Tag Archives: Death

Shorter dream-stage sleep may be related to earlier death

Time and time again, adequate sleep has been shown to be critical to daily functioning and long-term health. Sleep serves numerous roles: recovering energy for the brain, clearing waste products, and forming memories. Prior studies have clearly linked shortened sleep times to heart disease, obesity, reduced cognitive performance, worsened mood, and even a shorter life.… Read More »

Australia passes grim virus death toll

More than 5.5 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted in Australia but the country’s top nurse has said those high testing rates need to continue as 17 new deaths in Victoria take the death toll past 500. 502 people have now died from COVID-19 in Australia since the nightmare coronavirus pandemic began. The majority of… Read More »

Florida, nearing 600,000 virus cases, records youngest COVID death in six-year-old girl

Health News A health care worker works at a COVID-19 testing site sponsored by Community Heath of South Florida at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Clinica Campesina Health Center, during the coronavirus pandemic, Monday, July 6, 2020, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) The state of Florida has recorded its youngest death connected to a… Read More »

Diets higher in protein, particularly plant protein, linked to lower rates of early death: study

The results of a new study may give you a reason to make a three-bean salad or snack on hummus. According to a report published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), diets rich in protein, particularly plant protein, are linked to a lower risk of early death. The study said diets consisting of plant proteins including beans, lentils,… Read More »