6 things this immunologist does every night to sleep better and boost her immune system

More than two years after the emergence of a pandemic, we’re still struggling with outbreaks of Covid-19 — and that means building and maintaining a strong immune system should be a top priority. As an immunologist and functional medicine doctor, I always remind my patients that while genetics, diet and exercise all play a role … Read more

These Healthy Habits Add Years to Your Life, According to New Research

A new study found that by adopting certain lifestyle habits you can boost longevity even in your 80s. Researchers from Osaka University in Japan say reducing drinking, not smoking, losing weight, and getting more sleep yield big dividends when it comes to longevity, even for people who have chronic health issues. According to Study Finds, … Read more

African Scientists Baffled By Monkeypox Cases In Europe, US

LONDON (AP) — Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are baffled by the disease’s recent spread in Europe and North America. Cases of the smallpox-related disease have previously been seen only among people with links to central and West Africa. But in the past week, Britain, Spain, Portugal, Italy, … Read more

Here’s What The New African ‘Pox’ Sweeping The West Actually Looks Like

Monkeypox has been identified in several European countries, the United States and Canada, and images of pus-filled blisters erupting all over the skin of patients are causing concern. An overwhelming number of skin lesions and pus-filled blisters have completely covered the bodies of some patients infected with the virus, and are raising the alarm about … Read more

Monkeypox symptoms: The 7 early signs to look for

Monkeypox is mostly transmitted when someone comes into contact with an animal, another human or materials contaminated with the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The virus can enter the body through broken skin, respiratory tract, eyes, nose or mouth. The CDC said this most recent outbreak of monkeypox began … Read more

Daily Aspirin Regimen May Cause Bleeding

Dr. Wong added: “Two didn’t find any significant reductions in heart attack or stroke, but there was an increased risk of bleeding.” The third clinical trial, which was limited to people with diabetes, a higher-risk group, found a small reduction in cardiovascular events — but with a higher bleeding risk. “The harm canceled out the … Read more