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New review suggests there is “no convincing evidence” that low serotonin levels cause depression

A widely held belief about the relationship between serotonin and depression is being contested by a University College London research group. (Credit: Bryan Bruno/MidCityTMS) The serotonin theory of depression postulates serotonin

Diabetes, Diet, Featured, Longevity, Med Lifestyle, Metabolic syndrome, Obesity, Pharmaceuticals, World health
Tirzepatide shown to be effective weight loss drug in phase III clinical trial

A clinical trial assessing the efficacy of tirzepatide showed the drug to be effective in significantly reducing body weight in obese patients when compared to patients who received a placebo

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Cancer drug shows 100% efficacy in clinical trial involving a dozen patients

A clinical trial assessing the efficacy of drug, Dostarlimab, on a subtype of colorectal cancer was shown to be effective in eliminating cancer in all of the trial’s patients. (Credit:

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Varying microbiome composition may explain differences in statin efficacy

A new study’s mix of microbiome and genetic data yields fascinating new insights into possible precision medicine treatment techniques for cardiovascular disease. According to researchers at the Institute for Systems

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Inhalation-based vaccinations shown to provide long-lasting protection against SARS-CoV-2

The inhalation-based vaccine showed to be equally as effective as currently used COVID-19 vaccinations, at fractions of the current dose. Researchers from McMaster University have demonstrated that an inhalation-based COVID-19

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New drug delivery system shown to effectively deliver therapeutic levels of gene-editing proteins

A Harvard research team has developed a new generation of virus-like particles, capable of delivering gene-editing proteins with high-specificity.