April 28, 2024

Natural Supplement Cocktail May Ease Inflammation in Long COVID Patients: Study

New study finds herbal supplement with echinacea, rosehip, zinc & royal jelly may really help long haulers. A blend of herbal extracts and minerals could offer a ray of hope for the millions struggling with the debilitating effects of long COVID. A new study suggests that a simple, inexpensive supplement containing echinacea, rosehip, zinc, and […]

April 28, 2024

USDA Tells Producers to Reduce Salmonella in Certain Frozen Chicken Products

Poultry producers will be required to bring salmonella bacteria in certain chicken products to very low levels to help prevent food poisoning under a final rule issued Friday by U.S. agriculture officials. When the regulation takes effect in 2025, salmonella will be considered an adulterant—a contaminant that can cause foodborne illness—when it is detected above […]

April 27, 2024

Fit to Fight Flu? Study Suggests Pre-Vaccine Health Determines Its Success

Study reveals that optimal pre-vaccination metabolic health significantly enhances the effectiveness of flu vaccines. Though commonly believed that vaccines alone are sufficient to keep us healthy, recent research suggests that being healthy before receiving a vaccine is equally crucial. A new study found that improving the metabolic health of obese mice before vaccination—not after—significantly boosted […]

April 27, 2024

This Artificial Sweetener May Harm the Gut: Study

Neotame can damage the intestine and cause health issues like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and sepsis. More people are turning to artificial sweeteners in lieu of sugar in an attempt to reduce their sugar intake to manage their weight and conditions like Type 2 diabetes. However, sugar alternatives can come with their own downsides, and […]

April 26, 2024

Healthy Choices: EWG’s Consumer Guide to Seafood

Public guidelines on which and how much seafood is safe to eat can be downright confusing, causing some people to avoid the nutrient-dense food all together. Seafood, which includes fish and shellfish, has earned its reputation as one of the healthiest, brain-and-body-boosting foods for good reason. Seafood contains generous amounts of high-quality protein, various nutrients […]

April 26, 2024

Certain Teas May Inactivate COVID-19 Virus, Lab Study Finds

But experts caution against overstating potential real-world benefits. A cup of tea could be a powerful weapon in the fight against COVID-19, according to a new study that found several common varieties can effectively inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 virus in saliva. The research offers a glimmer of hope that something as simple as your morning brew […]

April 25, 2024

Supreme Court Win for Police Constable Who Refused the COVID-19 Jab

Victorian Supreme Court quashed the charge of ‘breach of discipline’ for failing to comply with vaccine requirements. A senior constable in Victoria who faced charges for not taking the COVID-19 vaccine has won his battle in a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court. This decision could set a precedent for others impacted by vaccine mandates […]

April 25, 2024

Peer Calls for ‘Missing Data’ on Vaccines and Heart Disease

Lord Farmer raised questions about ONS data that could establish link after request by MPs was denied, but made available to select ‘qualified researchers.’ A member of the House of Lords has called on the government to provide missing data that could establish a link between the COVID-19 vaccines and the surge in heart conditions […]

April 24, 2024

Is Your Breathing Fueling Your Anxiety?

“Just breathe”—a common piece of advice that seems almost too simple to be a remedy for the racing heart and spiraling thoughts of anxiety. Yet emerging research is beginning to uncover a profound link between the way that we breathe and our mental health. The Science of Breathing and Anxiety Consider a scenario where, despite […]

April 24, 2024

For Older Diabetics, Moderate Overweight Linked to Lowest Cardiovascular Risk: Study

In a new study, overweight older adults are having lower cardiovascular mortality than normal-weight counterparts.  Upending conventional wisdom, a new study has found that there is no one-size-fits-all, healthy BMI range for people living with Type 2 diabetes. Rather, the research reveals a twist—a person’s optimal body weight actually shifts as they grow older. Surprising […]