Study links high ldl cholesterol, cardiovascular disease to plastics

Journal Reference: Yipeng Sui, Zhaojie Meng, Jianzhong Chen, Jingwei Liu, Rebecca Hernandez, Miko B. Gonzales, Taesik Gwag, Andrew J. Morris, Changcheng Zhou. Effects of Dicyclohexyl Phthalate Exposure on PXR Activation and Lipid Homeostasis in Mice. Environmental Health Perspectives, 2021; 129 (12) DOI: 10.1289/EHP9262 A team led by Changcheng Zhou, a biomedical scientist at the University … Read more

Study links stress to Crohn’s disease flare-ups

Journal Reference: Christopher R. Shaler, Alexandra A. Parco, Wael Elhenawy, Jasmeen Dourka, Jennifer Jury, Elena F. Verdu, Brian K. Coombes. Psychological stress impairs IL22-driven protective gut mucosal immunity against colonising pathobionts. Nature Communications, 2021; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-26992-4 Researchers using mouse models found that stress hormones suppressed the innate immune system that normally protects the … Read more

Perceptual links between sound and shape may unlock origins of spoken words

Journal Reference: Aleksandra Ćwiek, Susanne Fuchs, Christoph Draxler, Eva Liina Asu, Dan Dediu, Katri Hiovain, Shigeto Kawahara, Sofia Koutalidis, Manfred Krifka, Pärtel Lippus, Gary Lupyan, Grace E. Oh, Jing Paul, Caterina Petrone, Rachid Ridouane, Sabine Reiter, Nathalie Schümchen, Ádám Szalontai, Özlem Ünal-Logacev, Jochen Zeller, Marcus Perlman, Bodo Winter. The bouba/kiki effect is robust across cultures … Read more

Cleveland Clinic study links gut microbiome and aggressive prostate cancer

Journal Reference: Chad A Reichard, Bryan D Naelitz, Zeneng Wang, Xun Jia, Jianbo Li, Meir J Stampfer, Eric A Klein, Stanley L Hazen, Nima Sharifi. Gut Microbiome-Dependent Metabolic Pathways and Risk of Lethal Prostate Cancer: Prospective Analysis of a PLCO Cancer Screening Trial Cohort. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 2021; cebp.0766.2021 DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-21-0766 While more … Read more

New study explicitly links protection of water access with lower COVID-19 infection and death rates

New study explicitly links protection of water access with lower COVID-19 infection and death rates – NovLink Home Mash T New study explicitly links protection of water access with lower COVID-19 infection and death rates We wish to thank the author of this short article for this incredible content New study explicitly links protection of … Read more

Study links gene to cognitive resilience in the elderly

Journal Reference: Scarlett J. Barker, Ravikiran M. Raju, Noah E.P. Milman, Jun Wang, Jose Davila-Velderrain, Fatima Gunter-Rahman, Cameron C. Parro, P. Lorenzo Bozzelli, Fatema Abdurrob, Karim Abdelaal, David A. Bennett, Manolis Kellis, Li-Huei Tsai. MEF2 is a key regulator of cognitive potential and confers resilience to neurodegeneration. Science Translational Medicine, 2021; 13 (618) DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abd7695 … Read more

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