A new study by a research team at the Medical University (MedUni) of Vienna shows that cold ambient temperatures cause Vitamin A levels in humans and mice to rise. As a result, white to brown fat tissue is converted, which stimulates fat burning and heat production.
Vitamin A promotes fat burning
A vaccine considered a frontrunner in the race to protect the global population from COVID-19 has produced a robust immune response in elderly people, the group at highest risk from the disease, according to two people familiar with the finding.
Oxford COVID vaccine trials offer hope for the elderly
An analysis of information from a large US cancer database indicates that patients with liver cancer from rural regions and lower income households often have more advanced cancer at the time of diagnosis and face a higher risk of death compared with other patients.
Liver cancer diagnoses and deaths impacted by geography, household income
A vaccine considered a frontrunner in the race to protect the global population from COVID-19 has produced a robust immune response in elderly people, the group at highest risk from the disease, according to two people familiar with the finding.
Oxford COVID vaccine trials offer hope for the elderly
Women of Indian and Pakistani decent are more often diagnosed — at a younger age — with more aggressive forms of breast cancer, and they could benefit from more culturally targeted screening and prevention strategies, experts have said.
Younger Indian, Pakistani women diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer
South Korea urged citizens to get vaccinated against influenza and reduce the chances of an outbreak that coincides with the battle on the coronavirus, as it kicked off free inoculations for the last eligible group.
South Korea urges people to get flu vaccinations despite death toll
Heart attacks happen when an artery supplying your heart with blood and oxygen becomes blocked, usually by a blood clot. The most common underlying cause of blood clots is coronary heart disease (CHD), a process whereby coronary arteries (the major blood vessels that supply the heart with blood) become clogged with deposits of cholesterol. Experiencing sweating with no valid reason could mean you may be in danger.
Sweating for no reason? Lesser-known warning sign of heart attack
Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered a new mechanism by which clumps of tau protein are created in the brain, killing brain cells and causing Alzheimer's disease.
Cause of Alzheimer's disease traced to mutation in common enzyme
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus, Reuters reported.
Wildfire smoke may help virus spread, mouthwash helps curb it

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