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Poor Diet: A Contributing Factor in Acne

Acne (pimples) are caused by bacteria and other irritants embedded underneath the skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. It is generally a result of improper hygiene and poor diet, i.e., excessive amounts of processed, fatty and fried foods, as well as dairy, meat and sugar. A healthful diet rich in natural whole foods like vegetables,… Read More »

Coronavirus: UK urged to scrap vaccine patents like US and EU to help poor countries

Campaigners call for UK to follow US and EU’s lead to scrap Covid vaccine patents so poor countries can get cheap jabs to end the pandemic Vaccine-makers could be stripped of exclusive rights to their own vaccines Some have already signalled being open to letting other firms make their jabs Politicians and campaigners want global… Read More »

Poor sleep, burnout may up coronavirus risk, study claims

Sleep specialist on ‘Pandemic Dreams’ phenomenon Behavioral sleep medicine specialist, Michael Grandner, explains why you may be experiencing more intense dreams than usual during these unusual times, and ways to get your sleep back on track. Hoping to avoid a coronavirus infection? Avoid burnout and get good sleep, suggests the findings of a new study. … Read More »

Links among poor sleep, high blood pressure, gut microbiome discovered

In the first study of its kind, University of Illinois Chicago researchers have found associations among disrupted sleep, elevated blood pressure and changes in the gut microbiome. The research aimed to determine whether a 28-day period of disrupted sleep changed the microbiota in rats. The gut microbiota refers to the collection of microorganisms living in… Read More »