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Epstein-Barr virus suggested as leading cause of multiple sclerosis

After a longitudinal analysis found that those who had been previously infected with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) had a 32-fold increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers are now

Biotechnology, Cardiology, Medical News
Sensors developed that can detect the electrical activity of a single cardiac cell

The first-of-its-kind nanotechnology is capable of measuring signals within individual cells, as well as between cells. The device even found that signals moving within individual cardiac cells move nearly five

Diabetes, Epilepsy, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, Obesity, World health
Recently discovered hormone, fabkin, may play important role in the development of diabetes

The Harvard research team demonstrated that the newly found hormone, fabkin, targets the pancreas’ insulin-producing beta cells and is a driving element in the development of diabetes. After using an

Cardiology, Diabetes, Diet, Longevity, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, World health
New study suggests apoB/apoA-1 ratio as an accurate marker for cardiovascular disease

Patients with the highest apoB/apoA-1 levels had a 70% increased risk of severe cardiovascular disease. Overall, the findings suggest that the apoB/apoA-1 ratio is a superior marker for identifying more

Biotechnology, COVID-19, Medical News, Mood disorders, Neuroscience, Pharmaceuticals, World health
Antidepressant fluvoxamine shown to significantly reduce hospitalizations due to COVID-19

A new randomized-controlled trial has shown fluvoxamine, an antidepressant, significantly reduces hospitalizations due to COVID-19 (79 [11%] of 741 in the fluvoxamine group .vs. 119 [16%] of 756 in the

Cardiology, Longevity, Medical News
Newly discovered cell believed to regulate heart rate

According to a new study, nexus glial cells in the heart help control heart rate and drive cardiac cell maturation in the embryo. (Photo: A cross-section of the heart tissue