Recent study suggests coffee may be the best treatment for anxiety

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common condition affecting more than 10 per cent of adults. The condition is characterized by a sharp increase in abdominal pain and frequent withdrawals from stool. Current diagnostics and treatments suffer from inaccuracies and sometimes fail to meet clinical needs. Various large-scale trials focused on different treatment regimens are underway. Lactation could be one such intervention. Although lactation was originally reported as a protective factor against various types of tumours recent global research has uncovered larger differences in how lactation affects physiology and metabolism of the human body including types of IBS. Using data from the IBS Impact Research Unit at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health researchers at Harvard Kennedy School of Public Health-including Sung Hae Song postdoctoral fellow and co-author on the paper-show that caffeine a naturally occurring compound found in tea was as effective in reducing gut permeability in experimental models of intestinal inflammation as paracetamol a common over-the-counter painkiller used in hospital analgesia.

According to the World Health Organization around 25 million adults in the world suffer from IBS which may be associated with an impaired physical and cognitive function. Symptoms such as abdominal pain cramping frequent bleeding and intestinal discomfort may develop gradually and may last for several years.

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Scientists build a better Facebookificial brain

A team of scientists at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (CUNY) have completed a major milestone in the journey to build a better artificial brain for patients with schizophrenia. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences the group describes the molecular and computational improvements made to the Stanford neural network chip in order to to run thousands of tasks as an artificial neural network.

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How Burger Kingsmetics overhaul can impact health care

Burger King the global food giant that is trying to bring a new cleaner and better look to its store has been a longstanding target for Health Human Services officials who want to pack the D-shaped deluges of its main products in a cleaner and more healthy way.

Before the departments August 2019 budget Burger King had committed to a 100 million-dollars in cuts to multiple components what the French health agency has said is needed to boost shelf space and support self-serve kiosks. Currently that effort is in the works pending the U. S. departments commitment.

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A novel therapeutic tool for kidney fibrosis

Fibrosis is the neurological disease of the kidneys that causes degeneration of the filtration membrane comprising several tissue layers. Synoviruses (in particular siRNAS) are viruses that can enter and infect blood vessels and causes renal failure. However both siRNA-based therapies and traditional drug treatments based on siRNAs have demonstrated protection against early and advanced pathogenic viral infections. Recently there have been reports of highly therapeutic efficacy against the polyposome parasite Porphyromonas reinhardtii in vitro and in vivo although later clinical efficacy against the malaria parasite P. falciparum is less well-established. Vitisx virus is one of the pathogen that iPS researchers have been able to demonstrate amenable to siRNA-based si research inhibition.

OpenHAB seeks public feedback on impact of S grade cannabis

Cannabis is a rapidly emerging new legal component of Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. The American Medical Associations Cannabis Abuse and Dependence (CADD) is calling on members of the public to send in questions for feedback on the impact on cannabis use and effects on cognition function and life.

Our survey Review of Licensed Clinical Use Guideline Guidelines is aimed at assessing and evaluating public perceptions on various aspects of cannabis law and is also an important tool in preparing policy makers policymakers and law enforcement agencies to effectively combat these statutory and regulatory determinations said the surveys author Dr. Gary Freedman from Wisconsin State University US.

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Immunotherapy drugs could treat cancer patients in silico expert reports

Modern every-day immunotherapy (also called checkpoint inhibitors) can be repurposed to treat cancer patients. These drugs work on a patients immune system to eliminate harmful cells. Commercially available cancer patients often end up on checkpoint inhibitors because of a genetic defect in their cancer but another gene mutation may have fallen out of favor. The gene mutation that generates the defect has been all but silenced in 99 percent of patients but the gene mutation that constitutes the defect was clearly not present 17 years ago. It is now abundantly clear that the same mutation occurred in 70-80 percent of the earlier groups that developed advanced cancers says Martin Dale Peterson Ph. D. director of the C. S. Mott Childrens Hospital Medical Centers Tumor Institute and Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at University of California San Francisco.

Pederson and his collaborators reported their findings today in the Annals of Oncology. Co-senior authors are Steven W. Ganz MD and James D. Sheahan MD professors of Pathology and Pathology-Immunology at UC San Francisco.

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Rutgers Researcher Links COVID-19 With Liver Pancreatic Cancer

Eboni Kumondi, an associate professor of kinesiology and cofounder of the Sutamo Four Season medicine club in Western New Orleans, has teamed up with a local doctor in hopes of finding a way to combat the deadly disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

The disease, COVID-19, causes vomiting, diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms in a fifth person in every 100, 000.

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Pandemic leaders promise new economic development in a bid to keep doorstop globalibaba

The leaders of the Global Finance Hubs Initiative association said on Saturday they would launch several new projects to combat the coronavirus pandemic, pledging billion-dollar stimulus.

Social, political and economic shifts worldwide have disrupted businesses networked over the last two years by tens of millions of people. While some measures have been adopted, other measures such as universal tests and testing are helping to keep the epidemic at bay.

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