1 in 5 people remember a “lucid death” after being resuscitated by CPR

1 in 5 people remember a “lucid death” after being resuscitated by CPR

A clearer picture of life after death – albeit short-lived – is coming into focus A new study has shown that 20% of people on the verge of death experienced a “lucid death”. The phenomenon is said to occur in the moments between cardiac arrest, when they are unconscious or dying, and receiving life-saving cardiopulmonary … Read more

I only eat meat – I lost 30 pounds and now have fair skin

I only eat meat – I lost 30 pounds and now have fair skin

A self-proclaimed ‘yo-yo dieter’ turned ‘carnivore’ is going viral for her proudly anti-vegan diet. A woman claims she lost 30 pounds just by eating a meat-based diet – forget about fruits and vegetables – and racked up millions of TikTok views in the process. TikTok sensation Courtney Luna, 38, spent years following fad diets before … Read more

I only eat meat – I lost 30 pounds and now have fair skin

I only eat meat – I lost 30 pounds and now have fair skin

A self-proclaimed ‘yo-yo dieter’ turned ‘carnivore’ is going viral for her proudly anti-vegan diet. A woman claims she lost 30 pounds just by eating a meat-based diet – forget about fruits and vegetables – and racked up millions of TikTok views in the process. TikTok sensation Courtney Luna, 38, spent years following fad diets before … Read more

Simple lifestyle changes can reduce your risk of dementia by 40%

Simple lifestyle changes can reduce your risk of dementia by 40%

According to Lancet Public Health estimates, the number of people with dementia worldwide will almost triple by 2050. But this devastating disease is not inevitable. Research shows you can prevent or delay the onset of dementia by 40% by changing your lifestyle. “This rapid increase means that you or someone you know is very likely … Read more

How picking your nose could increase the risk of Alzheimer’s

How picking your nose could increase the risk of Alzheimer’s

Don’t go panning for gold in your golden years. New research suggests that picking your nose could increase your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. Bacteria can travel through the olfactory nerve from the nasal cavity – streamlined with a pickax – to reach the brain and create markers that are ‘a telltale … Read more

How picking your nose could increase the risk of Alzheimer’s

How picking your nose could increase the risk of Alzheimer’s

Don’t go panning for gold in your golden years. New research suggests that picking your nose could increase your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. Bacteria can travel through the olfactory nerve from the nasal cavity – streamlined with a pickax – to reach the brain and create markers that are ‘a telltale … Read more

4 things you can do to fight dementia and improve your memory

4 things you can do to fight dementia and improve your memory

There may not be a ‘magic pill’, but there are ways to stave off dementia and improve your brain health, according to a scientist. Crosswords and Sudoku are great for stimulating the brain, but people also need to focus on their stress levels, sleep patterns, diet and exercise – even if it’s just a few … Read more

What’s behind the disturbing increase in RSV in US children’s hospitals?

What’s behind the disturbing increase in RSV in US children’s hospitals?

Children’s hospitals in parts of the United States are seeing an upsurge in a common respiratory disease that can cause serious breathing problems for babies. RSV cases dropped dramatically two years ago when the pandemic shut down schools, daycares and businesses. With the easing of restrictions in the summer of 2021, doctors have seen an … Read more

What’s behind the disturbing increase in RSV in US children’s hospitals?

What’s behind the disturbing increase in RSV in US children’s hospitals?

Children’s hospitals in parts of the United States are seeing an upsurge in a common respiratory disease that can cause serious breathing problems for babies. RSV cases dropped dramatically two years ago when the pandemic shut down schools, daycares and businesses. With the easing of restrictions in the summer of 2021, doctors have seen an … Read more

Cold and flu season is here and people are showing up for work sick

Cold and flu season is here and people are showing up for work sick

A relic of the pre-pandemic days is making a return to the workplace: the cold office. You may remember being caught in his crosshairs – first, someone shows up coughing and sniffling, swearing that everything seems worse than he feels. Within weeks, the bug hops like clockwork from desk to desk until half the team … Read more