Common steroids used for asthma, allergies linked to brain decline, study finds

“This new study is particularly interesting in showing the extent to which white matter, which is required for neurons to connect with each other, is affected by medication use,” said…

Covid-19 rebound is probably more common than data suggests, but Paxlovid is still effective

However, some people who take Paxlovid — and some who don’t — experience a rebound case of Covid-19, with a resurgence of symptoms or positive tests just days after completing…

Why COVID-19 reinfections are common; doctors say ‘no limit’ on reinfections

If you’ve had COVID-19 more than once, you’re certainly not alone. Reinfections are becoming more common. “Viruses are very smart. If they are actively infecting a large swath of our…

How to avoid the most common workout injuries, according to experts

Your soft tissues support, connect and surround your bones and internal organs, and include muscles, tendons, ligaments, fat, skin and blood vessels. The most common soft tissue injuries occur in…

Research delves into the origins of pregnancy, pointing to an invasive placenta in the last common ancestor of eutherian mammals — ScienceDaily

The fossil record tells us about ancient life through the preserved remains of body parts like bones, teeth and turtle shells. But how to study the history of soft tissues…

One in 500 men carry extra sex chromosome, putting them at higher risk of several common diseases — ScienceDaily

Around one in 500 men could be carrying an extra X or Y chromosome — most of them unaware — putting them at increased risk of diseases such as type…

Common prostate cancer medications may be less safe than previously thought — ScienceDaily

Men taking either of the two most common oral medications for advanced prostate cancer who had also undergone hormone therapy to treat their disease were at higher risk of serious…

Under anaerobic conditions, common microbial communities can break the ultra-strong carbon-fluorine bond — ScienceDaily

Engineers at UC Riverside are the first to report selective breakdown of a particularly stubborn class of PFAS called fluorinated carboxylic acids (FCAs) by common microorganisms. Under anaerobic conditions, a…

Analysis identifies most common conditions and treatments — ScienceDaily

An analysis of more than 400 singers who sought treatment at UT Southwestern Medical Center for vocal injuries provides a wealth of data on a topic that’s often considered taboo…

Study raises questions about common concussion assessment tool — ScienceDaily

The tool being used to diagnose concussions might be overestimating the condition and wrongly identifying symptoms like fatigue and neck pain caused from intense exercise and not a brain injury,…