Researchers find potential drug for emerging Chikungunya virus | Health

Researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University and their collaborators are working to create what could be the first drug for crippling joint pain that follows infection with the new chikungunya virus that can continue for months or even years. Although researchers have tried to develop vaccines and drugs to fight the virus, none … Read more

Opinion: The staggering toll of this constant state of emergency | CNN

Publisher’s note: Brenda Rivera-Garcia, DVM, MPH is Senior Director of Programs for Latin America and the Caribbean at Americares, a former visiting scholar with the dengue branch of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a territorial epidemiologist at the Department of Health of Puerto Rico. The opinions expressed in this comment are … Read more

Irregular Periods, Long Menstrual Cycles Linked To High Early Death Risk: Study

Women’s Health: Women sometimes face the problem of irregular periods, including long menstrual cycles, especially during adolescence and adulthood. Now, researchers warn that women facing such problems are at increased risk of early death (before the age of 70). This was said to be stronger in the case of deaths related to cardiovascular disease and … Read more

Know all about longevity diet and its promise of extended life span

By ITP September 22, 2022, 12:20 IST (Published) Mini The Longevity Diet is a set of dietary recommendations compiled by a biochemist named Valter Longo, director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California. He is known for his research on the role of fasting, the effects of nutrients on your genes, and … Read more