MONDAY, Nov. 13, 2023 (Healthday News) — Two new gene-editing treatments that target dangerously high levels of cholesterol in people with a genetic predisposition to the condition were found safe and effective in new, groundbreaking research. While powerful drugs like statins can help manage cholesterol in most people, they can’t treatContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Oct. 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Dozens of fly-by-night businesses are marketing unproven and potentially dangerous stem cell treatments to people experiencing long COVID, a new study warns. Researchers have identified 38 businesses engaged in direct-to-consumer marketing of purported stem cell treatments and exosome therapies for treating COVID. TheseContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 11, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Renting a home, rather than owning it outright, may speed up the body’s aging process, a new study suggests. Researchers found that when compared with people who owned their home outright (no mortgage), those who rented showed signs of faster “biological aging” —Continue Reading

FRIDAY, Oct. 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that concert goers may synchronize their breathing and more as they listen to the intricacies of a classical symphony performance. Previous studies have shown that music may be able to induce synchronization in listeners, but the authors of this studyContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Gene therapy has restored mobility in mice with completely severed spinal cords, researchers report. The mice regained the ability to walk, with gait patterns resembling those of mice that resumed walking naturally after only partial cord injuries, the investigators found. This happened becauseContinue Reading