Parents have reported an outbreak of respiratory disease to the Cochrane Christian Academy

A large number of Cochrane Christian Academy students who are sick with respiratory symptoms, Alberta Health Services have advised parents and guardians to help prevent the spread of respiratory disease by taking appropriate steps to protect others. An outbreak of respiratory disease at Cochrane Christian Academy leaves a large number of students sick with respiratory … Read more

HDL, or “good,” cholesterol may not make a difference to heart health, medical research suggests

High-density lipoprotein (HDL), which medical experts refer to as “good cholesterol,” is being reexamined after a new study questioned the benefits of this cholesterol type across racial lines. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University’s Knight Cardiovascular Institute analyzed 23,901 medical profiles from a Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study (REGARDS) and … Read more

Development of a sensor to detect pathogenic mosquitoes

Credit: Interactive Technologies Institute Mosquitoes inhabit different regions of the world, with more than 3,000 species already identified. Some of these are vectors of transmission of various diseases, such as malaria, yellow fever or dengue. According to the World Health Organization, 627,000 people died from malaria in 2020. Precisely to control the spread of mosquitoes, … Read more

The No. 1 That Separates ‘SuperAgers’ From People With ‘Weak Memory Skills’

There’s a group of people longevity researchers call “SuperAgers,” who are in their 80s and older, but have the cognitive function of those decades younger. Conversely, your brain may be older than your chronological age, which we want to avoid. As a neuroscience researcher and author of “The Age-Proof Brain,” I’ve discovered that it’s our … Read more

People belonging to the Rh(D) blood group have an increased risk of infection with the parvovirus

According to a study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden in collaboration with Octapharma. Fifth disease is a viral disease caused by the parvovirus. Usually, school-aged children are affected by common symptoms such as red spots on the cheeks that can also spread to the arms and … Read more

Adversity in children increases the risk of cardiovascular disease

Adversity in children increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a recent study. Cardiovascular disease is currently the leading cause of death worldwide, and rates of cardiovascular disease in young adults are increasing over time. Genetic factors have been linked to cardiovascular disease, but researchers hypothesized that environmental and behavioral factors also influence cardiovascular … Read more

The No. 1 That Separates ‘SuperAgers’ From People With ‘Weak Memory Skills’

There’s a group of people longevity researchers call “SuperAgers,” who are in their 80s and older, but have the cognitive function of those decades younger. Conversely, your brain may be older than your chronological age, which we want to avoid. As a neuroscience researcher and author of “The Age-Proof Brain,” I’ve discovered that it’s our … Read more