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Pluto’s Customizable Pillow Finally Helped Me to Snore Less and Sleep More

Finding the best pillow can be surprisingly tricky. Depending on how you sleep—side, back, stomach—what firmness you like (supportive or plushy), and what material you prefer (down? memory foam?), the options multiply quickly. When you get into new offerings like anti-snoring or CBD pillows, the decision gets even more complex. Given that you’ll ideally spend… Read More »

COVID study uncovers a surprise: Health workers may be at less risk than others

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Even unvaccinated health workers had a lower rate of lab-confirmed cases than the overall community – 1.33 per 10,000 person-days versus 1.96, researchers concluded Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: May 27, 2021  •  3 hours ago  •  5 minute read  •  52 Comments “We’re just not seeing… Read More »

Unvaccinated nursing home residents benefit from vaccinated around them, less likely to get COVID-19

Nursing home Covid infections fell 93% for vaccinated OR unvaccinated residents after more than 80% had had at least one shot, study finds Nursing home data shows decreased infection rate among unvaccinated residents as more people around them received the vaccine Infection rates have plummeted among vaccinated residents as well  Study shows real world effects… Read More »

Two times a year is better than four: people spend less time off ART if they only visit their clinic every six months, African study shows

A cluster-randomised study in Zambia and Malawi has confirmed that patients with stable, non-complicated HIV infection are less likely to have gaps in their supply of antiretroviral therapy (ART) if they only visit their clinic and get their medication every six months instead of every three months or less. The study found that 17.7% of… Read More »

Less inflammation with a traditional Tanzanian diet than with a Western diet

Urban Tanzanians have a more activated immune system compared to their rural counterparts. The difference in diet appears to explain this difference: in the cities, people eat a more western style diet, while in rural areas a traditional diet is more common. A team of researchers from Radboud university medical center in the Netherlands, the… Read More »