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  • Many Americans frustrated in search for low-cost COVID boosters
    on September 22, 2023 at 6:11 pm

    Americans seeking out the new COVID boosters are finding themselves held back by insurance entanglements and supply delays.

  • Many low- and middle-income countries unprepared for the battle against cardiovascular disease, study finds
    on September 22, 2023 at 6:00 pm

    Most health care facilities in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are unprepared to treat patients with cardiovascular diseases—despite these conditions leading to millions of people dying prematurely every year, a new study reveals.

  • New research reveals gut microbiota link to colitis
    on September 22, 2023 at 5:45 pm

    A study conducted by Jun Sun’s research team at the University of Illinois Chicago has revealed a new and critical role of Axin1 in regulating intestinal epithelial development and microbial homeostasis. The research, titled “Intestinal Epithelial Axin1 Deficiency Protects Against Colitis via Altered Gut Microbiota,” and published in the journal Engineering, highlights the potential therapeutic strategies for human inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

  • Study finds connection between gut microbiome and bone density
    on September 22, 2023 at 5:45 pm

    There is growing evidence that a relative abundance of certain gut microbes may be related to skeletal health, according to a new study published in Frontiers in Endocrinology. If confirmed by additional research, the findings could provide the opportunity to alter gut microbiomes to achieve better bone health, as scientists learn more about “osteomicrobiology,” a new term recently used to characterize this relationship.

  • One in three women have a baby in their first IVF cycle: Report
    on September 22, 2023 at 5:30 pm

    The annual IVF report from UNSW reveals the latest numbers and trends in assisted reproductive technology.