Diet Mental Health

What is the Microbiome?

Image by CDC @Unsplash Your microbiome and disease risk are linked. Trillions of bacteria live in our bodies in a symbiotic relationship.1 So, what does this symbiotic relationship look like? This relationship is one in which bacteria rely on our bodies to exist, and we support each other’s health and daily needs. For example, our […]

Health & Fitness

FDA staff report says data shows Pfizer’s Covid treatment Paxlovid is effective in high-risk adults

In this photo illustration, Pfizer’s Paxlovid is displayed on July 07, 2022 in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff on Tuesday said Pfizer’s clinical trial results on its Covid antiviral pill Paxlovid support the drug’s use in adults at high risk of progressing to severe disease.  The […]

Health & Fitness

Biden proposes first national limits on toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water

The Environmental Protection Agency headquarters is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., January 19, 2020. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday proposed the first nationwide restrictions on so-called “forever chemicals” in drinking water after discovering the compounds are more dangerous than previously known — even at undetectable levels. The chemicals, known as […]

Health & Fitness

Federal judge shares date of abortion pill hearing after media outlets criticize him for secrecy

A federal judge in Texas publicly disclosed Monday afternoon that he scheduled a hearing in a case seeking to overturn the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the abortion pill mifepristone, after media outlets criticized him for attempting to keep the proceedings secret until the last minute. Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk of the U.S. Northern District […]

Health & Fitness

Neuralink competitor Science launches new platform to accelerate medical device innovation

A Science employee at work in the lab. Courtesy: Science Corporation Biotechnology startup and Neuralink competitor Science on Monday launched a new platform that aims to make it easier for other companies to quickly develop and produce medical devices.  The platform, called Science Foundry, allows companies to utilize and build upon Science’s internal infrastructure by […]