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Scientists Discover Thousands Of Nanoplastics In Bottled Water That Can Cross Blood-Brain Barrier

A new study has recently revealed that a typical one-litre bottle of water contains, on average, around 240,000 plastic fragments. Researchers determined that many of those fragments have historically gone undetected and have suggested that health concerns linked to plastic pollution may be dramatically underestimated. As reported by CNN, experts say that nanoplastics are so small, over 1,000th the average width of a human hair, making it easier for them to migrate through the tissues of the di

Multiple Sclerosis: DNA From Ancient European Skeletons Reveal Clues of How The MS Gene Spread

A report by BBC News has recently shared that an international team of scientists say that after investigating the DNA of ancient teeth and bone, the genes which once protected our ancestors from animal diseases are now raising the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS). Researchers call this discovery “a quantum leap” to understanding the evolution of the disease. During the research, the ancient DNA also helps to explain why northern Europeans have a higher risk of MS than other ancestries. It was f

Skin Experts Reveal 5 Easy Skincare Practices You Need To Follow This Winter Season

As the temperature dips even more, it’s time to up the skincare regimen. Winter wear, trench coats, and boots are the new style staples, and hot drinks are the preferred beverage during this chilly season. While looking after your fashion, it’s also imperative to also look keep your skin healthy as the weather dries. If you are considering a post-holiday skin glow-up, now is the time to drop everything and heed the wise words of professional dermatologists as they share some skincare advice you

Teen Drug Overdose Reports Highest New Record

A new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine reported a record number of high school teens died of drug overdoses in 2022. The overdoses were found to be due to an alarming trend driven primarily by fentanyl poisonings from counterfeit pills. Based on the data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Boston researchers revealed that an average of 22 adolescents between the ages of 14 to 18 years old died each week in the U.S. from drug overdoses. According

Irish Singer Sinéad O’Connor Cause Of Death Revealed 6 Months After Death

On Tuesday, 9th January, London Inner South Coroner’s Court revealed the cause of death of Sinéad O’Connor was of natural causes at the age of 56. The coroner’s court also informed that they have now ceased their involvement in the investigation of O’Connor’s death. In July 2023, her family released a statement saying: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Sinéad. Her family and friends are devastated and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.” In J

Long COVID Fatigue: Experts Reveal Causes of Muscle Exhaustion

Wheezing, sore throat, and a unique cough are some of the horrific phrases we have become quite familiar with during the tedious months of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the vaccines have rolled out and cases have reduced, unfortunately, people who experienced the arduousness of COVID are now feeling its lasting effects- including feeling tired, unwell and in pain for lengthy periods, particularly after exercise. A recent Dutch study explains the causes behind this. According to The Guardian, res

Sleep Disturbances: New Study Reveals Cognitive Decline Among Individuals in Their 30s and 40s

It’s no secret that for a well-rested body, good sleep is the ultimate requirement. As we lead extremely busy lifestyles, from living on-to-go to unstable shifts, sleep becomes a distant luxury. Recently, a study revealed the cognitive decline most individuals in their 30s and 40s experience due to sleep disturbances. The study also looked into whether coffee consumption was associated with low sleep quality and sleep disturbances among the older population. According to researchers at the Univ

Munchausen by Proxy: The Mental Illness that Gypsy Rose Blanchard's Abusive Mother Allegedly Had

After spending eight years in prison, Gypsy Rose Blanchard is a free woman who often replays the events of June 2015. At the age of 32, the woman pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of her mother and recalls when she and then-boyfriend Nicholas “Nick” Godejohn conspired to kill her mom, Dee Dee. According to an exclusive tell-all interview published in People Magazine, the plan to commit murder did not stem overnight, but rather, it was retaliation for subjecting Gypsy to years of painfu

Beauty Experts Reveal Top 4 Wellness Trends That Will Dominate 2024

We begin the new year on a fresh slate, and from sketching out your vision boards to refreshing your New Year resolutions, beauty and wellness trends are taking the hot spot this year to ensure your year begins on a healthy note. Incorporating wellness practices in health, beauty and workplace domains is seemingly becoming a heightened priority when it comes to reducing stress and anxiety, with 46% of consumers recognising physical or mental wellness as one of their top priorities (Source: Voya

American Singer And Founder Of Rare Beauty, Selena Gomez, Hints Next Album Likely To Be Her Last.

Selena Gomez, an international popstar, a devoted mental-health advocate, an Emmy-nominated actor and a beauty mogul, has hinted that she may soon be closing the chapter on her music career. As reported by Variety, on an episode of the “Smartless” podcast with Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, and Will Arnett, the mental health advocate (Selena Gomez) spoke about she’s finding a niche in the entertainment industry to settle on as she’s engaged with acting, singing and is the CEO of her own cosmetics l

Hypochondriacs: New Swedish Study Reveals People With Hypochondriasis Have Shorter Lifespan.

You’d think that constantly worrying about one’s health would allude to people leading healthier lifestyles. However, a new study suggests that hypochondriacs do, in fact, have reason to worry, and it is possible that all that worrying is making them significantly ill, increasing their risk of early death. The study, which was published on December 13 in the JAMA Psychiatry journal, revealed that people diagnosed with hypochondriasis were 84% more likely than people without the disorder to die

Bobbie Jean Carter Dies At 41. One Year After Brother Aaron Carter's Death

Bobbie Jean, the sister of Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter and late pop singer of Aaron Carter, died at age 41. According to People Magazine, Carter family matriarch Jane Carter said: “I am in shock from learning of the sudden death of my daughter, Bobbie Jean.” Her death comes one year after her son Aaron, who died at age 34 in November 2022 after consuming medications such as Xanax and accidentally drowning in his bathtub. She also lost her daughter, Leslie Carter, who died of an overdose

Sleep Deprivation: New Study Reveals Poor Sleep Among 30% of Adults and How it Affects the Mood.

More than just making you drowsy, tired and sleepy, sleep deprivation is also known to affect our mood and impact our mental health. According to a study released by the American Psychological Association, being deprived of good snooze hours can affect our emotional functioning, reduce positive moods and increase chances for anxiety symptoms. The study, published in the journal – Psychological Bulletin, combined more than 50 years of research on sleep deprivation and its relation to an individu


On Wednesday, 20th December, the Union Health Ministry officials revealed that the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is working on genome sequencing of the new Covid-19 JN.1 of SARS-CoV-2, according to a report by The Economic Times. As of now, twenty-one cases of the COVID-19 sub-variant JN.1 have been identified nationwide, according to Dr. V K Paul, NITI Aayog member (health). He highlights the importance of states enhancing testing and reinforcing surveillance mechanisms while stress

Are you Experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder? Experts Reveal Insights About SAD

The temperatures have finally dipped. You can now swap those tank tops for woolly turtlenecks with trench coats and warm, fuzzy boots. It’s that time of the year when snuggling in makes the late entry to work worth it, and sipping on hot chocolate is an absolute delight. While the winter season has arrived with cold weather and dark skies, along comes a melancholy feeling. There’s no trigger for feeling desolate and dull except that the temperatures have changed. According to Vogue, if you’re f

What is 'Holiday Burnout'? And 3 tips to Know it’s Time to Take a Break

The end of the year brings about excitement and joy as we approach the holidays and wrap up a fantastic year in lieu of a brand new chapter. However, it’s also the time when most of us begin to feel the overwhelming tingles of burnout. Loose ends at work need to be tied up; perhaps kids have the last set of exams before engaging in the winter calmness. And not to mention, travel plans during the peakiest seasons of the year which could involve dealing with flight delays and, of course, the tedi

‘Clean Girl’ Aesthetic: Exploring the Trend and the Celebrities Embracing the Beauty Craze

TikTok has become a hub for people to explore beauty trends and aesthetics. From cottage-core to hot-pink splashes of ‘Barbiecore’ and the ‘clean girl’ trend, individuals have utilised the platform to explore the dynamic world of beauty trends and express their creativity. The words core and aesthetic are so woven into our vernacular that we cannot seem to recollect a time before these took over Instagram. In an article by Vogue, these terms are often used as a “qualifier for fashion and beauty

Cardiovascular Risk: New Study Reveals Simple Tip To Reduce Heart Illness

There’s a lot of controversy regarding consuming meals and its relation to cardiovascular risk. Does eating right before bedtime spike the heart rate? Or, does skipping meals aid in a healthy heart? From fitness influencers to lifestyle magazines claiming different myths and providing various suggestions on how to manage heart health, according to India TV News, a new study published in the journal Nature Communications revealed the relation between food intake patterns and cardiovascular diseas

‘Friends’ Star Matthew Perry Autopsy Report States Actor Died of “Acute Effects of Ketamine.”

Beloved personality and ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S’ star Matthew Perry’s autopsy report revealed the actor died due to “acute effects of ketamine” in the body. Ketamine is a drug known to be a treatment for depression, works as a pain management tool and is also known to slow breathing rate. According to the Times of India, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s Office toxicology report also mentions that in addition to the depression drug, several other contributing factors that led to Perry’s death in

Shreyas Talpade: ‘Golmaal Returns’ Actor Suffers Heart Attack, Undergoes Angioplasty. 4 Risk Factors to Look Out For.

Indian Actor Shreyas Talpade, aged 47, experienced a heart attack on the evening of his shoot for ‘Welcome to the Jungle’. He has since undergone angioplasty, and according to Mint, sources close to the actor say he is fine now. Following the incident, the 47-year-old actor was rushed to a hospital in Andheri, where he underwent angioplasty and is currently recuperating. His wife, Deepti Talpade, took to Instagram and shared an update on the health of the ‘Om Shanti Om’ actor. In the post, Dee
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