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Open the door of your pantry and in all likelihood, you'll find at least one colorful box of cold breakfast cereal inside. You may not eat it for breakfast (12% of people in the United States don't eat the morning meal), but it's probably there. Forty-three percent of cereal...
Patients and their families are starting to inquire about the new Alzheimer's drug approved this week by the US Food and Drug Administration. Shipments of the medication are expected to go out in just a couple of weeks. Hospitals are on tap to administer treatment when needed. And there is...
Interest in natural remedies has skyrocketed, with more people turning to food as medicine. That means functional foods-foods that have a positive impact on health beyond the nutrients they provide-are in demand. One functional food that's currently buzzing is fenugreek, a clover-like herb with several research-backed health benefits. Here's...
Pfizer released details Tuesday about the progress of its COVID-19 vaccination trials in children, showing that they have completed early testing and are moving forward with lower-dose trials in younger kids. Children are less likely than adults to have a serious case of COVID-19, so drug companies are trying to minimize vaccine side...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved aducanumab (produced by Biogen under the name Aduhelm), the first new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in 18 years. “This approval is a victory for people living with Alzheimer’s and their families,” said Harry Johns, president and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association,...
When you hit 40, there are so many reasons to celebrate: You're at the power years for your career, sex life, and confidence (don't believe us? ask Kate Hudson, Mindy Kaling, Claire Danes, Busy Phillips, and Brandy, who recently celebrated the big 4-0). But reaching that milestone birthday also...
Mornings can feel tough when you’ve got a mammoth day to get through ― whether it’s work-related or just general life admin. There are lots of things you can do to keep yourself energized, but you might find these tips helpful if you need to hype yourself up for...
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers from around the world have been desperately trying to find a cure for the deadly virus. They have looked at many existing drugs and sought to repurpose some for use in the current pandemic. But other than the development of vaccines,...
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Load Error Claim about airline meeting on vaccine liability is...
(Bloomberg) -- Load Error The U.S. passed the milestone of administering more than 300 million vaccine doses. New cases and deaths continue to plunge and are back to the levels just after U.S. states began imposing restrictions in March 2020. The U.K. will accelerate its vaccination program in a bid to stay...

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