Coffee appears to offer widespread protection against Parkinson’s disease

Coffee appears to offer widespread protection against Parkinson’s disease

Earlier studies have shown that coffee consumption may protect against the development of Parkinson's disease in people who have no ...
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Our dreams reveal the escalating, suppressed anxiety spawned by COVID

We live day and night inside the same walls. We fear touching groceries that arrive at our doorstep. If we ...
It turns out seniors are both more vulnerable to COVID and can handle quarantines better

It turns out seniors are both more vulnerable to COVID and can handle quarantines better

Stories abound of many older Americans handling the pandemic with the kind of resilience and aplomb my mother showed... My ...
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World War I now linked to 5-year frigid period that likely intensified Spanish flu that infected one-third of the world

During the [1918] influenza pandemic, about one-third of the world was infected and at least 50 million died. But why was the ...
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Podcast: Regulate all food chemicals? Gin and tonics going extinct; GMO pineapple is here!

There are thousands upon thousands of chemicals in food. Should we regulate them all, could we even do it? Gin ...
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False security: Many schools and businesses rely on temperature tests but COVID often not linked to fever

[E]xperts and medical groups increasingly say that [temperature testing] isn’t a good gauge of Covid-19 as many infected children and ...
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Reports of COVID reinfection are becoming more common. How does that impact immunity?

[A 25-year-old Nevada man] joins a handful of other confirmed cases of [COVID] reinfection in people without immune disorders. … ...
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Wealthy countries fear GM crops, while developing nations say they will ‘mostly help,’ poll shows

Up to 60 percent of people worldwide are worried the food they eat will harm them in the next two ...
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Infographic: Airlines have installed ‘hospital quality’ air circulation systems and other safety measures

Despite substantial numbers of travelers, the number of suspected and confirmed cases of in-flight COVID-19 transmission between passengers around the ...
CBD is hyped as a ‘miracle cure’ for just about everything. Here is the reality

CBD is hyped as a ‘miracle cure’ for just about everything. Here is the reality

So, is CBD a miracle cure? Despite its promise, if you’re someone who hopes to read that science proves CBD ...
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Slideshow: Canine COVID detectors soon may be coming to an airport or business near you

There are various ongoing efforts to train sniffer dogs to detect covid-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. If dogs prove to be reliable in detecting ...
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Vaccines contain GMOs that will harm you? Debunking anti-biotechnology/anti-vaccine nonsense

There is no scientifically plausible reason to accept the hypothesis that either DNA in vaccines or the DNA in GMO foods are ...
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Why intermittent fasting often doesn’t work

Many followers of the [intermittent fasting] diet, which has been popularized in best-selling diet books and touted by celebrities, routinely ...
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Video: How to boost your immune system to guard against COVID and other illnesses

Scientists have recently developed ways to measure your immune age. Fortunately, it turns out your immune age can go down ...
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EU’s only cultivated GM crop, insect-resistant Bt corn, poses no risk to humans or the environment, study finds

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA assessed the 2018 post‐market environmental monitoring (PMEM) report on the cultivation ...
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COVID spikes surge in search for birth parents and disconnected relatives

[Krystal] Myers, 34, grew up in Freeport, Long Island with her mother, and still lives near there. When she was ...
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Trump did not ‘beat COVID’: Recovering from an illness is not a form of warfare

“Our president is strong and will beat the virus,” said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. “He’s a fighter,” said former press secretary Sarah Huckabee ...
What does ‘herd immunity’ mean and why is it important?

What does ‘herd immunity’ mean and why is it important?

People seem pretty confused about herd immunity. What exactly does it mean and can it be used to combat COVID-19? ...
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Viewpoint: Here’s why excluding pregnant women from COVID vaccine efficacy and safety trials is misguided

To date, more than 140 drug treatments and numerous vaccines are being evaluated to treat and prevent Covid-19 infection. Vaccines ...