Category: Health

Wisconsin Department of Health warns against eating the ‘cannibal sandwich,’ a traditional holiday dish in the state

Wisconsin residents are being urged by health officials to pass on eating a traditional holiday dish this year to avoid getting sick. A “cannibal sandwich,”...

Scotland’s drug deaths rise to new record

More than 1,200 people in Scotland died of drug misuse last year, new figures show. The much-delayed figures show a record number of deaths for the sixth year in a row...

Drinking red wine and eating cheese could reduce cognitive decline: study shows

Wine and cheese could protect against cognitive decline, according to research lowa State University published in the November 2020 Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease....

First case of coronavirus detected in wild mink

The first known case of coronavirus in wild mink has been reported, leading to calls for widespread monitoring of wildlife. In an alert to the International Society for...

Putin orders start of Russia’s mass COVID vaccination programme

Russian president says country will have produced two million doses of its Sputnik V vaccine within the next few days. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the...

New ‘green’ Mediterranean diet better for weight loss, study shows

People, especially men, who ate an abundance of plant-based proteins and very little poultry and red meat had more benefits for the cardiovascular system and metabolism...

The one ingredient that shouldn’t be in the chocolate you’re eating

There’s one ingredient to keep on your radar — and out of your chocolate, researchers say: cadmium. Cadmium is a mineral found in the earth’s crust, as...

Psychologists Explain The Benefits Of Decorating Early For The Holidays

Putting up Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving is the mood booster we need this year in order to be a little happier. It makes sense that more people are trying to...

Home-testing kit for breast cancer wins Dyson prize

A home-testing kit for breast cancer has won this year’s international James Dyson Award. The Blue Box was designed by 23-year-old Judit Giró Benet, from Spain,...

Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds

A mother’s depression and anxiety from conception through the first year of the baby’s life is associated with negative developmental outcomes through...