Breast cancer genes linked to prostate and pancreatic cancers

Credit: CC0 Public Domain. The BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are better known to increase the risk of breast cancer in men and women and in ovarian cancer. In a new study from the University of Cambridge, researchers found BRCA1 and BRCA2 are linked to several other cancers, including those that affect men. Since these genes … Read more

Study finds that river flows linked to the ups and downs of imperiled Chinook salmon population – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A study led by Simon Fraser University researchers has found that an adequate flow of water during the summer can be crucial for the population of Chinook salmon inside British Columbia. A study led by Simon Fraser University researchers has found that an adequate flow of water during the summer can be crucial for the … Read more

Women’s cognition in midlife may be linked to cardiovascular factors

.New research finds that neurological health is linked to heart health. Tara Moore / Getty Images Heart health is vitally important to everyone, regardless of gender. Although more men have cardiovascular problems in midlife, women with these problems appear to experience a higher level of cognitive decline in midlife. Women are encouraged to incorporate lifestyle … Read more

COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy not linked to adverse birth…

.A new, large study finds that there are no links between adverse birth outcomes and COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy. LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP via Getty Images COVID-19 during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of adverse health outcomes, including maternal mortality and premature birth. Yet vaccination rates in pregnant people remain low because of … Read more