UK adds nine more COVID symptoms to official list as its struggles with record case load

The official list of symptoms of COVID-19 has been expanded in the UK, where cases are currently running at the highest level since the start of the pandemic. The National Health Service added nine new symptoms to the list of just three, including sore throat, fatigue and headache, as the Guardian reported. About1 in 13 … Read more

CEO of Robinhood rival shines fresh light on what retail investors are doing. Wall Street needs to pay attention.

From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago, a newish crowd of retail investors emerged, pouring extra cash into equity markets and steering Wall Street into places they never dreamed of, such as meme stocks. Our call of the dayfrom the founder and chief executive officer of competitive stock trading app Zingeroo, says … Read more

Grammys live: BTS arrives at the Grammys full strength

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 64th annual Grammy Awardsbeing presented Sunday in Las Vegas (all times local): 4:40 p.m. BTS has arrived at the Grammys full strength after one of their members recently tested positive for COVID-19. All seven members of the Korean megastar boy band walked the carpet wearing custom Louis … Read more

Sleeping pill dangers and how to avoid them

The use of sleeping pills can also be deadly. Up to a half a million “excess deaths” in the United States were due to use of sleep medications called sedative-hypnotics, a 2010 study found. People with prescriptions for those sleep aids, which include zolpidem and temazepam, were over four times as likely to die from … Read more

These are the 4 major signs you may have a weak immune system—and what to do about it: Immunologist

Prioritizing your immune system has never been more important, especially with the highly contagious Omicron subvariant, BA.2, that is helping to drive another surge of Covid cases around the world. As an immunologist and functional medicine doctor, patients often ask me how they can measure their immune system health. I tell them that our immune … Read more

New heart failure guidelines add another type of meds to treatment recommendations

Heart failure is caused by weakened muscles that lower the heart’s ability to properly squeeze and pump blood. Nearly 6.2 million Americans have it, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US, accounting for almost 400,000 deaths … Read more

Bruce Willis’ wife, Emma Heming, ‘grateful’ after diagnosis

Bruce Willis’ wife, Emma Heming, thanked fans for their outpouring of love after announcing the actor was diagnosed with aphasia. “your love, support, compassion, prayers really help. I’m grateful. Thank you from the bottom of my heart,” Heming, 43, wrote in a post on her Instagram Story Thursday. Willis’ family announced in a statement Wednesday … Read more

Diet that can beat diabetes even if you are slim is hailed as a ‘game-changer’ by researchers

Diet that can beat diabetes even if you are slim is hailed as a ‘game-changer’ by researchers People with type 2 diabetes could reverse their condition with a new diet Even if not overweight, a diet of shakes and vegetables can reverse the diabetes The study could help over 400,000 ‘normal-weight’ people with the condition … Read more

First human challenge study of Covid-19 yields valuable insights about how we get sick

That’s just one of the findings from research that deliberately infected healthy volunteers with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The findings were published Thursday in the journal Nature Medicine. Challenge studies can be controversial because they involve intentionally giving someone a virus or other pathogen in order to study its effects on the human body. Even with … Read more

In about half of US counties, less than 10% of children ages 5 to 11 are fully vaccinated against Covid-19

In about half of US counties, less than 10% of children 5 to 11 are fully vaccinated, according to a CNN analysis of data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of the counties with especially child low vaccination rates are in the South, where nearly two-thirds of counties have vaccinated fewer … Read more