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OLDER ADULTS WHO DRINK TEA ARE LESS LIKELY TO BE DEPRESSED

A new study examines the link between drinking tea and lower rates of depression in older Chinese adults, revealing the characteristics...

WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF USING CASTOR OIL TO INDUCE LABOR?

Using castor oil to induce labor is growing in popularity. In this article, learn about the risks, the research, and whether or not...

 
 
 

SUPPLEMENT MAY HELP BURN FAT LONG AFTER EXERCISE

Taking an appetite suppressant produced by gut bacteria may help increase the value of moderate exercise for weight loss, according...

WHAT FACTORS INFLUENCE A PERSON'S HEIGHT?

Genes determine around 80% of a person's height, but environmental factors can also affect it. This article looks at how people can...

 
 
 

CAN DIET IMPROVE A PERSON'S VAGINAL HEALTH?

Eating certain nutrients as part of a healthful diet may help keep the vagina healthy, prevent infections, or improve vaginal conditions....

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT PELVIC FLOOR DYSFUNCTION

Muscles and other parts of the pelvic floor can weaken or spasm, causing pelvic floor dysfunction. Learn more about this health issue...

 
 
 

AICARDI SYNDROME: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Aicardi syndrome is a rare genetic condition that causes seizures, vision problems, and other symptoms. Here, learn about treatments...

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SKIN BLEMISHES

There are many different types of skin blemish, many of which are harmless. Learn about some blemishes, including their appearance,...

 
 
 

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT KNEE STIFFNESS

Knee stiffness can limit mobility and prevent a person from carrying out regular tasks and activities. Learn about the causes of knee...

EXERCISES AND REMEDIES FOR BAKER'S CYSTS

A Baker's cyst is a sac of fluid that forms behind the knee. Here, learn about exercises and remedies that can help with prevention...

 
 
 

10 CAUSES OF AN ITCHY FACE

A person might experience an itchy face for a variety of reasons. In this article, learn more about the possible causes and how to...

AGEOTYPES: WHY DO PEOPLE AGE DIFFERENTLY?

Stanford University researchers have identified four different biological pathways for aging. This finding may help people slow down...

 
 
 

STUDY SETS BLOOD PRESSURE TARGET FOR PEOPLE OVER 80

Newly published research sets a different standard for hypertension and what constitutes optimal systolic blood pressure for people...

THE HEALING PROCESS OF A TONGUE PIERCING

A tongue piercing usually has a long healing process with a high chance of infection. In this article, learn more about what to expect...

 
 
 

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SYMPHYSIS PUBIS DYSFUNCTION

Symphysis pubis dysfunction occurs when joint stabilizing ligaments around the pelvic bones become too stretchy and relaxed. Learn...

MARATHON RUNNING MAY REVERSE A RISKY PART OF THE AGING PROCESS

The findings of a new study suggest that training for and running a marathon for the first time can 'turn back time' on a person's...

 
 
 

HOW DOES A HOT FLASH FEEL?

A hot flash is a sudden feeling of heat in the upper body, including the chest, arms, neck, and face. An increased heart rate and flushing...

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF COLD AND HOT SHOWERS?

Cold showers and hot showers may have different effects on the body. In this article, learn about the potential benefits of each, as...

 
 
 

TESTING HEARING BY LOOKING AT THE EYES

Pupil dilation may provide a new and accurate way of testing hearing. The new test may be helpful for babies or people who have had...

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING ?

High intensity interval training is a type of exercise that combines short bursts of intense activity with periods of rest. Learn about...

 
 
 



COVID-19 Cases Soar In Florida, But Disney World Reopened Anyway

COVID-19 Cases Soar In Florida, But Disney World Reopened Anyway

Florida reported 11,433 new COVID-19 cases and an additional 435 hospitalizations the day prior to Disney World reopening For the first time in nearly four months, Walt Disney... Read more ...

Saturday Stories: Is It Airborne?, Exhausted Experts, Sweden, Cancer During...

Saturday Stories: Is It Airborne?, Exhausted Experts, Sweden, Cancer During COVID, And Schools

Apoorva Mandavilli, in The New York Times, with a discussion on whether or not SARS-CoV2 is airborne and what that actually means. Ed Yong, in The Atlantic, covers the toll... Read more ...

Corrected coronavirus case numbers in South Florida drive death rate down

Corrected coronavirus case numbers in South Florida drive death rate down

New statistics out of Florida show that coronavirus cases are actually higher than first believed, but there is a silver lining here: It means that the actual fatality rate of... Read more ...

PM Narendra Modi Directs For Real-Time Monitoring Of COVID-19 Situation

PM Narendra Modi Directs For Real-Time Monitoring Of COVID-19 Situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the direction during a COVID-19 review meeting he chaired to take stock of the coronavirus situation across the country and the preparedness... Read more ...

COVID-19 Deaths in UK Rise To 44,650

COVID-19 Deaths in UK Rise To 44,650

In Britain, total coronavirus-related death toll has risen to 44,650, said the British Department of Health and Social Care. Read more ...

On a keto diet? Satisfy that sweet tooth with these keto-approved sweeteners

On a keto diet? Satisfy that sweet tooth with these keto-approved sweeteners

The keto diet may seem daunting to anyone who loves carbs and sweets. After all, dieting means being careful about what you eat. However, there are many ways to make dishes... Read more ...

Hep C Tx Shows Promise in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Hep C Tx Shows Promise in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

A higher percentage of hospitalized COVID-19 patients treated with sofosbuvir and daclatasvir , a two-drug hepatitis C virus combination therapy, experienced clinical... Read more ...

Why Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine are Ineffective Against COVID-19

Why Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine are Ineffective Against COVID-19

Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine do not work on COVID-19 because the concentration of both these drugs in the lungs of patients are not sufficient to fight the infection... Read more ...

Drug May Help to Extend Lifespan in Humans

Drug May Help to Extend Lifespan in Humans

Mifepristone, a drug used to treat cancer, Cushing syndrome, and also used to terminate pregnancies, may have the potential to increase human lifespan. It does so by reducing... Read more ...

Abnormally High Fasting Blood Sugar Could Double Death Risk in COVID-19 Patients

Abnormally High Fasting Blood Sugar Could Double Death Risk in COVID-19 Patients

COVID-19 patients with abnormally high blood sugar are linked to double the risk of death and an increased risk of severe complications, according to a new study. Read more ...