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HIV antibody therapy is associated with enhanced immune responses in infected individuals

Most people living with HIV control the virus thanks to antiretroviral therapy (ART). Although this medication is highly effective, the presence of latent viral reservoirs in their bodies means they require lifelong therapy. Studies have demonstrated that immunotherapy combining two anti-HIV antibodies can also suppress HIV, similar to ART. Now an international team of researchers […]

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Novel compound is promising drug candidate for Alzheimer’s disease

A newly identified compound is a promising candidate for inhibiting the production of amyloids, the abnormal proteins that form toxic clumps, called fibrils, inside the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. As published today in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemical Communications, the compound—known as “C1″—uses a novel mechanism to efficiently prevent the enzyme gamma-secretase […]

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Is ‘impossible’ meat too good to be true?

It sizzles on the grill. But does it fizzle in terms of nutrition? That’s the question when it comes to the new plant-based burgers that are flying off grocery store shelves and restaurant tables. Consumer choices include the Beyond Burger, the Impossible Burger and even Impossible sausage crumbles, which a major pizza chain is testing […]

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Malnutrition is on the rise in older adults

While the obesity crisis is still considered the foremost public health epidemic in the west, one often overlooked condition is quickly becoming a growing concern. Malnutrition, sometimes referred to as under-nutrition, affects an estimated 3 million people in the UK alone. Globally, around 462 million adults are malnourished. Malnutrition is a condition where a person […]

Kids Health

Jennifer Aniston's 'I Broke My Vagina' Rant Is So Relatable

If, in the age of 10,000 streaming subscription options, you chose Disney+ over Apple TV+, because kids, you’re not alone. In doing so, however, you probably missed one of the best monologues about motherhood we’ve ever seen onscreen, courtesy of Jennifer Aniston’s character on The Morning Show. Because I too skipped The Morning Show until […]

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This Is How Many Calories You Can Burn While Hiking

Not all workouts have to take place in the gym. In fact, hitting the trail for a hike can be a great way to burn calories and get some fresh air. What’s more, most people can adopt hiking to suit their fitness levels, says Marcus Shapiro, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and owner of […]

Health Problems

‘Reading’ with aphasia is easier than ‘running’

Neurolinguists from HSE University have confirmed experimentally that for people with aphasia, it is easier to retrieve verbs describing situations with several participants (such as ‘someone is doing something’), although such verbs give rise to more grammar difficulties. The results of the study have been published in Aphasiology. A common symptom of aphasia (language impairment […]