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Coffee may cut severity of fatty liver disease in diabetics

Coffee may cut severity of fatty liver disease in diabetics
In the study, participants who consumed more coffee had healthier livers, but subjects who consumed more caffeine were less likely to develop liver fibrosis, whereas patients who consumed more non-caffeine coffee components had a lower fatty liver index score.

Coffee may cut severity of fatty liver disease in diabetics

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