Superior longevity may be associated with maintaining a steady weight in women

In order to calculate the likelihood of achieving what they called “exceptional longevity,” which they defined as being 90, 95, or 100 years old, the scientists examined data from hundreds of women. The advantages of maintaining a steady weight for older women were investigated by University of California San Diego (UCSD) researchers in a study […]

Rethinking minors’ transitioning: A call for caution

As a society, we must recognize the gravity of such decisions and advocate for more caution and informed consent in addressing the needs of transgender youth. A New York Post article, “Detransitioned Teens Explain Why They Regret Changing Genders,” sheds light on the complex and deeply personal experiences of individuals who regret their decision to […]

Why are mice commonly used in healthcare research?

Scientists have been using mice as model organisms in research for over a century. Mice have many characteristics that make them ideal for scientific studies, including their genetic similarity to humans, their small size, and their relatively short lifespan. Here, we’ll take a closer look at why researchers use mice in scientific research, and explore […]

Hormonal contraception may increase the risk of cancer

A recent UK study found that the use of all hormonal contraceptives is marginally related with an increased risk of breast cancer. A recent study found that the use of all hormonal contraceptives is lightly increased risk of breast cancer. Regardless of the method of delivery, the team discovered a relative increase in breast cancer […]

In a groundbreaking study, researchers discover new schizophrenia risk genes

The results, according to researchers, deepen our understanding of brain disorders and may suggest new therapy targets. In a large-scale new study, two recently identified genes have been related to schizophrenia. Additionally, one previously identified gene connected to schizophrenia risk has also been linked to autism. Notably, this is the first study that is aware […]

Men are more susceptible to skull fractures

The American Journal of Emergency Medicine published the study. The study’s by the Schmidt Faculty of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University revealed that when comparing geriatric males and females, males had a much higher incidence of skull fracture attributable to head trauma, which was largely caused by falls. This result was unexpected, considering prior studies […]

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