Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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This new study raises alarm for smokers | Maqvi News

Researchers in their new study revealed a link between smoking and belly fat, which later on translates into diseases such as cardiovascular and diabetes, giving people a warning to quit cigarettes if they want to lose weight.The study published in the journal Addiction underlined the visceral fat that causes dementia, stroke, and heart diseases. It revealed that lifetime...

New era in medicine unveiled after this landmark surgery | Maqvi News

Technological development is also making a considerable impact on healthcare as the recent surgery has allowed scientists to unlock what was not possible earlier, paving the way for further progress.Doctors in Massachusetts successfully conducted the first transplant of a genetically modified kidney of a pig into a 62-year-old human.The statement from the patient noted that for 11 years...

Groundbreaking research from Brazil may have found ‘potential’ diabetes cure | Maqvi News

In a significant breakthrough in diabetes treatment, researchers in Brazil have found a potential way to produce human insulin which could alleviate insulin scarcity and make it affordable.The researchers genetically modified a cow to produce human insulin in its milk in an approach to make insulin more accessible and affordable, the New York...

Exercise in a pill: New pill promises muscle growth without lifting weights | Maqvi News

A brand new pill which mimics the effects of exercise has been developed in the laboratories of Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis and would be beneficial for sedentary individuals in different parts of the world, Audacy reported. The research team led by Bahaa Elgendy PhD, a medicinal chemist and an associate professor of anesthesiology has...

68% children exposed to brain-damaging toxic chemicals in Chicago | Maqvi News

  A new study published Monday revealed how children in Chicago are exposed to the toxic and brain-damaging metal lead that may cause other developmental issues in children.The research published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics revealed that in the study of eight years, a team from John Hopkins University conducted home tests in the area involving 38,000 people. They revealed that...

BEWARE! Solar eclipse can cause eye damage or blindness | Maqvi News

A major solar event is approaching for the skygazers next month which will be experienced by millions of people living across the North American continent. However, there is something you should know about its health impacts.The solar eclipse will occur on April 8, 2024. It takes place every three years however this time it is rare. The reason...

‘Help! I’m struggling with work-life balance as a remote worker’ | Maqvi News

Hi Haya,I really need some help navigating my new full-time job as a remote worker. I recently graduated and was offered a full-time opportunity by the organisation I've been associated with for the last few years as an intern.My role, responsibilities and working hours were different during the internship period, but...

Another pandemic? Brits advised to maintain distance from birds amid fears of next pandemic | Maqvi News

Following a controversy about a possible bird flu pandemic, UK health authorities have suggested citizens to maintain social distancing when in contact with wild birds, The US Sun reported. The UK Health Security Authority (UKHSA) directive suggests people should retain a distance of two meters from birds, including common birds such as pigeons, swans, and gulls.Alongside the...

Study warns people who fast are at ‘higher risk of death,’ here is what experts say | Maqvi News

A recent study of over 20,000 adults found that those who followed an 8-hour time-restricted eating schedule, a type of intermittent fasting, had a 91% higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease, Newsroom reported. According to the study, people with heart disease or cancer also had an increased risk of cardiovascular death. Compared with a standard schedule of eating...

‘Dow Rab’: Pakistan’s university develops dog bite vaccine | Maqvi News

KARACHI: Pakistan’s noted medical varsity, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), developed an anti-rabies vaccine (ARV) namely “Dow Rab”, a dog bite vaccine which is made available to victims on a phone call.Initially, this facility has been introduced in Sindh province, which will later be spread across the country. The vaccine will be delivered to the desired location...

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