How to support your immune system this winter

The winter season can be a hotbed of cold and flu viruses. As the temperatures plummet and days get shorter, many of us have already started preparing for winter illnesses.  But, the... Read more »

Can exercise help to reduce cravings for unhealthy food? 

Having a healthy diet can cut the risk of physical and mental health problems. But, avoiding cravings for unhealthy food is something a lot of people find difficult. Luckily, researchers have found... Read more »

Study reveals that sleep deprivation is still a problem – and it’s having huge effects on people’s health 

According to a new study on sleep habits, nearly half of Americans aren’t getting enough sleep. The study also found that 30% of respondents had trouble falling or staying asleep and about... Read more »

US regulators approve new immunotherapy drug for type 1 diabetes 

The FDA has approved a new biological therapy for type 1 diabetes which has been described as “game-changing”. The drug delays the onset of the condition and is the first therapy that... Read more »

CDC data shows alcohol-related deaths increased during the pandemic 

In recent decades, the number of alcohol-related deaths has been steadily rising. But, the numbers increased sharply during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data from the CDC.  The data shows that the... Read more »

How common is “shrinkflation” in 2022? 

The slowing economy has meant a number of changes for consumers, including higher grocery bills. However, despite rising prices for food, a new study has found that the size of many grocery... Read more »

Is vaping more effective than NRT for quitting smoking? 

There are different ways to stop smoking, but two of the most common methods are using nicotine replacement therapy or vaping. But which is more effective?  Here are some of the benefits... Read more »

New Alzheimer’s drug could slow down cognitive decline 

A new Alzheimer’s drug, which has been labeled “historic” by some experts, could slow the progression of cognitive decline by 27% compared with a placebo.  The monoclonal antibody treatment called lecanemab was... Read more »

Why fitness trackers could encourage more physical activity 

Improving physical fitness is an important goal for many consumers. Now, a new study has found that fitness trackers could be an effective way to increase physical activity.  For the study, researchers... Read more »

US faces shortages of monkeypox vaccines amid growing number of cases 

According to the latest figures from the CDC, there have been 1814 cases of monkeypox in the US, and the actual number could be even higher due to delays in testing patients. ... Read more »