Beer IS good for you! Scientists claim two pints a day may slash your risk of dementia

Drinking beer every night may lower your risk of dementia, scientists claim. Australian researchers studied the drinking habits and dementia rates among 25,000 over-60s. Results showed people who drank the equivalent of two pints a day were a third less likely to get the memory-robbing condition than teetotalers. Non-drinkers faced the highest threat, according to … Read more

Scientists sound alarm over little-known STI in US resistant to EVERY antibiotic used against it 

A ‘silent-spreader’ STI which can cause infertility is feared to be evolving into a superbug. Mycoplasma genitalium, also known as M. genitalium or M. gen, has become resistant to every antibiotic used to treat it so far. The sexually transmitted infection was first discovered in London in the 1980s — but a test has only been … Read more

Could a Covid treatment be the remedy for America’s opioid epidemic?

A therapy that rose to prominence during the Covid pandemic and was even used to treat Donald Trump may help to ease the deadly opioid overdose epidemic in the US, scientists hope. Monoclonal antibodies — or virus-fighting proteins made in a lab — fight off infections by stopping the virus from invading cells and slashing … Read more

Is bubble wrapped vitamin C better for you than the ordinary pills? 

Vitamin C is the nation’s favourite supplement — and with some justification, it seems. While previous claims that it could prevent the common cold by boosting the immune system have been discredited (although it may reduce the illness’s duration by a day or two), new research has shown that its antioxidant effects have the potential … Read more

Mars may have experienced episodic FLOODING millions of years ago, radar image reveals

A new image of the surface of Mars has revealed the planet may have experienced episodic flooding millions of years ago. The Zhurong Mars rover has returned ground-penetrating radar data of the Utopia Planitia basin – an impact crater thought to have once hosted an ancient ocean. The image was constructed from the data by scientists from … Read more

CDC blasted for use of woke term ‘pregnant people’ in monkeypox guidance

The CDC was today blasted over its decision to drop the word ‘women’ from monkeypox guidance in favor of the term ‘pregnant people’. Former Trump Administration staffer Roger Severino said the move was another ‘dangerous’ sign of woke gender ideology creeping into crucial health advice. The CDC was slammed last year for erasing ‘women’ from advice … Read more

Stress can make people focus more on their spouse’s bad habits, study finds

Stress can make people focus more on their spouse’s bad habits – even married couples who are still in the ‘honeymoon period’ of their relationship, study finds Researchers warn stress can make people focus more on their lover’s bad habits Past studies showed stressful life circumstances can affect how couples interact Experts now think stress … Read more

Drink for fertli-tea! Lovers of a cuppa have more swimmers, study finds

Men who drink tea may have better luck conceiving, a study suggests. Researchers in China studied the sperm quality of nearly 1,400 men. Their results revealed men partial to a cuppa had a higher sperm concentration and count.  Sperm-boosting benefits were only seen in men who drank tea three days a week, so experts don’t know … Read more

FDA vaccine adviser says healthy young people SHOULDN’T get another COVID booster

A top vaccine expert and pediatric doctor is cautioning parents of healthy young people to hold off getting the new COVID booster shot, saying it can carry risks and its efficacy hasn’t yet been proven.  Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a member of the … Read more