Coronavirus: NHS hospitals using Amazon Wish Lists to ask for donations of basic items

Coronavirus: NHS hospitals using Amazon Wish Lists to ask for donations of basic items

NHS hospitals are using Amazon Wish Lists to appeal for donations of basic items including toothbrushes and sanitary products during the pandemic, according to a report by BBC News.

‘Call your GP’: Women displaying new gynae cancer symptoms during lockdown urged to seek medical advice

‘Call your GP’: Women displaying new gynae cancer symptoms during lockdown urged to seek medical advice

It comes after a recent YouGov poll for the Eve Appeal – a charity that funds research into gynaecological cancers – found that 38 per cent of 25 to 34-year-olds said they would delay seeking medical advice if they experienced bleeding after sex, a key symptom of cervical cancer.

Coronavirus: NHS transplant service ‘may be forced to shut’ due to pandemic

Coronavirus: NHS transplant service ‘may be forced to shut’ due to pandemic

Professor John Forsyth, medical director for transplant and organ donation at NHSBT, said other countries had already reached the point where transplants were no longer possible.It is safe to donate blood during the Covid-19 outbreak, the NHS says.

Nurses say training grants are only ‘first step’ in fixing NHS shortage

Nurses say training grants are only ‘first step’ in fixing NHS shortage

The Royal College of Nursing said the new policy was only a “first step” to removing barriers and that more funding was needed.Some 6,,669 nurses were added to the register in that period, the NMC said.

Nicotinamide mononucleotide ameliorates the depression-like behaviors and is associated with attenuating the disruption of mitochondrial bioenergetics in depressed mice

Nicotinamide mononucleotide ameliorates the depression-like behaviors and is associated with attenuating the disruption of mitochondrial bioenergetics in depressed mice

Transcriptome and metabolome analyses revealed that in depressed mice, NMN reduced the mRNA expression of genes involved in fatty acid synthesis, stimulation of β-oxidation and glycolysis, and increased production of acetyl-coenzyme A for the tricarboxylic acid cycle.

Whey protein helps with muscle weight gain

Whey protein helps with muscle weight gain

In this study, the researchers hypothesized that consuming whey protein could increase muscle weight gain in rats subjected to a resistance exercise program by inhibiting oxidative stress caused by high-intensity resistance exercise.

Adversity’s effects on the gut and brain might begin in childhood

Adversity’s effects on the gut and brain might begin in childhood

“Our study is among the first to link disruption of a child’s gastrointestinal microbiome triggered by early life adversity with brain activity in regions associated with emotional health,” Callaghan said.

Weekly Health Quiz: Sucralose, Potatoes and Dementia

Weekly Health Quiz: Sucralose, Potatoes and Dementia

1 Increasing NADPH — one of the major suppliers of electrons to your antioxidants — can be done by inhibiting the enzyme that uses it, NADPH oxidase. Which supplement can slow down NOX inhibition?

Study Finds Curcumin Targets Achilles Heel of Lethal Cancers

Study Finds Curcumin Targets Achilles Heel of Lethal Cancers

Research shows that treating multiple myeloma with a combination of curcumin and the proteasome inhibitor carfilzomib resulted in increased cancer cell death. Curcumin Has Multiple Anti-Cancer Pathways Although curcumin’s proteasome inhibition effect alone is impressive, it has a variety of other cancer-fighting pathways as well.

Study: Most consumers don’t understand food’s carbon footprint

Study: Most consumers don’t understand food’s carbon footprint

: How to fight climate change at natural retailRick Larrick, a professor of management and organizations at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, said that even slight changes by consumers can make a big difference in greenhouse-gas emissions.