Can switching to low-sodium salt alternatives improve heart health? 

Salt is known to increase the risk of certain diseases. But is switching to a low-sodium alternative beneficial? According to a recent study, it could be.  The new study, which was carried... Read more »

New Covid treatments offer solution for Delta variant and beyond

On Monday, Pfizer-BioNTech’s Comirnaty became the first Covid-19 vaccine to move past Emergency Use Authorization and gain full FDA approval in the United States. US politicians and public health authorities, including President... Read more »

Social media platforms secure Afghan users’ accounts amid Taliban takeover

Social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, have said they will start to take steps to protect users in Afghanistan from being targeted by the Taliban.  After the rapid takeover of... Read more »

Amazon agrees to pay for injury or damages caused by third-party products

Over the last few years, the number of products being sold by third-party sellers on Amazon has been rising. In fact, over 50% of the products are sold by third parties.  However,... Read more »

The benefits of regular exercise for depression-related symptoms 

Exercise has many health benefits, including preventing illnesses and making it easier to lose weight. Now, a new study has found it may help relieve some symptoms of depression.   In a new... Read more »

How sleep deprivation affects the health of new mothers 

New parents often find themselves sleep-deprived. However, a new study has found that losing sleep may take years off new mothers’ lives.  The study was carried out by researchers from the University... Read more »

The US announces plans to end travel restrictions for vaccinated visitors 

From early on in the pandemic, the United States closed its borders to most of the world. Travel has been restricted from the European Union, the UK, China, and Iran for over... Read more »

Study shows seat belt use declined in the last year 

For over 50 years, seat belts have been standard in cars and trucks. Most countries have laws requiring drivers and passengers to use them. However, a recent study has shown that, in... Read more »

Emergency care for opioid overdoses increased during the pandemic 

A number of studies have found that increased alcohol and drug use have been a serious side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.  On top of this, a new study carried out by... Read more »

The price of coffee increases due to cold weather in Brazil 

Americans currently drink 146 billion cups of coffee a year. But, a blast of cold weather in Brazil could mean the average coffee could soon end up costing a lot more.  Coffee... Read more »