New research suggests adverse childhood experiences speed up the biological processes of aging

According to new research published in the scientific journal, individuals exposed to adverse childhood experiences are biologically older than their counterparts Psychoneuroendocrinology. Adverse childhood experiences refer to a series of potentially traumatic events that occur before adulthood. These experiences include various forms of abuse and neglect, witnessing intimate partner violence, death or serious illness of … Read more

Second Monkeypox case confirmed in Saskatchewan

Daily Herald File Photo On Friday, public health officials confirmed that a second resident of Saskatchewan has contracted Monkeypox, a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. This case is not epidemiologically linked to the first case announced on July 13, and the risk of transmission in Saskatchewan remains low. The public health … Read more

Stress transmitter wakes up your brain more than 100 times a night, which is completely normal

Overview: Norepinephrine, a stress-related neurotransmitter, may cause you to wake up at night, but researchers say it’s a normal part of a good night’s sleep. Source: University of Copenhagen You wake up. The alarm clock says 2:56 AM. “Oh no, it’s not time to wake up yet”, you think, afraid you’ll need a lot of … Read more

Covid-19 Vaccines Temporarily Altered Menstrual Cycles, Study Shows

Nearly half of participants in a recent study who were regularly menstruating at the time of the study reported heavier bleeding during their periods after receiving the Covid-19 vaccine. Others who normally didn’t menstruate — including transgender men, people on long-acting contraceptives, and postmenopausal women — also experienced unusual bleeding. The new study — the … Read more

Whole blood exchange could provide disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s disease

Overview: Whole blood exchange effectively reduces the formation of amyloid beta in the brain of mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease. Source: UT Houston A new, disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s disease may involve the complete exchange of blood, which effectively reduced the formation of amyloid plaque in the brains of mice, according to a new study … Read more

More monkeypox vaccines coming to US soon, health officials say

More than 100,000 vaccine doses against monkeypox will be sent to states in the coming days, with several million more to be ordered in the coming months, U.S. health officials said Friday. They also acknowledged that vaccine supply has not kept up with demand in New York, California and other places. Read more: Monkey pox … Read more