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Statins Linked to Reduction of COVID-19 Severity

Statins Linked to Reduction of COVID-19 Severity

Statins, commonly used cholesterol-lowering drug help decrease the risk of death and severity of COVID-19 disease.‘Regular statin use is associated with reduced risk of death and improved outcomes in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.’ The retrospective study is one of the most extensive of regular statin use in patients with COVID-19. Researchers ...

Genetic Variant Linked to Beat Synchronization Revealed

Genetic Variant Linked to Beat Synchronization Revealed

Around 69 genetic variants linked to beat synchronization have been discovered. Beat synchronization is the ability to move in synchrony with the beat of music. An international team of scientists, including the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute and 23andMe, demonstrated that human capacity to move in synchrony with a musical beat (termed ...

New Brain Areas Linked to Cognitive Processes Discovered

New Brain Areas Linked to Cognitive Processes Discovered

Key areas of the human anterior prefrontal cortex that play a major role in cognitive functions have been mapped by researchers. Two of the newly identified areas are relatively larger in females than in males. The human dorsolateral prefrontal cortex is involved in cognitive control including attention selection, working memory, ...