DEA Lookup.com Healthcare Industry News: 2021



Dementia: The popular drink linked to a threefold greater risk of Alzheimer's - study
A study published in journal Stroke identified a concerning link between dementia risk and artificially-sweetened beverages. More...


Inflammatory bowel disease may be correlated to microplastic consumption: study
Individuals affected by inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have more microplastics in their feces than healthy controls, a new study has found. More...


Study: Intermittent Fasting Effective for Weight Loss and Health
A new review shows intermittent fasting really does produce weight loss and may even improve certain markers of heart health. More...


If You've Had COVID You're Likely Protected for Life
If you've had COVID-19, even a mild case, you've more than likely got long-term immunity according to a team of researchers from Washington University School of Medicine. More...


Opioid overdoses become No. 1 cause of death among US adults, ages 18-45: 'A national emergency'
More adults between 18 and 45 died of fentanyl overdoses in 2020 than COVID-19, motor vehicle accidents, cancer and suicide. More...


Most parents still have concerns about safety of Covid-19 vaccines for children, survey finds
Most parents still have concerns about the safety of Covid-19 vaccines for children, and 30% will 'definitely not' vaccinate their children. More...


Coronavirus infects fat cells, study suggests
A new study hints that the coronavirus infects fat cells and certain immune cells in fat. More...


What Taking Vitamin C Every Day Does to Your Body
There are a bunch of benefits - and a few risks - to amping up your vitamin C intake. More...


Omicron appears more contagious, less dangerous than other variants
A possible scenario is that Omicron makes the coronavirus less scary, Hadassah’s Prof. Dror Mevorach said. More...


Green seaweed may help prevent COVID-19 virus from affecting human cells: Study
Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) said ulvan, the major water-soluble polysaccharide extracted from the cell wall of green seaweed, could help stop coronavirus from infecting human cells, Jerusalem Post reported. More...


Innovative silicon nanochip can reprogram biological tissue in living body
A silicon device that can change skin tissue into blood vessels and nerve cells has advanced from prototype to standardized fabrication, meaning it can now be made in a consistent, reproducible way. More...


Alzheimer's disease: The vitamin deficiency found in 70% of patients - signs to spot
Studies have warned that a vitamin D deficiency could fuel the mechanisms that lead to Alzheimer's. More...


Hypertension diet: The 32p ‘superfood’ to bring blood pressure down
High blood pressure affects one in three British adults. To slash your risk of hypertension and bring it down towards the ‘healthy' range, eat more beets. More...


Common Toxins Linked to Autism
Parents, experts voice concerns about aluminum and other toxins, especially in vaccines More...


Common diet hailed as ‘world’s best’ may harm your fertility, experts warn
The health benefits of increasing fruit, vegetables and wholegrain consumption are partially diminished by the higher pesticide exposure associated with these foods. More...


Study finds that sitting more is linked to increased feelings of depression, anxiety
A lot of people suddenly became more sedentary during the onset of the pandemic, which led to more depression and anxiety. More...


Has a treatment for Alzheimer's been sitting on pharmacy shelves for decades? Scientists have two possible candidates
Two drugs approved decades ago not only counteract brain damage caused by Alzheimer's disease in animal models, the same therapeutic combination may also improve cognition. More...


Scientists Identify the Cause of Alzheimer’s Progression in the Brain - Very Different Than Previously Thought
Researchers have used human data to quantify the speed of different processes that lead to Alzheimer’s disease. More...


Maintaining stem cell stickiness could be the key to battling baldness
Scientists have discovered a previously unknown mechanism by which stem cells can influence hair loss More...


What You Should Know About New Aspirin Guidelines
New proposed guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggest that many older adults who are not at elevated risk should not start taking daily baby aspirin. More...


I knew that was going to happen... The truth about premonitions
Can quantum biology explain premonitions, or is it just our imagination? More...


The Top 3 Nutrients To Add To Your Diet For Hair Growth
If you want to encourage healthy hair growth prioritize protein, B vitamins, and vitamin D. More...


Doctor Says Doing This One Thing Could Help You Live Longer
Cardiorespiratory fitness has been found to be more effective than weight loss at reducing the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease or any cause. More...


Eating This Could Reduce Your Hip Fracture Risk by Half, Science Says
A new study of over 7,000 people found that eating more calcium and protein reduced risk of hip fractures by 50%, even in individuals who were getting enough vitamin D. More...


Another Blood Pressure Medication Recall Due To Cancer Concerns
The FDA announced another blood pressure medication recall - Irbesartan from Lupin Pharmaceuticals. More...


Dementia: The link between symptoms found in your ears and risk still baffling scientists
Hearing loss is an early warning sign of dementia. More...


Internet addiction a growing problem
Cam Adair finally realised that his addiction to video games was out of control when it made him consider ending his life. More...


Antibiotics May Alter Infant Brain Development: Study
New research adds to growing evidence that antibiotics damage infant neurological development, even at low doses. More...


US Drug Overdose Deaths Reached Record High of 96,000 in First 12 Months of Pandemic: CDC
Deaths from drug overdose in the United States jumped nearly 30 percent in a 12-month period ending in March 2021, according to provisional data released on Wednesday. More...


The Power of Placebo
Placebo effect varies from a low of 15 percent to a high of 72 percent - with most people gaining a 30 percent benefit. More...


This Popular Herb Could Help Prevent Alzheimer's, New Study Finds
A new study found that fenchol, a naturally occurring compound found in basil, may have a protective effect against Alzheimer's disease. More...


EU Finds J&J Covid Shot Possibly Linked to Another Rare Clotting Condition
The EU identified a link between the J&J Covid shot and venous thromboembolism - a bleeding disorder caused by the body mistakenly attacking platelets, which leads to blood clots. More...


Babies Could Have at Least 10 Times More Microplastics in Their Bodies Than Adults: Study
Babies could have at least 10 times more microplastics in their bodies than adults, according to a recent study published in the American Chemical Society. More...


Having high blood pressure in your 30s raises your risk of developing dementia by 60%, study warns
Study of Brits found earlier high blood pressure in 30s and 40s age range increases dementia risk. More...


The higher your BMI, the greater your risk of developing cancer
More body fat dramatically raises the risk of cancers of the digestive system, warn Cambridge scientists. More...


Healthiest Produce That's in Season
Tune your body in to fall with these delicious and nutritious foods More...


These Everyday Household Chemicals May Explain Why You Can't Lose Weight
Obesogens may be sabotaging your weight-loss goals. More...


Acetaminophen May Be Less Safe During Pregnancy Than Previously Thought
Acetaminophen (Tylenol) could be more harmful to take while pregnant than currently thought, and could alter fetal development increasing the risk of neurodevelopmental and reproductive disorders, as well as genital defects. More...


US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for seniors, high-risk
In a surprising turn, the FDA advisory panel of scientists rejected, 16-2, boosters for almost everyone. More...


The 12 Worst Endocrine Disruptors in Your Body
Avoid these chemicals and the consequences of their hormone-disrupting effects More...


Home Test for COVID-19 Is Eligible Medical Expense: IRS
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on Sept. 10 said that the cost of home testing for COVID-19 is an eligible medical expense. More...


Higher stress levels raise blood pressure, risk of heart attack and stroke, study finds
Even if your blood pressure is normal right now, high stress levels may put you at risk of developing hypertension within the next decade or so, a new study found. More...


The US is nearing immunity from COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found roughly 80 percent of the country has vaccine or natural immunity. More...


Teenage boys more at risk from vaccines than Covid
Scientists find young males are six times more likely to suffer from heart problems after being jabbed than be hospitalised from coronavirus More...


Targeting the gut to relieve rheumatoid arthritis
UCL researchers have shown that damage to the lining of the gut plays an important role in the development of rheumatoid arthritis, paving the way for a new approach to treating the disease. More...


Young adult cannabis consumers nearly twice as likely to suffer from a heart attack, research shows
Whether you smoke it, vape it or eat it as an edible, cannabis may be significantly increasing your risk of a heart attack. More...


Previous Covid Prevents Delta Infection Better Than Pfizer Shot
People who recovered from a bout of Covid-19 during one of the earlier waves of the pandemic appear to have a lower risk of contracting the delta variant than those who got two doses of the vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE. More...


Nurses Warn of Staff Shortages Due to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
Terminations, job walk-offs could be 'devastating' to communities More...


US Officials Investigating Moderna Vaccine for Myocarditis Link, Newspaper Says
Federal officials are investigating reports that the Moderna vaccine against COVID-19 may be linked to a higher risk of myocarditis or heart inflammation in young adults than previously thought. More...


Sugars from human milk could help treat, prevent infections in newborns
Human milk oligosaccharides can help prevent group B Streptococcus bacterial infections. More...


More Reasons to Love Watermelon
The ultimate summer fruit is ripe for the picking, and it comes with a wealth of health benefits. More...


Underlying Medical Conditions and Severe Illness Among 540,667 Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19
Severe COVID-19 illness in adults has been linked to several key underlying medical conditions. More...


Most Recovered COVID-19 Patients Have Broad, Robust Immunity That Likely Provides Some Protection Against Variants: Study
People who recover from COVID-19 retain a broad and durable immunity to the disease, including variants, according to an Emory University study published in the journal Cell Reports Medicine. More...


2 major San Francisco hospitals reported that 233 staff members tested positive for COVID-19
Hundreds of staffers at two major hospitals in San Francisco have tested positive for coronavirus in July, with most of them being breakthrough cases of the Delta variant. More...


Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness Drops to 84 Percent After Six Months: Study
The effectiveness of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in preventing symptomatic infection drops by more than 10 percent after six months, the company said on July 28. More...


CDC: Studies Propelling Shift in Mask Guidance Not Available
The studies that prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to change their mask guidance for vaccinated persons are not available, a spokesperson told The Epoch Times. More...


CDC urges labs to use COVID tests that can differentiate from flu
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged labs this week to stock clinics with new multiplexed test kits that can test for both the coronavirus and the flu as the 'influenza season' draws near. More...


Breastfeeding for any amount of time linked to lower blood pressure in toddlers, study finds
Toddlers who were breastfed for any amount of time had lower blood pressure than those who were not breastfed at all, according to a new study. More...


Puzzles, card games later in life may delay Alzheimer's onset by five years, study finds
Study participants answered how often they read books, played board games or puzzles over the year More...


'Inflammation clock' can reveal body's biological age
Using machine learning, researchers created a tool that might help doctors improve people's healthy lifespan. More...


Dancing to music may halt progression of Parkinson’s disease
The results of a new study suggest that dancing to music can halt the progression of physical and psychological symptoms of Parkinson’s. More...


Having 1 or 2 alcoholic drinks a day increases risk of cancer by damaging DNA, new study finds
Consuming as little as two alcoholic drinks a day was linked to more than 103,000 new cancer cases in 2020, according to a July 13 study in The Lancet Oncology. More...


Antibiotic use linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer
New research indicates that increased use of antibiotics is linked to a greater risk of colon cancer, particularly in people under the age of 50 years. More...


One Major Effect Drinking Coffee Has on Your Liver Health, Says New Study
Your morning cup of java is improving your life in more ways than one. More...


The Debate over Origins of SARS-CoV-2
There has been renewed discussion and interest into understanding the biological origins of SARS-CoV-2 More...


Parasite Drug Analyzed as Possible Covid Treatment in U.K. Trial
Oxford is studying the drug, which is already in use in South Africa and is an antiviral. More...


Cannabis use may be associated with suicidality in young adults
NIH study suggests a link between cannabis use and higher levels of suicidal ideation, plan, and attempt. More...


A hospital algorithm designed to predict a deadly condition misses most cases
A new study published in JAMA found that Epic Health's software had many false alarms. More...


Parents send face masks worn by children at school for lab analysis.
They discovered that face masks collect numerous bacteria that cause, in many cases, serious illnesses. More...


Experts Research Whether People Who Had COVID-19 Also Need to Get Vaccinated
Researchers from the Cleveland Clinic have found that people who've already had COVID-19 may not necessarily benefit from vaccination, according to a new small study. More...


German lockdowns had ‘no direct connection’ to falling COVID rates
Scientists at Munich University found German infection rate was already falling before lockdown was imposed More...


Eating Mushrooms Vastly Cuts Cancer Risk, According To New Research
Overall, these findings provide important evidence for the protective effects of mushrooms against cancer. More...


Hydroxychloroquine + Azithromycin therapy at a higher dose improved survival by nearly 200% in ventilated COVID patients
HCQ and AZM appears to be associated with a more than 100% increase in survival, without a clear correlation with ECG abnormalities. More...


Diabetes: Diet and weight loss may reduce need for blood pressure drugs
In a study of people with type 2 diabetes and obesity on a low energy replacement diet within a structured intensive weight loss program, 28% of participants could stop blood pressure medication for at least 2 years. More...


Why Drinking Too Much Caffeine Sets Off Feelings of Anxiety, According to Experts
Having one too many cups of coffee can be like adding fuel to the fire. More...


New research from Washington University shows mild cases of COVID-19 leave people with lifelong antibodies
If you’ve had a mild case of COVID-19, a new study shows you could have protection that lasts a lifetime. More...


Large Vessel Stroke Linked to AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine
The first cases of large vessel arterial occlusion strokes linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine have been described in the United Kingdom. More...


None of the colleges requiring COVID vaccine will accept acquired immunity as alternative: report
But studies show previous infection from the virus provides lasting immunity, including from its variants More...


Nineteen percent of adults with high blood pressure take drugs that worsen the condition
Among adults with high blood pressure, 19 percent of them are taking one or more medications that may be elevating their blood pressure, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology. More...


New Research Shows COVID-19 Alters Gray Matter Volume in the Brain
Covid-19 patients who receive oxygen therapy or experience fever show reduced gray matter volume in the frontal-temporal network of the brain. More...


COVID-19 testing turns to T cells
A diagnostic test based on sequencing long-lived SARS-CoV-2 - specific memory T cells provides a complement to antibody testing for determining previous exposure to SARS-CoV-2. More...


In latest phone scam, a fake DEA agent tries to steal your money using gift cards
Authorities have launched a public awareness campaign to combat the scam. More...


Everything you need to know about DEA numbers
The DEA number touches on almost all aspects of the American healthcare system. More...


How the Closure of In-School Learning Damaged U.S. Children's Mental Health During the Pandemic
Psychologist Tali Raviv at Northwestern University, involved a survey of more than 32,000 caregivers looking after children from kindergarten to grade 12 in the Chicago public school system. The definition of 'caregiver' was broad, including parents and grandparents as More...


'Distancing isn't helping you': Indoor COVID-19 exposure risk same at 6, 60 feet, MIT researcher says
People who maintain 60 feet of distance from others indoors are no more protected than if they socially distanced by 6 feet. More...


Multivitamins, Omega-3, Probiotics, Vitamin D May Lessen Risk of COVID-19
Taking multivitamins, omega-3, probiotics, or vitamin D supplements may lessen the risk of testing positive for SARS-CoV-2. More...


Physical inactivity tied to higher COVID-19 risk; new trial attempts to reinfect virus survivors
Patients with COVID-19 who have been consistently physically inactive have a significantly higher risk of severe outcomes. More...


Herpes infection possibly linked to COVID-19 vaccine, study says
Herpes infections may be a side effect of the COVID-19 vaccine, experts have revealed. More...


Saliva as a gold-standard sample for SARS-CoV-2 detection
As COVID-19 continues to strain public health systems the urgent need for simple, accessible, and frequent testing remains. More...


Poor sleep nearly doubles risk of sexual dysfunction in women, study says
Consistently getting a bad night's sleep may lead to an unsatisfactory sex life for many older women, a new study finds. More...


CCP Virus Variant Affects Vaccinated People More Than Unvaccinated People: Study
A study from Tel Aviv University found that a South African variant of covid affects people vaccinated with the Pfizer shot more than unvaccinated people. More...


Sunlight Linked With Lower COVID-19 Deaths - And NOT Because of Vitamin D
One explanation for the lower number of deaths is that sunlight exposure causes the skin to release nitric oxide. More...


One Major Side Effect of Late-Night Snacking, Says a New Study
New research suggests it could hinder your ability to work the next day. More...


Psychiatric and neurological problems are common in COVID-19's wake, study finds
Six months after becoming ill, roughly a third of surviving patients were diagnosed with at least one neurological or psychiatric disorder. More...


Half of new cases are in 5 states
Nearly half of new coronavirus infections nationwide are in NY NJ PA FL MI. More...


Surprising Side Effects Fast Food Has on Your Immune System, Says Science
Fast food also contains chemical additives that are as addictive as heroin, and stimulate additional hunger. More...


Manufacturers have been using nanotechnology-derived graphene in face masks - now there are safety concerns
Warnings of potential 'early pulmonary toxicity' associated with graphene-containing face masks raise serious questions over safety checks and balances. More...


The 100 Healthiest Foods You Can Buy at the Grocery Store
A list of foods with the most protein, fiber, and healthy fats for the fewest calories and added sugar. More...


Fasting acts as diet catalyst in those with metabolic syndrome
Fasting before dietary changes improves the effects of those changes for those with obesity, high blood pressure, lipid metabolism disorder and diabetes mellitus. More...


Brisk Walking Is Good for the Aging Brain
Older people with mild cognitive impairment showed improvements in brain blood flow and memory after a yearlong aerobic exercise program. More...


T cells induced by COVID-19 infection respond to new virus variants -U.S. study
Study of T cells indicates strong long term immune response, even in variants that antibodies and vaccines do not. More...


Amish community in Pennsylvania becomes first in US to achieve herd immunity after reopening churches
Allen Hoover of the Parochial Medical Center said that 90% of households became infected with virus when they resumed church services late last spring. More...


What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Carrots
Why are these crunchy roots so good for you? We asked the experts. More...


The Plant-Based Food Group That Helps Support Muscle Strength, Study Finds
According to a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition today, diets rich in green leafy vegetables support significantly better muscle function. More...


Study: Herd immunity from COVID-19 may be closer than expected
A new study shows the number of COVID-19 infections in our country may actually be twice as high as the numbers we see from confirmed test results. More...


Smartphone addiction ruins sleep, study says, but you can fight back
Addiction to smartphones will result in poor sleep, according to a new study. More...


Is There A Perfect Ratio Of Daily Fruits & Vegetables? This Study Says Yes
Recent research published by the American Heart Association in their journal Circulation suggests there is an optimal ratio of fruits and vegetables. More...


This Blood Type Is Protective Against COVID, Study Says
People with blood type O have a lower chance of being infected with or developing serious illness from COVID-19, a study says. More...


Pfizer COVID vaccine may be less effective in obese people, study finds
Pfizer’s vaccine may be less effective in protecting obese people from coronavirus, scientists said. More...


Vitamins, healthy eating key to keeping strong immune system during the COVID-19 pandemic
In a year upended by COVID-19, it seemed as if our immune systems received more attention than ever before. More...


Mental well-being linked to better cardiovascular and overall health
The AHA stated that mental health is an important component to heart health, cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment, and overall well-being. More...


Social media damages teenagers' mental health, report says
Teenagers' mental health is being damaged by heavy social media use, a report has found. More...


Coronavirus cases are falling in US, but experts say it's not from the COVID-19 vaccine yet
New coronavirus cases are on the decline in the United States after staggering post-holiday peaks last month, but experts say it's too early for new COVID-19 vaccines to be having an influence. . More...


More People Choosing To Die At Home As Hospitals Limit Visitations Amid Pandemic
National hospice organizations report seeing double-digit percentage increases in the number of patients being cared for at home. More...


Groundbreaking COVID-19 Treatment Found In Unexpected Cancer Drug
Aplidin found to be 27.5 times more effective than the Gilead Sciences’ popular coronavirus drug remdesivir. More...


80% of Americans Are Deficient in This Mineral That Controls Sugar Cravings
Adding more magnesium in your diet could also help improve sleep, digestion, and immune health. More...


Why the Mediterranean diet is actually as beneficial as everyone says
The heart-healthy diet might offer anti-aging and cancer progression benefits. More...


Stress caused by today's crises can actually damage your health. A doctor has some suggestions.
Emotions live in our bodies, and our bodies naturally experience the physical effects of ongoing stress. More...


Toxins in marijuana smoke may be harmful to health, study finds
Smoking weed may expose you to the same type of toxic chemicals found in tobacco smoke, a new study finds. More...


Covid-19 immunity likely lasts for years
A new study shows immune cells primed to fight the coronavirus should persist for a long time after someone is vaccinated or recovers from infection. More...


Miami Beach doctor's death after COVID-19 vaccine under investigation
Questions remain in the death of a 56-year-old Miami Beach doctor who died Sunday, just a little over two weeks after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. More...


Identical Twins Aren't 100% Genetically Identical After All, Study Finds
Genetic differences between identical twins can begin very early in embryonic development. More...


The pandemic's home-workout revolution may be here to stay
In 2020, fitness moved from gyms to living rooms. It's not going back. More...


Severe Allergic Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines Occurring at Higher Rate Than Flu Shots
Severe allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines are happening at a higher rate than adverse reactions to flu vaccines, federal health officials said on Jan. 6. More...


Study of Over 50,000 People Links Brown Fat With Better Health Outcomes
A large new study has provided strong evidence that people with brown fat in their bodies are less likely to suffer from a range of health conditions. More...


CDC updates COVID-19 vaccine guidelines after healthcare workers have allergic reactions
The CDC has updated who should avoid getting a COVID-19 vaccine or use extra caution after healthcare workers had allergic reactions to the vaccine. More...



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