"HEALTH" content on TweakTown - Page 1
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Electric vehicle maker Rivian also wants to get people moving on electric bikes
Rivian might be focused on making electric vehicles, but the company also wants to make a splash in the growing global e-bike market.
New cancer drug covers tumors in huge 'eat me' flags for immune system
University of California San Francisco researchers have made the ARS1620 drug that makes cancer cells readily identifiable to the immune system using KRAS.
New cancer vaccines destroy tumors and prevent them returning
A newly developed targeted cancer vaccine can eliminate tumors in mice and ensure they don't recur by taking mRNA for antigens directly to immune cells.
Tinnitus treatment breakthrough achieved using smartphones
Tinnitus, the sound of constant ringing or other noises in your ear, has been markedly improved by a new polytherapeutic approach using smartphones.
'Forever chemicals' found in 98% of adults linked to liver cancer
Perfluooctane sulfate (PFOS) and other perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are linked to a 4.5 greater likelihood of liver cancer.
Y chromosomes can disappear as men age, causing deadly conditions
The entire Y chromosome can disappear from cells as they divide if DNA replication has enough errors, leading to the mLOY defect.
New 'custom' engineered parasites seek out and destroy cancer cells
Japanese researchers have created a custom hydrogel sheath for parasitic helminths that allows them to deliver anti-cancer drugs.
Flu vaccine significantly reduces Alzheimer's risk, new study shows
UTHealth Houston scientists found higher Alzheimer's disease rates in patients not vaccinated against the flu than those who were.
Intermittent fasting could help repair nerve damage, new study shows
Scientists have found intermittent fasting leads to more production of IPA by gut bacteria, in turn increasing nerve cell repair.
Drones that can detect coughing and fever will be launching soon
The Draganfly Commander is an upcoming drone that can monitor an individual's temperature, heart rate, respiratory rate, and more.
WHO warns of 'real' monkeypox risk, cases hit 1,000+ over 29 countries
Outbreaks of the rare monkeypox virus have appeared in 29 countries, with Greece being the latest, amounting to over 1,000 cases.
Taller people have a higher risk of disease, huge new study confirms
New research shows that height is associated with an increased risk of many diseases and conditions, such as high blood pressure.
Scientists have reversed signs of aging with fecal transplants
Researchers have identified how changes in one's gut bacteria influence signs of aging and how transplants can help reverse them.
Longest ever COVID-19 infection exceeds 500 days
A U.K. patient suffering from a persistent COVID-19 infection had it for 505 days before unfortunately dying in hospital in 2021.
New research claims antidepressants don't increase quality of life
A new meta-analysis has shown a lack of long-term improvement in health-related quality of life when taking antidepressants.
Small plastic particles now found deep inside human lungs
Researchers have found over a dozen kinds of microplastics at least 3μm in size in lung tissue samples taken from living humans.
UV-LED lights 'highly effective' at killing HIV and coronaviruses
Researchers from the University of Toronto Scarborough have found easily installed UV-LED lights can easily decontaminate spaces.
New study shows light alcohol consumption doesn't benefit heart health
Low-level alcohol consumption's supposed benefits on the risk of cardiovascular disease have been challenged by a new study.
'Breakthrough' detection of plastics in human blood for the first time
Microplastic particles have been detected in human blood samples for the first time, including PET, polystyrene, and polyethylene.
Man's tongue turns black and hairy from condition 13% of people get
A man in his 50s has been diagnosed with lingua villosa nigra, or black hairy tongue, after suffering a stroke months earlier.
Scientists make new non-alcoholic beer that tastes like the real deal
Biotech company EvodiaBio has recreated the taste of normal beer for its non-alcoholic beers with molecules called monoterpenoids.
Chemical used in Agent Orange found in a third of Americans
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) is widespread as a herbicide and defoliant and has been found in a third of the population.
Diet changes could add over a decade to your life, new study shows
A new meta-analysis has produced optimal diets that could improve your life expectancy by up to ten years for younger individuals.
Longer human lifespan linked to these genes, new research shows
Researchers from University College London have found an association between the Pol I and Pol III genes and longer lifespans.
Tiny electricity-generating bandages show promise for helping recovery
Piezoelectric and triboelectric dressings may help facilitate wound healing and tissue regeneration by generating electric fields.
Intaking more olive oil daily could help save your life
A new study shows that higher olive oil consumption is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer.
Cycling boom shows how it is growing into a new status symbol
A new analysis of German transport data has shown a correlation between increased cycling habits and higher education levels.
Plant-based diets increase carbon capture, not just reduce emissions
New research has shown how high-income countries changing to plant-based diets would increase carbon capture from the atmosphere.
KFC partners with Beyond Meat to add plant-based meats to its menu
Beyond Meat is continuing its collaboration with Yum! Brands to add vegan and vegetarian-friendly meat substitutes to KFC's menu.
Study shows how red meat affects heart health via the gut microbiome
A new study has shown how certain bacteria found in the gut microbiome of red-meat eaters increase the risk of heart disease.
Excessive simple sugar intake could increase risk of mental disorders
The link between increased sugar intake and the risk of mental disorder in susceptible mice has been elucidated with new research.
Why did Mark Zuckerberg invest billions in analyzing the human body?
Mark Zuckerberg with his wife Priscilla Chan have invested billions into analyzing any biological processes in the human body.
New AI-powered patch predicts heart failure days before it happens
This AI-powered wearable can successfully predict heart failure at a rate of 80%
Hidrate Spark 2.0 Bluetooth Smart Bottle Review
In a time when every new product must be 'smart', does a connected water bottle actually improve health outcomes? Let's see.
ECG's on a business card could change your life, the world
An aspiring startup has put a working ECG inside a business card to show off how accessible the technology can be.
Cardiac microchip able to offer patients warning to heart problems
New microchip has some unique features.
Teenagers on social networking sites too much could cause problems
Teenagers spending too much time on social networking sites could be at risk of mental health problems?
Creating video games to help gamers actually lose weight?
Video games to help people... lose weight?!
BlackBerry shows interest in creating bacteria-free smartphone
BlackBerry is looking for niche business opportunities.
Philips and Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam aim to improve care for diabetic patients with severe foot complications
Philips signs five-year research alliance with Massachusetts Institute of Technology to bring breakthrough innovations in HealthTech and Connected Lighting
Doctors show some health concern related to wearable devices
Some doctors are worried about potential health issues related to newer wearable products.
Fitbit: Wearables show great potential in the health industry
Wearables may be popular among consumers, but show true potential in health industry.
WHO: Turn volume down, 1.1 billion people at risk of hearing loss
More than 1 billion people are at risk of hearing-related problems due to loud volume from smartphones and audio devices, WHO says.
Psychologist explains gaming addiction, dangers posed to gamers
Psychologist breaks down the motives behind gamers as they literally play to death.
Potential downside of smart tech: Humans in less control of our lives
As smart technology continues, some are worried that connected technologies could lead humans to be in less control of our lives.
LifeApps Digital Media Inc. Continues to Expand its Product Lines and Distribution Channels While Increasing Revenues
4 Uses for Kinect Technology Other Than Gaming
A discussion on the different ways to use Microsoft's Kinect tech and what we may see in the future, beyond just gaming.