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Periodontitis can double the risk of stroke in people under 50 years of age

Periodontitis significantly increases the risk of suffering a stroke in people under the age of 50, according to a study that shows that the more the inflammation in the mouth progressed,...

Fasting Trains Immune Killer Cells to Better Fight Cancer

They discover that fasting could improve the immune response against cancer by reprogramming the body's natural killer cells to improve their survival in the tumor environment and enhance their ability to...

3% of children in Spain suffer from fatty liver: why cases are increasing

The incidence of fatty liver in children, a disease that did not exist at this age until a few years ago, is growing in Spain and already affects 3% of the...

A therapy against Alzheimer’s, effective in its first trial in humans

The first clinical trial in humans of a new drug against Alzheimer's obtains encouraging results by demonstrating its safety and effectiveness in improving the brain's resilience to multiple forms of pathology...

Cold and heat can affect children’s brain development

Children exposed to extreme cold or heat in the womb and during the first three years of life may suffer alterations in the white matter of the brain, according to a...

New Plan to prevent Smoking in Spain: what new features it includes

The new Comprehensive Plan for the Prevention and Control of Smoking 2024-2027 has gone ahead with the consensus of all communities. Learn about the new features it includes to prevent...

Two studies find microplastics in all semen samples analyzed

The presence of microplastics in all semen samples analyzed in two studies warns about the potential impact of the ingestion of these substances on human reproductive function and its relationship with...

The father contributes to the baby’s microbiota in the first year of life

A study in which Spanish researchers participated reveals that parents also significantly influence the intestinal microbiota of their babies, complementing the well-known maternal contribution in the first year of their child's...

Beet juice protects heart health in postmenopausal women

Daily consumption of beet juice could improve blood vessel function in postmenopausal women and reduce the risk of developing heart disease thanks to its naturally occurring nitrate content.The chances of women...

AI manages to predict dementia in patients with mild cognitive impairment

A study carried out by the Polytechnic University of Madrid reveals that artificial intelligence is key to the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's in patients with mild cognitive impairment because it allows...

They reveal what time to exercise to reduce glucose levels

Spanish researchers identify the time of day when moderate to vigorous physical exercise is most effective in regulating blood sugar levels in sedentary adults who are overweight or obese.Physical activity has...

Children with autism have triple the risk of being bullied at school

A study carried out in Tarragona reveals that boys and girls with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a significantly higher risk of suffering abuse, isolation...

Write it and throw it away: they confirm a simple method to reduce anger

A group of researchers at Nagoya University has found that writing down one's reaction to a negative incident or provocation on a piece of paper and then shredding or throwing it...

New eye drops for the treatment of glaucoma available in Spain

Roclanda is now available in Spain, a new eye drop financed by the Health Ministry indicated to reduce intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma, which is the first ROCK inhibitor...

ADHD is overdiagnosed in the youngest children in school

A study reveals that teachers may be confusing signs of immaturity in children their age with conditions such as ADHD and ASD and highlights the importance of considering relative age when...

The artificial sweetener xylitol linked to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke

A new study from the Cleveland Clinic reveals that consuming high amounts of the sweetener xylitol is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and strokes.Xylitol...

Maintaining a high cognitive reserve can delay or prevent dementia

They discover that having a greater cognitive reserve throughout life can reduce the risk of cognitive decline in old age and that this brain flexibility delays the transition to dementia in...

Eating too much salt increases the risk of developing atopic dermatitis

They relate excess salt in the diet to atopic dermatitis and its severity and find that consuming just one additional gram of sodium per day – half a teaspoon of table...

They discover 95 regions of the genome linked to the risk of post-traumatic stress

A huge genetic study of more than 1.2 million people reveals differences in the genome linked to the risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), offering new insights for future treatment...

They reveal why women who follow the Mediterranean diet live longer

A study in which more than 25,000 women participated shows that following the Mediterranean diet can reduce the risk of mortality by 23% and finds evidence of biological changes that could...

They identify the genetic alteration that causes intellectual disability

They discover that a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects tens of thousands of people and causes intellectual disability is due to mutations in a certain gene, a finding that will improve the...

Women live longer, but with more health problems than men

A study finds persistent health differences between both sexes worldwide and that, although women live longer, they endure conditions such as low back pain and headaches and depressive and musculoskeletal disorders...

Spain approves the Smoking Prevention Plan: these are its keys

The Council of Ministers has approved the Comprehensive Tobacco Prevention Plan (PIT) 2024-2027 with the consensus of all the autonomous communities to reduce the prevalence of tobacco consumption and limit environmental...

They develop a promising reversible male contraceptive option

They find a new approach to creating a non-hormonal, reversible male contraceptive pill that has reduced fertility in mice without causing side effects and has shown that the animals regained fertility...

Orange peels may be key to heart health

They discover that a compound contained in orange peels can inhibit the production of harmful chemicals by intestinal bacteria and improve cardiovascular health, so it could be included in dietary supplements.Cardiovascular...

Noise and pollution damage the mental health of young people and adolescents

Exposure to air pollution and noise during the early stages of life increases the risk of suffering from psychotic disorders, depression and anxiety during adolescence and youth, according to a study...

Including peanuts in your baby’s diet can prevent them from developing allergies.

A new study shows that introducing peanuts into a baby's diet and continuing until 5 years of age induces a lasting tolerance to this food until adolescence and helps prevent this...

Spanish scientists propose a new genetic form of Alzheimer’s

A study carried out by experts at the Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona reveals that carrying two copies of the APOE4 gene defines a unique genetic variant of Alzheimer's disease, suggesting...

Adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet improves the quality of your sleep

A study that analyzes how the consumption of fruits and vegetables influences sleep duration, and vice versa, reveals that people who sleep between 7 and 9 hours consume more fruits and...

Tattoos are associated with a 21% increased risk of lymphatic cancer

A new study finds that the risk of developing cancer in the lymphatic system or lymphoma is up to 21% higher in tattooed people and suggests that tattoos could be a...