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Aging in eye can predict kidney failure risk, finds study

Aging in eye can predict kidney failure risk, finds study

The one-year increase in retinal age was assessed by retinal microvasculature changes, according to the study published in the Peer-reviewed American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD).

Aging in eye can predict kidney failure risk, finds study

Pandemic stress has physically aged teens' brains: Study

Pandemic stress has physically aged teens' brains: Study

By comparing MRI scans from a cohort of 163 children taken before and during the pandemic, the study showed that this developmental process sped up in adolescents as they experienced the Covid-19 lockdowns.

Pandemic stress has physically aged teens' brains: Study

Gene that naturally protects people against Covid discovered

Gene that naturally protects people against Covid discovered

Two research papers found that the frequency of variants of the gene 'MUC22' was twice as high in the mild Covid-19 group as in severe patients, and higher still in resilient super-agers. This gene belongs to the "mucin" family and is associated with the production of mucus, which lubricates and protects the airways.

Gene that naturally protects people against Covid discovered

Indian drug 2DG can reduce heart damage by coronavirus, find US researchers

Indian drug 2DG can reduce heart damage by coronavirus, find US researchers

The researchers said that fortunately, 2DG is inexpensive and is used regularly in laboratory research and is being used in clinical trials in India. The drug has not yet been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat the disease.

Indian drug 2DG can reduce heart damage by coronavirus, find US researchers

B.C. aims to expand access to menstrual products

B.C. aims to expand access to menstrual products

Nicholas Simons, the minister of social development and poverty reduction, says half of the people who menstruate in B.C. have struggled to buy the products they need at some point in their lives.

B.C. aims to expand access to menstrual products

From Local to Global: Sikh Health Foundation

From Local to Global:  Sikh Health Foundation

In process is also a documentary-style feature that will shine light on South Asian youth’s actions to help mobilize change in South Asian communities during the pandemic. The hope is that this documentary will be useful for future health crises, through which governments and organizations can see, firsthand, how to help create change.

From Local to Global: Sikh Health Foundation

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