RSV cases in Utah ‘increasing rapidly’, doctor says; preventive measures encouraged

RSV cases in Utah ‘increasing rapidly’, doctor says;  preventive measures encouraged

RSV outbreaks are occurring earlier than usual this year in Utah and are reaching record numbers of cases in some hospitals across the country, according to a doctor at Primary Children’s Hospital. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Utah doctors are bracing for a bad RSV season and … Read more

Sleeping 5 hours or less could put you at risk for several chronic diseases, study finds

Sleeping 5 hours or less could put you at risk for several chronic diseases, study finds

Sleeping only five hours or less each night is associated with a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with several chronic conditions, according to a new study. (poet of light, Shutterstock) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes TORONTO, Canada – A new study using data spanning 25 years has found that sleeping only five hours or less … Read more

Sleep may be just as important for heart health as diet and physical activity, study finds

Sleep may be just as important for heart health as diet and physical activity, study finds

Add a good night’s rest to your to-do list if you want to keep your heart healthy, according to a new study. (Mitarart, Adobe Stock) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes WASHINGTON — If you want to keep your heart healthy, add a good night’s rest to your to-do list, according to a new study. Heart … Read more

Addiction drug shows promise for lifting long COVID brain fog and fatigue

Addiction drug shows promise for lifting long COVID brain fog and fatigue

Lauren Nichols, who has long had COVID, takes a break and rests in a lounge bed in the office of her home in Andover, Mass., on August 3. Addiction drug could help people with COVID brain fog. (Lauren Owens Lambert, Reuters) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes CHICAGO — Lauren Nichols, a 34-year-old logistics expert for … Read more

Are you a mosquito magnet? It could be your smell

Are you a mosquito magnet?  It could be your smell

A female Aedes aegypti mosquito acquiring a blood meal from a human host. A study published Friday in the journal Cell reveals that some people really are “mosquito magnets”, getting bitten more than others. (James Gathany, CDC via Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes NEW YORK — A new study reveals that some people … Read more

Long COVID and smell: How to get the treatment you need

Long COVID and smell: How to get the treatment you need

A woman gives her saliva sample to a worker at a COVID-19 testing site in Bountiful on January 19. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 8-9 minutes NASHVILLE — It’s been months since your ability to taste and smell disappeared after a COVID-19 infection. You tried to make an appointment with a specialist — … Read more

A global epidemic of cancer in people under 50 could emerge

A global epidemic of cancer in people under 50 could emerge

Iana dos Reis Nunes (left) was 43 when she was diagnosed with colon cancer. A new review of cancer registries from 44 countries found that the incidence of early cancers is rising rapidly for colorectal cancer and 13 other types of cancer. (Brendan Higgins via CNN) Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes NEW YORK — Iana … Read more

Review: How “Amsterdam” got its R rating

Review: How “Amsterdam” got its R rating

Christian Bale, John David Washington and Margot Robbie in ‘Amsterdam,’ which opened on Thursday. (20th century workshops) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes AMSTERDAM — At this time of year, a lot of people ask me, “What’s in this movie?” That’s because it’s that time of year when studios start releasing the movies they think will … Read more

When you eat can dictate how hungry you are, study finds

When you eat can dictate how hungry you are, study finds

A new study comparing people who ate the same foods, but at different times of the day. (Superstar, Shutterstock) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes ATLANTA – We all know that eating later in the day isn’t good for our waistline, but why? A new study weighed in on this question by comparing people who ate … Read more

Elon Musk sends a scathing message to Tesla investors

Elon Musk sends a scathing message to Tesla investors

Elon Musk is not a CEO like the others. from Tesla (TSLA) the boss is atypical. He refuses to obey the rules often imposed on the managers of public companies. The billionaire did not hesitate to relaunch the showdown with the American Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) despite an agreement reached in 2018 with the … Read more