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Plant-Based Ultraprocessed Foods Linked With Higher Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Veggie burgers, plant-based sausages and meatless nuggets are touted as environmentally friendly health foods, but research published in The Lancet Regional Health Europe shows these and other plant-based ultraprocessed foods increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.1 The findings challenge the perception that meatless convenience foods are good for you, instead highlighting the fact that ultraprocessed… Read More »

Same-day ART initiation linked to increased risk of negative outcomes

Same-day initiation of antiretroviral therapy after diagnosis has some negative effects, including more patients lost to follow-up, according to a study conducted in Eswatini. The World Health Organization’s Treat-All policy recommends lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all people living with HIV at the time of diagnosis, irrespective of immunological criteria. Newly diagnosed individuals are generally… Read More »

Fibromyalgia Linked to Extensive Brain Inflammation

Fibromyalgia, characterized by chronic, widespread pain is an often-debilitating condition that primarily affects women. While as many as 10 million Americans have fibromyalgia, its cause remains a mystery. Brain scans of fibromyalgia patients have offered hard evidence that the pain they experience is indeed real — mainly because their threshold for tolerating pain impulses is… Read More »

Tens of thousands of COVID-19 infections linked to Trump rallies: study

Loading the player… Many have suspected that President Donald Trump‘s large campaign events were contributing to the spread of coronavirus across the country. Turns out that’s just the case, based on information found in a new study linking COVID-19 infections and deaths to events on the campaign trail. Researchers at Stanford University released a new… Read More »

Diets high in ultra-processed foods linked to premature aging, study finds

Article content Diets high in processed foods such as chips, chocolate bars, soft drinks, instant noodles, and packaged bread and buns are more likely to result in the chromosomal changes associated with aging, a new study suggests. Researchers from the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain presented their findings on Tuesday as part of the… Read More »