Viral infections are potentially more dangerous when contracted in the morning hours, according to a new study from researchers in the U.K. And while the timing of catching a virus may not seem like a significant factor, it could make a serious difference, researchers say. "It's a big difference. The virus needs all the apparatus available at the right time . . ."
Those who routinely eat meat may have a higher overall risk of death as compared with those who don't eat meat, according to a new study from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. For the study the researchers reviewed data collected as part of the Nurses' Health Study and the 26-year Health Professionals Follow-up Study at Harvard.
Sensitivity to gluten in the diet may be the product of an immune response, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. For the study, the researchers collected data from 80 patients with non-celiac gluten or wheat sensitivity, or NCWS, 40 people with celiac disorder and 40 healthy patients.
Women who undergo IVF pregnancy are at no greater risk of contracting breast cancer, according to researchers at Center for Human Reproduction at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York. The study collected health records from 25,000 women and found no "significant increase in the long-term risk of breast cancer among women treated with these IVF regimens."