The trouble with nutrition research: What should we eat?

Is dairy good or bad for health? Is cholesterol evil? Does red meat kill or cure? Is the ketogenic diet a godsend or a health hazard? Can the vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, or raw food diet extend disease-free life? Nutrition is wrapped in multiple confusions. Why is it so hard to determine whether a food is […]

Is blood type linked to coronavirus infection risk?

A new, preliminary study has found correlations between blood type and the likelihood of being hospitalized with COVID-19. According to the authors, people with type A blood might be more at risk than those with other blood types. Share on PinterestA new, preliminary...

How a person’s immune system defeated the virus

Although some people who contract SARS-CoV-2 experience serious symptoms, others are able to recover after a fairly short period of time. A new study shows how the immune system of one otherwise healthy person was able to fight the virus within days. Share on...

Putting the clocks forward in spring costs lives on US roads

The largest ever study into the effects of the transition to Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the United States estimates that abolishing it would prevent about 28 fatal car accidents a year. Share on PinterestNew research examines the effect of Daylight Saving Time...

COVID-19 suppression ‘only viable strategy at the current time’

Research suggests that the best strategy for minimizing the toll of the new coronavirus involves widespread and extended social distancing. Share on PinterestNew findings explain why COVID-19 suppression is the only viable option for stopping the pandemic. For live...