Young men who took fish oil supplements had higher sperm counts, a greater sperm volume and larger average testicular size.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Mom and dad may be key in curbing the epidemic of drowsy teens, a new study suggests. American teens aren’t getting enough sleep, which can lead to anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. Sleepy teens also are more likely to […]
By KIM BELLARD I don’t really follow FinTech — I can’t even keep up with HealthTech! — but it caught my eye when Visa announced that it was acquiring FinTech company Plaid for $5.3b; a 2018 funding round valued the company at $2.65b. A 100% increase in valuation within a year suggests […]
Sleep disturbances such as insomnia are extremely common, especially in women after menopause. According to data from the National Institutes of Health, sleep disturbance varies from 16% to 42% before menopause, from 39% to 47% during perimenopause, and from 35% to 60% after menopause. Insomnia is a serious medical problem […]
Table of Contents[Hide][Show] Our family has been making kombucha for years and this health-boosting drink is a favorite in our house. Many of my friends and family have been gifted a “baby kombucha” as my kids call the SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast). What is Kombucha? From a previous […]
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At the kickoff dinner for a five-week retreat in the Catskills, I said to my fellow writers, “I suck at being blind.” This is only partly true. I’m good with the technology that allows me to be a writer, but I’m not so good at the mobility thing, which is […]
The world isn’t made for night owls. You struggle into work in the dark hours before 10 a.m. — or your morning coffee — and you’re greeted by some chipper person who has already been to the gym and is six items into his to-do list. I used to fantasize […]
Representative Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts revealed in a video released Thursday that she has alopecia and is now bald, saying that she wanted “to be free.” In the video, published on The Root, Ms. Pressley detailed her hair journey, from the time she most felt like herself in her signature […]
Jan. 16, 2020 — Influenza is still going strong in the United States and isn’t expected to slow down for at least several more weeks, according to a report from the CDC. What’s more, this season’s vaccine is only a 58% match for the B strain of flu, known as […]