Doctors say don’t waste your money on this one type of vitamin – it’s practically useless!

While it’s important to get as many nutrients as possible through your daily diet, we all run into gaps and deficiencies from time to time. That’s where supplements come in. Supplements are a great way to make sure your body is getting everything it needs to function properly and stay as healthy as possible. However, … Read more

10 Medical Tests Every Older Adult Should Have

Maintaining your physical condition and mental well-being is crucial to a longer and happier life. There are about two dozen tests or screenings that older adults can undergo to ensure optimal health and well-being, based on recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of experts in primary care and prevention, and … Read more

Honey may lower risk of cardiometabolic disorders, researchers reveal

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that honey, especially when raw and derived from a single floral source, can improve critical cardiometabolic health indicators, including blood sugar and cholesterol levels. The findings were published in the journal Nutrition Reviews. The researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials on honey … Read more

Research shows that people who recovered from covid were more at risk of seizures than people who had the flu

People who have had a Covid infection are 55 percent more likely to develop it seizures or epilepsy within six months of recovering from the disease than those who contracted the disease influenza and the risk is more noticeable in children than in adults, a study has found. The seizure or epilepsy the risk was … Read more

3 simple stretches to improve flexibility over 40, according to personal trainers

Stretching your muscles is always important, but it becomes especially essential as you age and naturally lose some of your flexibility. If you want to stay limber in middle age, stretching every morning is a great way to do that. As certified trainer and founder of Runstreet Marnie Kunz tells us, “It’s important to stretch … Read more

Symbol of reunification with China, panda Tuan Tuan dies in Taipei

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Tuan Tuan, one of two giant pandas donated to Taiwan from China, passed away Saturday after a brief illness, the Taipei Zoo said. A cause of death was not immediately given, but previous reports said the panda was thought to have a malignant brain tumor, prompting China to send a few … Read more

Asia-Pacific leaders condemn war, renew calls for open trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Asia-Pacific leaders called for an end to Russia’s war on Ukraine and vowed to steer the region’s economies toward sustainable growth as they wrapped up summits on Saturday. Host nation Thailand staged a diplomatic coup by bridging divisions among the 21 members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum by saying most members … Read more

Professor hails blood work that could detect early disease recurrence

‘This could revolutionize the way we treat breast cancer patients’: Professor applauds blood test that can detect early recurrence of the disease Breast cancer that has been dormant in the body can come back in another part Blood tests can spot signs of the disease coming back years before a scan could The test picks … Read more