Study: Treatment with Interferon-α2b Speeds up Recovery of C-19 coronavirus Patients

Study: Treatment with Interferon-α2b Speeds up Recovery of C-19 coronavirus Patients

Treatment with IFN-α2b was shown for the 1st time to improve virus clearance and decrease levels of inflammatory markers in a cohort of C-19 coronavirus patients. Treatment with antivirals such as interferons may significantly improve virus clearance and reduce levels of inflammatory proteins in COVID-19 patients, according to a new study in Frontiers in Immunology. Researchers […]

Dubai Completed 1st Genome Sequencing of COVID-19 coronavirus

Dubai Completed 1st Genome Sequencing of COVID-19 coronavirus

The genome of the virus causing Covid-19 consists of 30,000 genetic bases Dubai’s Covid-19 Command and Control Center (CCC) confirmed the completion of the first full genome sequencing of the Covid-19 coronavirus. The sequencing from a patient in Dubai was performed by researchers at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai […]

It is Not What We Eat, But When We Eat

It is Not What We Eat, But When We Eat

It is Key to not only pay attention to what we eat, but when we eat. Over the years experts have made many dietary recommendations, including eating 3 full meals a day, grazing throughout the day, eating a high-protein snack at night and following a low-fat diet. Despite their recommendations, the number of overweight and […]

Social Media and Your Eating Habits

Social Media and Your Eating Habits

For better or worse, your social media friends might be influencing your eating habits, British researchers report. They asked nearly 400 college students to estimate how much fruit, veggies, snacks, and sugary drinks their Facebook friends ate each day. Those participants who believed their social media buddies ate the recommended 5 daily portions of fruits […]

Heart Disease Adds to the Risk for Kidney Failure

Heart Disease Adds to the Risk for Kidney Failure

Heart disease may increase one’s odds for kidney failure, a new study finds. “Individuals with a history of cardiovascular disease should be recognized as a high-risk population for kidney failure,” said study leader Dr. Junichi Ishigami of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore. “Physicians should be aware of cardiovascular disease as an […]

Eggs and Heart Disease

Eggs and Heart Disease

The current controversy over consumption of eggs would push anyone over the edge. Because eggs are 1 of the richest sources of cholesterol and almost 100-M North American adults have high cholesterol, many experts warn that eating eggs can increase your risk of heart disease and heart attacks. Although most of our cholesterol is made […]

Processed Food Increase Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Processed Food Increase Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Store-bought chicken nuggets, jelly donuts and energy bars may taste delicious. But a large, new study warns that the more of these and other highly processed foods you consume, the greater your risk for type 2 diabetes. Every 10% increase in the amount of “ultra-processed” food translated into a 15% increase in the risk for […]

Antibiotics are Overprescribed Nearly 50% of the Time

Antibiotics are Overprescribed Nearly 50% of the Time

When your doctor prescribes an antibiotic, there’s a 43% chance it may not be needed, a new study finds. “While there has been a lot of research looking at inappropriate prescribing, our findings suggest that we still may be underestimating the proportion of prescriptions that are inappropriate,” said lead study author Michael Ray, a researcher […]

Heavy Marijuana Use is Risky

Heavy Marijuana Use is Risky

Heavy marijuana users are nearly 2X more likely to have a heart attack after common types of surgeries as those who do not use the drug, a new study shows. “While cannabis is often purported as being safe or benign, we don’t fully understand the health implications of this drug, particularly in heavy users,” said […]

These Foods Will Damage Your Heart

These Foods Will Damage Your Heart

The findings are scheduled to be presented Saturday at an American Heart Association meeting, in Philadelphia. Grab & Go foods are an easy option for busy lives, but if you opt for ultra-processed foods a lot, you may pick up something you do not want; heart disease. About 55% of Americans’ daily calories come from […]

Reversing Our ‘Biological Age’

Reversing Our ‘Biological Age’

California scientists may have found a way to reverse the human body’s biological age. The discovery was made during a small clinical study and the researchers said even they were surprised by the results. “I had expected to see slowing down of the clock, but not a reversal,” said yhr geneticist at the University of […]

Study Shows BioCell Collagen® Can Visibly Reduce Common Signs of Skin Aging Within 12 Weeks

Study Shows BioCell Collagen® Can Visibly Reduce Common Signs of Skin Aging Within 12 Weeks

New peer-reviewed, published research finds that daily use of the dietary ingredient BioCell Collagen® can visibly reduce facial lines and crow’s feet wrinkles and boost skin elasticity In one of the most substantial studies of a skin health supplement, BioCell Collagen®, was found to visibly reduce common signs of skin aging, including lines and wrinkles, […]

Cats Know Their Names, and Ignore Their Owners

Cats Know Their Names, and Ignore Their Owners

The Big Q: Is your cat ignoring you? The Big A: Likely, Yes. Cats owners give their furry friends the benefit of the doubt, but the chances are they know their own names and are just ignoring our calls, a study suggests. A group of researchers from Japan recently determined this by conducting a series of experiments over […]

Boost Your Mental Energy, Read About New Things

Boost Your Mental Energy, Read About New Things

Reading is an effective way to strengthen our higher-order thinking skills. Research has shown that reading a novel can enhance the brain’s neuron connections and improve the overall function of the brain. It was also revealed that reading strengthens the ability to empathize, and stimulates the imagination in a way that the reader was actually […]

Black Coffee Affects Our Metabolism

Black Coffee Affects Our Metabolism

FLASH: Researchers found the caffeine in 1 8oz cup of black coffee stimulated brown fat activity, burning more energy and potentially improving insulin sensitivity. These activities may help improve weight management. Daily coffee affects metabolism in several ways New discoveries about coffee and the impact it has on health are reported frequently. Some reports state […]

Alexa helping Students Pass ACT Exams

Alexa helping Students Pass ACT Exams

High school students will soon be able to use Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, to help guide them through the ACT test process at home and even receive test prep coaching through ACT Academy, ACT’s free online learning tool and test practice program. ACTNext, ACT’s innovation research arm, announced today it will introduce an ACT skill […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

As Missouri moves ahead with implementing its voter-approved medical marijuana law, neighboring Iowa sees a bill vetoed by a GOP governor, and more. Alabama Alabama Medical Marijuana Patients Push for Bill Approval. With the House set to vote on a medical marijuana bill today, patients rallied at the state capitol to urge its passage. The […]

Marijuana Extracts Appear to Help Autistic Children

Marijuana Extracts Appear to Help Autistic Children

Marijuana extracts appear to help children with autism, reducing their disruptive behavior while improving their social responsiveness, a new Israeli clinical trial reports. Kids treated with either a whole-plant cannabis extract or a pure combination of cannabidiol (CBD) and THC experienced a significant improvement in their symptoms, compared with a control group given a placebo, […]

Smiling Really Does Boost Your Mood

Smiling Really Does Boost Your Mood

Turn that frown upside down and make people around you feel a bit happier. “Conventional wisdom tells us that we can feel a little happier if we simply smile. Or that we can get ourselves in a more serious mood if we scowl,” said lead researcher Nicholas Coles, a graduate student in social psychology at […]

Want to Live Longer? Walk Faster!

Want to Live Longer? Walk Faster!

FLASH: A new Australian research study suggests that just speeding up your walking pace could help reduce your risk of death, especially for older adults and seniors. Led by the University of Sydney along with researchers from the University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, University of Limerick, and University of Ulster, the new study set […]

Emergency Rooms Visits in Colorado Spike Because of Legal Marijuana

Emergency Rooms Visits in Colorado Spike Because of Legal Marijuana

FLASH: The legalization of marijuana comes with a very dark downside. Researchers reported that emergency departments across the State of Colorado saw a sharp spike in marijuana-related visits after recreational use of cannabis products was made legal. For the study, the researchers analyzed data on almost 10,000 patients seen at the UCHealth University of Colorado […]

Older Americans Dying of Heart Attacks is Falling

Older Americans Dying of Heart Attacks is Falling

FlASH: A groundbreaking new study holds heartening news for older Americans. Since the mid-1990’s, the number of seniors who suffered a heart attack or died from one dropped dramatically evidence that campaigns to prevent heart attacks and improve patient care are paying off, Yale University researchers said. The study of more than 4-M Medicare patients […]

Eat This Food, Risk Early Death

Eat This Food, Risk Early Death

FLASH: New Study Finds New Link Between Processed Foods and Early Death A new study offers new evidence a diet full of junk food and other highly processed foods could be linked to an early death. The researchers in the NutriNet-Santé Study,with lead researcher Laure Schnabel, MD, MSc, of the University of Paris, published their […]

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

FLASH: A recent study is the 1st to separately evaluate diet and exercise, and the effect they have on cognitive ability, finding those who improved their diet and continuously walked or cycled for 30 mins 3X a week reversed signs of brain aging. According to a survey by AARP, 93% of Americans believe maintaining brain health […]

Chronic Pain is the #1 Reason People Use Medical Marijuana

Chronic Pain is the #1 Reason People Use Medical Marijuana

FLASH: “If Marijuana is a pain reliever so is Jack Daniels and Budweiser” Chronic pain is the #1 reason people give when they enroll in state-approved medical marijuana programs. That is followed by stiffness from multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy-related nausea, according to an analysis of 15 states published this week in the journal Health Affairs. […]

New Study: Marijuana Use May Promote Higher Sperm Counts

New Study: Marijuana Use May Promote Higher Sperm Counts

Wednesday, a new study revealed that men who smoke marijuana may have higher sperm counts than those who do not use the drug, according the Human Reproduction journal. This is surprising The researchers said the findings are not in line with previous studies, which have indicated that marijuana can have a harmful effect on men’s testicular function. […]

Super Foods and Your Diet

Super Foods and Your Diet

Some foods speed up your metabolism more than others or keep the appetite under control so that we can more easily lose weight and body fat. Experts point out that these Super foods should always be eaten as part of a healthy overall diet. According to Medical News Today there are the 8 Top fat-burning […]

Lack of Good Sleep Can Be Deadly

Lack of Good Sleep Can Be Deadly

The absolute minimum amount of sleep per night you need is 6 hours to help your heart stay healthy, new research suggests. The study found that chronic lack of sleep and poor sleep quality raise the odds of fatty plaque accumulation in arteries, a condition known as atherosclerosis, which increases the odds of heart attack […]

More Mysterious Stuff Coming From Deep Space

More Mysterious Stuff Coming From Deep Space

More mysterious fast radio bursts have been detected from outer space by a telescope in Canada, including a few bursts that stem from the exact same location in the Sky, according to a study published in the journal Nature. Fast radio bursts are brief pulses of radio waves coming from far outside our Milky Way galaxy, flaring with […]

Drinking Coffee Helps Our Skin Stay Healthy

Drinking Coffee Helps Our Skin Stay Healthy

Drinking Coffee Helps Our Skin Stay Healthy Coffee is 1 of the most widely consumed beverages in the world and also 1 of the most widely studied. Research has linked drinking coffee to reducing type 2 diabetes and liver cancer was well as increasing our life span. Now, recent studies show that drinking coffee may […]

America’s Pet Owners Seek Cannabis for Their Pets

America’s Pet Owners Seek Cannabis for Their Pets

America’s Pet Owners Seek Cannabis for Their Pets Pet owners claim cannabis-based extracts, ointments and edibles lead to drastic improvements in pets once debilitated by arthritis, seizures, anxiety and other ailments Federal and state laws can make it difficult for veterinarians to access cannabis products for pets, and many are reluctant to discuss it with […]

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard Smoke masks, eye drops, no outdoor exercise, staying indoors is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state. Experts say an increase in serious health problems are almost inevitable for vulnerable residents as the disasters become more commonplace. Research suggests children, the elderly […]

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers Celebrate with a low carb, no bread, sugar free Thanksgiving Dinner. There is no conventional treatment for Alzheimer’s, research shows this devastating degenerative neurological disease can be effectively prevented by lowering sugar exposure, increasing exercise and improving the quality of your sleep. “The science is […]

Social Media Can Increase Loneliness

Social Media Can Increase Loneliness

Social Media Can Increase Loneliness For the billions of young people who seek community and connection on social media, new research warns their search may be in vain. Instead, spending too much time on Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram may actually increase the risk of depression and loneliness. So concludes a small analysis that tracked the […]

Dark Roast Coffee Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s

Dark Roast Coffee Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s

Dark Roast Coffee Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s Approximately 500-B cups of coffee are consumed worldwide each year. Our morning cup of coffee can do more than give us a Jolt, it can help lower our chances of developing Alzheimer’s. But you have to make sure you drink a dark roast because a new study has found […]

Mainstream Media Overall 10X More Critical of President Trump and the GOP

Mainstream Media Overall 10X More Critical of President Trump and the GOP

Mainstream Media Overall 10X More Critical of President Trump and the GOP The mainstream media (MSM) is now in full liberal activist mode a week before the November midterm Congressional elections, making 10X more negative statements toward Republicans than Democrats, Media Research Center’s Rich Noyes reported. And it is not just that ratio that is alarmingly […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Arizona’s attorney general backs away from arguing that hash is not medical marijuana The Indiana legislature balks on medical marijuana Missouri medical marijuana initiatives have raised big bucks Arizona Arizona Attorney General Withdraws Arguments Saying Hash Isn’t Medical Marijuana. Citing fears of unintended consequences for patients, Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) on […]

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time Some foods are better than others in battling Father Time, especially those that fight inflammation. The following 8 foods have special nutrients that help you turn back the clock, eat them: Fish. Fatty fish, like salmon, tuna, and mackerel, contain large amounts of omega-3 fatty acids that fight many […]

The Real Danger of Diabetes

The Real Danger of Diabetes

The Real Danger of Diabetes The increased risk of health conditions like cardiovascular disease, cancer and kidney disorders have been linked with diabetes and early death, a new study sheds light on the psych factors that come into play while managing the condition that affects over 30-M Americans. Those psychological factors led Finnish researchers to […]

Stand More, Sit Less: It is Important!

Stand More, Sit Less: It is Important!

Stand More, Sit Less: It is Important! Data indicates moving as little as 10 mins for every hr of sitting may help reduce negative effects. Ideally you should be sitting no more than 3 hrs each day using correct posture to reduce strain on your lower back and neck A recent study in the Annals […]

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out $NFLX, $TSLA A new study from UC Riverside and the Rotterdam School of Management finds that fear of missing out motivates investors to give money early to startups with a disruptive vision. Many early backers are reluctant to invest too much in unproven ideas that might not take […]

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts $TLRY, $GWPH The US government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new path for American researchers who have trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research announced […]

Fasting: The Way to Good Health

Fasting: The Way to Good Health

Fasting: The Way to Good Health Research from the University of Southern California has found that a 3-day fast can regenerate the entire human immune system. This remarkable and major breakthrough points to a straightforward and low-cost way to improve health and well-being. Fasting, abstaining from all or some foods or drinks for a set […]

Why People Put Things Off…

Why People Put Things Off…

Why People Put Things Off… The inclination to delay things rather than get right to work on them may be hardwired into some people’s brains, and not the product of a flawed character, German researchers suggest. The findings come from brain scans of 264 men and women. MRIs revealed that a brain region involved in […]

Get Happy, Be Happy, Live Longer

Get Happy, Be Happy, Live Longer

Get Happy, Be Happy, Live Longer New research reveals that happy older people may live longer than their peers who are not as satisfied with life, suggesting that activities and programs aimed at maintaining or improving happiness may be beneficial for increasing life expectancy among seniors. Carried out by researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School in […]

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain The way we breathe, fast, slow, shallow or deep is intricately tied to our body as a whole, sending messages that affect y mood, stress and the immune system. Breathing is easily ignored, and revered at the same time. It is instinctual to advise someone to “take a deep breath” […]

“Would you like Fries with that?”

“Would you like Fries with that?”

“Would you like Fries with that?” $MCD Fried Potatoes May Increase Your Risk of Death McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) has sold millions more fries each year with the simple question, “Would you like fries with that?” This simple technique has contributed to ever increasing waistlines for their customers. Now, researchers have found those who eat fried potatoes […]

e-Cigarettes More Harmful Than Thought

e-Cigarettes More Harmful Than Thought

e-Cigarettes More Harmful Than Thought e-Cigarettes may be more harmful to your health than was previously thought, a new study published Monday revealed. While Vaping has regularly been touted as a safer alternative to cigarette smoking, emerging research is starting to show a different picture. Most recently, the small experimental study published in the journal Thorax by […]

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly Studies show that the average US adult spends 9 to 12 hours each day sitting, and a 60-min workout cannot counteract the effects of this level of inactivity. Sitting is not inherently dangerous. The danger is in the amount of time you spend sitting. Brief periods of […]

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood People have been eating fish since the dawn of man. It has been a staple for people in every area where fish can swim and has without a doubt been one of the foods that has kept people alive. Fish is a lean protein, with vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and numerous […]

When it Comes to Food Always Chose Quality Over Quantity

When it Comes to Food Always Chose Quality Over Quantity

When it Comes to Food Always Chose Quality Over Quantity It is very important to know that not all protein is created equal. For heart health, experts say the Key is moderation and choosing wisely. “Very high intake of meat, especially processed red meat, is not good for overall health,” said Dr. Jyrki Virtanen, author […]

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy A huge study involving data from more than 140 studies and 290-M people revealed that exposure to green-space, defined as open, undeveloped land with natural vegetation, led to significant health benefits Reductions in diastolic blood pressure, you know the bottom number, salivary cortisol, a physiological marker of […]

Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key

Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key

Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key Our immune system is challenged as the years go by. Diversity among disease-fighting T- and B-cells declines; our innate immunity, meaning protection provided by our skin, sweat and tears, and a general inflammatory response changes and we develop inflammaging. Inflammaging is the accumulation of inflammatory mediators […]

An Orange a Day Keeps Blindness Away

An Orange a Day Keeps Blindness Away

An Orange a Day Keeps Blindness Away Eating just 1 Orange a day may help stop macular degeneration, a major cause of blindness, according to a new study. Researchers who interviewed more than 2,000 adults 50 anni and above, and followed them over a 15-yr frame, found those who regularly eat Qranges are less likely […]

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health High green tea contain polyphenol antioxidants recognized for their disease prevention and anti-aging properties. Polyphenols can account for up to 30% of the dry leaf weight of green tea. Within the group of polyphenols are flavonoids, which contain catechins. And 1 of the most powerful catechins is epigallocatechin-3-gallate […]

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose! Research has found that people who are naturally early to bed and early to rise may have a lower risk of depression than those who are night owls. This research is the largest and most detailed observational study yet to look at the link between chronotype, an individual’s own […]

Change Lifestyle, Slash Blood Pressure Fast

Change Lifestyle, Slash Blood Pressure Fast

Change Lifestyle, Slash Blood Pressure Fast Lifestyle changes lower blood pressure as effectively as Rx medication. Changing lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise can slash blood pressure in just 14 days, a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition says. “I’ve been using lifestyle changes to lower blood […]

Our Dogs Want Us to Talk to Them

Our Dogs Want Us to Talk to Them

Our Dogs Want Us to Talk to Them Many parents naturally adopt a high-pitched tone of voice, otherwise known as baby talk, when speaking to their infants, and doing so is thought to improve bonding as well as language acquisition for the baby. It turns out the very similar tone many doggy parents use when […]

Dark Roasted Coffee, ‘The Health Benefits’

Dark Roasted Coffee, ‘The Health Benefits’

Dark Roasted Coffee, ‘The Health Benefits’ Coffee may be the # 1 source of antioxidants in the US diet. Levels of acrylamide, the ingredient California wants to protect drinkers from, in coffee are influenced by the raw materials and the manufacturing process. Coffee beans are dried, roasted and ground before being brewed into coffee. Once the […]

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood Recent research looking at the effects of the antihypertensive diet on mental health concluded this kind of dietary pattern, which is low in sugar and high in fresh fruits and vegetables, can help reduce the risk of depression in many people especially seniors. Overall, people who followed the DASH diet […]