Research

The study provides further evidence of a positive public health impact of banning menthol cigarettes

A new study concludes that the European ban on menthol cigarettes in 2020 made menthol smokers more likely to quit, supporting previous Canadian research on the positive public health impact of banning menthol cigarettes. Christina Kyriakos of Imperial College London led the study in collaboration with researchers from Maastricht University and the Trimbos Institute in …

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Ice swimming may reduce ‘bad’ body fat, but further health benefits unclear – Current Science Review suggests

Immersion in cold water can reduce “bad” body fat in men and reduce the risk of diseases such as diabetes, suggests a major scientific review published in the peer-reviewed journal International Journal of Circumpolar Health. The authors say many of the 104 studies they analyzed showed significant effects of cold water swimming, including on the …

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Study reveals mental health burden in Flint community five years after water crisis

September 20, 2022 Data from the largest community mental health survey in Flint, Michigan, show that one in five adults, or approximately 13,600 people, are believed to have clinical depression, and one in four, or 15,000 people, was assessed for post-traumatic stress disorder five years after the water crisis began. “The mental health burden of …

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Blis Technologies highlights the respiratory health benefits of its oral probiotic

The three independent studies, compiled in a white paper published by New Zealand-based oral probiotics company Blis Technologies Ltd., provide evidence that the strain can reduce the frequency and duration of respiratory illness. “We always say the mouth is the door to the body, and these studies help confirm the role the oral microbiome plays …

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What are the 2-year health outcomes among patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in China?

The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the rapid outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), has claimed more than 6.52 million lives worldwide. The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 variants due to genomic mutations prolonged the pandemic. Some variants of SARS-CoV-2, such as Omicron and Delta, are more transmissible and virulent than the …

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