First Oral Antiviral Drug For COVID-19 Management In Adults Approved By FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of the oral antiviral Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir and ritonavir pills packed together for oral administration) in the management of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in people who are at a high risk of developing severe COVID-19, which could result in hospitalization or death. The FDA has approved Paxlovid, the first oral […]

Prediabetes In Younger People Might Cause A Higher Risk Of Dementia In Old Age


According to a recent study, those who get prediabetes while younger are more likely to develop dementia in later life. When the levels of sugar in the blood are above normal but not high enough for a medical diagnosis of diabetes, it is said that the patient has prediabetes. Unfortunately, millions of Americans under 60 have […]

Young Men Prone To Schizophrenia Due To Cannabis Use Disorder

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Schizophrenia is a complex and debilitating mental illness affecting millions worldwide. It is characterized by symptoms, including hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thinking, and a reduced ability to function in daily life. While the exact causes of schizophrenia are still not fully understood, researchers have identified several risk factors contributing to its development. One significant risk factor […]

UNICEF Report Shows Slow Progress In Eliminating Child Marriage Worldwide

Despite some progress, the fight against child marriage is moving at a frustratingly slow pace, according to a new report by UNICEF. The report published by NPR reveals that the percentage of women aged 20-24 who were married in their childhood has decreased from 23% to 19% over the past decade. However, the global figure […]

AI-Assisted Drug Discovery Might Eliminate Deadly Superbug


Researchers claim to have discovered a novel form of antibiotic that is effective against a particularly dangerous drug-resistant pathogen using artificial intelligence. The antibiotic suppressed the development of the bacteria when it was tested on the outermost layer of mice that had been artificially contaminated with the superbug, indicating that the technique could be used […]

Study Reveals Hydrocortisone Reduces Mortality Risk By Half In Severe Pneumonia Patients

A groundbreaking study funded by the French Ministry of Health and published in the New England Journal of Medicine has discovered that administering hydrocortisone, a steroid, to patients with severe pneumonia can significantly decrease the risk of death. The research, which randomly assigned 800 intensive care unit (ICU) patients to receive either hydrocortisone or a […]

Researchers Uncover Potential Cause Of Parkinson’s Disease

In a groundbreaking study published in Frontiers, researchers have found that certain strains of DSV (Desulfovibrio) bacteria, commonly found in the gut, may play a significant role in developing and progressing Parkinson’s disease (PD). The study, conducted using a model organism, C. elegans, demonstrated that DSV bacteria can induce alpha-synuclein aggregation, a protein closely associated […]

Brain And Spine Implants Enable Paralyzed Man To Walk Naturally Again

Researchers recently described a system that links a paralyzed patient’s intentions to his physical actions. In 2011, while residing in China, Gert-Jan Oskam was involved in a motorbike accident that left him paralyzed from his hips downwards. Researchers have now restored his lower body’s control by using various devices. In a study published in the […]

Genetically Modified Eggs Hold Promise Of Allergy-Free Future

According to Food and Chemical Toxicology and reported by New Atlas, researchers from Hiroshima University have achieved a significant breakthrough in addressing egg allergies, one of the most common allergies among children. Using cutting-edge genome editing technology called TALENs, scientists have successfully developed chicken eggs that may be safe for individuals with egg allergies to […]