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‘Western’ junk-food diet linked to plummeting sperm counts: study – New York Post

Men, you may want to eat your greens. A new study suggests that our society’s junk food-filled diet is causing sperm counts in men to plummet. The research, published last week in the JAMA Network Open medical journal, found that a “Western” diet of processed foods, pizza and red meats was tied to lower sperm… Read More »

Healthcare access has declined in past two decades, despite Obamacare: Study

Financial access to healthcare services has declined over the past two decades, despite the implementation of Obamacare and other government insurance programs, according to a new study. The analysis, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, traces the drop in access to the rise in premiums, deductibles, co-pays, and other costs, which have weighed against higher insurance… Read More »

Rare shrew-spread virus linked to deaths of 8 German residents, study finds

At least eight people in Germany who died of encephalitis likely contracted a rare virus from shrews, a small mole-like animal, that led to the fatal brain-swelling condition often caused by a viral infection. Researchers looked at brain tissue from 56 people who developed encephalitis between 1999 and 2019. Samples revealed that at least eight people… Read More »

New study reveals the origin of complex malaria infections

New technology employing single cell genome sequencing of the parasite that causes malaria has yielded some surprising results and helps pave the way for possible new intervention strategies for this deadly infectious disease, according to Texas Biomedical Research Institute Assistant Professor Ian Cheeseman, Ph.D. Dr. Cheeseman was Principal Investigator of a three-year study published in… Read More »