Rising Air Pollution May Be Linked To Higher Antibiotic Resistance Risk: Study In Lancet

[ad_1] Increasing air pollution could be linked to a higher risk of antibiotic resistance worldwide, and hence, reducing air pollution levels can help decrease antibiotic resistance. The relationship between increased air pollution and higher antibiotic resistance risk has strengthened over time, especially in more recent years, according to a study published August 8, 2023, in … Read more

AI-Supported Mammography Is As Good As Two Breast Radiologists Working Together: Lancet Study

[ad_1] Artificial intelligence (AI)-supported mammography analysis is as good as two breast radiologists working together, and halves the screen-reading workload, according to a new study. As part of the research, a safety analysis of a randomised controlled trial involving more than 80,000 Swedish women was conducted. The study, published August 2 in The Lancet Oncology … Read more

‘Superagers’, Or Older Adults With Razor-Sharp Memory, Have Lower Depression Rates: Study

[ad_1] Superagers, or adults in their eighties with razor-sharp memory, have lower rates of depression and anxiety. These adults, who recall everyday events and life experiences with the same accuracy as someone aged 20 to 30 years younger to them, show faster movement speed than other older adults, according to a study published July 14 … Read more

Consuming Diabetes Medicine Metformin After SARS-CoV-2 Infection Reduces Long Covid Risk By 40%

[ad_1] Consuming metformin, a safe, affordable and widely-available diabetes medication, for two weeks after being infected with SARS-CoV-2, reduces the risk of developing long Covid by 40 per cent over the 10 months following infection, says a study published June 9 (Indian local time) in the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases. When the symptoms of … Read more