Ultra-processed foods increase dementia risk

If you find yourself eating high amounts of ultra-processed foods – such as chips, ice cream, deep-fried chicken, hot dogs or fries – you may be at a higher risk of developing dementia, according to a recent study published in Neurology. Researchers from China found that the more ultra-processed foods people consume, the higher their … Read more

Men have greater cancer risk because of biology NOT because they drink and smoke more, study claims

Men drink and smoke more than women — but that is not the reason they have a higher cancer risk. A major study suggests biological differences are the real reason behind the disparity between sexes. Understanding these differences could help to improve prevention and treatment, researchers say. The study looked at 300,000 middle-aged and older … Read more

Mental health problems have grown, but especially among tween girls

Comment on this story Comment The American Academy of Pediatrics recently declared a national emergency in child and adolescent mental health, as rates of depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts skyrocketed during the pandemic. But youth mental health had been deteriorating for some time before the pandemic, as psychologists like me have been noticing for … Read more

Beach Vacationers Are Doing It Wrong

Ah, summertime! Right about now, you might be yearning or even packing for your dream vacation—one full of rest and relaxation. Long, languorous days of doing nothing, perhaps lying on the beach or holed up in a cabin somewhere far from the city. Imagine how happy you’ll be. Then imagine how bored you’ll be. Lying … Read more

The Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar Supplements, According To Pros

If you’re always scrolling TikTok for healthy morning routine inspo, then you’ve likely noticed that people are absolutely loving apple cider vinegar right now. The hashtag #applecidervinegar has over 255.8 million views, while #ACVgummies currently has 10 million, both of which feature videos dedicated to the benefits apple cider vinegar supplements claim to offer. Of … Read more

The dangers of monkeypox hysteria

They’ve been repeating it ever since the start of the Covid pandemic: “We are entering an ‘age of pandemics’ — this is just the beginning”. And they’ve been true to their word: no sooner had the threat of Covid started to wane, and most people had started to put the nightmare of the past two … Read more