Scientists Use CRISPR to Seriously Boost Tomatoes’ Vitamin D Levels

Scientists Use CRISPR to Seriously Boost Tomatoes’ Vitamin D Levels

By making a few genetic tweaks using CRISPR technology, scientists have designed a special sun-dried tomato packed to the leaves with vitamin D. The flesh and peel of the fruit were genetically engineered to contain the same vitamin D levels as two eggs or 28 grams of tuna, both of which are currently recommended sources … Read more

Latest US Data Shows Vaccine Injuries Skyrocketed; How Will We Recover?

Latest US Data Shows Vaccine Injuries Skyrocketed;  How Will We Recover?

At present, the adverse events brought about by the COVID-19 vaccines are getting more and more attention from the public. If vaccination causes injury or damage, how can the body heal itself? Juliana Mastrantonio of New York is an 18-year-old full-time college student and part-time pharmacy technician. Prior to the vaccination, she was in good … Read more

In Long COVID, Blood Markers Are Linked to Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

Summary: Researchers have identified elevated levels of a biomarker in the blood that persists for months in long COVID patients who experience neuropsychiatric symptoms. Source: UCSF In a new study of long COVID published March 13, 2022, in the Annals of NeurologyUC San Francisco researchers identified biomarkers present at elevated levels that may persist for … Read more

Hundreds More Cases of Severe Hepatitis of Unknown Origin Reported in Children

Health officials have received reports of hundreds of children across 33 countries, including the United States, diagnosed with acute hepatitis of unknown origin that is clinically more severe than previous similar cases and with a higher proportion of young patients developing liver failure. The World Health Organization (WHO) said in a May 27 statement that … Read more

AstraZeneca vaccine may increase the risk of serious neurological condition

The AstraZeneca vaccine may increase the risk of serious neurological condition Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) with the jab’s Trojan horse delivery system possibly to blame, scientists believe, in a discovery which may apply to similar vaccines. GBS is a rare condition which causes muscle numbness and pain, and can hinder movement, walking, swallowing and, sometimes, even … Read more

Link Between Exercise Intensity and Risk of Infection

Summary: Researchers identify the exertion level where aerosol particle emission increases exponentially, offering an explanation as to why exercise intensity may be linked to the transmission of infections. Source: TUM Before the study, it was known that the respiratory volume for untrained people increases from around 5–15 liters per minute at rest to over 100 … Read more

Joe Garcia’s death in Uvalde captures attention

Broken heart syndrome, also called Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, can cause the heart to pump poorly and create symptoms resembling a heart attack. The syndrome, which can cause death, has increased from 2006 to 2017, inflicting more than 135,460 Americans, a 2021 study found. While women ages 50 to 74 have the highest risk of broken heart … Read more