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How salt appetite differs between males and females

While many studies have examined male salt consumption behaviors, less research has examined how these behaviors may differ among female subjects. To this end, a recent Nutrients journal study reviews differences in salt intake based on sex. Study: Sex differences in…

The potential of Sofosbuvir against COVID-19 neurological symptoms

On 11th March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the global spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  Despite the discovery of effective COVID-19 vaccines and the subsequent commencement of…

Fungi detected in 35 cancer types, often intracellular

In a recent article published in the journal Cell, researchers found fungal deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and cells at low abundances across many human cancers, with cancer type-dependent variations in fungus community composition and fungal-bacteriome interactions. Study: Pan-cancer analyses reveal cancer-type-specific…