Gut hormone blocks brain cell formation and is linked to Parkinson’s dementia

A gut hormone, ghrelin, is a key regulator of new nerve cells in the adult brain, a Swansea-led research team has discovered. It could help pave the way for new drugs to treat dementia in patients with Parkinson’s Disease. Blood-borne factors such as hormones regulate the process of brain cell formation—known as neurogenesis—and cognition in […]

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15,000 expected at National Mall in DC for ‘worship protest’ Sunday

Evangelical singer and former Republican congressional hopeful Sean Feucht will host a large “worship protest” in Washington, D.C. this weekend that expects to draw 15,000 attendees to the National Mall for prayer, singing and mass baptisms. The Sunday event is the final stop in Feucht’s “Let Us Worship” tour, which has brought the Christian musician […]

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Updated CPR guidelines tackle health disparities management of opioid-related emergencies

The recovery phase following cardiac arrest continues long after hospitalization and is now included as a key link in the Chain of Survival, a widely adopted series of critical actions that work to maximize the chance of someone surviving cardiac arrest, according to the “2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency […]

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