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An omega-6 fatty acid may reduce the risk for bipolar disorder

A genetic propensity to higher circulating levels of lipids containing arachidonic acid, an omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid found in eggs, poultry, and seafood, has been found to be linked with…

Artificial intelligence detects heart defects in newborns

Many children announce their arrival in the delivery room with a piercing cry. As a newborn automatically takes its first breath, the lungs inflate, the blood vessels in the lungs…

For younger women, mental health now may predict heart health later #AAC24

Younger women are generally thought to have a low risk of heart disease, but new research urges clinicians to revisit that assumption, especially for women who suffer from certain mental…

Semaglutide Reduces Severity of Common Liver Disease in People with HIV #CROI2024

A weekly injection of semaglutide was safe and reduced the amount of fat in the liver by 31% in people with HIV and metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD), according…

Researchers optimize genetic tests for diverse populations to tackle health disparities

To prevent an emerging genomic technology from contributing to health disparities, a scientific team funded by the National Institutes of Health has devised new ways to improve a genetic testing…

Switching to vegan or ketogenic diet rapidly impacts immune system

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health observed rapid and distinct immune system changes in a small study of people who switched to a vegan or a ketogenic (also called…