Category: Health

Posted in Health Living

They don’t come as pills, but try these 6 underprescribed lifestyle medicines for a better, longer life

Yoram Vodovotz, University of Pittsburgh and Michael Parkinson, University of Pittsburgh The majority of Americans are stressed, sleep-deprived and overweight and suffer from largely preventable…

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Posted in COVID-19 Health Medical

What monoclonal antibodies are – and why we need them as well as a vaccine

Rodney E. Rohde, Texas State University When President Trump was diagnosed with COVID-19, one of the cutting-edge experimental therapies he received was a mixture of…

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Posted in COVID-19 Health Living

How your genes could affect the quality of your marriage

Richard Mattson, Binghamton University, State University of New York How important is it to consider a romantic partner’s genetic profile before getting married? It is…

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Posted in COVID-19 Health Medical

The mutation process visualized

A demonstration of why the longer the SARS-CoV-2 virus stays in ones body, the more dangerous and deadly it gets. It’s not an infection –…

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Posted in COVID-19 Health Living Medical

The scent of sickness: 5 questions answered about using dogs – and mice and ferrets – to detect disease

Glen J. Golden, Colorado State University Editor’s note: As COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide, scientists are analyzing new ways to track it. One promising approach…

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‘Quantum leap’ in fight against ovarian cancer: Experts hail biggest improvement in treatment for 30 years as drug that can halt the disease for 12 months gets approval

Drug niraparib was approved for use by regulators in ‘quantum leap’  Target Ovarian Cancer, a UK charity, described treatment as a ‘major milestone’  Targeted treatments are…

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Posted in Food Health Medical

Supplements for brain health show no benefit – a neurologist explains a new study

Steven DeKosky, University of Florida Americans and others around the world have turned increasingly to dietary supplements in order to maintain or preserve their brain…

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7 science-based strategies to boost your willpower and succeed with your New Year’s resolutions

Jelena Kecmanovic, Georgetown University It’s that time of year when people make their New Year’s resolutions – indeed, 93% of people set them, according to…

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Ack! I need chocolate! The science of PMS food cravings

Sara Twogood, University of Southern California Premenstrual food cravings are the punchline of endless jokes. Like most good jokes, they’re funny because they’re true. Certain…

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Posted in Farming Food Gardening Health Politics

One in six Americans could go hungry in 2020 as pandemic persists

National Geographic Magazine (Published November 24, 2020) BY NINA STROCHLIC With the holidays nearing, miles-long food lines are a hint at how hunger in America could…

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