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New study shows how infrared lasers destroy harmful protein aggregates in Alzheimer’s

New study shows how infrared lasers destroy harmful protein aggregates in Alzheimer

New study shows how infrared lasers destroy harmful protein aggregates in Alzheimer’s New study shows how infrared lasers destroy harmful protein aggregates in Alzheimer’s Developing non-pharmaceutical approaches is important since there are no existing drugs to slow or reverse the cognitive impairment in neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer’s. The ability to …

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    Even ‘low-risk’ drinking can be harmful

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    Even ‘low-risk’ drinking can be harmful Even ‘low-risk’ drinking can be harmful Credit: CC0 Public Domain It’s not just heavy drinking that’s a problem—even consuming alcohol within weekly low-risk drinking guidelines can result in hospitalization and death, according to a new study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol …

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      Could taking hydroxychloroquine be more harmful than helpful?

      Could taking hydroxychloroquine be more harmful than helpful?

      Could taking hydroxychloroquine be more harmful than helpful? Could taking hydroxychloroquine be more harmful than helpful? While the Lancet study has seen some hydroxychloroquine trials halted, others are continuing under careful monitoring. Credit: Shutterstock People taking hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus may be more likely to die, according to new research. But …

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        Even natural products can be harmful for the unborn

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        Even natural products can be harmful for the unborn Even natural products can be harmful for the unborn Credit: CC0 Public Domain Plant products ingested by pregnant women through their diet are broken down by the intestinal microbiota into chemical substances, some of which can cross the placental barrier and …

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          E-cigarette users are exposed to potentially harmful levels of metal linked to DNA damage

          E-cigarette users are exposed to potentially harmful levels of metal linked to DNA damage 2

          Prue Talbot (left), Shane Sakamaki-Ching (center) and Monique Williams. Credit: Talbot lab, UC Riverside. Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have completed a cross-sectional human study that compares biomarkers and metal concentrations in the urine of e-cigarette users, nonsmokers, and cigarette smokers. They found that the biomarkers, which reflect …

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            New high-tech mouthwash uses light to kill harmful bacteria on teeth

            New high-tech mouthwash uses light to kill harmful bacteria on teeth 4

            Left: An electron microscope image showing dead Streptococcus mutans bacteria with the new photosensitive mouthwash stuck to their surface. Right: The photosensitzer device. Credit: Koite Health Nearly every person in the world gets cavities in their teeth at some point in their lives, and about 70% of the world’s population …

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