Covid-19 RCT: Honey and black cumin seed help speed up recovery in Covid-19 patients

Covid-19 RCT: Honey and black cumin seed help speed up recovery in Covid-19 patients

Treatment with honey and Nigella sativa (also known as black cumin) was found to alleviate Covid-19 symptoms within six days, compared to 13 days in the control group.

Vitamin D and survival in COVID-19 patients: A quasi-experimental study

Vitamin D and survival in COVID-19 patients: A quasi-experimental study

The objective of this quasi-experimental study was to determine whether bolus vitamin D3 supplementation taken during or just before COVID-19 was effective in improving survival among frail elderly nursing-home residents with COVID-19.

Dexamethasone: What is the new life-saving coronavirus drug?

Dexamethasone: What is the new life-saving coronavirus drug?

Chief investigator Prof Peter Horby on Tuesday described the findings as a “major breakthrough”, saying dexamethasone was the only drug so far that has been “shown to reduce mortality” among coronavirus patients experiencing severe respiratory problems.

Japan's high life expectancy linked to diet, study finds

Japan's high life expectancy linked to diet, study finds

The population of the island nation, which has one of the lowest mortality rates in the world, eat diets high in certain carbohydrates, vegetables, fruits as well as fish and meat.Researchers found that participants who closely followed the food guide had a 15 per cent lower mortality rate.

When it comes to exercise, age is just a number – SHOCKING study shows that even the elderly can benefit from working out

When it comes to exercise, age is just a number – SHOCKING study shows that even the elderly can benefit from working out

Before the current study, no research has taken a life course approach to determine how participation in physical activity throughout the various stages of adulthood may be linked to mortality risk.

New study concludes the usefulness of caffeine in reducing the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease

New study concludes the usefulness of caffeine in reducing the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease

The results of this study suggest that caffeine is beneficial for people with chronic kidney disease and with more than 14 percent of Americans suffering from this disease and 89 percent consuming caffeine, this compound exhibits great potential in improving the lives of many patients.

Not Exercising Kills Faster than Smoking

Not Exercising Kills Faster than Smoking

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/10/22/not-exercising-health-risk-worse-than-smoking-study/1725678002/ “Not exercising worse for your health than smoking, diabetes, and heart disease, study reveals.” 20 October 2018. https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/19/health/study-not-exercising-worse-than-smoking/index.html “Not exercising may be even more deadly than smoking, diabetes, heart disease, study finds.” 22 October 2018. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/not-exercising-more-deadly-than-smoking-diabetes-heart-disease-study-finds/ https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/lack-of-exercise-responsible-for-twice-as-many-deaths-as-obesity