Major disparity discovered showing poor access to quality produce in low-income areas

Major disparity discovered showing poor access to quality produce in low-income areas

October 13, 2021
Summary: It is long known that health disparities between various neighborhoods exist. Further, health data show a greater prevalence of gastrointestinal infections in low-income areas. However, experts have always assumed that these disparities are due to poorer hygienic conditions. This new research indicates that contaminated…

Altered cholesterol metabolism in the brain may have a role in Alzheimer’s.

Altered cholesterol metabolism in the brain may have a role in Alzheimer’s.

October 12, 2021
Summary: Accumulation of amyloid-beta appears to play a central role in the development of Alzheimer’s. However, researchers have a limited understanding of the production of amyloid protein in brain cells. But new studies show that the production of amyloid-beta protein is increased in those with…

Covid-19 restrictions doubled the rate of weight gain in children.

Covid-19 restrictions doubled the rate of weight gain in children.

October 11, 2021
Summary: The prevalence of obesity in children and young adults has risen in the US and even globally. It will have long-term consequences like an increase in diabetes, hypertension, and other related disorders. It has been an ongoing trend for the last few decades. Even…