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Study: Reducing sugar in packaged foods could reduce disease

Cutting 20 percent of sugar from packaged foods and 40 percent from beverages could prevent 2.48 million cardiovascular disease events (such as strokes, heart attacks, cardiac arrests), 490,000 cardiovascular deaths, and 750,000 diabetes cases in the U.S. over the lifetime of the adult population, reports a study published in Circulation.   A team of researchers from… Read More »

Gene related to where a person lives ‘could prevent severe reaction to Covid’

Have you ever wondered why some people who catch Covid only have a mild illness, while others become seriously ill? Well, a scientific and medical team at Newcastle University have shown that a particular gene, called HLA-DRB1*04:01, is found three times more often in people who are asymptomatic, suggesting this gene confers some level of… Read More »

Boris Johnson hints MORE countries could be added to amber and red travel list

Are foreign summer holidays about to be grounded? Now Boris Johnson threatens to put MORE countries on the banned ‘red list’ in travel announcement tomorrow that industry had hoped would open up Europe Boris Johnson sounding a gloomy note on prospect of more holiday destinations being opened from June 7 The PM insisted he will… Read More »

New tech policies could expand the Black mental health revolution

Health Politics Loading the player… Democratic and Republican lawmakers from both the state and federal levels mulled over the intersection of health and technology that is a byproduct of the COVID-19 pandemic at the Advancing Mental Health Policy: BetterTogether Forum hosted by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical. The U.S. Capitol is seen, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, in… Read More »