'I Can't Tolerate Gluten In The U.S., But I Can In Europe': Experts Unpack The Phenomenon

‘I Can’t Tolerate Gluten In The U.S., But I Can In Europe’: Experts Unpack The Phenomenon

“I ate pasta every day on my trip to Italy, but I can’t eat it at all when I’m at home.” “I can eat all the bread I want in France, but it makes me so bloated in the U.S.” You’ve probably heard a friend say these things, or maybe you’ve experienced it yourself. Essentially …

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Omicron keeps finding new evolutionary tricks to outsmart our immunity

Omicron keeps finding new evolutionary tricks to outsmart our immunity

An electron microscope image shows a SARS-CoV-2 particle isolated in the early days of the pandemic. It’s been nearly a year since omicron was first detected, and scientists say this branch of the coronavirus family tree is still thriving. NIAID/NIH via AP hide caption toggle caption NIAID/NIH via AP An electron microscope image shows a …

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Purified Sand Particles Have Anti-Obesity Effects, Scientists Confirm

Purified Sand Particles Have Anti-Obesity Effects, Scientists Confirm

Porous particles of silica made from purified sand could one day play a role in attempts to lose weight. Past clinical trials have already produced promising results, but the actual weight-lowering mechanism behind the potential treatment has been poorly understood. To sift out the key variables, researchers have now tested a range of silica sizes …

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Getting just five hours of sleep or fewer every night is associated with a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with multiple chronic diseases, a new study found.

Sleeping 5 hours or fewer could put you at risk of multiple chronic diseases, study finds

Getting just five hours of sleep or fewer every night is associated with a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with multiple chronic diseases, a new study found. (lightpoet, Shutterstock) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes TORONTO, Canada — A new study using data that spans 25 years has found that getting just five hours of sleep …

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The most common COVID-19 symptoms have changed, a study says.

The most common COVID symptoms have changed, study says. Here’s what they are

The most common COVID-19 symptoms have changed, a study says. Fusion Medical Animation Ltd. via AP The most commonly reported COVID-19 symptoms in recent weeks have changed since the coronavirus started to spread across the globe, a study has found. The top symptoms were mostly similar regardless of vaccination status, according to the Zoe Health …

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The most common COVID-19 symptoms have changed, a study says.

The most common COVID symptoms have changed, study says. Here’s what they are

The most common COVID-19 symptoms have changed, a study says. Fusion Medical Animation Ltd. via AP The most commonly reported COVID-19 symptoms in recent weeks have changed since the coronavirus started to spread across the globe, a study has found. The top symptoms were mostly similar regardless of vaccination status, according to the Zoe Health …

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Regular exercise may improve the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines

Regular exercise may improve the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines

Comment on this story Comment Regular exercise could amplify the benefits of your next coronavirus vaccination or booster, even if you schedule your shot weeks or months from now, according to a new study of the effects of regular physical activity and vaccines. The study, which involved almost 200,000 men and women in South Africa, …

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What’s behind worrying RSV surge in US children's hospitals?

What’s behind worrying RSV surge in US children’s hospitals?

Children’s hospitals in parts of the U.S. are seeing a surge in a common respiratory illness that can cause severe breathing problems for babies. RSV cases fell dramatically two years ago as the pandemic shut down schools, day cares and businesses. With restrictions easing in the summer of 2021, doctors saw an alarming increase in …

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