Coronavirus Survives on Surfaces for Weeks: Study

The study also found that the virus survived longer at lower temperatures and tended to last longer on non-porous or smooth surfaces such as glass and stainless steel rather than porous or rough surfaces such as cotton.

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First Confirmed U.S. Cases of COVID Reinfections

Unlike most cases of reinfection, the men in Reno, NV, and Virginia, and a 46-year-old man in Ecuador, had more severe symptoms during their second infections, potentially complicating the development and deployment of effective vaccines.

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What Are the Benefits of Bilberry?

Berries are often hailed as some of the best fruits you can eat. That’s because they’re loaded with vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that have a wide range of health benefits. One class of compounds in berries that’s responsible for many of their health benefits is anthocyanins — the plant pigment that gives berries and […]

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President Trump's Prescribed COVID-19 Protocol

October 2, 2020, President Donald Trump announced he and First Lady Melania Trump had tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. Both reported having mild symptoms. According to a report1 by Science Magazine, the President was transferred to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, that same day. His symptoms included fever, fatigue and congestion. According […]

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Weekly Health Quiz: Moringa, COVID and Masks

1 Which of the following supplements has been shown to lower your risk of testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 and reduce your risk of severe infection, hospitalization, complications and death? Magnesium Ubiquinol Vitamin D Vitamin D has been shown to lower your risk of testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 and reduce your risk of severe infection, hospitalization, […]

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Parabens: The Hidden Danger in Lotions and Sunscreens

Many consumers have long known their favorite lotions and sunscreens contained parabens, or synthetic chemicals used as preservatives. But with more and more products being touted as “paraben-free,” many are now wondering, “What, exactly, are parabens, and are they dangerous?” Parabens, which inhibit the growth of bacteria, yeast, and molds, have been used in personal-care […]

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Mouse Studies Confirm the Key to Longevity

Mice lacking the insulin receptor substrate are more resistant to aging than normal mice, according to University College London researchers. The finding further confirms the link between insulin signaling pathways and aging, and may have implications on aging in humans. In the study, mice were engineered to lack either insulin receptor substrate IRS-1 or IRS-2, […]

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Melatonin: Is This Natural Hormone One of the Keys To Slowing Brain Aging?

Melatonin is best known as a sleep hormone because of its action controlling the circadian cycle. But melatonin also has antioxidant properties, and may have an important anti-aging role. A recent study looked at artificially aged mice to determine the effects of melatonin on aging.  Such mice are used as a model to study the […]

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