Big Pharma May Have Made Billions Based On A Falsehood About Depression, New Research Shows

Big Pharma May Have Made Billions Based On A Falsehood About Depression, New Research Shows

New research from the University College London is calling into question whether widespread prescription of antidepressants is truly an effective way of treating depression. A new paper published in Molecular Psychiatry examines the “serotonin hypothesis” of depression, which posits that major depressive disorder is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain that can be … Read more

Seminal Alzheimer’s study may have been manipulated

Seminal Alzheimer's study may have been manipulated

The data behind the most influential theory of what causes Alzheimer’s disease may have been ‘manipulated’, a damning scientific probe has claimed. Experts fear the allegedly falsified results have misled research over the last 16 years, potentially wasting billions of pounds of funding. A six-month investigation by Science, considered one of the world’s most respected … Read more

BA.5 COVID Symptoms Doctors Are Seeing The Most Right Now

BA.5 COVID Symptoms Doctors Are Seeing The Most Right Now

The current COVID-19 variants are more transmissible than ever, leading to a higher rate of infection throughout the country and increased risk associated with most activities. “The current variants, which are BA.4 and BA.5, constitute for about 82% of our current variants within our health system,” Dr. Janak Patel, director of the Division of Infectious … Read more

Most Infectious Coronavirus yet, Skirts Past Antibodies

One of the most infectious viruses known to man (By Niphon Subsri/Shutterstock)

As suspected, SARS-CoV-2 continues to mutate. This was entirely expected and predicted, as vaccinating against any highly mutable virus, such as the coronavirus, pressures the virus to adapt. One of the latest variants, BA.5—now believed to be the cause of nearly all COVID infections—is tied with measles in terms of its infectiousness and transmissibility.1 That … Read more

Confirmed: Avocado on toast is good for you! Scientists say potassium-rich foods keep heart healthy

If you're needing an excuse to indulge in avocado on toast, science has come up trumps.  Researchers have today concluded that the millennials' favorite fruit is great for your heart

Confirmed: Avocado on toast is good for you! Scientists say potassium-rich foods keep heart healthy (but only for women!) Researchers have today concluded that avocados are great for your heart Eating more potassium, abundant in avocados, may stave off a heart attack Only women appear to reap its benefit, achieved by eating an extra 1g … Read more