.“In the past week, the number of reported cases of COVID-19 increased for the first time in 7 weeks. Reported…

Neanderthals had the capacity to perceive and produce human speech

Neandertals — the closest ancestor to modern humans — possessed the ability to perceive and produce human speech, according to a new study published by an international multidisciplinary team of researchers including Binghamton University anthropology professor Rolf Quam and graduate student Alex Velez.”This is one of the most important studies…

Health risks to babies on the front line of climate change

Extreme rainfall associated with climate change is causing harm to babies in some of the most forgotten places on the planet setting in motion a chain of disadvantage down the generations, according to new research in Nature Sustainability.Researchers from Lancaster University and the FIOCRUZ health research institute in Brazil found babies born to…

Individualized brain cell grafts reverse Parkinson’s symptoms in monkeys

Grafting neurons grown from monkeys’ own cells into their brains relieved the debilitating movement and depression symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison reported today.In a study published in the journal Nature Medicine, the UW team describes its success with neurons made from induced pluripotent…

Stemless implants may have advantages over stemmed implants in shoulder arthroplasty

March 01, 2021 1 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Jawa A. Point/counterpoint: Stem vs. stemless: Pro stemless. Presented at: American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Specialty Day Meeting; Feb. 27, 2021 (virtual meeting). Disclosures: Jawa reports he receives research support from DJO Global; is a consultant or on the speakers…

Hair loss treatment: Cinnamon essential oil shown to rival minoxidil in effectiveness

Hair loss treatments aim to halt the mechanisms that contribute to hair loss, of which there are many. One that has shown promise is cinnamon essential oil, which contains compounds that are conducive to hair growth. According to research, cinnamon essential oil contains compounds which help to widen blood vessels.But most treatments are not available…

Experts caution against ‘pick-and-choose’ attitude about vaccine options

While it’s tempting to compare various aspects of AstraZeneca-Oxford’s newly approved COVID-19 vaccine to others, several experts cautioned against focusing on data that is not comparable and the danger of underrating the product’s ability to curb hospitalizations and deaths.Health Canada’s long-awaited announcement Friday that a third vaccine…

A new theory for how memories are stored in the brain

Research from the University of Kent has led to the development of the MeshCODE theory, a revolutionary new theory for understanding brain and memory function. This discovery may be the beginning of a new understanding of brain function and in treating brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s.In a paper published by Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience,…

Will we enjoy work more once routine tasks are automated? – Not necessarily, a study shows

Research conducted at Åbo Akademi University suggests that when routine work tasks are being replaced with intelligent technologies, the result may be that employees no longer experience their work as meaningful.Advances in new technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and digital applications have recently resurrected discussions and…

Coronavirus cases increased for the first time in 7 weeks: WHO’s Tedros

The number of reported coronavirus cases increased for the first time in seven weeks, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.“In the past week, the number of reported cases of COVID-19 increased for the first time in 7 weeks. Reported cases increased in four of WHO’s six regions: the Americas, Europe, South East Asia and…

Oman COVID-19 curfew: All commercial activities shut down from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

All commercial activities in Oman will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. local time in the period from March 4 to March 20, as part of measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus, Oman State TV reported on Monday.Read the latest updates in our dedicated coronavirus section.Authorities also decided to extend distance learning for public schools from…

Asthma Biologic May Reduce Severe Attacks By More Than 50%

Woman with breathing difficulty gettyAsthma impacts over 300 million people worldwide, leading to chronic and acute inflammation of the air passages of both children and adults. It includes a complex array of inflammatory processes of the respiratory tract, leading to symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, and respiratory distress….

Scientists uncover four reasons why Zoom makes us so tired

Zoom meetings and other forms of video conferencing have become the norm during the pandemic, but they can also be uncomfortably draining. Now, scientists say, they know why “zoom fatigue” happens and how to minimise it.There are four reasons why video calls sap our energy, according to study Nonverbal Overload: A Theoretical Argument for the Causes…

Medical myths: All about multiple sclerosis

To mark the start of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, this week’s edition of Medical Myths will focus on the myths that surround this commonly misunderstood condition.Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. It is a lifelong condition that causes neurological disabilities and a wide range of symptoms.Globally,…

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