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How to get more greens in your diet

Dark leafy greens are nutritional powerhouses, loaded with iron, calcium, fiber and vitamins A, C, and K. Are you eating enough? Kale, spinach, Swiss chard, lettuces, collard greens, arugula, and other greens help lower cholesterol, boost energy, preserve eye health and reduce inflammation, among other benefits. They also contain compounds and anti-inflammatory properties that can… Read More »

Covid variant first found in the U.K. appears to be 64% more deadly than earlier strains, study finds

A patient is taken to an ambulance outside the Royal London Hospital in London during England’s third national lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus. Picture date: Wednesday February 17, 2021. Ian West | PA Images | Getty Images The highly contagious coronavirus variant first identified in the U.K. is associated with a 64% higher… Read More »

More weight gain in people starting HIV treatment with newer integrase inhibitors or darunavir

A US study has concluded that weight gain is greater by around 2 to 4 kg in HIV-positive people taking bictegravir or dolutegravir as part of their first antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared to their counterparts using other drug regimens. A similar effect was reported in those using the protease inhibitor darunavir. The study led by… Read More »

Two in Three Americans Cite the U.S. Presidential Election is a Significant Source of Stress, Even More than the 2016 Race

If you perceive you are more stressed in the COVID-19 pandemic than you were in 2019, you are one in many millions feeling so. If you felt stressed during the 2016 Presidential election season, you were also one in a million. Now, as the 2020 Election converges with the coronavirus crisis, even more Americans are… Read More »

Perimenopausal Depression in Women with More Variable Levels of Estradiol and Lower Progesterone Levels

Women are at increased risk for depressive symptoms during the menopause transition.  It has long been suspected that falling estrogen levels play a role in triggering the onset of depression; however, if all women experience declining levels of estrogen and progesterone during this transition, why is it that only some women suffer from depression in… Read More »