Coronavirus FAQ: Why Am I Suddenly Hearing So Much About KF94 Masks?

South Korea’s KF94 mask does a good job concealing the Mona Lisa‘s smile — but how effective is it at preventing coronavirus spread? Here, masked pedestrians stroll through a shopping district in Seoul. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images South Korea’s …

Everything You Need to Know About Functional Antibodies in 2019

Antibodies occur naturally in our bodies, having naturally evolved to recognize and kill antigens that cause disease. They are the human bodies’ natural defense against pathogens and work tirelessly to keep us healthy. Previously, antibody research has focused on two main productions of antibodies. The …

Delta-8 Gummies: What Is All the Fuss About?

In the last few years, plant-derived ingredients have revolutionized the supplement industry as more people look to enhance their mental and physical wellness in natural ways. From herbal oils to root extracts, plant-based ingredients offer a safe, holistic alternative to improve various aspects of our …

China Has A Theory About Its New COVID Cases. Many Scientists Are Skeptical

Taking swab samples from agricultural products at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing. Zhang Chenlin/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Zhang Chenlin/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images Taking swab samples from agricultural products at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing. Zhang Chenlin/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images …

Ayurveda for Beginners: What You Need to Know About Herbs

Ayurveda is a form of alternative and ancient medicine that puts a focus on the use of herbs and other natural substances to provide optimal health and wellness. Its associated teachings and practices originated in the subcontinent of India. Ayurveda is still practiced by millions, …

Fireworks Of Diwali Spark Worries About Pollution … And Coronavirus Cases

The fireworks of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, add smoke to the already polluted skies — and raise concerns about the impact of all that pollution on coronavirus cases. Here, a celebration takes place last year in Ahmedabad, India. Amit Dave/Reuters hide caption toggle …

The truth about sweeteners

Sugar alternatives often get a bad rap. But they can help you control cravings and calories. Here’s the science… Image: iStock Xylitol, aspartame, sucralose – their names are suited to lifeforms found on Uranus. But sweeteners aren’t as bad as they sound. ‘Often having no …

Researchers Find Doubts About COVID-19 Vaccine Among People Of Color

A health worker injects a woman during clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine last month in Hollywood, Fla. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images A health worker injects a woman during clinical trials for a …