r/science 2d ago [deleted]

Health Transgender Individuals Twice as Likely to Die Early as General Population

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r/science 8d ago Silver Helpful Wholesome

Health Study: School days should begin later in morning. School closures had a negative effect on the health and well-being of many young people, but homeschooling also had a positive flipside: Thanks to sleeping longer in the morning, teenagers reported improved health and health-related quality of life.

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r/science 6d ago Silver Helpful Wholesome Helpful (Pro)

Health Study: The idea of smoking as a sociable pastime may be a myth. Smokers may become more socially isolated and lonely than non-smokers as they get older. Smoking was also associated with larger reductions in social contact, increases in social disengagement, and increases in loneliness over time.

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r/science 8d ago Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome Take My Energy Snek

Health Women vaccinated against COVID-19 transfer SARS-CoV-2 antibodies to their breastfed infants, potentially giving their babies passive immunity against the coronavirus. The antibodies were detected in infants regardless of age – from 1.5 months old to 23 months old.

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r/science 3d ago Silver Wholesome LOVE!

Health Multiple Sclerosis Is Likely Caused by a Virus: A study of 10 million US military personnel provides the most convincing evidence yet that multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complication of infection by the Epstein-Barr herpesvirus (EBV). Researchers show that contracting EBV increased MS risk 32-fold.

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r/science 2d ago Helpful

Health Men are more prone to develop inflammation than their female peers after going through breakups or living alone for extended periods, study shows. It is already well known that divorces can lead to poor health and early death among men, but less so among women.

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r/science 14d ago Helpful

Health No convincing scientific evidence that hangover cures work, according to new research. The study assessed 21 placebo-controlled randomized trials of clove extract, red ginseng, Korean pear juice, and other hangover cures.

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r/science 18d ago Helpful (Pro) Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy

Health Substantial weight loss can reduce risk of severe COVID-19 complications. Successful weight-loss intervention before infection associated with 60% lower risk of severe disease in patients with obesity.

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r/science 25d ago Silver Helpful Wholesome Looking

Health People who work out regularly and are aerobically fit tend to guzzle a surprising amount of alcohol. The study—which involved more than 40,000 American adults—finds that active, physically fit men and women are more than twice as likely to be moderate or heavy drinkers as people who are out of shape

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r/science Dec 09 '21 Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Silver Helpful

Health Men who vape are 2.2 times more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction compared to those who don't, study finds

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r/science Dec 15 '21 Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome Today I Learned

Health Cannabis plants have an inherent ability to absorb heavy metals from the soil, making them useful for remediating contaminated sites and this ability to soak up toxic metals may also make cannabis dangerous for consumers who ingest it

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r/science 5d ago Silver Helpful Take My Energy Buff Doge

Health Study: Both anxious and non-anxious individuals show cognitive improvements with 20-minute bouts of exercise. Individuals who practiced 20 minutes of exercise on a treadmill had improved inhibitory control, attention, and action monitoring.

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r/science Dec 14 '21 Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy Faith In Humanity Restored Ally Heartwarming Narwhal Salute Wholesome Seal of Approval This Bravo Grande! Helpful (Pro) Wholesome (Pro)

Health Logic's song '1-800-273-8255' saved lives from suicide, study finds. Calls to the suicide helpline soared by 50% with over 10,000 more calls than usual, leading to 5.5% drop in suicides among 10 to 19 year olds — that's about 245 less suicides than expected within the same period

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r/science 5d ago Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote

Health Consuming more than 7 grams (>1/2 tablespoon) of olive oil per day is associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease mortality, cancer mortality, neurodegenerative disease mortality and respiratory disease mortality.

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r/science Dec 06 '21 Silver Helpful Wholesome hehehehe I'm Deceased

Health More than half of young American adults ages 18-25 are either overweight or obese. The number of overweight young adults has increased from roughly 18% in the late 1970’s to almost 24% in 2018

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r/science 12d ago Helpful Wholesome Take My Energy Ally Silver

Health Psilocybin, in 10mg or 25mg doses, has no short- or long-term detrimental effects in healthy people

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r/science Dec 14 '21 Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote

Health Regions that require proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter indoor restaurants, theaters and events see a boost in inoculation rates after instituting the policies, a study published Monday by the Lancet Public Health found.

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r/science Nov 05 '21 Silver Helpful Wholesome 'MURICA Doom

Health Half of U.S. adults who are still unwilling to get the coronavirus vaccine say there is nothing anyone can do to change their minds. 82 percent of Americans agree that the pandemic is a serious threat to public health. 18 percent think COVID vaccinations are more dangerous than the virus itself.

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r/science 2d ago Silver Wholesome

Health Politics is making us sick: The negative impact of political engagement on public health

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r/science 1d ago Helpful

Health Study finds COVID-19 is linked to more diabetes diagnoses in kids: A new CDC study found children who had COVID-19 were 116% more likely to get diagnosed with diabetes a month or more later.

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r/science Dec 13 '21 Silver Helpful Wholesome

Health Working night shifts increases the risk of diabetes. A new study suggests that eating both during day time and night time (as a lot of night shift workers do) interferes with circadian glucose rhythms and impairs glucose tolerance. But, there is a way to prevent this - restrict meals to day time.

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r/science 11d ago Helpful

Health Study: E-cigarette use linked to smoking cessation among smokers not planning to quit. Among smokers who never had plans to quit, those who used e-cigarettes daily were eight times more likely to stop smoking cigarettes than those who did not use e-cigarettes.

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r/science Nov 13 '21 Silver Gold Helpful All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy Ally This Dread Take My Power 'MURICA Heartbreak [deleted]

Health Pregnant women in the United States die by homicide more often than they die of pregnancy-related causes — and they're frequently killed by a partner. Pregnant or recently pregnant black women have up to nearly three-fold higher risk of dying by homicide than those who are not pregnant.

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r/science 2d ago

Health Space travel destroys red blood cells faster than on Earth

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r/science 8d ago Silver Helpful Wearing is Caring

Health Dry oven heat can disinfect N95 COVID masks. method that uses dry ovens can disinfect N95 masks for reuse in settings where new masks may not be available, a new study shows.

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