How to Get Better Sleep While Working at Home

News Consumer News How to Get Better Sleep While Working at Home THURSDAY, June 4, 2020 — For many, work-at-home orders aimed at fighting the COVID-19 pandemic have had an unintended side effect: sleep loss. “We’ve seen a significant increase in reports of stress-related insomnia in recent months,” said Julio Fernandez-Mendoza of the Penn State […]

Continue Reading

Health Highlights: June 4, 2020

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Daily Aspirin Not A Good Choice for Healthy People Taking a daily aspirin to prevent heart disease has more risks than benefits in healthy people, a new study finds. The researchers reviewed published evidence on the benefits of […]

Continue Reading

Scientists aim gene-targeting breakthrough against COVID-19

A team of scientists from Stanford University is working with researchers at the Molecular Foundry, a nanoscience user facility located at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), to develop a gene-targeting, antiviral agent against COVID-19. Last year, Stanley Qi, an assistant professor in the departments of bioengineering, and chemical and systems […]

Continue Reading

No Evidence Marijuana Raises Stroke Risk

WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2020 — Whether pot use increases the risk of stroke has been hotly debated, and now a new study adds to evidence that it doesn’t. “Our observational study looked specifically at recent cannabis use by reviewing drug testing data for people admitted to the hospital. While more research is needed with larger […]

Continue Reading