Health

High flavanol diet may lead to lower blood pressure

People who consume a diet including flavanol-rich foods and drinks, including tea, apples and berries, could lead to lower blood pressure, according to the first study using objective measures of thousands of UK residents' ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Information key to COVID-19 vaccine acceptance

Glen Nowak, director of the Center for Health and Risk Communication at the University of Georgia, co-authored a Perspective article addressing one of the most pressing topics facing the United States: achieving high acceptance ...

Oncology & Cancer

Inherited mutation found among Brazilians increases cancer risk

Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital alongside global partners are studying a common TP53-R337H variant found among people of Brazilian descent. The researchers found that a variant in the tumor suppressor ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic likely to cause long-term health problems, research finds

The coronavirus pandemic's life-altering effects are likely to result in lasting physical and mental health consequences for many people—particularly those from vulnerable populations—a new study led by the Yale School ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Filtration engineers offer advice on do-it-yourself face masks

The continuing shortage of face masks and new recommendations on their use by the general public have led many individuals and organizations to make their own masks using available materials. While homemade protection as ...

Medical research

Study: COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and ways to reduce it

A new study co-authored by a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School identified behavioral patterns associated with reluctance among some adults for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

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