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Air Pollution Linked to Increase in Newborn Intensive Care Admissions: Study

New Born Baby | (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington D.C, July 20: Infants born to women exposed to high levels of air pollution in the week before delivery are more likely to be admitted to a newborn intensive care unit (NICU), suggest the recent findings. Depending on the type of pollution, chances for NICU admission increased… Read More »

Protein-linked sugars are crucial for the uptake of proteins linked to Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that affects more than 6 million people worldwide, is caused by the buildup of alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain. The biological function of alpha-synuclein is still not well understood, but because of its role in neurodegenerative diseases, researchers are actively studying this protein to understand the mechanisms of the disease… Read More »

Can Lychees Be Poisonous? Litchis Linked to Encephalitis – How to Eat This Fruit Safely

Litchi (Photo Credits: Pexels) Lychee or litchi is a fruit of Chinese origin that has a juicy white flesh, a pinkish outer skin and a single brown seed. The fragrant fruit is a summer favourite and it is a rich source of vitamin C, copper and potassium. It also has antioxidants like epicatechin and rutin.… Read More »