Make These 5 Lifestyle Changes to Lower Bad Cholesterol

A healthy diet and lifestyle can help maintain cholesterol levels Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in the blood. The buildup of cholesterol levels, beyond normal levels, can pose serious health risks, leading to heart attacks and strokes. Although there are different types of cholesterol, LDL (low density lipoprotein) is the one that is harmful … Read more

2 drinks dermatologists say women over 40 should avoid at all costs because they weaken skin’s elasticity

Beverages are sometimes swept under the rug when it comes to skincare, but considering that you’re drinking much more frequently throughout the day than eating a meal or snack, it’s important to remember that the drinks you drink have as much impact as what you eat. Drinking enough water is obviously important, but it’s also … Read more

When young children test positive for Covid-19 and another respiratory virus, their illness is much more severe, new study finds

CNN — When Covid-19 patients under the age of 5 also test positive for another respiratory virus, they tend to get sicker and develop more severe disease, a new study has found. Among hospitalized children under age 5, testing positive for Covid-19 and another respiratory virus at the same time is associated with about twice … Read more

What to know about XBB.1.5, a new highly transmissible COVID-19 subvariant

Despite intensive public health efforts to halt the COVID-19 pandemic, the recent emergence of the highly transmissible, extremely drug-resistant, and profoundly immune-evading SARS-CoV-2 subvariant XBB.1.5 puts the global community on nerves . What is XBB.1.5? In the SARS-CoV-2 lineage naming convention, the prefix “X” denotes a pedigree resulting from genetic recombination between two or more … Read more

Does short sleep syndrome really exist?

For humans, nighttime sleepiness plays an important role in health: it allows people to think clearly, function efficiently, and gives the brain a chance to cleanse itself.. Most adults need seven to nine hours of sleep per night, according to the National Sleep Foundation (opens in a new tab), yet some people only have five … Read more

What to know about XBB.1.5, a new highly transmissible COVID-19 subvariant

Despite intensive public health efforts to halt the COVID-19 pandemic, the recent emergence of the highly transmissible, extremely drug-resistant, and profoundly immune-evading SARS-CoV-2 subvariant XBB.1.5 puts the global community on nerves . What is XBB.1.5? In the SARS-CoV-2 lineage naming convention, the prefix “X” denotes a pedigree resulting from genetic recombination between two or more … Read more

Moderna says its RNA vaccine was nearly 84% effective in preventing symptoms in adults 60 and older

Moderna Inc. announced on Tuesday that a late-stage trial found its experimental respiratory syncytial virus messenger RNA vaccine to be 83.7% effective in preventing at least two symptoms in adults 60 and older. RSV produces symptoms similar to those of a cold and can kill young children and older adults. It causes approximately 14,000 deaths … Read more