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Online information about probiotics often misleading

As probiotics grow in popularity, a recent study investigates the reliability of online information. They find that the majority of “top” websites provide information that lacks scientific evidence. As scientists have become increasingly interested in the role of gut bacteria, so have the public. In parallel with the microbiome’s rise to fame, probiotics have grown… Read More »

Scientists ask Health Secretary to evaluate role of gut microbiome in coronavirus

More than 120 leading scientists ask Health Secretary to evaluate role of gut microbiome in coronavirus amid ‘compelling evidence’ healthier diets could protect millions of Britons The academics say there is a growing body of ‘convincing research’  An unhealthy gut is often linked with inflammation and lower immunity  The experts urged ministers to look into… Read More »

The Perps Behind COVID-19

“I am not saying that China deliberately released this, shooting itself in the foot. But it was clear they were developing an extremely dangerous unknown biological weapon that had never been seen before, and it leaked out of the lab… I personally believe that until our political leaders come clean with the American people, both… Read More »

Psychiatrists ‘pleasantly surprised’ with transition to telemedicine

A qualitative RAND Corporation study finds that psychiatrists offering telemedicine for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic have had largely positive perceptions of the transition. Many, however, say they plan to return to in-person care when possible, due to the challenges psychiatric telemedicine entail. WHY IT MATTERS Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, a variety… Read More »

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Found In Fish Can Help Reduce AMD Risk

Regular fish consumption as well as omega-3 fatty acids found in fish is linked to a significantly reduced AMD risk. Approximately 9 million 40 years and older U.S. adults have signs of AMD (age related macular degeneration). Another 7.3 million individuals have early AMD, which is normally linked to no or moderate vision loss but… Read More »

‘A Longer Season With Many Bad Days’: Local Doctor Says Allergy Season Will Be Difficult For Pittsburghers – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The trees are blooming, and the grass is bright green, but while it’s beautiful for some, it’s misery for others. Allergies are worse this year than most, but some of the precautions we are taking for coronavirus may also help prevent allergy symptoms. Remember all of that rain we had in January,… Read More »

Analysis shows outside of Chicago area, most COVID-19 deaths are in nursing homes

An independent analysis of the state’s COVID-19 data found a significant difference in the numbers of COVID-19-related deaths in the Chicago area compared with the rest of the state. The analysis also showed more deaths in nursing homes than elsewhere. Public finance watchdogs at Wirepoints analyzed the state’s data and found that much of the… Read More »