The No. 1 That Separates ‘SuperAgers’ From People With ‘Weak Memory Skills’

There’s a group of people longevity researchers call “SuperAgers,” who are in their 80s and older, but have the cognitive function of those decades younger. Conversely, your brain may be older than your chronological age, which we want to avoid. As a neuroscience researcher and author of “The Age-Proof Brain,” I’ve discovered that it’s our … Read more

The No. 1 That Separates ‘SuperAgers’ From People With ‘Weak Memory Skills’

There’s a group of people longevity researchers call “SuperAgers,” who are in their 80s and older, but have the cognitive function of those decades younger. Conversely, your brain may be older than your chronological age, which we want to avoid. As a neuroscience researcher and author of “The Age-Proof Brain,” I’ve discovered that it’s our … Read more

‘Army Of Orphans’: The Price Of The AIDS Plague In South Africa

ALEXANDER JOE font size At the age of 13, Ndumiso Gamede was orphaned when his parents died at the height of South Africa’s AIDS epidemic. He had to raise his two young brothers – a grueling battle against isolation, stigma and poverty. Gamede, now 28 years old, points to pictures of his parents hanging on … Read more

Measles vaccination rates in Canada are down, says PHAC amid global concern – National

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) shares the concerns of international health experts this week about the renewed risk of measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases in children. In a statement to Global News Thursday, the agency noted that measles vaccine intake in Canada has fallen in recent years, but pointed to the COVID-19 pandemic … Read more

Shopping for the holidays starts with inflation dampening spirits

NEW YORK (AP) — While Black Friday will mark a return to familiar holiday shopping patterns, uncertainty remains. The US labor market remains strong, consumer spending is resilient and inflation is slowing. But higher prices for food, rent, gas and other household expenses have taken a toll on shoppers. As a result, many are reluctant … Read more

Santa Clara County reports its first person to die of the flu this year

Santa Clara County reports its first person to die of the flu this year A person not vaccinated against the flu is the first flu death of the season in Santa Clara County. Health officials say they expect a rise in flu cases this fall and winter after two years of decline during the pandemic. … Read more

Ice Cube is still very angry about that movie he lost because he wouldn’t get the COVID vaccine

Ice CubePhoto: Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images for BIG3 Ice Cube wants you to know that he is still very angry about the COVID vaccine (which no one actually wanted from him)while expressing his refusal to get “the jab” – that is, a vaccine show – in a recent podcast interview to avoid infection from a virus … Read more

Scientists discover new virus lurking in bats: Similar pathogens kill up to one in three people

Scientists have discovered a new virus lurking in bats. The Kiwira virus – a type of hantavirus – has been found in free-tailed bats in Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. There is currently no evidence that the Kiwira virus could pose a threat to humans, but researchers are conducting follow-up studies. Hantaviruses … Read more