Month: June 2022

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The Mere Sight of a Meal Triggers an Inflammatory Response in the Brain – Neuroscience News

Summary: The simple sight and smell of a meal prior to consumption triggers insulin release. This insulin release depends on a short-term inflammatory response. In those who are overweight, this inflammatory response is so excessive it can impair insulin secretion. Source: University of Basel Even before carbohydrates reach the bloodstream, the very sight and smell …

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Women who have already undergone menopause have more hyperintensities on their brains, and the lesions put them at a higher risk of cognitive decline (file photo)

Women who have gone through menopause have ‘hyperintensities’, raises risk of Alzheimer’s

Women who have gone through menopause have ‘hyperintensities’ on their brain that raises risk of Alzheimer’s and stroke, study finds Researchers found that women who have already undergone menopause have more hyperintensities – a small lesion – on their brain People who have more on their brain are more likely to develop cognitive conditions like …

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LIV Golf LIVE: Leaderboard and Day 1 scores as Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau join rebel tour in Portland

LIV Golf LIVE: Leaderboard and Day 1 scores as Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau join rebel tour in Portland

Golf’s newest and most controversial tour, the LIV Golf Series, hosts its second event in Portland, Oregon this week with the action kicking off tonight. The Saudi-backed venture has added more high-profile names to its roster, with America’s Brooks Koepka, Bryson DeChambeau, and Patrick Reed among the latest players to defect from the PGA Tour, …

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U.C.L.A. and U.S.C. Poised to Join Big Ten, Rattling College Sports Anew

U.C.L.A. and U.S.C. Poised to Join Big Ten, Rattling College Sports Anew

U.C.L.A. and Southern California on Thursday appeared ready to jump from the Pac-12 Conference to the Big Ten in the coming years, a move that would trigger another seismic remaking of the competitive and economic landscapes of college sports. The maneuvering came as the Big Ten, whose membership currently includes 14 universities in a predominantly …

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As Monkeypox Cases Rise, New York Will Distribute 8,000 Vaccine Doses

As Monkeypox Cases Rise, New York Will Distribute 8,000 Vaccine Doses

New York has emerged as a hot spot for a growing monkeypox outbreak, but as the city prepares to receive thousands of doses of vaccine, it is unclear how the city will distribute them equitably to the people most at risk for the disease: sexually active gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with …

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The secret to good health later in life? Researchers think it could be banking your poop now

The secret to good health later in life? Researchers think it could be banking your poop now

A group of researchers has some counterintuitive advice: Saving your poop now could save your life someday. In an opinion paper published Thursday in the journal Trends in Molecular Medicine, the researchers make the case for autologous fecal microbiota transplantation, or FMT — using your own poop to restore your health later in life.  They …

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Eight new cases of monkeypox diagnosed in Mass. in past week, DPH says

Eight new cases of monkeypox diagnosed in Mass. in past week, DPH says

Eight new cases of monkeypox in adult males were identified within the past week, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said.The DPH said the total number of monkeypox cases in Massachusetts is now 21 since the first case in the United States was announced on May 18.The DPH said the eight cases announced Thursday were …

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NHL's top offer-sheet candidates in 2022: Tkachuk, Sandin, Lehkonen and more

NHL’s top offer-sheet candidates in 2022: Tkachuk, Sandin, Lehkonen and more

Two years ago, we were teased with the Sebastian Aho offer sheet.  Last year, the Hurricanes delivered with Jesperi Kotkaniemi.  Is this a start of a trend in the right direction to bring us more chaos? Probably not, but we all can hope.  With the cap slowly starting to increase, teams around the league may be …

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