Foods that are highly processed are associated with early death

Ultra-processed foods linked to premature deaths, says a Brazilian study. In many nations, traditional foods and meals made from fresh and minimally processed ingredients have gradually been replaced by ultra-processed foods (UPFs), industrial formulations that are ready to eat or heat and are made with ingredients that have been extracted from foods or created in […]

Lack of sleep increases your risk of diseases and early mortality

This research adds to a growing body of research that highlights the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. In mid-to-late life, getting less than five hours of sleep may increase your risk of developing at least two chronic illnesses, according to a recent study led by researchers at University College London (UCL). PLOS Medicine […]

For older adults with dementia, a new tool may be able to predict mortality risk

Clinicians may be able to reliably forecast death in dementia-afflicted older persons with the aid of a prognosis prediction model. The researchers estimate that 6.5 million Americans age 65 or older have Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. Financial planning, clinical decisions, the use of long-term care, and other types of decisions for this […]

Worldwide type 1 diabetes cases are expected to double by 2040

The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal presented the latest findings. By 2040, the number of persons with type 1 diabetes is predicted to double globally, with adults in low- and middle-income nations accounting for the majority of the new cases. The model predicts that 8.4 million people will have type 1 diabetes in 2021, with […]

Psychedelics may lessen one’s apprehension of death and feelings of despair during that time

Both psychedelic drug experiences and near-death experiences can alter perspectives on death and dying, but there have been few direct comparisons of these phenomena, the investigators note. In the current study, they directly compared psychedelic-occasioned and nondrug experiences, which altered individuals’ beliefs about death. In a retrospective study results published online in PLOS ONE, more than […]

Is it possible to cure death?

Potentially ground-breaking research as scientists bring back deceased pigs’ cells and organs The research seems to represent a turning point for the transplantation of human organs, bringing up new avenues and opportunities. A team of researchers was able to revive pigs that had been dead for an hour in the most recent study, which could […]

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