Drinker’s sex plus brewing method may be key to coffee’s link to raised cholesterol

Drinker's sex plus brewing method may be key to coffee's link to raised cholesterol

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The sex of the drinker as well as the brewing method may be key to coffee’s link with raised cholesterol, a known risk factor for heart disease, suggests research published in the open access journal open-heart. Drinking espresso was associated with the widest gender difference in cholesterol level; plunger (coffee maker) … Read more

‘Significant uptick’ in California coronavirus outbreaks brings new warnings

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Palisades Charter High School students ride the Expo line after school on April 21. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times) Coronavirus conditions are likely to worsen, with case rates continuing to rise and hospitalizations starting to increase, according to the top health official in the San Francisco Bay Area’s most populous county. “We are also seeing a … Read more

4 Delicious L-Theanine Teas To Help Boost Your Mood

4 Delicious L-Theanine Teas To Help Boost Your Mood

FEeling sluggish throughout the day or just in a good old funk? Regardless of which, it’s a no-brainer to say that we’ve all been there. Well, according to scientific research, a revitalizing cup of tea can help get your mental state and energy levels back on the right track. Scientifically proven to help boost your … Read more

How a Gene Mutation Causes Higher Intelligence

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Summary: A rare genetic mutation that causes blindness also appears to be associated with above-average intelligence, a new study reports. Source: University of Leipzig Synapses are the contact points in the brain via which nerve cells ‘talk’ to each other. Disturbances in this communication lead to diseases of the nervous system, since altered synaptic proteins, … Read more

How a Gene Mutation Causes Higher Intelligence

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Summary: A rare genetic mutation that causes blindness also appears to be associated with above-average intelligence, a new study reports. Source: University of Leipzig Synapses are the contact points in the brain via which nerve cells ‘talk’ to each other. Disturbances in this communication lead to diseases of the nervous system, since altered synaptic proteins, … Read more

Santa Clara County’s Health Officer

Santa Clara County's Health Officer

Santa Clara County’s top health official warned on Tuesday that COVID case counts and hospitalizations are on the upswing and urged everyone to consider wearing masks in high-risk settings, keep a stockpile of tests and exercise caution when socializing indoors. “The pandemic is still here,” said Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody. “It is time to … Read more

Skin cancer-stricken mother reveals chemo cream leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’

Honore Stark of Toronto must wear a chemotherapy cream for at least six hours a day that she says leaves her looking like an 'acid attack victim'

Honore Stark of Toronto must wear a chemotherapy cream for at least six hours a day that she says leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’ A cancer-stricken mother has shared shocking pictures illustrating how her chemotherapy cream leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’. Honore Stark from Toronto in Canada, initially dismissed … Read more