Napping preschoolers may have nighttime sleep problems

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Moms or other caregivers relish a young child’s naptime because it offers an opportunity for some quality my-time. However, a new study by researchers at the Queensland University...

Many homeless adults with mental illness also have cognitive deficits

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Nearly three-quarters of homeless mentally ill adults in Canada show signs of cognitive deficits such as difficulties with learning, memory, and problem solving, say researchers at St. Michael’s...

Insomnia increases the risk for hypertension

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Insomnia is a very annoying condition which may adversely affect your health. The American Heart Association reported, that chronic insomniacs may be confronted with an increased risk of...

Problems after brain injury are widely misunderstood, say researchers

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Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine are challenging widespread misperceptions about the true nature of the chronic degenerative problems caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI)....

New study reports adenotonsillectomy benefits childhood sleep apnea

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Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition that is far more common than generally understood. It occurs in all age groups and both genders and it...

Socioeconomic factors tied to kindergartners’ success

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A new study suggests that factors related to family income and expectations have an impact on how children perform in kindergarten. Study findings, published in the edition of...

Walgreens COVID Bivalent Vaccine Booster Shots: Scheduling Your Vaccine Appointment

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The FDA amended its emergency use authorizations of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to allow bivalent formulations to be used as a single booster dose at least...

Genetics boost risk for post-traumatic stress disorder

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According to a new UCLA study, two gene variants to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affect an individual’s risk of developing the condition. The findings could lead to more...

More bed rest may not benefit kids with concussions

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Bed rest beyond 24 to 48 hours following mild concussions in teens may be a classic example of “more isn’t always better,” according to a new study. The...

New rabies treatment may cure disease after symptoms appear

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Treating rabies in humans who have been bitten by a rabid animal is only successful if the person gets medical help early on, before the virus gets into...

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Star Dan Walker quits BBC's Football Focus after 12 years

Star Dan Walker quits BBC’s Football Focus after 12 years

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Dan Walker has announced he is quitting Football Focus after 12 years presenting show. The BBC Breakfast star, who has been a staple of the sports show, shared the news on Twitter. Walker has expressed...
Music icon Cher apologises for George Floyd tweets that sparked backlash

Music icon Cher apologises for George Floyd tweets that sparked backlash

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Cher has apologised for a tweet she made about George Floyd on Friday (April 2), in which she suggested she could have prevented his death. Expressing her feeling that the events leading to Floyd’s death...
Star Britney Spears Says She’s ‘Embarrassed’ by New Documentary

Star Britney Spears Says She’s ‘Embarrassed’ by New Documentary

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Britney Spears lamented how she is portrayed in the recently released New York Times documentary “Framing Britney Spears,” admitting that she found it embarrassing. The documentary which explored her life in detail premiered in February...
Yaphet Kotto, Jewish actor who was first Black Bond villain, dies aged 81

Yaphet Kotto, Jewish actor who was first Black Bond villain, dies aged 81

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Actor Yaphet Kotto, who is best known for his role in Alien and James Bond villain Mr. Big, has passed away at age 81. “I’m saddened and still in shocked of the passing of my...
Corinne Masiero: French actress strips for culture during Cesar Awards ceremony

Corinne Masiero: French actress strips for culture during Cesar Awards ceremony

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French actress Corinne Masiero protested naked at the César Awards (March 12th) to demand the government do more to support culture during the coronavirus pandemic. Corinne Masiero, best known for her lead role in the...