Biosensors Printed Directly on Skin Bring Wearable Tech to Next Level

Although scientists have been working on technology that allows them to print biosensors to track patients’ vital signs, application of these sensors in the past has caused burns on the skin. A new innovation allows medical professionals to measure a patient’s blood oxygen saturation, electrical heart signals, and temperature from a biosensor that is safe …

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Flavanols – Found in Tea, Berries and Apples – May Reduce Blood Pressure, Study Finds

Recent studies have found that foods that have high amounts of flavanol can help to lower blood pressure. The study was conducted on 25,000 participants in the UK, and it measured the biomarkers of the participants’ urine instead of relying on their answers. Participants could have kept food diaries, but those are often flawed because …

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What Happens to Your Brain When You Stop Drinking Alcohol?

Occasionally indulging in drink or drinking in moderation is relatively safe, but abstaining from alcohol often has a number of health benefits, including the improved appearance of your skin and sleeping better at night. It can also improve cognitive abilities, mental health, and emotional stability. The baseline for moderation provided in the article is three …

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3 Gentle Stretches for Upper Back and Neck Pain from All Those Hours of sitting (and Stress)

As more people work from home today than at any previous point in modern history, people are learning the importance of an ergonomically correct setup. The combination of long hours in a seat that isn’t made for hours of sitting and the stress of working from home is causing an increase of stress in the …

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Virtual Learning and Working from Home, Tips for How You Can Save Your Eyesight

With more children and adults staying home for most of the day (if not all day) completing school assignments and work from their computers, additional strain is being put on their eyesight. Screens adversely affects both eyesight and a person’s ability to get to sleep. All of the modern screens emit blue light that alters …

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Have That Coffee after Breakfast Especially If You Had a Bad Night’s Sleep, Research Suggests

Drinking a cup of coffee in the morning can help people after a night of restless sleep, but researchers are suggesting that people eat before they drink. Coffee likely increases blood sugar, which can contribute to heart disease and diabetes. This is based on a small study with 29 men and women conducted over a …

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Southern Hemisphere Skipped Flu Season This Year, Likely Because of Social Distancing

One of the unexcepted benefits to the measures taken to fight COVID-19 is that those same measures have been effective in significantly reducing the spread of influenza. The southern hemisphere is entering spring as the northern hemisphere enters fall, and the data from the flu season in the southern half of the world has been …

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