Metformin: Popular diabetes treatment has other health benefits like anti-aging, anti-inflammatory effects, researches say

Metformin is the most widely prescribed drug in the world to treat Type 2 diabetes, and it’s been around for more than 60 years. But now, researchers are learning more about this popular medicine’s health benefits. More than 150 million people worldwide take Metformin to treat Type 2 diabetes. “The most commonly used medication, which … Read more

Chlorine disinfectant is no more effective than water at killing off hospital superbug, new study shows

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain One of the primary chlorine disinfectants currently being used to clean hospital scrubs and surfaces does not kill off the most common cause of antibiotic-associated sickness in health care settings globally, according to a new study. Research by the University of Plymouth has shown that spores of Clostridioides difficile, commonly known … Read more

Ozone Hole May Not Be Recovering After All. In Fact, It Might Be Getting Larger. : ScienceAlert

The hole in the Antarctic ozone layer has been getting deeper in mid-spring over the last two decades, despite a global ban on chemicals that deplete Earth’s shield from deadly solar radiation, new research suggested Tuesday. The ozone layer 11 to 40 kilometers (seven to 25 miles) above Earth’s surface filters out most of the … Read more

Ultraprocessed foods now account for two-thirds of calories in the diets of children and teens

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. Children and teens in the United States now get more than two-thirds of their calories from ultraprocessed foods, an analysis of almost two decades worth of data … Read more

Zombie deer: Fatal infection Chronic Wasting Disease found in white-tailed deer for first time in Franklin County

LOUISBURG, N.C. (WTVD) — The first case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been confirmed in Franklin County, North Carolina. This latest case of CWD was found in a 2.5-year-old female white-tailed deer. CWD is a contagious neurological disease that affects deer and other similar animals. The disease is always fatal and was first noticed … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Bethenny Frankel’s interior designer, 49, is found dead in her $1.3M New York City apartment in an ‘advanced state of decomposition’ after ‘not being seen for over a week’

Reality TV star Bethenny Frankel’s interior designer has been found dead in her apartment in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, has learned. The body of Brooke Gomez, 49, was found in an ‘advanced state of decomposition’ on Sunday night, sources said. Sources said she hadn’t been seen for over a week. A friend asked the building’s … Read more