Record number of children are being treated by the NHS for eating disorders following pandemic

Record number of children are being treated by the NHS for eating disorders following pandemic 10,000 children started treatment for eating disorders April-December last year Figures have increased by nearly two-thirds on the number before the pandemic NHS officials suggested rise could be from unpredictability of the pandemic and disruption to routines By Stephen Adams Health Editor … Read more

90% of celebrities’ social media posts about food and drinks are for unhealthy items

Some of the treats being advertised to children by popular celebrities on Instagram are so unhealthy that they break some foreign health standards. University of Chicago researchers looked at the meals, snacks, and beverages that made an appearance in Instagram posts by the world’s most popular celebrities and judged them by food advertising standards in … Read more

Revolutionary drug ‘could reverse damage’ caused by Alzheimer’s

Revolutionary drug ‘could reverse damage’ caused by Alzheimer’s by allowing nerve cells to mend themselves, scientists say Drug codenamed NVG-291 could reverse the damage caused by Alzheimer’s It removes a natural barrier in the body that prevents nerve cells from repairing   850,000 people in UK suffer from dementia, more than half have Alzheimer’s  By Stephen Adams for … Read more

CDC will release new guidance recommending fully vaccinated Americans wear masks indoors

BREAKING NEWS: CDC will release new guidance recommending fully vaccinated Americans wear masks indoors in some instances CDC will recommend on Tuesday that fully vaccinated Americans to put masks back on indoors in some situations Reversal of guidance released by the agency in May, allowing vaccinated people to unmask  By Mansur Shaheen For Dailymail.Com Published: 10:17 … Read more

FDA seeks probe into communications between staff and Biogen over Alzheimer’s drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking for a federal investigation into its approval of a controversial Alzheimer’s drug. Janet Woodcock, acting commissioner of the FDA, has asked for a probe into communications between FDA staff and Biogen representatives in the lead up to the approval of Aduhelm, the company’s Alzheimer’s drug. The … Read more