Study sheds new light on how normal variations in dietary patterns affect human aging, longevity, and overall health.
Mice with the Alzheimer's disease-associated APOE4 and the APOE2 genes were more likely to die from COVID-19 than those with the APOE3 gene. Those with APOE4 and APOE2 genes had more virus replication in the lungs, higher inflammation, and increased tissue damage following coronavirus infection.
While the incorporation of healthier legumes and fruits into diets improved over time, dietary quality was offset by the consumption of unhealthy components, such as processed meats and sugar-sweetened drinks.
Early birds use more fat for energy during both rest and exercise than night owls. Those who wake early are also more insulin sensitive, while those who stay up late are more insulin resistant, meaning they require more insulin to lower blood glucose levels and are more prone to consuming carbohydrates as an energy source over fats.
Teenagers with problematic alcohol use are more likely to experience poorer health and worse life satisfaction during their mid-thirties.
Sleep age, a projected age that correlates to a person's sleep health, may be a predictor of overall health and mortality risk.
Our brains obtain information from sick people, eliciting changes in our physiology and immune response. Observing images of ill people triggers activation of the immune system.
Drinking two or more cups of black tea per day moderately reduces mortality risk, researchers report.
Researchers say, for the majority of people, taking daily multivitamins does little to prevent diseases or extend lifespan.
Fatigue and headaches top the list of common lingering symptoms four months after COVID infection, with muscle aches, changes in sense of taste and smell, cough, and congestion following close behind.
19% of Americans say they are worried about contracting Monkeypox over the next three months. Most people remain uncertain about how Monkeypox is transmitted, or whether a vaccine is available.
Sexual dysfunction and hair loss are being reported as additional symptoms long-COVID patients experience, a new study reports.