Scientists Think They’ve Solved The ‘Enigma’ of How Air Pollution Causes Lung Cancer : ScienceAlert

Scientists said Saturday they had identified the mechanism through which air pollution triggers lung cancer in non-smokers, a discovery one expert hailed as “an important step for science – and for society”. The research illustrated the health risk posed by the tiny particles produced by burning fossil fuels, sparking fresh calls for more urgent action …

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Cancer breakthrough is a ‘wake-up’ call on danger of air pollution | cancer-research

Scientists have uncovered how air pollution causes lung cancer in groundbreaking research that promises to rewrite our understanding of the disease. The findings outline how fine particulates contained in car fumes “awaken” dormant mutations in lung cells and tip them into a cancerous state. The work helps explain why so many non-smokers develop lung cancer …

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Risk of BA.5 Infection among Persons Exposed to Previous SARS-CoV-2 Variants

To the Editor: In recent months, omicron (B.1.1.529) became the dominant variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), displaying some degree of immune evasion.1 The initial omicron subvariants, BA.1 and BA.2, are being progressively displaced by BA.5 in many countries, possibly owing to greater transmissibility and partial evasion of BA.1- and BA.2-induced immunity.2.3 …

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Long COVID’s link to suicide: scientists warn of hidden crisis

CHICAGO/LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Scott Taylor never got to move on from COVID-19. The 56-year-old, who caught the disease in spring 2020, still had not recovered about 18 months later when he killed himself at his home near Dallas, having lost his health, memory and money. “No one cares. No one wants to take …

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Two antibodies identified in Israel can fight all known COVID strains, study finds

Israeli scientists say they have identified antibodies that are so powerful in neutralizing the coronavirus that they could eliminate the need for more vaccine boosters. A research team at Tel Aviv University experimented with numerous antibodies and found that two in particular neutralize all known strains of the coronavirus, including Delta and Omicron, in a …

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Australia’s tough flu season could spell trouble for the US this winter, especially with Covid-19 in the mix

CNN — Influenza is always unpredictable. Infectious disease experts like to hedge their forecasts with a caution: When you’ve seen one flu season, you’ve seen one flu season. But when forecasters try to get a bead on what influenza might have in store for North America in any given winter, they look to countries like …

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Psilocybin as a mental health therapy? Some things to know.

Comment on this story How A few weeks ago, I mentioned to a friend that I was interested in learning more about psychedelics, especially how they might help me with depression and anxiety. That’s a broad category of plant medicines including psilocybin (“magic”) mushrooms, MDMA (ecstasy), DMT (Dimitri or the Businessman’s Trip), ketamine (“special K”) …

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Scientists Discover That a Certain Nutrient Promotes Anti-Aging

According to a clinical trial involving 55 to 70-year-old women, adding this nutrient to the diet can strengthen the body’s antioxidant defenses and possibly lower the chance of developing diabetes, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease. However, more research is needed to confirm its effect. According to the study, the amino acid taurine could be …

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Mum whose eczema was so bad she didn’t leave the house shares ‘unbelievable’ cure she found on YouTube

A mum who blames the menopause for causing eczema to break out across her face and neck and was so embarrassed by her “red raw” skin she didn’t leave the house for three weeks is sharing her £9.50 “wonder cure”. When Lisa Dispirito, 54, first noticed an angry red swelling on her neck in January …

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