Medications

Researchers upcycle pineapple leaves into low-cost fat trappers

Imagine swallowing a capsule or munching a cracker made from pineapple leaf fibers to lose weight at a fraction of the cost of fat burners currently available in the market. A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the ...

Medications

Protein contributes to drug tolerance in tuberculosis

Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have identified a protein in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) that contributes to drug tolerance, a phenomenon that allows bacteria to survive treatment with drugs that would normally kill ...

Health

Study suggests wearing dentures may affect a person's nutrition

Dentures may have a potentially negative impact on a person's overall nutrition, according to new research from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry. The research team leveraged electronic dental ...

Medications

Low-dose lithium may slow kidney aging

Best known therapeutically as a treatment for bipolar disorder, lithium has long intrigued researchers with its potential age-defying properties.

Medical research

Correct mitochondrial function prevents muscle loss during aging

The loss of muscle mass and strength during aging is called sarcopenia. Affecting the elderly population, sarcopenia is a degenerative process that brings about a decrease in wellbeing and increased dependency. A growing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

South Korea's omicron deaths surge amid faltering response

South Korea reached another daily record in COVID-19 deaths on Thursday as health officials reported more than 621,000 new infections, underscoring a massive omicron surge that has been worse than feared and threatens to ...

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