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Marijuana and e-cigarettes both increase risks of cardiac arrhythmias – News-Medical.Net
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Marijuana and e-cigarettes both increase risks of cardiac arrhythmias – News-Medical.Net

In a recent study published in the Heart Rhythm journal, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, assessed the relationship between different types of inhaled marijuana or tobacco … [read more]

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How gut microbes influence immune response to SARS-CoV-2 – News-Medical.Net
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How gut microbes influence immune response to SARS-CoV-2 – News-Medical.Net

An article published in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition journal provides an overview of the role of gut microbiota in shaping the host immune response to severe acute respiratory syndr… [read more]

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COVID-19 carries a much higher risk of epilepsy and seizures than influenza – News-Medical.Net
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COVID-19 carries a much higher risk of epilepsy and seizures than influenza – News-Medical.Net

After retrospectively analyzing the data of over 300,000 people, researchers in a recent Neurology journal paper report that a diagnosis of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was associated with… [read more]

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Time-restricted eating reduces body mass in young athletic men – News-Medical.Net
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Time-restricted eating reduces body mass in young athletic men – News-Medical.Net

Optimum nutrition is essential for athletes interested in improving and maintaining their body composition and sports performance. Restrictive energy intake, along with structured exercise, is an eff… [read more]

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SARS-CoV-2 RNA levels IFN-1 ISGs and NF-κB gene responses within the respiratory tract of mild and severe COVID-19 patients – News-Medical.Net
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SARS-CoV-2 RNA levels IFN-1 ISGs and NF-κB gene responses within the respiratory tract of mild and severe COVID-19 patients – News-Medical.Net

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, a team of researchers characterized the expression of type-1 and type-2 interferons (IFN-1 and IFN-2), interferon-stimulated genes (ISGs), an… [read more]

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Mitochondria plays an important role in signal transduction in innate immune pathways – News-Medical.Net
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Mitochondria plays an important role in signal transduction in innate immune pathways – News-Medical.Net

Mitochondria are primarily known as the powerhouse of the cell. However, these cellular organelles are required not only for providing energy: Professor Konstanze Winklhofer and her group at the Facu… [read more]

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