Skin trouble on rise as face masks become essential

By Reito Kaneko TOKYO -  Japan  Today As face masks become an indispensable part of life during the coronavirus pandemic, many people are confronting an uncomfortable fact: prolonged use can give rise to skin trouble. And...

Coronavirus: Compliance with social distancing during early stages linked to working memory, study finds

By Frank Miles-Fox News A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims compliance in America with social distancing during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic is linked to working...

Mouth Problems: TMJ, Canker Sores, Painful Gums and More

  https://www.medicinenet.com -Reviewed By: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD   Cold Sores Cold sores don't come from colds. And although they're also called fever blisters, fevers don't cause them either. So, what are they? Cold sores come...

Does Lying Down After Eating Really Cause Gas?

Let’s get to the bottom of this one. https://www.self.com-By Carolyn L. Todd Getty / skaman306 If you’ve ever sprawled on the couch post-meal and felt the urge to burp or fart more than usual, you might wonder...

Covid-19 Could Boost Fossil Fuels, Slow Renewables In Emerging Economies

By Oxford Business Group - Just as the pandemic has had an considerable impact on the global economy, travel restrictions and the suspension of industrial activities have led to an unprecedented drop in global emissions. According to data from the Helsinki-based Integrated...

New study supports remdesivir as COVID-19 treatment

by Vanderbilt University Medical Center The news about remdesivir, the investigational anti-viral drug that has shown early promise in the fight against COVID-19, keeps getting better. This week researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), the University...

Scientists discover protective Alzheimer’s gene and develop rapid drug-testing platform

by Queen Mary, University of London A gene has been discovered that can naturally suppress the signs of Alzheimer's Disease in human brain cells, in research led by Queen Mary University of London. The scientists have...

‘I can recover at home’: Cosmetic surgeons see rise in patients amid pandemic

By Sophie Williams BBC News BBC.COM-Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A number of clinics around the world say they are seeing a rise in people getting surgery A number of cosmetic surgery clinics around the...

Can Probiotics Treat Depression?

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter Probiotic supplements might help ease depression symptoms in some people, a new research review suggests. Researchers found that across seven small clinical trials, various probiotics seemed to improve symptoms in patients with...

‘Even a Modest Increase’ in Fruit and Veg Can Reduce Likelihood of Type 2...

by Mohamed Elmaazi An estimated 463 million people worldwide have diabetes, the majority of whom have type 2 which is linked to excess body weight and physical inactivity. 4.2 million people died from the condition in...

Experimental drug shows early promise against inherited form of ALS, trial indicates

by Washington University School of Medicine An experimental drug for a rare, inherited form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has shown promise in a phase 1/phase 2 clinical trial conducted at Washington University School of Medicine...

5G networks have few health impacts, study finds

by Oregon State University Fifth generation or 5G wireless technology, which began being deployed worldwide in 2019, provides faster connectivity and more bandwidth, meaning higher download speeds. But because 5G technology is so new, little is known...

How safe is flying during coronavirus? Expert safety tips for travel during COVID-19

Thinking of flying? Here is what you need to know about the risks of travelling during coronavirus. By Dr Shawn Nasseri ENT Since the UK went into lockdown on 23 March, the UK government has advised people should stay...

Warning of serious brain disorders in people with mild coronavirus symptoms

UK neurologists publish details of mildly affected or recovering Covid-19 patients with serious or potentially fatal brain conditions Ian Sample Science editor  -  The  Guardian Doctors may be missing signs of serious and potentially fatal brain...

Coronavirus: will life go back to normal after COVID-19?

While the Covid Alert System signposts a path back to normality, it is clearly going to be a long journey, with many experts stating we may not return to ‘normal’ until 2021. Medically reviewed by Dr...

Coronavirus tips: 6 ways to shop safer at the supermarket during lockdown

You need to remain in lockdown. But you also need to eat. Here’s our advice on how to do your food shopping safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. By Claire Chamberlain During lockdown, our freedom of movement has been...

How to wash your hands effectively to prevent the spread of infection

Soap or sanitiser? Hot or cold water? Soap bar or liquid? All your hand hygiene questions, answered by experts. Medically reviewed by Dr Juliet McGrattan (MBChB) and words by Jessica Rapana In the midst of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, hand sanitiser...

Twin girls, joined at the skull, successfully separated in 18-hour operation in Vatican hospital

A pair of conjoined twin girls with an extremely rare condition has been successfully separated at a hospital in the Vatican City. Ervina and Prefina, aged 2, were joined at the skull before an operation...

7 Kidney Infection Signs and Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Here's why they occur, and when to take action. https://www.self.com/-By Korin Miller PhotoAlto/Odilon Dimier / Getty Images Let’s be real, getting a urinary tract infection (UTI), which brings about the constant urge to pee and burning pain...

U.S. tops 3 million known infections as coronavirus surges

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. coronavirus outbreak crossed a grim milestone of over 3 million confirmed cases on Tuesday as more states reported record numbers of new infections, and Florida faced an impending shortage...