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Research discovers inhibitor to reverse toxic DUX4 effects

About one in 8,000 people have facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, according to a 2014 study, which is relatively common in the world of genetic diseases. New University of Minnesota Medical School research identifies an inhibitor that protects cells from toxic effects associated with this disease in cells and mice. Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is a genetic

Already the thought of coffee provides an energy boost

Just the thought of coffee causes stimulating effects Coffee is not only in the German one of the most popular pick-me-up. However, you do not need to drink a hot drink again, to get up to speed in the swing. Even the thought of coffee provides an energy boost. The researchers have now found now.

Statins: Side effects, risks, and benefits

Statins are a type of drug prescribed to help people prevent or manage cardiovascular disease (CVD) and reduce their cholesterol levels. A study on statins released yesterday found that around half of patients the drugs did not have enough of an effect on so-called bad cholesterol. The study, which looked at 165,000 people prescribed statins,

Effects of teenage motherhood may last multiple generations

The grandchildren of adolescent mothers have lower school readiness scores than their peers, according to a study published February 6, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Elizabeth Wall-Wieler of Stanford University and colleagues at the University of Manitoba. Previous studies have established that children born to adolescent mothers are less ready for school

Valium vs. Xanax: Differences, similarities, and effects

Valium and Xanax are brand names for two types of medication for anxiety. The generic name for Valium is diazepam. The generic name for Xanax is alprazolam. Many anxiety symptoms result, to some extent, from a chemical imbalance in the brain. Medication can help change this imbalance. Sedatives slow down certain functions in the body.

Clonazepam vs. Xanax: Differences, dosage, and side effects

The most common use of Xanax is as an anti-anxiety medication. Created in 1969 by the pharmaceutical company Upjohn, there are now more than 50 million prescriptions for Xanax written each year. Xanax is the brand name of a drug called alprazolam. Clonazepam is used to treat seizure disorders, among other things. It is an

Side effects of radiation for breast cancer: What to know

A doctor may recommend radiation therapy in combination with other treatments, such as surgery and chemotherapy. There are two main types of radiation treatment: External beam radiation: This involves a doctor applying radiation from an external machine to the breast and surrounding tissue. Internal radiation (brachytherapy): This involves placing a small radioactive pellet into the

Sumatriptan: Side effects, dosage, uses, and more

Highlights for sumatriptan Important warnings Heart attack: This drug can cause serious heart problems such as heart attack, angina (chest pain), or cardiac arrest. If you’re at risk for heart disease, your doctor may have you take your first dose in their office so they can monitor you. Arrhythmias: This drug may cause your heart

The HPV vaccine IS safe

HPV vaccine IS safe: Study finds just 0.001% of those given the life-saving jab proven to protect against several forms of cancer will experience ‘serious’ side effects Just 0.001 per cent of people have a ‘serious’ reaction to the HPV vaccine Experts confirm the life-saving jab is safe and causes no unexpected side effects Of those

Sedentary lifestyle: Effects, solutions, and statistics

Most people living a sedentary lifestyle are unlikely to be meeting the national physical activity guidelines. According to the government’s 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, adults should be getting at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity each week. A 2017 paper by the Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) defined sedentary behavior as any

Side effects of antibiotics

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adverse reactions to antibiotics are responsible for 1 in 5 medication-related emergency room visits. People should always talk with a doctor if antibiotics cause bothersome symptoms. Call 911 and immediately stop taking antibiotics if side effects are severe or interfere with breathing. Common side effects

Vitamin D: Side effects and risks

Vitamin D is fundamental in supporting several bodily processes, including: the absorption and regulation of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate the hardening, growth, and remodeling of bones cellular growth and remodeling immune function nerve and muscle function There is no set consensus about how much vitamin D is necessary for good health. A person’s daily requirement