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Diet rich in fruits and vegetables may protect heart health

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New York – A diet rich in fruits and vegetables given over a relatively short period of time was associated with significantly lower levels of markers for subclinical cardiac damage and strain in adults without preexisting cardiovascular disease (CVD), say the researchers. Observational studies show that a healthy diet is linked to a reduced risk for CVD events, leading many …

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How half-baked ‘preprint’ studies on COVID-19 have weaponised internet

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New York – Amid the growing COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a spurt in corona-related studies on “preprint” portals that are neither peer-reviewed nor carry traditional academic quality control — thus weaponising the coronavirus research on the internet. The publishing phenomenon has flooded the internet and social media, creating utter confusion about what is right or wrong on the deadly …

Covid-19 disruption will lead to 28 mn surgeries cancelled: Study

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London – More than 28 million planned surgeries across the world could be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to patients facing a lengthy wait for their health issues to be resolved, according to a study. The CovidSurg Collaborative, a 120-country research initiative formed to analyse the impact of COVID-19 on surgeries, has projected that, based on …

Covid-19 disruption will lead to 28 mn surgeries cancelled: Study

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London – More than 28 million planned surgeries across the world could be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to patients facing a lengthy wait for their health issues to be resolved, according to a study. The CovidSurg Collaborative, a 120-country research initiative formed to analyse the impact of COVID-19 on surgeries, has projected that, based on …

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New imaging tool reveals extent of Alzheimer”s early damage

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New York – Scientists have found that a new imaging technology allows them to see the widespread loss of brain synapses in early stages of Alzheimer”s disease. The finding may one day help aid in drug development for the brain disorder characterised by memory loss. The research, published in Alzheimer”s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer”s Association, compared the …

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Sugary drinks up heart disease risk in women by 20%: Study

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New York – Women who drink one or more sugary beverages a day are more than 20 per cent more likely to be diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, warn researchers. Compared to women who never consume sugary drinks — like soft drinks, sweetened bottled waters, or teas and fruit drinks with added sugar — those who had one or more per …