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Addressing 13 COVID-19 vaccine myths

Addressing 13 COVID-19 vaccine myths

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), between 2010 and 2015, vaccines prevented an estimated 10 million deaths. Scientists have worked tirelessly to create safe and effective vaccines to protect us against SARS-CoV-2. Now, as many governments roll out...

When to take fish oil for better health

When to take fish oil for better health

Fish oil is a major source of omega-3 fatty acids, which may have a number of health benefits. In this article, we will discuss when people should take fish oil, how to take it, dosage, and any health benefits and side effects. What is the best time to take fish oil?...

What causes migraine in children?

What causes migraine in children?

Around 3–10% of children experience migraine. The prevalence increases with age until puberty, when about half of these children or young teens stop having migraine episodes. Alternately, if migraine symptoms begin during adolescence, the person is more likely to...

Why You Should Care About Heart Disease, Even If You’re Healthy

Why You Should Care About Heart Disease, Even If You’re Healthy

  February is heart disease month in the US, and if you're not living in a bubble, you hear–over and over again–that nearly half of all Americans are suffering from some type of heart disease, be it high cholesterol, plaque blockages in their arteries, high blood...

Social media damages teenagers’ mental health, report says

Social media damages teenagers’ mental health, report says

Teenagers' mental health is being damaged by heavy social media use, a report has found. Research from the Education Policy Institute and The Prince's Trust said wellbeing and self-esteem were similar in all children of primary school age. Boys and girls' wellbeing is...

What are high glycemic index foods and how to avoid them?

What are high glycemic index foods and how to avoid them?

Foods with a high glycemic index (GI) raise blood sugar quickly and may cause health issues if someone eats too many of them. Eating a low GI diet may help to prevent and manage diabetes and cardiovascular disease. A person may also manage their weight with a low GI...

AI ‘doctor’s assistant’ among projects given £20m

AI ‘doctor’s assistant’ among projects given £20m

A computerised system that advises doctors on the best treatment to give a patient is among the artificial intelligence projects that have been awarded £20m by the British government. The money will be shared between 15 AI projects being run at UK universities. It's...

Decoding the connection between stress and heart health

Decoding the connection between stress and heart health

Stress can make you feel anxious; there is rapid breathing and your heart races. You may also feel that you are on the verge of getting a heart attack, right? Well, stress not only takes a toll on your mental well-being but your heart health too.   Stress is a part...