A simple blood test that does not require overnight fasting has been found to be an accurate screening tool for identifying youth at risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease risk later in life, according to a study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Non-fasting blood test can help screen youth for prediabetes and diabetes
Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte has lauded Russia’s efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine and is willing to participate in trials, as he welcomed a supply offer from Moscow that he expects will be free of charge.
Philippines' Duterte has 'huge trust' in Russia vaccine, volunteers for trial
As time passes, our fertility declines and our bodies start to fail. These natural changes are what we call ageing.
Can ageing really be ‘treated’ or ‘cured’?
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman confirmed 2,132 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the country, raising the total number of infections to 328,844.
Iran reports 2,132 new coronavirus cases
The World Health Organization insisted on Monday there was still hope of conquering the coronavirus pandemic despite the pain and suffering behind the looming 750,000 death toll and 20 million cases.
WHO sees hope despite looming 750,000 virus death toll
Heart attacks can prove life-threatening, so doing what you can to prevent the condition is very important. A new study has warned eating too much of a certain food could raise your risk of one happening.
Study: Eating too much of a certain food could raise your risk of heart attacks
Researchers at the Salk Institute in California, the US, have discovered that a drug candidate that scientists have previously shown to slow aging in brain cells has successfully reversed memory loss in a mouse model of inherited Alzheimer’s disease.
Promising new drug candidate may reverse Alzheimer’s-like memory loss
Some diseases, like the measles, infect us once and usually grant us immunity for life. For others, like the flu, we have to get vaccinated year after year.
Why do we develop lifelong immunity to some diseases, but not others?
Researchers in the UK have warned that it will be essential to carry out community-based sampling in addition to symptomatic testing if the ongoing transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is going to be properly understood and controlled.
Community-based sampling needed for COVID-19 control, say researchers
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on people to continue observing the health protocols as new figures in recent days have shown a significant decrease in the number of deaths and infections across the country.
President urges people to continue observing health protocols

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