Health News

CDC reports the rich sleep better at night

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has conducted a sleep study and found that rich people, on average, sleep longer at night than poor people. According to a report by CNN, researchers at the agency sent surveys to people in the United States over the years 2011 to 2014 inquiring about their sleep […]

Health News

Getting gene therapy to the brain

A lone genetic mutation can cause a life-changing disorder with effects on multiple body systems. Lysosomal storage diseases, for example, of which there are dozens, arise due to single mutations that affect production of critical enzymes required to metabolize large molecules in cells. These disorders affect multiple organs including, notably, the brain, causing intellectual disability […]

Kids Health

The one tip you need to run a better Zoom meeting

By now, many of us have mastered the art of showing up to Zoom meetings with creative backgrounds, or clicking on the handy “Touch up my appearance” filter in the app’s video settings in order to project our best selves (via The Cut). But how do you ensure your meetings go beyond simply showing face? The key […]

Pet Care

The ASPCA Grants Cats’ Wishes

Spring marks the beginning of “kitten season” which typically runs through October, a time of year when thousands of homeless kittens and cats overwhelm animal shelters across the country. Each year, roughly 3.2 million cats enter our nation’s shelters. Over the years, we have dedicated resources to help promote cat adoptions and fund lifesaving initiatives […]

Health News

Desperate to hit the gym when they reopen? Do these exercises first

Desperate to hit the gym when they reopen? Do these five exercises first, writes MARIAM AL-ROUBI The lockdown has given Britain something it did not need – an even more sedentary lifestyle. But it’s not just the closure of gyms and swimming pools that has harmed the nation’s well-being over the past three months.  Millions have also missed out on […]

Personal Health

Couples who share a bed, sleep better

In most countries, couples share a bed. Studies, how this affects the quality of sleep, have so far come to conflicting results. A new study now shows that couples who sleep in the same bed, synchronize your stages of sleep and dreaming. Twelve young, healthy couples spent together, and separated for four nights in the […]