Sudden infant death syndrome may have a biological cause

This article has been reviewed in accordance with Science X’s editorial process and policies. The editors have highlighted the following attributes while ensuring the credibility of the content: checked reliable source reread All right! Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a case where the death of an apparently healthy infant before … Read more

Rabid fox bites three in Bratt, rabid bat reported in Florida; Now a rabid bat is confirmed near Flomaton :

Days after three people were bitten by a rabid fox in Bratt and someone encountered a rabid bat in Escambia County, Florida, officials say someone was exposed to a rabid bat near Flomaton. On Wednesday, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) confirmed the rabies exposure near Flomaton. “This should be a stark reminder that … Read more

Sudden infant death syndrome may have a biological cause

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome may in part be caused by reduced binding of the neurotransmitter serotonin to lower brainstem receptors janulla/iStockphoto/Getty Images Researchers may have identified a biological mechanism behind Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). A better understanding of the causes of the disease could help scientists develop a test that predicts a baby’s risk … Read more

Virtual village protects vulnerable people from pandemic isolation

Summary: Researchers have developed a virtual village to address the increased isolation of older people living with HIV (OPLH) during the COVID-19 pandemic. This online environment provides access to health, community and personal resources for OPLH aged 50 and over. The platform enables the creation of support groups to mitigate the negative effects of social … Read more

Navigating the Brain’s Glucose Map

Summary: The researchers located specific regions of the brain sensitive to changes in blood sugar. For 13 years, the team, using detailed microscopic analysis, identified populations of glucose-responsive cells in the brain and meticulously mapped their locations in an open-source brain atlas. This realization could lead to more targeted diabetes treatments. One region, the locus … Read more

Which cheese is the healthiest for you to eat?

Dairy products are more complex than you think. There are those who think it’s bad for your body, those who avoid it for moral reasons, those who think it’s just not good, and there are also those who can’t get through a day without consuming dairy products. Regardless of how dairy makes you feel, during … Read more

Active lifestyles boost pain tolerance

Summary: According to a new study, physically active people have a higher pain tolerance than sedentary people. Participants who were constantly active or who increased their activity over time had a higher overall level of pain tolerance. Although the analysis did not demonstrate a statistically significant change in pain tolerance over time due to increased … Read more

Multivitamin protects the aging brain, according to science

Multivitamin supplements may help slow the normal forgetfulness that accompanies aging, researchers reported Wednesday. Analysis of data from more than 3,500 elderly participants showed that those who took a Centrum Silver pill daily over a three-year period had better memories than those who received a placebo treatment, according to the report published in The American … Read more