December 5, 2022

Cuddles might assist to fix the harm brought on by coronary heart assaults.

Researchers from Michigan State College discovered the ‘love hormone’ oxytocin, launched throughout occasions of bodily intimacy akin to cuddling, kissing or intercourse, can stimulate the expansion of latest, wholesome coronary heart cells.

Preliminary research in zebrafish, which have the exceptional means to regrow broken coronary heart tissue, discovered they expertise a 20-fold enhance in oxytocin following a coronary heart harm which stimulates the expansion of specialized cells that migrate to the center.

Exposing human coronary heart tissue to excessive ranges of oxytocin confirmed an analogous impact.

Cuddles might assist to fix the harm brought on by coronary heart assaults

Calls to rein in cosmetic surgery

The Authorities is being urged to ban all non-specialist docs – and beauticians – from performing beauty surgical procedure.

A petition has been launched by the British Affiliation of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) calling on Ministers to make sure that anybody finishing up procedures akin to face lifts and breast augmentation are totally educated to marketing consultant degree and are listed as plastic surgeons on the GMC Specialist Register.

Mary O’Brien, a former president of BAAPS, stated: ‘Laws would imply surgeons from overseas couldn’t fly in, carry out a beauty surgical procedure operation on a affected person, after which fly out. This can even cease beauticians and untrained docs from performing surgical procedures.’

A survey of BAAPS members discovered that 80 per cent had seen an increase in requests for fixing botched jobs since 2020.

Regardless of the success of England’s Lionesses, teenage ladies are nonetheless solely half as seemingly as boys to interact in sport, a survey discovered.

Specialists had predicted larger parity between ladies and boys in sport after the England ladies’s soccer workforce beat Germany to win Euro 2022 in July.

But in a ballot of two,500 13-to-24-year-olds, solely a fifth of feminine individuals stated they did a variety of sport, in contrast with multiple in three males.

Stephanie Hilborne, of the charity Girls in Sport which carried out the analysis, stated: ‘Far too many women who want to play are lacking out on the enjoyment of sport attributable to deep-rooted damaging attitudes, concern of judgment and lack of alternative.’

The Lionesses lift the Euros trophy during the final match between England and Germany at Wembley Stadium on July 31

The Lionesses raise the Euros trophy throughout the remaining match between England and Germany at Wembley Stadium on July 31

A brand new jab for sort 2 diabetes might spare victims the effort of each day insulin injections.

At the moment, diabetics depend on injections on daily basis to maintain their blood sugar ranges secure.

The brand new weekly jab – referred to as insulin icodec – from Danish agency Novo Nordisk has been proven in trials, involving 588 sort 2 diabetics over a six-month interval, to be simply as secure and efficient as regular insulin.

Novo Nordisk stated fewer injections would possibly encourage sort 2 diabetics to start out insulin remedy earlier, stopping later problems of the illness.