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LED-based UV irradiation safely prevents the loss of bone and muscle mass in mice – Medical Xpress

A research team at Nagoya University in Japan has revealed that narrow-range ultraviolet (UV) irradiation using light emitting diodes (LEDs) safely increases se…

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A research team at Nagoya University in Japan has revealed that narrow-range ultraviolet (UV) irradiation using light emitting diodes (LEDs) safely increases serum vitamin D levels in aging mice and thereby prevents the loss of their bone and muscle mass. The findings were recently published in the journal Scientific Reports.
Decreased bone density (osteoporosis) and the loss of muscle mass and strength (sarcopenia) are age-related disorders. While there are some remedies for osteoporosis, ther…

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Europe is ‘paying for summer holidays with winter lockdowns’, says expert – Yahoo News Australia

Professor Devi Sridhar said Europe is “paying for summer holidays with winter lockdowns” after a study suggested a strain of coronavirus from Spain is causing UK…

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Europe is paying for summer holidays with winter lockdowns, a leading scientific expert has suggested.
Professor Devi Sridhar, scientific adviser to Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon, made the comment as she shared a new study that suggests that a coronavirus variant originating in Spanish farm workers now accounts for most UK cases.
Prof Sridhar shared a news story about the study, which has not yet been peer reviewed in a medical journal, with the comment: Europe paying for summer holidays…

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Beetroot peptide may be a good candidate for development of a drug to treat inflammatory diseases – News-Medical.net

In a recent study, a research group led by Christian Gruber at MedUni Vienna’s Institute of Pharmacology isolated a peptide (small protein molecule) from beetroot….

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In a recent study, a research group led by Christian Gruber at MedUni Vienna’s Institute of Pharmacology isolated a peptide (small protein molecule) from beetroot.
The peptide is able to inhibit a particular enzyme that is responsible for the breakdown of messenger molecules in the body.
Due to its particularly stable molecular structure and pharmacological properties, the beetroot peptide may be a good candidate for development of a drug to treat certain…

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3 Major Differences Between Mail-Order and Orthodontist-Prescribed Teeth Aligners – POPSUGAR Health and Fitness Australia

Teeth-straightening methods like mail-in aligners and orthodontic braces seem similar, but dentist Dr. Geoffrey Morris says the two are very different.

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Metal braces fit with neon rubber bands (aka my middle-school vibe) aren’t the only teeth-straightening option nowadays. And as someone looking for a slightly subtler aligner, I’m thrilled. What’s hard is deciding between a mail-in retainer and an orthodontist-prescribed option.
To the untrained eye, mail-in aligners and orthodontic offerings seem similar, but cosmetic and restorative dentist Dr. Geoffrey R. Morris, DMD, said the two are actually very different.
Here’s what I’ve learned to be the…

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