These sea ‘squirts’ could reverse the signs of aging: study

The fountain of youth may be more like a “squirt.” Chinese scientists have discovered that sea squirt — a mollusk commonly consumed throughout East Asia — could potentially help reverse the effects of aging in those who eat it. “It could be that a pill to keep you young may not be such an unrealistic … Read more

These sea ‘squirts’ could reverse the signs of aging: study

The fountain of youth may be more like a “squirt.” Chinese scientists have discovered that sea squirt — a mollusk commonly consumed throughout East Asia — could potentially help reverse the effects of aging in those who eat it. “It could be that a pill to keep you young may not be such an unrealistic … Read more

I never wore SPF — now I look like an ‘acid attack victim’

Here’s more good reason not to skimp on SPF. A Canadian mother resembled an “acid attack victim” after taking chemotherapy cream for her skin cancer — which she developed after neglecting to use sunscreen for years. “It looks like I’ve had an acid attack,” Honore Stark told SWNS of the topical treatment, which she’s forced … Read more

My docs said I had heartburn from partying — now I’m fighting for life

A university student who’d been diagnosed with “booze-induced heartburn” was horrified to discover that she actually had an incurable cancer. “It’s literally turned my life upside down,” Georgia Ford, 20, told Kennedy News of the misdiagnosis gone horribly wrong. “I’d gone from being a full university student within a few weeks to being in hospital … Read more

My docs said I had heartburn from partying — now I’m fighting for life

A university student who’d been diagnosed with “booze-induced heartburn” was horrified to discover that she actually had an incurable cancer. “It’s literally turned my life upside down,” Georgia Ford, 20, told Kennedy News of the misdiagnosis gone horribly wrong. “I’d gone from being a full university student within a few weeks to being in hospital … Read more

Could Medicines Have Less Silly Names?

Like many people who page through fashion magazines looking at clothes they could not possibly afford or Tuscan palazzos they could never afford to rent, I enjoy thumbing through publications looking at ads for drugs that are far out of my price range. One of my favorites goes by the brand name Dupixent, which massively … Read more

I was shocked when tiny skin dots turned out to be cancer

An athletic student was in for a shocking surprise when she found frecklelike spots suddenly appearing on her skin — and soon discovered she had blood cancer. Iowa resident Helaina Hillyard, 20, first started to notice the splotches after she came back from basketball practice one night in November 2021. However, within just a few … Read more

Opinion: All that money we spend on fitness trackers isn’t getting us to walk more

Worldwide sales of fitness trackers increased from $14 billion in 2017 to over $36 billion in 2020. The skyrocketing success of these gadgets suggests that more people than ever see some value in keeping tabs on the number of steps they take, flights of stairs they climb, time they spend sitting and calories they burn. … Read more

Man drank life-threatening diarrhea smoothie — for science

Would you do it for money? Twenty-six-year-old Jake Eberts agreed to drink a life-threatening concoction of a cloudy, salty liquid containing Shigella bacteria, which are usually found in the “poop” of people who are infected — all in the name of science. He downed a shot-glass amount of the liquid, knowing it would produce a … Read more

The simple tool that can help you lose weight and not overeat

When hunger strikes, it can be hard to resist shoveling anything and everything into your mouth, at speed. But the problem comes with telling when enough is enough. As babies, we were primed to beat food away when full. But as adults, it’s trickier. We grown-ups not only eat food for fuel, but let’s be … Read more