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Dementia

Your walking speed could be a sign of dementia

Image Source: www.eatthis.com Experts argue that a slower walk as you become older has long been a symptom of increased fragility, which can lead to falls and other impairments. A slower gait from year to year may also be an early marker of cognitive deterioration, according

Coffee

Study suggests Coffee drinkers may be at lower risk of early death

Image Source: The Times Coffee drinkers appear to have a lower risk of dying young, whether they drink it with or without sugar, however scientists caution that the discovery may not be due to the brew itself.  The British Coffee Association estimates that 98 million cups

Wildfire Smoke

Wildfire Smoke Is Melting the Arctic, Scientists Say

Photo: Dimitar Dilkoff Scientists have found that the dense plumes of wildfire smoke in recent years are contributing to the warming of the Arctic through “brown carbon” in the smoke drifting north and attracting heat to the region. They added that the increasing number of wildfires

Moderna

Moderna Requests FDA Authorization for Second Booster Shot for Adults

Photo: Getty Images Moderna has filed a request before the US Food and Drug Administration for authorization for a second COVID-19 booster shot for adults, they said on Thursday. Moderna requested to amend the FDA’s emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine, which allows a fourth

US reports rare case of Monkeypox 

Image Source: Guim On Wednesday, Massachusetts health officials reported a rare case of monkeypox in a man who had just been to Canada, and officials are investigating if it is linked to tiny outbreaks in Europe.  Monkeypox is mainly found only in Africa, and instances in

Drug Overdose Deaths in the US

Drug Overdose Deaths in the US Reach Record High

Photo: Alamy According to provisional data by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics released on Wednesday, an estimated 105,752 people died of a drug overdose in the 12-month period ending in October 2021. Another record high for drug

Dementia

Your walking speed could be a sign of dementia

Image Source: www.eatthis.com Experts argue that a slower walk as you become older has long been a symptom of increased fragility, which can lead to falls and other impairments. A slower gait

US reports rare case of Monkeypox 

Image Source: Guim On Wednesday, Massachusetts health officials reported a rare case of monkeypox in a man who had just been to Canada, and officials are investigating if it is linked to

Drug Overdose Deaths in the US

Drug Overdose Deaths in the US Reach Record High

Photo: Alamy According to provisional data by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics released on Wednesday, an estimated 105,752 people died of a drug