Insulin resistance doubles the risk of developing major depressive disorder – ScienceDaily

Stanford Medicine scientists have linked insulin resistance to an increased risk of developing major depressive disorder. “If you’re insulin-resistant, your risk of developing a major depressive disorder is twice as high as that of a person who doesn’t have insulin resistance, even if you’ve never experienced depression before,” said Natalie Rasgon, MD, a professor of … Read more

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Malaysia to continue talks with Singapore on border restoration

He also stressed that the talks include cross-border movement schemes such as the Daily Communication Arrangement (DCA). The DCA scheme was previously proposed by the Johor State Government. In a CNA interview in November 2020, Chief Minister Johor Hasni Muhammad said the proposed scheme would facilitate the movement of up to 30,000 passengers each day … Read more

Novavax appeals to WHO for an emergency list of vaccines against COVID-19, “News of South Asia” and “Best Stories”

PUNE, INDIA (REUTERS) – Novavax Inc and its partner, the Serum Institute of India, have appealed to the World Health Organization for emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine from Novavax, the company said on Thursday (September 23rd). The WHO Emergency List is a signal to national regulators about product safety and efficacy. It is also … Read more

Good friends and fresh blood: the social life of a bat-vampire

WASHINGTON: When you think of vampire bats, friendship and cooperation are not among the qualities of these nocturnal bloodthirsty creatures. But maybe they should. Scientists on Thursday gave a deeper understanding of the social relationship between vampire bats, showing how those who have created relationships similar to “friendships” with others will meet these buddies while … Read more

A new international commission of experts has acknowledged that the global fight against smoking has stopped

Worldwide, about 1.14 billion people use tobacco. Nearly 8 million die each year from tobacco-related causes. Since the creation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) 18 years ago, demand for tobacco has declined, but too slowly, and in some low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) —not at all. The commission was set up … Read more

Malaysia and Singapore to discuss border restoration soon: Malaysian Foreign Minister, SE Asia News & Top Stories

KUALA LUMPUR (STAR ​​/ ASIA NEW NETWORK) – Malaysia and Singapore are discussing the possibility of opening their borders soon, said Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah. Datuk Saifuddin assured lawmakers in Dewan-Rakyat after several of them raised the plight of Malaysians who have not seen their families since the border closed due to the March … Read more

Sokhon from the generation of girls says that she will appear on “You’re in a quiz on the block” with her participants and her closest occult fighter

Sokhon from the girls ’generation recently participated in a drawing for 1st Look magazine. She showed off her glamorous and alluring sides in a variety of sophisticated outfits. In this interview, Sohyon talked about the recent appearance of Girls’ Generation on the TV channel “You Quiz on the Block”. She said: “This is the 14th … Read more