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Will Researchers Ever “Cure” Aging?

Whenever a new paradigm hits you, you often feel a little silly. It seems so simple and, yet, somehow you didn’t put the pieces together earlier. That’s a common experience that people have when considering medicine. Right now, we think…
New Oral Treatment for Covid-19

A quick solution using an orally administered drug against coronavirus could only be a dream one year ago. However, the smart breakthrough belongs to the German pharmaceutical giant Merck and a US partner, who claims this might be the succesful…
Not Being Sporty Linked to Depression during Pandemic

Physical activity was always a depression ‘repellent’, according to cognitive behaviourists. Did this aknowledged fact change in the Covid-19 pandemic context?Unfortunately not.  A few college students conducted a study to compare the number of steps people used to walk before…
Understanding the Genes behind Eating Disorders

Are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating rare disorders? Not at all. Research outlines that 4 out of 10 individuals living in Western Europe will get through this at some point in their lives. However, lately, studies on genetic sources…
Using Bacteria E.coli in Meds to Treat Arthritis

Scientists produced for the first time a drug that won’t allow animal cruelty and is also very accessible, by modifying common bacteria.   The dietary supplement was designed to address arthritis, and it replaces another food supplement that originated from the…
Helping Women with Mental Illness Navigate Pregnancy

            Pregnancy is a complicated time for all women: It’s often equal parts challenging, exciting, and rewarding, with multiple highs and lows. For the 1 in 5 women who experience a mental illness, however, pregnancy comes with its own unique…