Educational Videos Promote Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Awareness

A new educational video is being shared online to help young women from different backgrounds learn about contraceptives. The video is available in five different languages. Monash University’s SPHERE Centre of Research Excellence has recently released 13-minute videos. These videos are based on a research project called EXTEND-PREFER. The results of this study were published […]

Pemafibrate Could Prevent Severe Liver Complications

A new study by the University of Barcelona has found that a drug called pemafibrate can effectively treat liver disease caused by metabolic disorders. This type of liver disease is common and affects 1 in 4 people. pemafibrate drug is already used in Japan to improve blood lipid levels in diabetics. It may now also […]

High Accuracy AI Model Offers Hope for Patients Struggling with Spirometry

A chest X-ray is a common medical test that people worldwide have taken. It helps doctors detect some diseases like lung cancer and tuberculosis. But it cannot determine how well the lungs are working. A research group at Osaka Metropolitan University’s Graduate School of Medicine has recently developed an artificial intelligence model. This model accurately […]

Gene Discovery Unveils New Hope for Treating Liver Disease

The age-related genes cause an iron-dependent type of cell death called ferroptosis.The main focus of the study is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), also known as “metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD)”. It causes cirrhosis, or scarring, of the liver’s main cells, hepatocytes, and can lead eventually to organ failure.After identifying a cluster of genes […]

Acupuncture Improves Sleep Quality for Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Parkinson’s disease is a type of nervous system disorder that affects movement and can cause cognitive changes. While there is not a cure for the disease, there are some treatments available that can either slow progression or help with symptoms. One problem many people with Parkinson’s disease face is difficulty with getting quality sleep. The […]

New Research Links Smoking to Rapid Decline in Cognitive Skills

A new study conducted at University College London (UCL) has recently revealed that smoking can badly affect the brain’s functions.  It causes the rapid decline of cognitive skills as we age. In this study, researchers used the data of 32,000 adults. These adults were aged 50 or above and responded to some surveys that were […]

New Study Finds OXO-001 Pills Improve IVF Success Rates

A new study has recently found that OXO-001 pills can effectively improve the results of in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). These are the fertility treatments commonly used to treat infertility. It is effective and increases the chances of the embryo sticking and growing into a baby. This study is recently presented at […]

Study Finds Toxic Metals in Tampons

A new study led by a UC Berkeley researcher has recently found that tampons from various brands may contain toxic metals such as arsenic, lead, and cadmium. These metals are dangerous and can harm the millions of women who use tampons. This study was recently published in the journal Environment International. In this study, researchers […]

Ozempic and Wegovy Tied to Rare Eye Condition

A study by Mass General Brigham researchers has found that patients taking some diabetes and weight-loss drugs such as Ozempic and Wegovy are at a higher risk of a stroke of the optic nerve that can lead to blindness. This study found that patients who take semaglutide, sold under the brands Ozempic for diabetes and […]

Innovative DNA Test Aids Early Detection of Chagas Disease

A new study has recently revealed a new test to find Chagas disease in babies. They used a special machine to remove DNA from the baby’s body. They also used loop-mediated isothermal molecular amplification (LAMP) to make more of the disease’s DNA. Chagas disease can be passed from an infected mother to her baby during […]