A new gene therapy being developed almost eliminated patients' blood levels of lipoprotein(a), a protein that's been linked to early-onset heart disease in some individuals. Results from a clinical trial…
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10 Parts of Fruits and Veggies You Didn’t Know You Could Eat
Recent research by the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that a growing number of people are choosing diets consisting primarily of plant-based foods, which have been found to have many health benefits and tend to be better for the planet than diets high in meat. However, WHO experts recommend that people on plant-based diets pay special attention to this key area. They could benefit from including more meat in their diet: reducing food waste.
The Food and Drug Administration estimates that inefficiencies and health concerns cause the nation’s food …
How to Prep Your Body for Turning the Clocks Ahead for Daylight Saving Time
Losing an hour of sleep when daylight saving time rolls around may make you groggy. Research suggests that the time shift may also have a measurable effect on our health.
Tips for Easier DST Transition
1. Build a healthy sleep routine
Before daylight saving time (DST) begins or ends, adjust your schedule as much as possible to its regular schedule, and make sure you get enough sleep. One hour less sleep than usual can cause more disruption if it’s not unusual for you.
2. A gradual sleep shift …
Things to Know About Vaping and Health
Almost 70% of smokers express the desire to stop smoking. This isn’t surprising since quitting this habit brings many benefits to one’s health. If you want to quit smoking, you might have considered vaping to make the transition from traditional smoking to not doing it at all. Continue reading to better understand what vaping is.
Are E-cigarettes Bad?
The main component in traditional e-cigarettes is the e-juice flavor. This component makes you crave smoking. You can also experience withdrawal symptoms if you don’t try to satisfy that craving….
Kids and COVID-19: What We Know Now
As part of public-health strategies to keep children safe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that K–12 schools with prevention strategies strictly in place be allowed to keep their doors open and to continue in-person instruction. The CDC also encourages parents to vaccinate children aged 12 and older.
Symptoms to Look Out for in Kids
Children infected with coronavirus—such as COVID-19—can develop symptoms such as a fever, cough, runny nose, muscle aches, or vomiting. In some cases, children can develop …
Mushrooms 101: Possible Benefits and Side Effects
Mushrooms are versatile ingredients that can be used in various recipes, and some companies seek out psilocybin—which users report experiencing positive mental health effects—for use in products such as sprays.
Here is what scientists have discovered about the benefits and risks of consuming mushrooms.
Health Benefits of Mushrooms
Mushrooms are rich in both polysaccharides and antioxidants—properties that can help the body fight disease. Some of their most important health benefits include:…