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Wearable devices show that physical activity may lower atrial fibrillation and stroke risk

Physical activity that conforms to medical and health association guidelines is associated with a lower risk of atrial fibrillation (Afib) and stroke, according to a study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), who analyzed nearly 100,000 individuals equipped with wrist-worn accelerometers to measure their movement. The researchers’ findings suggest that data from wearables, including

'Jelly' that could renew damaged knee joints

‘Jelly’ that could renew damaged knee joints: Scientists hope jab will stimulate the growth of cartilage once injected An injection of jelly could help treat worn-out joints. Scientists hope the jab, using jelly found in donated umbilical cords, will stimulate the growth of cushioning cartilage once injected into the knees of patients with osteoarthritis. Tests

Pro Boxer Ryan Garcia Shared the Diet That Helps Him Stay Lean

Interim lightweight champion Ryan Garcia is consistently ranked among the top lightweight fighters currently active in the boxing world, a fact which can be attributed to his work ethic when it comes to training hard and staying ring-ready. In a new video on his YouTube channel, Garcia and his personal chef Manny Duran break down

The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine bet that paid off

With a strategic alliance, 24-hour production and a bit of luck, Pfizer and BioNTech were able to roll out their COVID vaccine at a brisk pace and relatively free of controversy. US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and BioNTech, a smaller German biotech firm, joined forces on April 9, 2020, as the world reeled from the pandemic,

Researchers identify immune cells that contribute to transplant rejection

Non-circulating memory T cells, whose main function is to provide local protection against re-infection, contribute to chronic transplant rejection, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers reveal in a paper published today in Science Immunology. The scientists show that these “tissue-resident memory T cells” are harmful in situations where antigens that the cells recognize are

EU demands that vaccine makers honor their commitments

The European Union on Tuesday warned pharmaceutical giants that develop coronavirus vaccines to honor their contractual obligations after slow deliveries of shots from two companies hampered the bloc’s vaunted vaccine rollout in several nations. The bloc already lashed out Monday at pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, accusing it of failing to guarantee the delivery of coronavirus vaccines