Eating Late Can Change How You Burn Calories And Store Fat, Depressing Study Finds : ScienceAlert

A new study suggests eating later in the day can directly impact our biological weight regulation in three key ways: through the number of calories that we burn; our hunger levels; and the way our bodies store fat. With obesity now affecting hundreds of millions of people worldwide, this is a valuable insight into how … Read more

Crohn’s Mystery Solved? Common Stomach Bug May Help Cause Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A mystery surrounding Crohn’s disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease, may have been solved by a new study. This image depicts an intestine affected by Crohn’s disease. New research may have solved a mystery surrounding Crohn’s disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease where immune defenses meant to attack invading microbes mistakenly target the … Read more

These 2 Personality Traits Show You Have a Higher Risk for Alzheimer’s

Science has not yet arrived at a complete understanding of the causes of Alzheimer’s disease. However, recent findings have confirmed the association between personality and neuropathology, in that certain personality traits can increase Alzheimer’s risk. The results of the study conducted by Terracciano et al. show that individuals with higher neuroticism and lower conscientiousness have … Read more

Findings suggest COVID-19 rebound not caused by impaired immune response

Media Advisory Thursday, October 6, 2022 Detailed analysis of eight patients published. What Findings from a small study of eight patients published in Clinical Infectious Diseases suggest that COVID-19 rebound is likely not caused by impaired immune responses. The study, led by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of … Read more

A Doctor Explains How to Tell the Difference

For all the fabulous parts of fall—cozy jackets, gorgeous weather, pumpkin flavored everything—there are some not-so-wonderful things that come standard with autumn. Namely, cold season. Ugh. But while we’ve never particularly liked having a common cold, we’ve been especially on edge about that familiar feeling since the advent of COVID-19. Is our runny nose the … Read more

What happens when you get Covid a second or third time: experts

As the weather grows colder, you may find yourself experiencing a second — or even third — round of Covid infection. That prompts a few questions: Will getting Covid again be similar to my previous experience? Will it be any different than last time? Will my symptoms be more or less severe? The answer to … Read more

‘Potentially severe’ flu season arrives in Georgia’s classrooms

The district said it is working to compile case numbers but meanwhile is urging parents to practice “preventive and interventional measures” such as regular handwashing, coughing or sneezing into the elbow and keeping students at home when sick. The CDC this week urged that people get the flu vaccine to protect against a “potentially severe” … Read more

COVID rebound after Pfizer treatment likely due to robust immune response, study finds

By Leroy Leo and Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters) – A rebound of COVID-19 symptoms in some patients after taking Pfizer’s antiviral Paxlovid may be related to a robust immune response rather than a weak one, US government researchers reported on Thursday. They concluded that taking a longer course of the drug – beyond the recommended five … Read more