Jennifer Lee

December 17, 2019
What’s the best colour lighting for sleep? – BBC News

What’s the best colour lighting for sleep? – BBC News

Image copyrightGetty Images The idea artificial light from screens is keeping people awake at night is flawed, say scientists who have been studying the best type of lighting to nod off to. According to the researchers, from Manchester University, this blu…
December 17, 2019
HMP Littlehey had ‘chronic’ heating and boiler issue – BBC News

HMP Littlehey had ‘chronic’ heating and boiler issue – BBC News

Image copyrightPAImage caption HMP Littlehey houses more than 1,000 male sex offenders The prison where celebrity publicist Max Clifford was held before his death had "chronic problems" with heating and its boiler system, a report has said. Clifford was h…
December 16, 2019

There have been at least 1300 flu deaths in the US so far this season, CDC estimates – KSL.com

There have been at least 1300 flu deaths in the US so far this season, CDC estimates - KSL.com
December 16, 2019
New autism guidelines focus in early diagnosis, treatment – Yahoo News

New autism guidelines focus in early diagnosis, treatment – Yahoo News

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters Health) - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on Monday issued its first new autism treatment guidelines in 12 years aimed at helping doctors identify at-risk children and getting them the care they need as early as…
December 16, 2019
Eating two apples daily for eight weeks can lower ‘bad’ cholesterol, study finds – Daily Mail

Eating two apples daily for eight weeks can lower ‘bad’ cholesterol, study finds – Daily Mail

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but two might be better, a study suggests.  Eating two apples a day may reduce people's risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, experts found.  When 40 people with slightly high cholesterol ate two large apples a da…
December 15, 2019
Study suggests vapers are 1.3 times more likely to develop lung disease – Engadget

Study suggests vapers are 1.3 times more likely to develop lung disease – Engadget

"What we found is that for e-cigarette users, the odds of developing lung disease increased by about a third, even after controlling for their tobacco use and their clinical and demographic information," senior author Stanton Glantz said in a statement. "We c…
December 15, 2019
Taking three aspirin a week increases the chance of living a longer life by a fifth, research says – Daily Mail

Taking three aspirin a week increases the chance of living a longer life by a fifth, research says – Daily Mail

Older people could significantly increase their chances of enjoying a long retirement by taking aspirin regularly, according to new research. Pensioners who took the drug at least three times a week were almost a fifth more likely to be alive about a decade …
December 15, 2019
‘My body is betraying me’: Model Martha Hunt opens up about chronic pain – Daily Mail

‘My body is betraying me’: Model Martha Hunt opens up about chronic pain – Daily Mail

Martha Hunt has been living with chronic pain since she was 15 years old. The model was diagnosed the year before with scoliosis, a curvature of the spine, and was told by doctors to keep an eye on it. However, soon enough, day-to-day activities began to hu…
December 14, 2019
Facebook ads are spreading lies about anti-HIV drug PrEP. The company won’t act – The Guardian

Facebook ads are spreading lies about anti-HIV drug PrEP. The company won’t act – The Guardian

Since late summer, many LGBTQ+ Facebook users newsfeeds have begun to display medically incorrect targeted advertising. These ads pertain to Truvada, a one-pill-a-day pharmaceutical that has been demonstrated to reduce the likelihood of HIV transmissions by a…