Covid-19 is no random killer, study finds

Covid-19 is no random killer, study finds

Only people who have one of four chronic health problems is likely to die from the virus, a major new study has confirmed.People with more than one of the chronic problems were the most likely to need emergency care.

Plummeting sperm counts, shrinking penises: toxic chemicals threaten humanity

Plummeting sperm counts, shrinking penises: toxic chemicals threaten humanity

Swan’s book echoes previous research, which has found that PFAS harms sperm production, disrupts the male hormone and is correlated to a “reduction of semen quality, testicular volume and penile length”.

Ongoing study reveals Americans' fruit and vegetable consumption is eroding

Ongoing study reveals Americans' fruit and vegetable consumption is eroding

PBH’s research report provides valuable insights to better understand Americans’ eating behaviors and, ultimately, identifies opportunities to effectively help people enjoy more fruits and vegetables in all forms (i.e., fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice), more often.

Study: Mediterranean diet might slow prostate cancer growth

Study: Mediterranean diet might slow prostate cancer growth

However, a new study from MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas has found that men who follow the dietary principles of the Mediterranean diet could reduce the risk of their prostate cancer worsening as they age.

Gut microbiota has a key role in mechanisms associated with muscle strength among the elderly

Gut microbiota has a key role in mechanisms associated with muscle strength among the elderly

To investigate the link between the gut microbiota and muscle health, the researchers transferred fecal samples from the adults into germ-free, gender-matched mice.In a study published in Science Translational Medicine , researchers found that mice with gut microbes had stronger skeletal muscles compared to germ-free mice.

NHS mental health hospital ‘failed to act after two patient deaths’

NHS mental health hospital ‘failed to act after two patient deaths’

In a damning report, the Care Quality Commission said that North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust had failed to respond to warnings issued over five years about ligature points on its acute wards, despite repeated assurances that it was acting on the concerns.

NR Does Not Improve Mitochondrial Function or NAD+ Content in Human Skeletal Muscle After Long-Term Administration

NR Does Not Improve Mitochondrial Function or NAD+ Content in Human Skeletal Muscle After Long-Term Administration

A long-term clinical study from Denmark showed that increased nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) content and improved mitochondrial function induced by nicotinamide riboside (NR) supplementation in mouse skeletal muscle does not translate into humans.

My body, my choice? Study reveals home births are just as safe as hospital births

My body, my choice? Study reveals home births are just as safe as hospital births

A peer-reviewed study published in the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health reached a similar conclusion, confirming that planned home births in low-risk women result in lower rates of intervention without any increase in adverse outcomes for either mothers or their babies.

Suffering from post-gym muscle pain? The solution probably isn’t a protein shake, suggest scientists

Suffering from post-gym muscle pain? The solution probably isn’t a protein shake, suggest scientists

In the study, the researchers tested the effectiveness of whey protein hydrolysate and milk-based formulated drinks – two types of protein drinks – on the recovery of muscle function after an intense resistance exercise.

Lipoic acid supplements help some obese people lose weight

Lipoic acid supplements help some obese people lose weight

“Scientists have been researching the potential health benefits of lipoic acid supplements for decades, including how it might enhance healthy aging and mitigate cardiovascular disease,” said Alexander Michels, another Linus Pauling Institute scientist involved with the study.

Nutrition advocates: Federal nutrition research needs new approach

Nutrition advocates: Federal nutrition research needs new approach

In a white paper released today, the American Society for Nutrition recommends several changes to improve coordination and funding of federal nutrition research, which currently is spread out across at least 12 federal agencies and departments: Create the Office of the National Director of Food and Nutrition, a Cabinet-level position, to oversee and coordinate research.

Oscillococcinum, the homeopathic solution to the coronavirus threat?

Oscillococcinum, the homeopathic solution to the coronavirus threat?

They were members of the International Scientific Committee for Homeopathic Investigations (ISCHI), whose membership also included two employees of Boiron (the manufacturers of Oscillococcinum®), and whose committee activities ceased in July 2013.

Study: PFAS exposure may cause early menopause in women

Study: PFAS exposure may cause early menopause in women

Exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) might cause menopause to occur two years earlier, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Children with autistic traits more likely to develop an eating disorder, suggests study

Children with autistic traits more likely to develop an eating disorder, suggests study

Dr Francesca Solmi, of UCL psychiatry department and lead author on the study, said: "We have found that young children with autistic traits at age seven are more likely than their peers to end up developing eating disorder symptoms in adolescence.

Half of UK workers feeling more stressed or anxious during lockdown, study finds

Half of UK workers feeling more stressed or anxious during lockdown, study finds

More than half of UK workers are feeling more anxious or stressed while working from home during lockdown , according to a new poll.More than half (54 per cent) said they would like their employer to give them the option of working from home more often post-lockdown.

Vitamins K1 and K2: What are their unique health benefits?

Vitamins K1 and K2: What are their unique health benefits?

With this in mind, it’s important to learn about the benefits of the different types of vitamin K, so you can pick the foods that are right for your nutritional needs.Vitamin K helps with cardiovascular health by activating a protein that prevents calcium from forming plaque blockages in the arteries.

Coronavirus: Half of health workers experiencing increased levels of stress and trauma

Coronavirus: Half of health workers experiencing increased levels of stress and trauma

Less than a third of healthcare workers felt the government was doing enough to protect their mental health – 43 per cent of those said too little was being done.

The Rockefellers, The Flexner Report, The AMA, and their Effect on Alternative Nutritional (botanical) Medicine

The Rockefellers, The Flexner Report, The AMA, and their Effect on Alternative Nutritional (botanical) Medicine

The Flexner brothers represented the lens that brought both the Rockefeller and the Carnegie fortunes into sharp focus on the unsuspecting and thoroughly vulnerable medical profession.” (He Who Pays The Piper – Creation of the Modern Medical (drug) Establishment; G.

Your itchy skin may indicate a kidney condition; research finds a connection

Your itchy skin may indicate a kidney condition; research finds a connection

The research team said that their findings offer a uniquely international look at how important it is to ask our patients with chronic kidney disease if and how they are affected by pruritus.

Scientists create spray-on bandages that could save lives in remote areas

Scientists create spray-on bandages that could save lives in remote areas

Spray-on bandages could help protect wounds and deliver life-saving drugs in far-flung places where immediate medical care is not available, according to a new study.But now scientists have developed an electrospinning device with a smaller electric field that could safely deposit bandages onto skin, the study states.

High fibre, yogurt consumption could help lower lung cancer risk

High fibre, yogurt consumption could help lower lung cancer risk

Health News — A diet high in fibre and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a new analysis.Shu suggests the health benefits may be rooted in the prebiotic (nondigestible food that promotes growth of beneficial microorganisms in the intestines) and probiotic properties of both these foods.

Chronic Rhinosinusitis May Soon be Treatable with Medication

Chronic Rhinosinusitis May Soon be Treatable with Medication

CRS is a condition hard to treat with medication.The researchers observed sixty individuals with CRS and nasal polyps.Upon the completion of the study the researchers found 50% of the individuals had a reduction in symptoms.

Natural remedies for the Big C: Can these medicinal herbs from Mauritius help prevent cancer?

Natural remedies for the Big C: Can these medicinal herbs from Mauritius help prevent cancer?

Natural remedies for the Big C: Can these medicinal herbs from Mauritius help prevent cancer?The team, which included researchers from Mauritius, the United Kingdom, and Russia, looked into the curative potential of medicinal plants native to the region.

Kidney issues? Drink more water

Kidney issues? Drink more water

In this study, a team of researchers from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research in Australia looked at whether increasing water intake can slow the progression of polycystic kidney disease.

Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience , shows that older people who routinely partake in physical exercise can reverse the signs of aging in the brain, and dancing has the most profound effect.

Do tea drinkers have better organised brains?

Do tea drinkers have better organised brains?

“Our results offer the first evidence of positive contribution of tea drinking to brain structure, and suggest that drinking tea regularly has a protective effect against age-related decline in brain organisation,” explained team leader Assistant Professor Feng Lei, who is from the Department of Psychological Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

Stay positive, live longer

Stay positive, live longer

When individuals were compared based on their initial levels of optimism, the researchers found that the most optimistic men and women demonstrated, on average, an 11-15% longer lifespan, and had 50-70% greater odds of reaching 85 years old compared to the least optimistic groups.

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.

World-first trial investigating psilocybin psychotherapy for anorexia commencing in US

World-first trial investigating psilocybin psychotherapy for anorexia commencing in US

The team at the Johns Hopkins Psychedelic Research Unit has been at the forefront of the modern psychedelic science renaissance, exploring the effects, and potential medical uses, of a number of psychoactive compounds including LSD, DMT and MDMA.

Statins are a scam: Learn the secrets of natural heart health with Natural News’ latest book

Statins are a scam: Learn the secrets of natural heart health with Natural News’ latest book

In the latest Natural News book, Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease and Cardio Events , you can learn all about the dietary modifications, lifestyle changes and supplement regimens that can help reduce your risk of developing heart disease — and can even help reverse damage that’s already been done.