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This Spice Might Extend Your Life

Researchers from Cleveland Clinic in Ohio reviewed health records of more than 570,000 people from four large studies and found, as compared to those who rarely or never ate chili peppers, that those who ate them on a regular basis reduced their risk of death from heart-related sources by 26%, from cancer by 23% and… Read More »

How COVID-19 drug/vaccine decisions might be based on little evidence

At this point, the Food and Drug Administration could grant emergency-use authorization. In other words, the two vaccines could hinge on the combined results of 64 people. Haseltine concludes: If — or perhaps when — positive early results from these trials are announced, keep my warnings in mind. These protocols seem designed to get a… Read More »

Why a mental health resolution might be superior to a diet resolution – Salon

The holiday season is notoriously indulgent: holiday parties and gifts lead to an abundance of sugary foods, meat, and alcohol. Like clockwork, many indulgers commit to a shift in diet upon the midnight stroke of the clock on December 31. This social construct of resolving to have “good” health in the new year takes many forms: Dry… Read More »

Vegetarians might have higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, study says

However, a new study suggests that vegetarians and vegans may be at a higher risk of stroke than their meat-eating counterparts — although those who don’t eat meat have a lower chance of coronary heart disease, according to the new paper, published in the medical journal the BMJ on Wednesday. “It does seem that the… Read More »

13 Surprising Reasons You Might Not Be Able to Donate Blood

Everyday Wellness Donating blood is a generous—not to mention necessary—act, but there are several restrictions on giving that protect you and future recipients of your gift. The medications you’re taking Pixel-Shot/Shutterstock Most medications won’t disqualify you from being able to donate blood, but some may require a waiting period after your final dose. “If you’re… Read More »