Find out if potatoes are safe for people with diabetes

A new study challenges a longstanding perception that people with type-2 diabetes always need to avoid eating potatoes, and other high Glycemic Index (GI) foods. The findings, published in the journal Clinical Nutrition, showed that Glycemic Index is not an accurate surrogate for an individual's

Scientists Explain Link between Happiness, Brain Size

A German research team has found a link between happiness and the size of the brain, according to a study published in the recent issue of the journal Neurons. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden, found a

Helping others will reduce your own stress

Do you realize that giving to others can recharge your batteries? Giving something of yourself, when you feel exhausted and uninspired, will plug you into good energy. Finding a way to enhance the lives of others helps us feel in control. It's only when we have nothing left to give that we feel u

‘Killer’ cells in Ebola immunity study could help coronavirus research

Immunity from the deadly Ebola virus could last years after the infection, the world’s longest study of survivors by British and Guinean scientists has concluded, in findings that could have implications for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) immunity research. The study assessed immune respons

Study reveals that being a couch potato actually sharpens your brain

It is often advised not to sit for prolonged hours, but a new study has challenged the 'couch potato' belief, saying when it comes to the brain and cognition abilities, some sedentariness are not all that bad so long as basic physical activity benchmarks are met. The study could be a bit of good

‘Long COVID’ could be 4 syndromes: UK study

The phenomenon known as “long COVID” could be a combination of four different syndromes affecting the body at the same time, according to a study by the UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).  “Long COVID” refers to people suffering from recurring s

UK study to research vitamin D coronavirus link

A UK university is launching a major study into the potential link between vitamin D and protection against coronavirus. The “Coronavit trial” will involve academics from Queen Mary University of London questioning whether increased vitamin D levels can lower the risk of winter respir

Six ways social media negatively affects your mental health

  The rise of social media has meant that people are more connected than we have ever been in the history of time. But our reliance on social media can have a detrimental effect on our mental health, with the average Brit checking their phone as much as 28 times a day. While social media plat

After a complete recovery ... this is what Corona does to the human body

Corona virus causes varying symptoms between those who become infected, while some people suffer from severe disorders that reach death, the majority do not have any symptoms or feel only mild symptoms. According to the "Washington Post" newspaper, the troubles of some "Covid 19" patients do not

Face masks are less effective in the rain, warns WHO and experts

Face masks can become less effective when worn in the rain, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and scientists have warned. The health group and a number of experts have stated that face coverings must be replaced if they become damp and urged government officials to provide the public with &ldqu

No, you cannot pierce your brain with a swab test

People who have had the COVID swab test say that it feels like their brain is being pierced by an oversized cotton bud. Recent lurid headlines will not put people at ease. “Woman’s nose ‘starts leaking brain and spinal fluid’ after she took a Covid swab test”, said&nb

Does Human Growth Hormone Slow the Aging Process?

Q. I haven't heard much about human growth hormone lately. Is there any new evidence to support its use in helping older men? A. The pituitary gland in the brain makes and secretes natural growth hormone. In combination with other hormones, such as IGF-1 (insulin growth factor 1), it is

America ... a study reveals deaths from "Corona children"

A study by the American health authorities revealed that, since last March, the United States officially recorded 277,285 cases of the new Corona virus in children between the ages of 5 and 17, in addition to 51 deaths. According to the study published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Pr

Keep your heart ticking, the key to sound health

This Sept. 29 (Tuesday) is the 29th year of the “World Heart Day” with the chosen theme “Use Heart to Beat Heartbreak” by the World Heart Federation (WHF) and the World Health Organisation.Three cardiologists in the UAE interpreted the theme as the encouragement to a &ldquo

How to Tell the Difference Between the Flu and COVID-19?

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19? It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tested to know what's making you miserable. Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, and he

Study suggests Dengue may provide some immunity against COVID-19

A new study that analyzed the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil has found a link between the spread of the virus and past outbreaks of Dengue fever that suggests exposure to the mosquito-transmitted illness may provide some level of immunity against COVID-19. The not yet published study led by Migue

Having flu doubles risk of coronavirus death: Study

Infection with flu and coronavirus at the same time more than doubles a person’s risk of dying than if he or she only had COVID-19, according to research released by England’s highest public health body. Research conducted by Public Health England (PHE) found that those with flu and C

AstraZeneca says Tagrisso shown to slow lung cancer spreading to brain

AstraZeneca's top-selling drug Tagrisso has been shown to slow the spread of a certain type of lung cancer to the brain when diagnosed at an early stage, the British drugmaker said on Saturday. A study with patients diagnosed early enough for the lung tumour to be surgically removed, and who have

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